Macao's visitor arrivals in package tours up 16.3% in February

18:41, April 15, 2010      

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Macao's visitor arrivals in package tours increased by 16.3 percent year-on-year to 464,370 in February 2010, according to the figures released on Thursday by the city's Statistics and Census Bureau.

The figure showed that visitor arrivals in package tours in February from China's mainland (336,551), Taiwan (21,456) and Hong Kong rose by 9.4 percent, 47.2 percent and 5.4 percent year-on-year respectively. Those from Japan (21,944) were up 17.3 percent.

Meanwhile, the number of local residents traveling outbound in package tours soared by 63.4 percent year-on-year to 20,198 on account of the Lunar New Year that fell in February. The Chinese mainland and Hong Kong were the most popular tour itineraries, according to the Bureau.

Source: Xinhua


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