Sands Cotai Central Phase Two Opening Sets Highest Weekend Visitation for All
Sands China Properties in 2012
Diverse offerings a key driver of Macao tourism
MACAO, Sept. 25, 2012
MACAO, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The second phase opening of the Sands^®
Cotai Central integrated resort on September 20 has marked its first
achievement in just three days, as Sands China Ltd.'s overall visitation
numbers for last weekend (September 21 to 23) reached an all-time record for
2012 at approximately 500,000, greater than the previous record from the
Chinese New Year weekend. The newest offering at Sands Cotai Central's second
phase, which features the world's largest Sheraton Hotel, is a strong
testament to Sands China's continuous effort to elevate Macao's status as one
of Asia's leading destinations for business and leisure travelers.
"We are very pleased with the customer response to our new facilities at Sands
Cotai Central and it bodes well for the long term growth of Cotai," said
Edward Tracy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sands China Ltd. "Sands
China Ltd. strives to diversify Macao tourism industry through bringing in the
absolute best in hotels, restaurants, shops and entertainment events. The
addition of Sheraton Macao to Sands Cotai Central means Sands China's
integrated resorts on the Cotai Strip will soon have a combined 9,000 rooms on
offer-- a significant step towards developing Macao into a world centre of
business, tourism and leisure."
About Sands China Ltd.
Sands China Ltd. (HKEx: 1928, Sands China or the Company) is a subsidiary of
global resort developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS), and is listed on the
Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.Sands China is the largest operator of
integrated resorts in Macao. The Company's Cotai Strip^® developments include
The Venetian^® Macao-Resort-Hotel, The Plaza™ Macao and Sands^® Cotai Central.
The Company also owns and operates the Sands^® Macao on the Macao peninsula.
The Company's integrated resorts contain a diversified mix of leisure and
business attractions and transportation operations, including large meeting
and convention facilities, a wide range of restaurants, shopping malls,
world-class entertainment at the CotaiArena™ and the Venetian Theatre, and a
high-speed CotaiJet™ ferry service between Hong Kong and Macao. The Company's
property development projects onCotai have the goal of transforming Cotai
into Asia's premier entertainment and business destination.
For more information, please visit www.sandschinaltd.com.
Public Relations, Venetian Macau Limited
Venetian Macau Limited
Tel: +853 8118 2268
SOURCE Sands China Ltd.
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