Integrated Tourism and Leisure Industry
  • The Historic Centre of Macao was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in July 2005. With the old district as the core, the Historic Centre of Macao consists of 22 Chinese and Western-style buildings that are connected by 8 squares and public spaces, serving as an important feature for the tourism industry.
  • In November 2017, Macao was designated as a Creative City of Gastronomy by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN). A number of restaurants have been listed on internationally respected guidebooks, such as Michelin Guide, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, Black Pearl Restaurant Guide and Forbes Travel Guide.
  • Through the “Tourism+” development model, Macao is building itself into a comprehensive tourism and leisure destination that integrates gastronomic attractions, vacation, sightseeing, shopping, entertainment, culture, medical treatment, sports and other elements at accelerat-ing pace, constantly enriching Macao as a World Centre of Tourism and Leisure.

  • In 2022, Macao’s visitor arrivals totalled 5.7 million, decreased by 26.0% over 2021, and the total consumption amount decreased by 25.7% year-on-year to MOP 18.17 billion.In the first three quarters of 2023, Macao’s visitor arrivals exceeded 19.9 million, repre-senting a year-on-year increase of 360%

  • As of the end of October 2023, there were 137129 hotel establishments in Macao, supplying 45,740 guest rooms.