(Macao, July 29, 2013) - Cotai Strip Resorts Macao is the ideal destination for tourists and locals alike to spend the summer holidays with family and friends. An opening event for the Shoppes Summer Love promotion was held July 29 at Shoppes at Venetian's St. Mark's Square, where David Sylvester, Senior Vice President of Global Retail Las Vegas Sands Corp.; Francisco Do Carmo Coelho, Executive Director of Wai Lung Investment Company Limited; and Cindy Lee, General Manager of Love Chocolate launched a kick-off ceremony. Celebrity guests Pakho Chau, Shiga Lin and Karena Ng also helped officiate the event and gave performances.
At the opening ceremony, Pakho Chau, Shiga Lin and Karena Ng introduced the latest online competition from Shoppes and shared personal experiences and ideas on love. Audience members were invited to join an ice cream tasting competition with the three celebrity guests. The experience was a blend of good fun, sharing of intimate love stories and unforgettable moments.
Visitors to Shoppes at Four Seasons, Shoppes at Venetian and Shoppes at Cotai Central from now until Aug. 31, 2013 will be amazed by a spectacular collection of summer love artwork. The "Love Canal" will feature hearts of assorted sizes floating along its waters, sure to delight gondola riders, and evoke a sense of falling in love. Shoppes Summer Love is setting the stage for an unforgettable holiday journey.
Summer Love Lucky Draw and Dining Promotion
From now until Aug. 31, visitors to Shoppes at Four Seasons, Shoppes at Venetian and Shoppes at Cotai Central who spend a total of MOP 500 or more on one or two receipts can join the Summer Love Lucky Draw. Shoppers are invited to take photos in front of the "Love Arch" at Shoppes at Venetian's St. Mark's Square and release their Lucky Draw heart onto the "Love Canal." The total lucky draw prize pool is valued at MOP 200,000.
In addition, shoppers spending MOP 500 or more at Shoppes at Cotai Central can receive a MOP 50 dining voucher that can be used at participating Shoppes at Cotai Central restaurants.
Facebook and Twitter fans can visit www.facebook.com/ShoppesInMacau or weibo.com/shoppescotai to design their own unique love character. Share with five friends or gather three friends' love characters to participate in an exclusive sweepstakes for a chance to win a share of a MOP 120,000 prize pool.
Customers may also visit Shoppes at Four Seasons, Shoppes at Venetian and Shoppes at Cotai Central customer service counters to scan a QR code to instantly receive an opportunity to participate in the online sweepstakes.
More details on the Shoppes Summer Love promotion are available at www.facebook.com/ShoppesInMacau. Facebook fans can enjoy a series of wonderful exclusive offers and gifts and will be the first to get the latest information about fun, entertainment and discounts at Shoppes.
Shoppes at Four Seasons
A giant patchwork of letters form the word LOVE; the "Sharing Love" display is located at Shoppes at Four Seasons - the perfect spot to take a picture surrounded by love.
Shoppes at Venetian
This summer, St. Mark's Square will feature the theme of Summer Love on the Big Screen - "Show Your Love." Visitors can help fill a giant shopping bag with love messages for sharing, showing infinite love this summer. Visitors can purchase a heart to place under the "Love Arch" and enjoy the intoxicating environment and sweet ambiance.
Shoppes at Cotai Central
Visitors can take pictures with a giant watermelon slice on display, "Love Fun," and add more creative photos to create a fun-filled and interesting atmosphere.
For more details, please visit: www.venetianmacao.com/macau-shopping/ .
Photo Caption: David Sylvester, Senior Vice President of Global Retail Las Vegas Sands Corp. delivers a welcome speech at the launch ceremony for Shoppes Summer Love today, at Shoppes at Venetian's St. Mark's Square at The Venetian Macao.
Photo Caption: David Sylvester, Senior Vice President of Global Retail Las Vegas Sands Corp., Francisco Do Carmo Coelho, Executive Director of Wai Lung Investment Company Limited; and Cindy Lee, General Manager of Love Chocolate, joined three Hong Kong celebrities Pakho Chau, Shiga Lin and Karena Ng to inaugurate Shoppes Summer Love today, at Shoppes at Venetian's St. Mark's Square at The Venetian Macao.
About Shoppes at Four Seasons
Shoppes at Four Seasons at The Plaza™ Macao personifies the bespoke elegance of the Four Seasons and is Macao's first luxury mall, home to more than 160 luxury and designer brands like Audemars Piguet, Bottega Veneta, Cartier, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton. Every shop occupies a lavishly spaced area in which guests can enjoy the delights of luxury duty-free shopping with personalised services available, including individual attention from a shopping consultant. Mall Concierge, hotel delivery service and limousine delivery service are also available. The over 200,000-square-foot (over 19,000-square-metre) Shoppes at Four Seasons includes a comprehensive range of cosmetics, beauty and fragrance at DFS Beauty World, featuring over 45 international brands.
For more information, please visit www.venetianmacao.com/Shoppes_at_Four_Seasons/
About Shoppes at Venetian
Complete with serenading gondoliers and colourful Venetian streetscapes, Shoppes at Venetian is a luxurious one-million-square-foot indoor mall at The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel with more than 330 stores featuring world-renowned brands and the best boutiques from New York, Paris, London and Milan, with a wide selection of retail choices that includes fashion, gadgets, jewellery and accessories, plus over 30 restaurants and an extensive food court.
Guests at Shoppes at Venetian can experience an entertaining voyage through one of the mall's three, 500-foot-long (150-metre-long) indoor canals on Italian gondolas, captained by singing gondoliers winding their way through the picturesque waterways of Shoppes at Venetian as they serenade their guests.
Streetmosphere™ entertainers perform for guests as they wander through Shoppes at Venetian much like the streets of Venice, letting visitors enjoy the colourful antics of jugglers, living statues, magicians, musicians and more.
For more information, please visit www.venetianmacao.com/Grand_Canal_Shoppes/
About Shoppes at Cotai Central
With its addition of over 90 intimate boutiques and galleries, Shoppes at Cotai Central, Macao's ultimate luxury duty-free shopping experience, joins Shoppes at Four Seasons and Shoppes at Venetian to offer a staggering 600 stores to choose from - the most in any one single location in all of Macao! This shopper's paradise at Sands® Cotai Central includes some exciting new first-to-market brands in Macao.
The unique, refreshing ambiance features an abundance of natural light, rocky cliff sides and cascading waterfalls to create a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Shoppes at Cotai Central caters to a broad spectrum of consumers - the luxury-minded, savvy shoppers, or those just looking for a nice day out with friends and family.
Children can enjoy Qube 2 Kid's Play Zone, which features 3,000 square feet (280 square metres) of fun, with a bouncy castle, toddler area, video game area (Wii, Xbox, Kinect and computers), air hockey and foosball.
For more information, please visit www.venetianmacao.com/Shoppes-Cotai-Central/