MACAO, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Visitor arrivals in Macao surged 143.1 percent year on year to 1,593,743 in February, the Macao Special Administrative Region's (SAR) statistical agency said on Friday.
The figure represented a month-on-month rise of 14.0 percent, showed the latest report from the Statistics and Census Service.
Overnight visitors and same-day visitors soared 201.8 percent and 99.5 percent year on year to 843,402 and 750,341, respectively.
The number of visitors from the Chinese mainland grew 64.8 percent year on year to 1,003,999, while visitors from China's Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan region rocketed by 1,163.7 percent and 372.6 percent year on year to 523,271 and 22,411, respectively. ■