The last kilometer… rough and uneven
Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng, at the end of June, said that the gaming industry can look a little longer, thinking that it will get better soon after reopen the border: “In the last kilometer, should people insist? Sooner there will have good news.” We have been walking on this last kilometer for more than 2 months, how long we still need to walk?
It seems that the last kilometer, the road conditions are not very good. The road has a little bit bumpy. The travel visa of mainlander had reopened—first Zhuhai, then all of Guangdong Province, and expanding to the whole country before the Golden Week(1/10). Macau’s tourism industry will still take a long time to recover.
Macau’s economy, which relied on tourists for a long time in the past, is now facing reality. Our savings will soon become fewer
Recently, it has been reported that one of the VIP gaming company fired all employees. The junket is not optimistic about the prospects of the VIP gaming. It is expected to have a bad situation in Golden Week. In addition, the Director of the Tourism Bureau, Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, also said that although the border is reopened, it is predicted that not many tourists will come to Macau because they have to adapt to the new travel mode, including nucleic acid testing and health code conversion. She took two recent trips to Beijing as an example. The customs clearance procedures are more complicated than before, and passengers have to adapt again.
Macau’s economy, which relied on tourists for a long time in the past, is now facing reality. Our savings will soon become fewer.
*Editor of Chinese channel at Plataforma
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