The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) recently hosted a Christmas get-together dinner with their travel partners on 18 December 2018 at Samplings On The Fourteenth Restaurant, Berjaya Times Square Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Apart from celebrating the festive season, this dinner was hosted to share updates on the latest development regarding Destination Macao.
The dinner was also held as a token of appreciation to thank the Malaysia’s travel trade for their continuous support in promoting Macao. More than 50 travel partners attended the dinner.
During the dinner, MGTO Representative in Malaysia, Cherry Lee expressed her sincere gratitude to the travel partners’ support and presented the latest news about Macao. This included topics of accessibility and flight capacity, new hotel and integrated resorts, new tourism facilities and activities, Macao’s unique gastronomy, as well as the Travel Stimulation Program.
In 2018, Malaysia remains one of the top ten source markets for arrivals to Macao with an increase of visitor arrivals by 6.0% year-on-year. On 24 October 2018, the Hong Kong – Zhuhai – Macao Bridge, the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge at a total length of 55 kilometers, officially opened for traffic. MGTO Malaysia will continue to support industry partners in developing multidestination tourism products as well as in promoting Macao’s fascinating diversities in tourism, culture, sport, and gastronomy. All this is done in an effort to promote Macao to the public, travel agents, and media as a top-of-mind holiday destination.
This 2019, Macao will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Macao Special Administrative Region so visitors can expect to experience a plethora of exciting events, festivals, and activities to celebrate this momentous occasion – marking this vibrant peninsula once more as a must-visit holiday destination for all Malaysians and international tourists alike!