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Final version of the Macao Tourism Industry Development Master Plan

After two years of studies and formulation work of the Macao Tourism Industry Development Master Plan (referred to as the “Master Plan”), the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) delivered the final version of the Master Plan today (28 September), bringing forth a blueprint for the development of Macao tourism industry in the next 15 years and a relevant guideline for future actions. The Master Plan aims to steer the progress of Macao tourism industry towards a parallel direction with the development policies of the Country and the Macao Special Administrative Region Government at all levels. Following the release of the Master Plan, a cross-departmental Master Plan Steering Group will be established and led by the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture.

The Country’s Belt and Road Initiative and the Macao SAR Government’s vision to build Macao into a World Centre of Tourism and Leisure have opened up a new horizon of possibilities for Macao tourism industry on its road towards advancement. In 2015, MGTO began studying and formulating the Master Plan to devise systematic plans on building and managing the tourism economy. Guided by the goals in the Five-Year Development Plan (2016-2020) of the Macao Special Administrative Region, the Office has laid a blueprint to guide the future development of Macao tourism industry in the next 15 years in tandem with the city’s commitment to become a World Centre of Tourism and Leisure... [more]