The average occupancy rate of Macau’s hotel rooms fell by half year-on-year and by 0.9% sequentially to 29.5% in April, impacted by ongoing travel restrictions across much of mainland China.
The number of guests of hotel establishments in April fell by 46.9% year-on-year to 369,000, with mainland guests down by 59.5% to 244,000. Local guest numbers surged by 55.8% to 95,000 while the average length of stay grew by 0.1 nights year-on-year to 1.7 nights.
The decline in occupancy also saw hotel room rates falling, with the rates of 3-star hotels and 5-star hotels down by 34.3 percentage points and 31.8 percentage points respectively.
For the first four months of 2022 combined, the average occupancy rate of hotel guest rooms decreased by 10.5 percentage points year-on-year to 38.0%. The number of guests went down by 18.8% year-on-year to 1,744,000.