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Macau Tourism Links and Information

Friday, September 25th, 2009

The official tourism office website is always the best place to start when you need to get familiar with a different country and culture.

- Macau map in pdf format

- Macau World Heritage brochure in pdf format (Japanese,German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Thai

Getting to Macau - Macau International Airport (Regulation on Liquids Carried on Passenger Hand Baggage), Air Macau, Viva Macau flights, Helicopter service, TurboJET, First Ferry, Hong Kong/Macau ferry service, To and from Shenzhen.

Hotel Guide – Includes deluxe hotels like the Crown Towers, Grand Lisboa Hotel, Landmark Hotel, MGM Grand Macau and others.

About Macau – With a brief history, location & area, time, population, language, currency, climate & weather, dress, water, electricity, health, safety & security, media, telephone service, postal service, internet facilities.

Travel Agencies – List of local travel agencies

Local Transportation – Buses, Taxis and Car Hire.

SightseeingMACAU World Heritage, New Spots, Churches, Museums, Temples, Gardens, Fortresses, Outlying Islands, Exhibition Galleries and Other Attractions

Suggested ToursMacau Highlight Tours, The Historic Center of Macau and Walking Tours including San Ma Lo, Guia Hill and Sao Lazaro with Historic Suburbs or “In the Footsteps of Sun Yat Sen”, Penha Peninsula with “Where Portugal meets China” or “In the Footsteps of George Chinnery”, St Paul’s and Camoes Garden with “Landmarks of a Heritage”, Outer Harbour with “The youngest part of Macau” or the Outer Harbour by night”, Taipa Village with “Crossroad of Past and Present” or “Taipa by night”, Coloane Village with “China Coast recalled” or “Coloane Extras”.

Dining and EntertainmentMast Climb & Sky Jump, Tour Machine, Pedicabs, Cable Car, Cycling, Sports, Trekking, Windsurfing/Canoeing/Nautical Sports, Golf, Karting, Bowling / Skating, Swimming pools & Macau Olympic Aquatic Centre, Nightlife, Cinemas and Theatres, Horse Racing & Riding, Greyhound Racing, Soccer / Basketball Lottery and Casinos.

Shopping- Clothing – discount stores, Furniture and Antiques – authentic or reproductions, Flea Markets, The Best Neighborhoods to Shop: around historic Senado Square and the Red Market, Portuguese Wines – excellence at reasonable prices, Art – galleries and shops, Jewellery, Traditional Chinese Delicacies, Cakes and Cookies, Islands’ Weekly Fair, Duty Free and top-of-the-market goods – what’s available and where, Museum Shops for Only-in-Macau Items, Postcards, Books, Other Magazines, Cameras and Electronic Goods, Handicrafts – traditional arts at bargain prices, Porcelains and Fine Ceramics.

Calendar of EventsWith major events and New Year’s Day on Jan 1, Chinese New Year Holidays on Jan 26-28, Feast of the God Tou Tei on Feb 26, Procession of the Passion of Our Lord, the God Jesus on Feb 28-Mar 1, Feast of Pak Tai on Mar 29, Ching Ming on Apr 4, Easter Holidays on Apr 10-11, A-Ma Festival on Apr 18, Macau City Fringe 2009 on Apr 10-26, Labour Day on May 1, Feast of Buddha (Feast of the Bathing of Lord Buddha), Feast of the Drunken Dragon, Tam Kong Festival on May 2, 20th Macau Arts Festival on May 2-30, Procession of Our Lady of Fátima on May 13, International Museum Day on May 18, 2009 Macau International Dragon Boat Races on May 23, 24 & 28, Dragon Boat Festival (Tun Ng Festival) on May 28, Feast of Na Cha on Jun 10, The 23rd Lotus Exhibition of China cum the 9th Macau Lotus Festival on Jun 10-28, 2009 Macau Galaxy Entertainment FIVB World Grand Prix on Aug 7-9, Feast of Kuan Tai on Aug 14, Feast of Maidens on Aug 26, Feast of Hungry Ghosts on Sep 2, 21st Macau International Fireworks Display Contest on Sep 5, 12, 19, 26 & Oct 1, Macau Golf Open on Sep 10-13, World Tourism Day on Sep 27, National Day of the People’s Republic of China on Oct 1, The Day Following National Day of the PRC on Oct 2, Mid-Autumn Festival on Oct 3, The Day Following Mid-Autumn Festival on Oct 4, Macau International Kart Grand Prix on Oct 8-11, 23rd Macau International Music Festival on Oct 9-Nov 8, 14th Macau International Trade & Investment Fair (MIF) on Oct 22-25, Lusofonia Festival 2009 on Oct 23-25, Festival of Ancestors (Chung Yeung Festival) on Oct 26, 7th Macau A-Ma Cultural & Tourism Festival on Oct, All Souls Day on Nov 2, 9th Macau Food Festival on Nov 13-29, 56th Macau Grand Prix on Nov 19-22, 2009 Macau International Marathon on Dec 6, Feast of Immaculate Conception on Dec 8, Macau Special Administrative Region Establishment Day on Dec 20, Winter Solstice on Dec 22 plus Christmas Holidays on Dec 24-25.

Meetings – MICE Facilities Conferences & Exhibitions Centre with Macau Cultural Centre, Macau East Asian Games Dome, Macau Fisherman’s Wharf, Macau Forum, Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre and the Tourism Activities Centre plus other Meeting Venues including the Cineteatro Macau, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau, Dom Pedro V Theatre, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau, Macau Polytechnic Institute, Macau Stadium, Pousada de Mong-Há – The Educational Hotel of Institute For Tourism Studies (IFT), University of Macau, World Trade Centre and the 2009 or 2010 pdf calendar of event.

Free eZoneMacauMap for PDA’s like the PalmOS & Pocket PC, Smartphones like the Symbian S60 & Symbian UIQ, Web based maps MacauMap v3.0 Simple Version with 3rd Edition devices lists and the Symbian OS UIQ 3rd Edition for PDA-style & Hybrid PDA/Phone & Slider design. Photo Gallery with Sai Van Bridge & Macau Tower, Taipa House Museum, Lotus Flower in Full Bloom, Statue of Kun Iam, Church of Our Lady of Carmo, Kun Iam Tong, Panoramic view of Macau, Orient Arch, Macau Cultural Centre, Macau by Night, Lou Lim Ieoc Garden, A-Ma Statue and the Heritage Exhibition of a Traditional Pawnshop Business, free e-cards with Macau scenery and video clips.

More – Press Releases, information counter locations, Macau Representatives in Australia /Hong Kong /India /Indonesia/ Japan Mainland China/ Malaysia/ New Zealand/ Philippines/Singapore/ South Korea/ Taiwan/ Thailand / US reps in California & New York/ Belgium/ France/ German/ Portugal plus the United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland, Tourism Contacts, Tourism Hotline as well as other Links including Macau SAR Government Portal, Government Information Bureau, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau, Cultural Affairs Bureau, Macau Grand Prix, Macau Sport Development Board, Macau Cultural Centre, Macau Art Net, Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, Statistics and Census Services, Macau International Airport, Institute For Tourism Studies, Consumer Council, Tourism Crisis Management Office plus tourism related links like World Tourism Organization, Pacific Asia Travel Association, International Congress and Convention Association, Pan-Pearl River Delta Regional Cooperation, Guangdong Province Travel Bureau, Tourism Administration of GZ, www.fjta.gov.cn, Hong Kong Tourism Board and other links including Air Macau, Viva Macau, First Ferry, TurboJET, TRANSMAC, Sociedade de Transportes Colectivos de Macau, S.A.R.L, Center for Creative Industries, World Trade Center, MET Card, Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Macau Activities Search and the Travel Daily Asia.

Macau Gran Prix- Macau map in pdf format

- Macau World Heritage brochure in pdf format (Japanese,German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Thai

Getting to Macau - Macau International Airport (Regulation on Liquids Carried on Passenger Hand Baggage), Air Macau, Viva Macau flights, Helicopter service, TurboJET, First Ferry, Hong Kong/Macau ferry service, To and from Shenzhen.

Hotel Guide – Includes deluxe hotels like the Crown Towers, Grand Lisboa Hotel, Landmark Hotel, MGM Grand Macau and others.

About Macau – With a brief history, location & area, time, population, language, currency, climate & weather, dress, water, electricity, health, safety & security, media, telephone service, postal service, internet facilities.

Travel Agencies – List of local travel agencies

Local Transportation – Buses, Taxis and Car Hire.

SightseeingMACAU World Heritage, New Spots, Churches, Museums, Temples, Gardens, Fortresses, Outlying Islands, Exhibition Galleries and Other Attractions

Suggested ToursMacau Highlight Tours, The Historic Center of Macau and Walking Tours including San Ma Lo, Guia Hill and Sao Lazaro with Historic Suburbs or “In the Footsteps of Sun Yat Sen”, Penha Peninsula with “Where Portugal meets China” or “In the Footsteps of George Chinnery”, St Paul’s and Camoes Garden with “Landmarks of a Heritage”, Outer Harbour with “The youngest part of Macau” or the Outer Harbour by night”, Taipa Village with “Crossroad of Past and Present” or “Taipa by night”, Coloane Village with “China Coast recalled” or “Coloane Extras”.

Dining and EntertainmentMast Climb & Sky Jump, Tour Machine, Pedicabs, Cable Car, Cycling, Sports, Trekking, Windsurfing/Canoeing/Nautical Sports, Golf, Karting, Bowling / Skating, Swimming pools & Macau Olympic Aquatic Centre, Nightlife, Cinemas and Theatres, Horse Racing & Riding, Greyhound Racing, Soccer / Basketball Lottery and Casinos.

Shopping- Clothing – discount stores, Furniture and Antiques – authentic or reproductions, Flea Markets, The Best Neighborhoods to Shop: around historic Senado Square and the Red Market, Portuguese Wines – excellence at reasonable prices, Art – galleries and shops, Jewellery, Traditional Chinese Delicacies, Cakes and Cookies, Islands’ Weekly Fair, Duty Free and top-of-the-market goods – what’s available and where, Museum Shops for Only-in-Macau Items, Postcards, Books, Other Magazines, Cameras and Electronic Goods, Handicrafts – traditional arts at bargain prices, Porcelains and Fine Ceramics.

2009 Calendar of EventsWith major events and New Year’s Day on Jan 1, Chinese New Year Holidays on Jan 26-28, Feast of the God Tou Tei on Feb 26, Procession of the Passion of Our Lord, the God Jesus on Feb 28-Mar 1, Feast of Pak Tai on Mar 29, Ching Ming on Apr 4, Easter Holidays on Apr 10-11, A-Ma Festival on Apr 18, Macau City Fringe 2009 on Apr 10-26, Labour Day on May 1, Feast of Buddha (Feast of the Bathing of Lord Buddha), Feast of the Drunken Dragon, Tam Kong Festival on May 2, 20th Macau Arts Festival on May 2-30, Procession of Our Lady of Fátima on May 13, International Museum Day on May 18, 2009 Macau International Dragon Boat Races on May 23, 24 & 28, Dragon Boat Festival (Tun Ng Festival) on May 28, Feast of Na Cha on Jun 10, The 23rd Lotus Exhibition of China cum the 9th Macau Lotus Festival on Jun 10-28, 2009 Macau Galaxy Entertainment FIVB World Grand Prix on Aug 7-9, Feast of Kuan Tai on Aug 14, Feast of Maidens on Aug 26, Feast of Hungry Ghosts on Sep 2, 21st Macau International Fireworks Display Contest on Sep 5, 12, 19, 26 & Oct 1, Macau Golf Open on Sep 10-13, World Tourism Day on Sep 27, National Day of the People’s Republic of China on Oct 1, The Day Following National Day of the PRC on Oct 2, Mid-Autumn Festival on Oct 3, The Day Following Mid-Autumn Festival on Oct 4, Macau International Kart Grand Prix on Oct 8-11, 23rd Macau International Music Festival on Oct 9-Nov 8, 14th Macau International Trade & Investment Fair (MIF) on Oct 22-25, Lusofonia Festival 2009 on Oct 23-25, Festival of Ancestors (Chung Yeung Festival) on Oct 26, 7th Macau A-Ma Cultural & Tourism Festival on Oct, All Souls Day on Nov 2, 9th Macau Food Festival on Nov 13-29, 56th Macau Grand Prix on Nov 19-22, 2009 Macau International Marathon on Dec 6, Feast of Immaculate Conception on Dec 8, Macau Special Administrative Region Establishment Day on Dec 20, Winter Solstice on Dec 22 plus Christmas Holidays on Dec 24-25.

Meetings – MICE Facilities Conferences & Exhibitions Centre with Macau Cultural Centre, Macau East Asian Games Dome, Macau Fisherman’s Wharf, Macau Forum, Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre and the Tourism Activities Centre plus other Meeting Venues including the Cineteatro Macau, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau, Dom Pedro V Theatre, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau, Macau Polytechnic Institute, Macau Stadium, Pousada de Mong-Há – The Educational Hotel of Institute For Tourism Studies (IFT), University of Macau, World Trade Centre and the 2009 or 2010 pdf calendar of event.

Free eZoneMacauMap for PDA’s like the PalmOS & Pocket PC, Smartphones like the Symbian S60 & Symbian UIQ, Web based maps MacauMap v3.0 Simple Version with 3rd Edition devices lists and the Symbian OS UIQ 3rd Edition for PDA-style & Hybrid PDA/Phone & Slider design. Photo Gallery with Sai Van Bridge & Macau Tower, Taipa House Museum, Lotus Flower in Full Bloom, Statue of Kun Iam, Church of Our Lady of Carmo, Kun Iam Tong, Panoramic view of Macau, Orient Arch, Macau Cultural Centre, Macau by Night, Lou Lim Ieoc Garden, A-Ma Statue and the Heritage Exhibition of a Traditional Pawnshop Business, free e-cards with Macau scenery and video clips.

More – Press Releases, information counter locations, Macau Representatives in Australia /Hong Kong /India /Indonesia/ Japan Mainland China/ Malaysia/ New Zealand/ Philippines/Singapore/ South Korea/ Taiwan/ Thailand / US reps in California & New York/ Belgium/ France/ German/ Portugal plus the United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland, Tourism Contacts, Tourism Hotline as well as other Links including Macau SAR Government Portal, Government Information Bureau, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau, Cultural Affairs Bureau, Macau Grand Prix, Macau Sport Development Board, Macau Cultural Centre, Macau Art Net, Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, Statistics and Census Services, Macau International Airport, Institute For Tourism Studies, Consumer Council, Tourism Crisis Management Office plus tourism related links like World Tourism Organization, Pacific Asia Travel Association, International Congress and Convention Association, Pan-Pearl River Delta Regional Cooperation, Guangdong Province Travel Bureau, Tourism Administration of GZ, www.fjta.gov.cn, Hong Kong Tourism Board and other links including Air Macau, Viva Macau, First Ferry, TurboJET, TRANSMAC, Sociedade de Transportes Colectivos de Macau, S.A.R.L, Center for Creative Industries, World Trade Center, MET Card, Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Macau Activities Search and the Travel Daily Asia.

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