MGTO urges visitors to monitor typhoon and transportation information
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09.10.2023 Macau (Aomin) Macau   42
MGTO urges visitors to monitor typhoon and transportation information

According to the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau Macau, Typhoon Signal No. 3 has been replaced by Signal No. 8 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on October 8 . The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) will once again send mobile text notifications regarding the suspension of public transport services during Typhoon Signal 8 or above, urging visitors to stay in safe areas.


The Tourism Hotline is available 24 hours a day .


When Typhoon Alert No. 8 or higher is raised in Macau, MGTO will maintain a 24-hour Tourism Hotline operator (2833 3000). The Office's tourist information desks have been suspended. The Macau Grand Prix Museum and the Ritz are temporarily closed.


MGTO Tourist Information desks display a typhoon warning and a "travel with caution in Macau during typhoon season" notice, as well as closure reminders public transport operations, etc. During a typhoon, relevant information is posted on the MGTO website, and information about the signal of typhoon No. 8 will be posted on the appropriate channels, taking into account the characteristics of individual platforms. Visitors are advised to visit the Macau Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau website: https://www.smg.gov.mo/en and the Government Information Bureau website: https://www.gcs.gov.mo/news/. home/en for the latest information.


Call for Prepared Response from Hotel Businesses


MGTO called on businesses to take appropriate precautions and formulate plans to deal with the typhoon. All hotel establishments have been asked to post notices regarding the current typhoon signal and Macau transportation arrangements during the typhoon in their lobbies or prominent locations so that visitors can adjust their itinerary accordingly and minimize the impact of the typhoon on them.

Source: dst.gov.mo

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