(Macao, July 18, 2013) - The 12 finalists of the exciting Cotai Ring Girls competition have been selected and fans can now cast their votes to support their favourite contestants at www.facebook.com/VenetianMacao until noon, Tuesday, July 23. The contestant with the most votes will be awarded as the fan favourite in the competition launched by Cotai Strip Resorts Macao earlier this month. The 12 finalists were chosen from over 100 contestants, narrowed down via voting by Facebook fans.
The 12 finalists will be featured in the Cotai Ring Girls 2014 calendar, Cotai Style magazine, and online and on-site in promotional activities and events. Each of them will also receive a pair of event and ferry tickets for Fists of Gold II. The finalists recently attended a Fists of Gold II promotional event at Hong Kong's World Trade Centre July 17 and will make an appearance at The Venetian® Macao July 20, in order to call for public votes and to cheer on Hong Kong fan favourite undefeated Rex Tso and two-time Chinese Olympic gold medallist Zou Shiming.
Facebook fans who vote for their favourite Cotai Ring Girl entrants are entered into a lucky draw, giving them a chance at winning a pair of Silver-tier tickets to Fists of Gold II, complimentary accommodation at The Venetian Macao on fight night July 27, plus MOP 5,000 in Sands Rewards Dollars, redeemable for dining, shopping, accommodation, entertainment, and travel at Cotai Strip Resorts Macao.
A panel of judges will choose the three winners of the Cotai Ring Girls competition, awarding each with an extensive range of exciting prizes, including MOP 25,000 in cash and an exclusive Cotai Ring Girl contract, putting them in the spotlight at multiple sporting events held at Cotai Strip Resorts Macao, starting with Fists of Gold II at the Cotai Arena July 27. Presented by Sands China Ltd. and Top Rank, the spectacular multi-bout card is headlined by Zou Shiming and Rex Tso, and also includes two world championship title fights.
The three winners and the fan favourite award will be revealed at a press conference at The Venetian Macao on Thursday, July 25. The fan favourite contestant will receive a pair of event tickets for Fists of Gold II; complimentary accommodation at The Venetian Macao on fight night July 27 with breakfast for two; and two ferry tickets from Macao to Hong Kong or a complimentary gondola ride at The Venetian Macao.
Fists of Gold II is a follow up to April's hugely successful Fists of Gold event, a sold-out crowd pleaser that was televised internationally to more than 30 countries, including to the U.S. via HBO 2 and in China on CCTV5. For more information about Fists of Gold II, visit www.venetianmacao.com/macau-shows/macau-events/zou-shiming-returning-to-macao/.
Photo caption: Fans can vote for their favourite Cotai Ring Girl contestants now until July 23 at www.facebook.com/VenetianMacao, to automatically enter a lucky draw for a chance at winning Fists of Gold II tickets, hotel accommodation, and MOP 5,000 in Sands Rewards Dollars.
About Cotai Strip Resorts Macao - Macao's Integrated Resort City
Sands China Ltd. is the leading developer, owner and operator of integrated resorts in Macao. The befittingly named Cotai Strip Resorts 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. Cotai Strip Resorts Macao has transformed a gaming-centric day-trip market into an integrated resort city and international hub for business and leisure travellers.
Pulsating with life, both night and day, Cotai Strip Resorts 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 600 retailers offering an unparalleled array of name brands, 1.3 million square feet (120,000 square metres) of meeting and exhibition space for Asia's leading conferences and exhibitions, gaming excitement, transportation offerings and well over 100 dining options, including international restaurants, bars and lounges. Cotai Strip Resorts Macao is a must-see destination providing every guest with an unforgettable experience and unparalleled excitement.
Comprised of the The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel; The Plaza™ Macao, featuring the Four Seasons Hotel Macao; and Sands® Cotai Central, featuring the world's largest Conrad, Sheraton, and Holiday Inn hotels, Cotai Strip Resorts Macao is where Asia's ultimate destination is all within reach.