Facing the South China Sea, Macau has fast transformed from a venue vastly known for gaming into a foremost luxury travel destination as well as serving as one the most preferred locations for international business entities. Now, Sands China, the subsidiary of Las Vegas Sands Corp. has now announced that company will be opening a brand new resort in Macau that will also include two luxury hotels from Conrad Hotels and Holiday Inn, which in turn are respective properties of international luxury hotel brands, Hilton Worldwide and Intercontinental Hotels. This magnificent new resort called, Sands Cotai Central, slated for a grand opening in the year 2012 will be composed of a staggering 6,000 rooms and will also be accommodating hospitality services from Sheraton and Sheraton Towers. The Conrad Macau is said to be launched in the first quarter of next year and will feature 636 lavish and luxury intensive rooms.
The Holiday Inn Macau will provide its guests with some 1,200 rooms as well as suites. The entire Sands Cotai Central complex will be composed 300,000 square feet of meeting space along with eleven food and beverage joints. Furthermore, this expansive structure will also be adhering to the gaming tradition of Macau by featuring 106,000 square foot of gaming, as well as a staggering 13.7 million square foot of non-gaming facilities. These non-gaming services will range from Meetings, Incentive, Convention and Exhibitions and will also be a primary source of non-gaming jobs, while adding substantially to the revenue of the region. The entire Sands Cotai Central project is expected to be ready and open for public by the year 2013.
According to Sheldon Adelson (Chairman, Sands China & Las Vegas Sands),
“When the doors to the rooms and suites at Cotai Central start swinging open early next spring, Macau’s metamorphosis from a gaming-centric regional location into an international leisure and business destination will be a step closer to completion.”