Sands China Properties Win Nearly 100 Awards and Accolades in 2014

Honours abound in several categories including hospitality; conventions and exhibitions; food and beverage; and sustainability

MACAO, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — An impressive haul approaching 100 awards and accolades have been given to Sands China Ltd.’s integrated resorts, and to hotels, restaurants and spas across Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao and Sands® Macao in 2014. All of Sands China’s properties were awarded, with the honours highlighting and celebrating Sands China’s excellence and achievement in accommodation, dining, spa, retail, entertainment, MICE, sustainability and more. Sands China continues to set a high standard in the industry, receiving prestigious awards for business and leisure tourism as well as for its commitment to environmental practices.

Sands China Ltd.'s integrated resorts, like The Venetian Macao (pictured), and hotels, restaurants and spas at Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao were recognised with close to 100 awards and accolades in 2014.

Sands China Ltd.’s integrated resorts, like The Venetian Macao (pictured), and hotels, restaurants and spas at Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao were recognised with close to 100 awards and accolades in 2014.

Recognition has come locally and regionally, as well as from world renowned publications like Forbes, Michelin and TTG. Most recently, Sands China won big with nine total restaurant awards in the Macau Government Tourist Office’s 2014 Star Merchant Awards, part of its newly launched Quality Tourism Services Accreditation Scheme. The Venetian® Macao’s Canton and North, Sands Macao’s Copa Steakhouse and Golden Court, and The Plaza™ Macao’s Windows restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Macao all earned awards in the top category of Deluxe Restaurant. Additionally, Bene and Feast at Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central; and Grand Orbit at Conrad Macao, Cotai Central won in the First Class Restaurant category.

"Creating outstanding experiences for visitors of all types – from families to business and leisure travellers – is at the heart of our integrated resort model," said Gunther Hatt, Executive Vice President of Operations, Sands China Ltd. "The recognition received by Sands China and its properties in 2014 shows that our strategy of providing the market with a diversified tourism product of the highest quality is bearing fruit. Sands China thanks its 28,000 team members for their dedication in making that strategy a reality day in and day out for our customers."

Just a small sampling of the awards and accolades given to Sands China properties in 2014 reveals:

  • Forbes Travel Guide awarding four stars to Holiday Inn Macao Cotai Central in 2014, making it the only Holiday Inn in the world recognised in the prestigious annual ranking
  • Michelin selecting The Venetian Macao’s authentic Indian restaurant the Golden Peacock as a one-star establishment (and reaffirming the designation in its 2015 guide)
  • Shoppes at Four Seasons at The Plaza Macao earning the RLI Shopping Centre Renovation award
  • Conrad Macao, Cotai Central being ranked one of the World’s Best Hotels on Expedia Insiders’ Select List
  • TTG China Travel Awards recognising The Venetian Macao as the Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel in Macau for seven years running
  • Sands China Ltd. receiving the China Green Enterprise Award for Outstanding Sustainable Development Enterprise
  • The Venetian Macao earning its third straight nod by Travel + Leisure India & South Asia as the Best Luxury Resort in the World
  • The 2014 World Travel Awards naming The Venetian Macao Asia’s Leading Fully Integrated Resort

The award-winning portfolio of Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao consists of The Venetian Macao; The Plaza Macao, featuring the Four Seasons Hotel Macao; and the world’s largest Conrad, Sheraton and Holiday Inn hotels at Sands® Cotai Central. Together with Sands Macao on the Macao peninsula, they offer a variety of business, leisure, and entertainment options for every type of guest, providing a diverse selection of world-class accommodation, dining, retail, meeting facilities and entertainment.

About Sands China Ltd.

Sands China Ltd. (HKEx: 1928, Sands China or the Company) is a Cayman Islands registered company 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 Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao is comprised of The Venetian® Macao, The Plaza™ Macao and Sands® Cotai Central. The Company also owns and operates 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 Cotai Arena and the Venetian Theatre, and a high-speed Cotai Water Jet ferry service between Hong Kong and Macao. The Company’s property development projects on Cotai have the goal of transforming it into Asia’s premier entertainment and business destination. Sands China is a subsidiary of global resort developer Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE: LVS).

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About Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao – Sands China’s Integrated Resort City

Sands China Ltd. is the leading developer, owner and operator of integrated resorts in Macao. The befittingly named Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao, situated on reclaimed land between the islands of Coloane and Taipa, is the one destination that provides a stunning array of experiences at the heart of Cotai. Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao has transformed a day-trip market into an integrated resort city and international hub for business and leisure travellers.

Pulsating with life, both night and day, Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao features an expansive offering of affordable luxury available nowhere else in Macao, with approximately 9,000 hotel rooms and suites, international superstar live entertainment, duty-free shopping with more than 600 retailers offering an unparalleled array of name brands, 1.5 million square feet (140,000 square metres) of meeting and exhibition space for Asia’s leading conferences and exhibitions, transportation offerings and well over 100 dining options, including Michelin-starred restaurants, bars and lounges. Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao is a must-go destination providing every guest with an unforgettable experience and unparalleled excitement.

Comprised of The Venetian® Macao; The Plaza™ Macao, featuring the Four Seasons Hotel Macao; and Sands® Cotai Central, featuring the world’s largest Conrad, Sheraton, and Holiday Inn hotels Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao is where Asia’s ultimate destination is all within reach. And coming in late 2015…the crowning achievement of Sheldon G. Adelson’s vision of the Cotai Strip…The Parisian Macao.

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