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  1. Macau threatens press freedom

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Once again, a South China Morning Post photographer assigned to cover protests in Macau was denied entry to the city on Tuesday. The incident, the third of its kind in three years, is disturbing. It raises serious concerns over freedom of the press, which ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Adam Nebbs

    ... Adam Nebbs Adam Nebbs Budget time travel Most of Macau's quaint old budget hotels, such as the early-20th-century Hotel Cantao (right)- where until about a decade ago you could get ... Hotel, it's more time capsule than hotel, and for travellers willing to forgo modern conveniences (such as air conditioning and an en-suite bathroom), the rooms are a real bargain. Prices ...

  3. News - China - TOURISM

    Budget travellers squeezed in Macau

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Visitors to casino city must be ready to splurge, as five-star hotels account for 64pc of options Budget travellers squeezed in Macau Budget travellers may find ... Association show that the average room rate of a five-star hotel is about 1,600 patacas. Domingo Lamarre, 24, a Canadian exchange student at City University who travelled to Macau in September, said ...

  4. Macau visitors can travel in style

    Posted Dec 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with five-star hotels in Cotai Strip to provide an onboard check-in service. For high-end travellers looking for a seamless journey with personalised service, TurboJet's Premier Jetfoil features ... planner Macau Imagination. 'I recently travelled out of Macau to Britain and Australia. Macau immigration, with its new ID card reader service for Macau and Hong Kong residents, has shortened ...

  5. Hong Kong, Macau battle for low-cost airline

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling Hong Kong and Macau are locked in a battle to become the home for Asia's newest low-cost-airline start-up. 'We're courting everyone,' an Airport Authority source said. 'We understand the airline is to be called WOW ...

  6. Travel to Macau gets simpler

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Immigration clearance will be simplified for Hong Kongers going to Macau starting today. Holders of valid permanent identity cards can travel to Macau but no longer need to furnish arrival and departure cards. Hong Kong residents 11 years and older can use Macau's automated passenger system on entry and departure. ...

  7. Beijing travel curbs, swine flu blamed for Macau visitor slump

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu The number of mainlanders visiting Macau independently last month fell by half from a year ago, a drop officials attribute to Beijing's travel policies and the swine flu ... Scheme, which allows travel independent from tour groups, dropped by 50.9 per cent to 316,111. The bureau said swine flu had affected the total number of visitors last month, which fell 20.4 per ...

  8. Macau hopes mainland will ease travel curbs

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Hopes are growing in Macau that Beijing will relax controls over mainlanders visiting the former Portuguese enclave. The travel curbs and the global financial crisis have dealt ... and the smooth debut of a national security bill as signs Beijing will ease travel curbs. Vice-Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday said the central government would 'fully support' Macau Chief ...

  9. Wynn earnings drop 38.8pc as Beijing's travel restrictions bite

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... imposed travel restrictions [on mainlanders visiting] Macau.' Beijing's travel restrictions are threatening to derail six years of post-liberalisation gaming industry expansion in Macau. ... Hong Kong residents, can travel to Macau. The restrictions have progressively cut the number of times individual mainland travellers can visit Macau- from once a fortnight to once a month ...

  10. Casino take rises despite mainland travel restraints

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... restrictions on travel to the enclave that were launched in June. The June casino revenue, according to unofficial figures reported in the press yesterday, compare with a relatively soft 5.76 billion ... for tourist travel permits to Macau only once a month, down from twice a month previously. Business or multi-entry visas used by government officials and high rollers had been reduced to three visits ...




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