Australian visitors to Macao in 2016 numbered 93,2886, a 1% increase over the previous. Macao witnessed a record year across all markets with a total of 30.95 million visitors. The majority or 20.45 million (66 per cent) came from China. Following in China’s huge wake were Hong Kong (6.4 million), Taiwan (1.7m), Korea, (662,000), Japan (300,600) and the Philippines (287,000). Hong Kong was the only market to record a decline (-1.8%). Macao Government Tourist Office (MGTO) said overnight visitors outnumbered day-trippers for the first time in a decade. The average length of stay is now 1.2 nights.

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