(Macao, January 28, 2010) – The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel hosted an awards night to recognise about 90 travel trade partners at a special ”Celebrating a Golden Future” thank you dinner on Friday, 23 January.
The Venetian Macao presented 8 prestigious awards to recognise the achievements of travel trade partners from Hong Kong, Macau, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Thailand, India and the Philippines at the gala dinner. The awards included: Travel Trade Partner of the Year, Outstanding Sales Achievement, Most Innovative Print Advertising Campaign, Most Innovative Online Advertising Campaign, Most Effective Media Campaign and three Top Sales Performers of the Year.
Mark Russell, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for The Venetian Macao, thanked the travel trade partners for their hard work which made 2009 a successful year in spite of the global economic downturn. The Venetian Macao experienced significant growth in bookings from key markets throughout Asia and the leisure segment.
“In 2010, The Venetian Macao will create even more new and exciting events to cater to increasing market demands.” Russell said. “The company is confident in continuing to be Asia’s leading leisure destination where anything is possible, as it brings more entertainment, gaming, shopping, dining and children’s activities all under one roof.”
The evening was filled with live entertainment and lucky draws with prizes sponsored by DFS Galleria Macau, Café Deco, Cotai Strip Travel Limited and MALO CLINIC Spa Macau.
Winners of The Venetian Macao Awards 2009 are:
Travel Trade Partner of the Year - South East Travel Service Co., Ltd.
Outstanding Sales Achievement - Freedom Travel Ltd.
Most Innovative Print Advertising Campaign - Apple Travel Service Co., Ltd.
Most Innovative Online Advertising Campaign - World Hotel & Tours Co., Ltd.
Most Effective Media Campaign - HANATOUR Service Inc.
Top Sales Performer of the Year - Apple Travel Service Co., Ltd., China International Travel Service Limited, Head Office, GZL International Travel Service Ltd.
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. Also at The Venetian Macao is an impressive, 1,800-seat ZAİA™ Theater for the spectacular Cirque du Soleil® production; more than 30 renowned restaurants; the MALO CLINIC Spa, the incredibly fun Qube indoor playground and more than 330 retailers at The Grand Canal Shoppes. Outdoor recreation areas include swimming pools and cabanas, a mini golf course and gondola rides at the outdoor lagoon.