MSAR in need of catching up

Compared to Las Vegas integrated resorts in Macau are lagging behind in terms of revenue management, booking agent innovation and customised offers, an expert told Business Daily

Local resorts can still better implement methods to improve their revenue performance and customised booking, with these aspects having already matured in Las Vegas, the Vice President of Sales at hot

Walking the line

As some hotels and travel agencies remain with halted operations due to flooding, the city’s tourism department remains cautious about the impact of Typhoon Hato in the tourism levels this year, accep

According to the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Director, Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, as of yesterday, the Legend Palace Hotel, Pousada Marina Infante Hotel, Broadway Hotel and the Sun Su

MGTO takes part in 22nd UNWTO

The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) is currently attending the 22nd session of general assembly held by UNWTO (World Tourism Organization) from September 11 to 16 in Chengdu.

Paying for repairs

Residents wanting to apply for Macao Foundation subsidy for repairs in residences damaged by Typhoon Hato should make applications until September 30

As of yesterday the Macao Foundation has received more than 9,000 requests for its residence repairs subsidy with applications for the support having to be submitted until September 30 in order to be

Unhelpful help

Car owners affected by flooding of underground car parks submitted a petition to DSAT, claiming the taxation relief scheme is not effectively helping, but instead leading to lump-sum payoffs of loans

Car owners who were affected by the severe flooding of five underground car parks due to Typhoon Hato hitting the MSAR, submitted a petition to the Transportation Bureau (DSAT) yesterday.

Contracts for all

An additional MOP68.15 million contract was awarded to Hong Kong company MTR Corporation Limited yesterday for management and technical assistance for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) project

The MSAR Government approved a MOP68.15 million (US$8.46 million) contract with Hong Kong company MTR Corporation Limited for additional management and technical assistance for the Light Rail Transit

Hacking the boss

Hackers defrauded a Hong Kong-based group for more than HK$450,000 after taking control of the company head’s email and making employees believe the group intended to purchase a company in the MSAR

A Hong Kong resident was arrested on September 9 at the Macau Ferry Terminal for suspected involvement in a hack that defrauded a Hong Kong-based company out of more than HK$450,000 (US$57,580), the J

Vessels warned

The marine authorities have a multi-communication system in place to alert the industry about severe weather conditions, put into practice during Typhoon Hato

The maritime authorities had activated the communication system to alert ship owners and those in the maritime industry about the imminent arrival of Typhoon Hato before the storm battered the city on

Pricier fares

As of September 7, more than 800 taxis had had their taximeters updated to reflect the new increased tariff system, the Transport Bureau (DSAT) announced.

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