GGRAsia – Most Macau Luxury Casino Hotels Still Have Rooms for May Break
Most of Macau’s luxury hotels in casinos still have rooms for May vacation
Most of Macau’s luxury hotels in resort-casinos still had rooms available for the upcoming Labor Day holiday on Wednesday, according to verifications by GGRAsia.
China’s State Council has designated the pending vacation period from April 30, a Saturday, to May 4, a Wednesday inclusive.
GGRAsia’s occupancy survey relied on information collected from the official reservation websites of the relevant casino hotels. As of Wednesday, 17 of the 23 local five-star hotels – mostly establishments in Cotai’s casino resorts – still had rooms available for all nights of the upcoming holiday period.
Banyan Tree Macau, StarWorld Hotel and MGM Cotai’s Emerald Tower are the five-star resorts that have booked at least three full nights during the upcoming vacation.
The five-star Banyan Tree Macau is located within the Galaxy Macau Casino Resort in Cotai, promoted by Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. StarWorld Hotel on the Macau Peninsula, also promoted by Galaxy Entertainment. MGM Cotai, one of two MGM China Holdings Ltd properties in Macau, offers M Tower, Emerald Tower, Emerald Villa and Skylofts branded accommodations.
Other five-star hotels surveyed included: Grand Lisboa and Hotel Lisboa on the Macau Peninsula, with casinos operated by SJM Holdings Ltd; and that company’s Cotai property, the Grand Lisboa Palace.
MGM Macau, promoted by MGM China and located on the Macau Peninsula, was also checked; and the hotels of Wynn Macau in the downtown area and Wynn Palace on Cotai respectively, resorts promoted by Wynn Macau Ltd.
Other five-star properties surveyed were: Nüwa, Morpheus and Grand Hyatt, at City of Dreams Macau, a resort promoted by Melco Resorts and Entertainment Ltd. This company’s Altira Macau hotel-casino in Taipa was also controlled by GGRAsia.
Also on the list of five-star hotel bookings reviewed by GGRAsia were: Galaxy Hotel, JW Marriott Hotel Macau, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau and Hotel Okura Macau, all at Galaxy Macau Casino Resort on Cotai.
The booking prospects of most Sands China Ltd properties were also reviewed. These sites were: the Sands Macau resort on the Macau Peninsula; and the Cotai Venetian Macao, Four Seasons Hotel Macao, St Regis Macao, Conrad Macao and Sheraton Grand Macao properties.
The Londoner Macao Hotel, rated four stars by the local tourism authority, has seen two nights fully booked for the upcoming Labor Day break.
Average nightly rates for most of these five-star hotel rooms were also lower than the 2021 Labor Day holiday.
During the 2021 Labor Day holiday – which ran from May 1 to 5 of that year – the average room rate for five-star hotels in Macau was MOP 1,475.90 (USD 182.60), according to data from the Macau Government Tourism Office. The average occupancy rate for five-star hotels at the time was 84.8%, with occupancy rates for all hotel categories. at 83.2%.