Tourism in Macau

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Macau is a special administrative district (SAR) located to the southeast of mainland China. Since Macau is using the “one country two systems” principle just like Hong Kong, acting as a special region of China, it gained many benefits from the principle. The population in Macau is approximately 582,000.[1] Tourism is a major industry in Macau. It is famous for the blend of Portuguese and Chinese cultures and its gambling industry, which includes Casino Lisboa, Macau, Sands Macau, The Venetian Macao, and Wynn Macau. There are many choices of hotels and resorts since it is one of the world class tourism industry in Asia.

Statistics[edit]

Most visitors arriving to Macau on short term basis in 2011–2016, came from:[2][3]

Rank Country 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
1 China Mainland China 20,454.104 20,410,615 21,252,410 18,632,207 16,902,499 16,162,747
2  Hong Kong 6,419,839 6,534,543 6,426,608 6,766,044 7,081,153 7,582,923
3  Taiwan 1,074,525 988,059 953,753 1,001,189 1,072,052 1,215,162
4  South Korea 662,321 554,177 554,521 474,269 444,773 398,807
5  Japan 300,613 282,217 299,849 290,622 395,989 396,023
6  Philippines 287,025 276,806 262,853 274,103 283,881 268,710
7  Thailand 236,169 180,836 175,906 238,635 231,295 196,375
8  Malaysia 222,809 229,102 250,046 291,136 301,802 324,509
9  United States 190,885 182,532 181,457 179,527 188,730 196,065
10  Indonesia 182,467 163,353 189,189 208,481 209,084 220,423
11  India 165,278 167,578 167,216 160,019 150,825 169,660
12  Singapore 155,763 158,814 196,491 189,751 205,692 280,602
13  Australia 93,286 92,404 105,914 109,566 113,295 111,827
14  Canada 75,173 70,973 70,601 74,213 83,459 79,818
15  United Kingdom 61,301 59,985 60,756 61,330 59,468 61,637
Total 30,950,336 30,714,628 31,525,632 29,324,822 28,082,292 28,002,279

Climate and clothing[edit]

The climate in Macau is temperate degree in a year. The temperature is about 20 °C (68 °F) and ranges from 16 °C (50 °F) to 25 °C (77 °F). The best time to go to Macau is around October-December. Visitors can bring some casual and portable clothes during travel time. If in winter period, visitors can bring a coat or jacket. The weather in Macau is stable.[4]

Heritage tourism[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "about macau". Macau government tourist office. Archived from the original on 2 April 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Tourism Statistics, 1990–2016". dsec.gov.mo. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  4. ^ "about Macau". Macau government tourist office. Archived from the original on 2 April 2013. Retrieved 3 April 2013.

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