Macau’s 121 hotels registered 2.62 million overnight guests in the first half of the year, down 22.3% year-on-year.
According to the Department of Statistics (DSEC), the average room occupancy rate fell by 12.8 percentage points year-on-year to 37.6% in the first six months.
The average guest stay stays steady at 1.8 nights.
The hotel sector had 421,000 overnight guests in June, down 10.3% year-on-year, including 315,000 and 78,000 overnight guests from mainland China. The number of hotels has increased by 6 since June last year.
At the end of June, the number of available rooms was 37,000, an increase of 5.5% year-on-year.
The department said statistics on hotels designated by the government for medical observation and self-health monitoring quarantines were excluded from the compilation of data.
The average occupancy rate for five-star hotels was 31.9% in June, down 12.2 points year-on-year.