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MGTO and Viva Macau promote Macau Tourism in Ho Chi Minh and Jakarta

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The Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) and Viva Macau Airlines recently joined hands to promote Macau tourism in Vietnam and Indonesia.

The "Experience Macau. Fly Viva Macau" Festival was held in Ho Chin Minh City and Jakarta in late July. Con Korfiatis, CEO of Viva Macau Airlines and MGTO representatives co-hosted the event in both cities.

Con Korfiatis, CEO of Viva Macau Airlines said, "Viva Macau Airlines is the only airline flying visitors from Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta directly to Macau. This festival will allow them to know more about Macau and to create a new travel trend of visiting Macau."

Macau is two and five hours away from Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta respectively.

"Experience Macau. Fly Viva Macau" Festival showcased Macauís scenic photos, Las Vegas style carnival dance and Flamenco band performances, Portuguese folk dancer and Viva Macauís brand ambassadors giving out special souvenirs. Macau Food Tasting Corner offered tasty snacks while interactive games awarded limited-edition prizes.

Statistics show rapid growth of visitor arrivals from Indonesia and Vietnam to Macau for the first six months of this year. Indonesian visitor arrivals recorded over 77,000 an increase of 69.2 while Macau welcomed nearly 32,000 visitors from Vietnam, an increase of  67.25%.

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