(Macao, May 8, 2012) – The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel has been named “The Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel in Macau” by the 5th Annual TTG China Travel Awards 2012 for the fifth consecutive year, demonstrating the integrated resort’s strong commitment to service excellence and its premium facilities. Presented by one of the world’s most influential trade publishers, TTG Travel Trade Publishing, the TTG China Travel Awards plays a crucial and essential role in crediting the outstanding travel organizations that have achieved the benchmarks of service excellence and professionalism in the region. The winners of the 5th Annual TTG China Travel Awards 2012 were voted for by TTG China, TTG-BTmice China, TTG Asia, TTG India and TTGmice, through online and print voting held between January and March 2012.
Brendon Elliott, Vice President of Sales & Resort Marketing, Venetian Macau Ltd., said, “We are delighted to have been honoured again as the ‘Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel in Macau’ for the fifth successive year. The award signifies our continuous effort and commitment to strive to deliver to all clients globally. We are fortunate to be the largest and most diverse integrated resort in Northern Asia, which is ideal for hosting world-class events to intimate meetings. Our newest integrated resort, Sands Cotai Central, opened in April with the world’s largest Conrad and Holiday Inn, and with its international hotels it further cements Macao’s position as the largest integrated meetings destination in Asia.”
The Venetian Macao is specifically designed to meet the needs of meeting planners and event organizers and its award-winning service team makes anything possible for corporate events. With over 100,000 square metres of state-of-the-art exhibition space, flexible meeting space and ballrooms, the sheer size and scale of the CotaiExpo™ at The Venetian Macao sets it apart. CotaiExpo offers more than 75,000 square metres of exhibition space, and is one of the largest exhibition centres in Asia. It is complemented by 7,000 square metres of pillarfree ballroom space and 108 meeting rooms with almost 25,000 square metres of flexible meeting space. The CotaiArena™, with seating for up to 15,000 people, is an ideal venue for major corporate events and product launches.
The Venetian Macao seamlessly combines state-of-the-art facilities, sensational entertainment and experienced MICE professionals to make sure every event is a successful one. Its team of tradeshow professionals works closely with organizers to ensure visitor promotion, marketing, travel services, logistics, conference management and technical support are all seamlessly integrated into the overall planning for events.
With the opening of Sands Cotai Central on April 11, Sands China’s meeting and convention capabilities have expanded, with the same guaranteed expertise and service that has made CotaiExpo the region’s MICE leader, providing organizers with a worryfree experience.
Some of the major events held at The Venetian Macao in 2011 were:
· Top Marques Macau
· Ice World 2011
· 2011 China (Macau) International Automobile Exposition
· Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition (2011 MIECF)
· The 6th Asian Hairdresser Festival
· The 16th Macao International Trade & Investment Fair (MIF)
· G2E Asia 2011
· Youth Career Expo 2011
· Macau Education Fair 2011
· The 4th International Tourism & World Heritage Travel Expo (Macau)
· The 4th Macau International Ani-Com
· The 2011 Macau Winter Real Estate Fair
· The 4th Computer & Digital Product Expo
Photo caption: John Mims, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Resort Marketing Asia, Las Vegas Sands Corp. (centre), receives the “Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel in Macau” award at the 5th Annual TTG China Travel Awards 2012 ceremony from Fred Wang, Chairman, TTG Asia Media Pte Ltd. (left) and Michael Chow, Publisher, Travel Group, TTG Asia Media Pte Ltd. (right).
About The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel
The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel is Macao's first integrated resort featuring stunning replicas of the famous canals and architectural icons of Venice, Italy. The Venetian Macao features 3,000 suites, 1.2 million square feet of convention and meeting facilities as well as a 15,000-seat CotaiArena™ designed for world-class sports events and electrifying entertainment. The Venetian Macao is also home to the unique, 1,800-seat luxury Venetian Theatre, hosting the best in international and Chinese entertainment; more than 30 renowned restaurants, MALO CLINIC Health & Wellness, the incredibly fun QUBE indoor playground and more than 300 retailers at The Grand Canal Shoppes. Outdoor recreation areas include swimming pools and cabanas and a mini golf course.