Playboy has confirmed it will officially welcome guests to its new Playboy Club Macau this weekend. Following the success of Playboy Club Las Vegas, Playboy is determined to elevate Macau beyond its status as a gaming centre and to pioneer its move into becoming a high-end entertainment destination.
A prized air operating licence has been put up for tender in Macao, offering overseas carriers an opportunity to establish a foothold in the world’s largest gambling market. Front runners in the race include Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia.
To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the establishment of the Macau SAR, the Macau Government Tourist Office will launch - Plan to Support Macau Tourism Industry - on May 18 to attract more visitors to Macau. The plan will also include measures to support tourism development in Sichuan. The total budget of the plan is MOP172,400,000.
As the final numbers on Asia’s 2008 tourism performance are tallied, preliminary results from different sources suggest that the winners in terms of inbound tourism included Indonesia with 17 percent and Macau with 10 percent. Southeast and South Asia tied for best performing sub-region, with average increases of 4 percent each.
Breaking Travel News interviews Macau at WTTC 2008, Dubai.
Macau has outperformed Las Vegas in gross revenue from casino and other gaming activities in the first 10 months this year, according to a Financial Times report on Tuesday.