The detrimental Category-10 Typhoon Hato struck Macau in August and left extensive damage to the city. How did it affect Macau’s visitor arrivals, hotel, and casino sectors amidst the city’s tourism industry recovery in 2017?
Amid a decline in Chinese tourists, Taiwan was still able to compensate this loss by expanding the scope and diversity of its tourism economy. Who are the major source markets? And what did Taiwan do to manage this situation?
Hong Kong and Macau both reflected an increase in travellers in Q2 2017, signalling a reversal from the sharp declines in 2016. What factors may be attributed to these trends? How are the non-Chinese markets contributing to this recovery?