The ‘Experience Macao Unlimited’ tour program, hosted at the One Utama Shopping Complex last week, captured the interest of Malaysians in exploring the globally renowned destination celebrated for its entertainment offerings. Organized by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), this four-day tour showcased a diverse range of tourism elements, offering a multitude of activities, enticing promotions, and captivating cultural performances that unveiled Macao’s rich heritage.
The opening ceremony of the Experience Macao Unlimited tour featured esteemed guests, including MGTO’s Director, Maria Selena de Senna Fernandes, and the Senior Director of Tourism Malaysia’s International Promotion Division (Asia and Africa), Manoharan Periasamy.
Macao, celebrated for its unique world heritage architecture and the harmonious fusion of Chinese and Portuguese cultures, has redoubled its efforts to revitalize the tourism sector. During her speech, Maria Helena highlighted that Malaysian travelers ranked ninth in terms of tourist arrivals in Macao from January to August of the previous year, cementing their significance as an international market for the region’s tourism sector.
The average number of Malaysian tourists visiting Macao increased by an impressive 32.3 percent compared to the same period in 2019. With the resumption of dynamic air connections between the two countries, Macao is now well-prepared to welcome visitors from Malaysia, both first-time explorers and those who eagerly wish to return.
Moreover, the tour program presented an opportunity for participants to win enticing prizes, including daily grand lucky draws offering rewards such as hotel stays, dining experiences, and flight tickets to Macao. These incentives added an extra layer of excitement, enhancing the overall experience for attendees.
The tour program also included interactive question-and-answer sessions that resonated well with visitors. Their positive feedback underscored their satisfaction with the information and explanations provided, particularly regarding tourism in Macao.