Industry leader recognizes the best of the best in luxury accommodation
(Macao, March 5, 2012) - Continuing its reputation as a leading integrated resort worldwide, The Venetian® Macao has been named "The Best Luxury Resort in the World" in the first India's Best Awards ceremony by Travel + Leisure India & South Asia. The coveted award was presented by the lifestyle magazine at an awards ceremony in New Delhi, India in February.
Mr. Brendon Elliott, Vice President of Sales & Resort Marketing, Venetian Macau Ltd., said, "The Venetian Macao is honoured to receive such a reputable award, as all the winners were selected through consumers via an online survey. The Venetian Macao provides an unparalleled luxury integrated resort experience, not only in the quality of our lavish suites, but in our premium entertainment, dining, retail and meeting and convention offerings. We will continue to strive to be the market leader in providing the highest standard of service and entertainment to our valued guests and visitors, within the most luxurious of surroundings."
Last year, Macao welcomed close to 170,000 visitors from India with over 80% choosing to stay at The Venetian Macao.
"The Indian market is extremely important to us, and we've been very happy to see a steady increase in the number of Indian visitors to our integrated resorts. We look forward to further strengthening our ties to India and South East Asia," added Elliott.
The Venetian Macao offers 3,000 luxurious and spacious suites, each spanning at least 750 square feet, featuring a sunken living room, private bedroom and a lavish bathroom. The integrated resort features stunning replicas of the famous canals and architectural icons of Venice, Italy, and is twice the size of its sister property in Las Vegas. The Venetian Macao features the over 330 stores at Shoppes Venetian, international restaurants, the 15,000-seat CotaiArena™, upscale gaming facilities that offer a unique Asian gaming experience, and one of the largest convention, meeting and exhibition centres in Asia.
Travel + Leisure is the world's leading travel and lifestyle magazine and has been conducting the iconic World's Best Awards for over ten years. To celebrate five trendsetting years in the South Asian region, Travel + Leisure India & South Asia launched its first edition of India's Best Awards in 2011. With 49 awards across 29 different categories, ranging from the best destination country to honeymoon destinations in India and across the world, thousands of Travel + Leisure India & South Asia's discerning readers have actively voted. The polling was conducted as a reader's poll, both through the magazine and online, and the first winner announcement and the awards ceremony were both held on February 17, 2012.
Rakesh Gupta, Regional Sales Manager India, The Venetian Macao, accepts Travel+ Leisure India & South Asia's "The Best Luxury Resort in the World Award" on behalf of The Venetian Macao. The integrated resort was chosen by readers of the world's leading travel and lifestyle magazine.
Photo caption: The 3,000-suite integrated resort, The Venetian Macao, has been selected as "The Best Luxury Resort in the World" by readers of Travel + Leisure India & South Asia.
About The Venetian® Macao
The Venetian® Macao 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. Also at The Venetian Macao are 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.