As the pandemic situation remains stable, the Macao Special Administrative Region Government has progressively unrolled an array of physical initiatives to promote the destination in Mainland China, including a series of “Macao Weeks”. Among the series, the “Macao Week in Shanghai” roadshow will be held from 3 – 7 June. Following the “Macao Weeks” held in Beijing last year as well as in Hangzhou and Nanjing, Jiangsu this year, the “Macao Week” will be staged in Shanghai, featuring a mega roadshow, gastronomic promotion, Macao tourism and MICE presentation seminar, business matching and networking to promote Macao’s diverse elements of “tourism +” and showcase Macao as a healthy, safe and quality destination. The event seeks to attract Mainland visitors for travel and spending in Macao to spur tourism and economic revival.
“Macao Week in Shanghai” will open on 3 June
Involving various governmental entities from Macao as well as the support of different enterprises and commerce associations, the Macao Week in Shanghai will unfold a mega roadshow along the Yuanmingyuan Road Pedestrian Street at Waitanyuan, Huangpu District in Shanghai from 3 – 7 June. For five days in a row, the event will promote Macao as a healthy, safe and quality destination vibrant with the glamour of “tourism +” elements. The opening ceremony will be held on 3 June.
Experience Macao’s “tourism +” glamour
The mega roadshow will showcase Macao’s tourism, trade and commerce, culture, sports, entertainment and more dimensions through an array of booths themed as follows: overview about Macao and tourism events; Macao’s World Heritage, Intangible Cultural Heritage, Macao Good Shop; MAK MAK Shop; Macao’s sport events; trade, commerce and economy of Macao; as well as a showcase of Macao’s tourism industry presented by pertinent integrated tourism enterprises and airline company. In addition, a tourist information counter will be set up on site to provide Macao travel information.
During the roadshow, spectators can enjoy wonderful performances scheduled at the main stage. There will be Lion Dance, Dragon Dance, Portuguese Folk Dance and Wing Chun Martial Arts, all of which are inscribed on the Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Macao. In addition, Macao singers will perform original songs composed by musicians from Macao. Macao Tourism Mascot “MAK MAK” will join other dancers to perform vivacious street dance. In addition, Macao’s music band Tuna Macanese will perform Macanese music at the zone of trade, commerce and economy of Macao.
Abundant special travel offers
The event will present a total of over RMB-110-million special travel offers on air tickets, hotel accommodation, dining and other tourism products for sale at the roadshow and relevant platforms. The organizer also rolls out an extensive promotional campaign for the Macao Week in Shanghai through various online and offline platforms while leveraging the wide influence of different KOLs from the Mainland.
Taste of Macao’s creative delights
Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), Bellagio by MGM Shanghai and MGM Macau will together roll out a gastronomic promotion from 4 – 17 June to radiate Macao’s glamour as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy.
Shanghai and Macao trade jointly expand “tourism + MICE”
Seizing the golden opportunity brought by the Macao Week in Shanghai, MGTO and the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) will hold a Macao tourism and MICE presentation seminar on 4 June to present the strengths of Macao’s tourism and MICE industries for the trade there and facilitate networking among industry delegates from both sides. The two offices have held similar seminars at the Macao Weeks in Beijing, Hangzhou and Jiangsu as well as in various cities across the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area successively, forging ahead to promote Macao’s “tourism + MICE” development.
During the Macao Week in Shanghai, the units involved will rigorously follow the COVID-19 prevention guidelines issued by Shanghai’s public health authorities, and make appropriate arrangements for the activities to support pandemic prevention while all participants must adhere to the arrangements for pandemic prevention.
More information about the Macao Week in Shanghai will be coming up on MGTO’s official accounts on WeChat, Weibo, Xiaohongshu and Douyin. At the same time, visitors are advised to complete the formalities for entry and pandemic prevention before visiting Macao and adhere to pandemic prevention guidelines issued by the Macao SAR Government during their stay.