May 25, 2020
High Spending Gamers Support Tourism in Macau during COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted the tourism worldwide. To keep monitoring the local tourism market, MRC Macau Research Centre conducted a survey and interviewed 103 tourists from March to May 2020 in Macao.
The results show that the current visitors to Macau tended to be in high spending groups. Besides, they were repeated visitors and intended to stay in Macau for a long period of time for gaming and shopping.
April 08, 2020
Study Revealed Less Macao Employees Feel Supported During COVID-19 Compared to Hong Kong
A research conducted by CSG reveals that 28% of Macao employees felt that they are not supported by their employers during these uncertain times, as compared to 20% in Hong Kong. 36% of older (aged more than 50) and 31% of blue-collar workers reported higher needs of support than younger (21%) and white-collar professional (22%) respectively.
May 23, 2019
Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) Attracts High Quality Visitors to Macao
MRC and CSG Research found that visitors arriving in Macao via the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB), which has been open since October 2018, spend over a third more than visitors arriving through sea ports.
Due to the convenience brought by the new mega-bridge, 78% of these visitors would now plan repeat visits to Macao. These visitors also intend to stay longer in the future.
The local tourism industry are suggested to utilize these insights to forge even better relationships with these valuable guests.
February 27, 2018
Cash Sharing Scheme Study - Report (Only Chinese is Available)
Macao Research Center is dedicated to promoting the application of research in social and economic activities in Macao. In order to understand the views of Macao residents on the annual cash sharing scheme, MRC interviewed 201 Macao residents in October 2017 to collect their opinions. The research results are now available for public reference.
December 14, 2017
Study on the Development Blueprint of Macao's Convention and Exhibition Industry – Abstract, IPIM
Organized by the government of Macao SAR, MRC conducted the Study on the Development Blueprint of Macao's Convention and Exhibition Industry from 2016 to 2017 and proposed policies and measures for the development of Macao's MICE industry.