Macao welcomes Labor Day holiday tourist rush with multiple measures

Source: Xinhua| 2017-05-01 11:36:42|Editor: Tian Shaohui
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MACAO, May 1 (Xinhua) -- Macao has adopted a series of measures in terms of traffic control, tourism assistance and consumer rights protection during the Labor Day holiday, the special administrative region's tourism office said on Monday.

Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) said that in order to safeguard visitor rights and ensure tourism quality, it has prepared a variety of measures such as carrying more scrupulous inspections, sending reminder letters to local businesses, providing food guide, attending to enquiries at different locations and supporting entities in organizing festive and holiday activities.

Besides, MGTO said it maintains regular communication and exchange of information with Macao's Consumer Council, Public Security Police Force, Customs Service, Marine and Water Bureau, and Transport Bureau, to ensure a quick response to tourists' asking for help.

The Labor Day holiday in 2016 saw about 530,000 tourist arrivals in Macao. During the four-day Easter holiday from April 14 to 17, 2017, Macao registered a total of 427,000 tourist arrivals.