Sands China’s new integrated resort opens Sept. 13
（Macao, Sep. 7, 2016）– With The Parisian Macao set to open Sept. 13, Sands China Ltd. held rallies Tuesday and Wednesday at The Venetian® Macao for team members of the new integrated resort. In total, over 6,000 team members attended the two rallies.
Sands China Ltd. President Dr. Wilfred Wong said: “Providing unforgettable experiences for our guests is what our company does best. And we wouldn’t be able to do it without our team members. They are the glue that holds this company together. It’s their passion and dedication that brings our properties to life, and that’s what brings our visitors back time and time again to enjoy everything that we have to offer.”
In preparation for the opening of the new integrated resort, 3,700 experienced local team members were transferred from Sands China properties to the Parisian’s opening team – a testament to Sands China’s commitment to offering its team members vertical and horizontal career development opportunities. Among them, 750 have been working with the company for 10 years or more, and have extensive experience opening two or three properties.
Also among the opening team are 400 team members from Sands China’s Integrated Resort Career Development Programme, which has provided horizontal career development opportunities in non-gaming departments to over 1,000 table games team members.
In addition, 6,300 team members have been trained with an exclusive Parisian service skills set tailor-designed by a group of service experts, and two product knowledge training courses have been delivered to 4,000 frontline Parisian team members, providing them with additional knowledge about Parisian culture, history, art and architecture.
Sands China continues to drive for managerial localisation, with over 90 per cent of managerial positions at The Parisian Macao held by Macao residents.
Each rally included a fashion show featuring some of the new uniforms for The Parisian Macao staff, a property video, and team-building activities. Representatives from the opening teams of Sands® Macao, The Venetian Macao, The Plaza™ Macao, Sands® Cotai Central and The Parisian Macao wore their respective opening team uniforms and joined together to build an image of all Sands China’s properties. The activity symbolised the joint efforts of team members from different properties in achieving milestones for Sands China. In addition, thousands of Parisian Macao team members showed their team spirit and worked together to form a giant puzzle of the word PARISIAN using finger flashlights.
“I’m really excited about the opening,” said one of the team members in attendance, “I’ve been with the company long enough that this is now my second major property opening. It’s not only exciting to be here when a new property opens, but you end up learning so much from the experience. And The Parisian Macao is going to be an incredible integrated resort. I can’t wait for us to introduce it to the public.”
The rallies not only showcased the dedication and effort of The Parisian Macao’s opening team, but also offered team members the chance to get to know each other better, build greater team cohesion and establish stronger working relationships.
Inspired by the magic and wonder of the famed City of Light, The Parisian Macao prominently features a half-scale authentic recreation of the Eiffel Tower. The property’s full array of integrated resort facilities includes 3,000 guestrooms and suites, convention and meeting space, international restaurants, spa, kids’ club, health club, pool deck with themed water park, and 1,200-seat theatre, among other amenities. Its retail mall, Shoppes at Parisian, will offer the latest in fashion and couture in a setting reminiscent of the streets of Paris, with an eclectic mix of street artists and entertainers heightening the authentic experience.
For more information on The Parisian Macao, visit www.parisianmacao.com.
Photo caption: Thousands of Parisian Macao team members attend a team member rally for The Parisian Macao at The Venetian Macao.
About Sands China Ltd.
Sands China Ltd. (HKEx: 1928, Sands China or the Company) is a Cayman Islands registered company and is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Sands China is the largest operator of integrated resorts in Macao. The Company’s Cotai Strip portfolio is comprised of The Venetian® Macao, The Plaza™ Macao, Sands® Cotai Central and The Parisian Macao. The Company also owns and operates Sands® Macao on the Macao peninsula. The Company’s integrated resorts contain a diversified mix of leisure and business attractions and transportation operations, including large meeting and convention facilities; a wide range of restaurants; shopping malls; world-class entertainment at the Cotai Arena, The Venetian Theatre, The Parisian Theatre and the Sands Cotai Theatre; and a high-speed Cotai Water Jet ferry service between Hong Kong and Macao. The Company’s Cotai Strip portfolio has the goal of contributing to Macao’s transformation into a world centre of tourism and leisure. Sands China is a subsidiary of global resort developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS).
For more information, please visit www.sandschinaltd.com.
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