Visitor arrivals jump 11.6 pct by seventh day of Golden Week


The city had received a total of 844,522 visitors as of the seventh day of the National Day Golden Week, Saturday-end, up 11.6 per cent when compared to the same period last year.
According to the official data released by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), there were some 647,352 Chinese visitors among the total number of tourists, accounting for 67.7 per cent and representing an increase of 9.6 per cent year-on-year.
Regarding the arrivals by ports of entry, a total of 109,084 crossed the seven borders in the city on October 7, a surge of 60.2 per cent when compared to last year. In more specific terms, around 75,298 Chinese tourists crossed the borders on the same day, an increase of 82 per cent year-on-year.