Las Vegas Sands inaugurates Sheraton Macao Hotel, the second phase of the integrated resort Sands Cotai CentralMacao, 26 September 2012 – The integrated resort Sands Cotai Central ® hasofficially opened its second phase with the opening of the hotel Sheraton Macao. LasVegas Sands Corporation, the company that just named Madrid as the locationwhere they could develop their project in Spain, has celebrated the opening of theresort, just a month after the fifth anniversary of The Venetian ® Macao and of theCotai Strip ®.The Sheraton Macao Hotel is inspired in Polynesia, it is the largest Sheraton hotel inthe world and the largest in Macao. The first of the two towers, Sky, has just beenopened to the public and the second one, Earth, will be opened in early 2013, thenthe hotel will have 3,896 rooms. This opening is also a milestone in the history ofSheraton, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.The addition of the Sheraton Macao to the integrated resort Cotai Central Sandsimplies that Las Vegas Sands complexes in the Cotai Stip soon will jointly have 9,000rooms, a very significant boost in Macao’s hotel capacity, in line with the status ofbusiness center, tourism and leisure that the city has acquired in the recent years.The Cotai Strip has experienced the birth of a series of integrated resorts after theopening of Sands Cotai Central and its sister properties The Venetian Macao andThe Plaza Macao, which together create a unique and innovative experience, with awide variety of business and leisure services. The Sheraton Macao, located in thecenter of the resort, offers its guests access to all the entertainment, shopping,restaurants and conventions."From Sands China Ltd., we are very pleased with this latest milestone in ourdevelopment of the Cotai Strip," said Edward Tracy, President and CEO of SandsChina Ltd. "Sheraton is one of the leading hotel brands in the world and we arepleased to introduce it in Macau as part of the magnificent Sands Cotai Central. Thepersonalized, exclusive service that characterizes Sheraton will offer business andleisure travelers a place at the very center of the Cotai Strip, all within Sands CotaiCentral".The great Kashgar hall of the Sheraton Macao is almost 4,900 square meters ofopen space, with capacity for 5,000 guests, and can be divided into 16 partssoundproofed. In addition, Sands Cotai Central resort has three smaller rooms and,with the upcoming six more that Sheraton Macao will open in 2013 along with thesecond tower, events and congresses organizers will have access to 20,000 squaremeters of convention space.
The Sheraton Macao offers a new way to enjoy the city. The hotel will feature theworlds largest Sheraton Club, which includes a number of exclusive amenities andservices for its members. With 570 rooms and suites located at the top floors of thetowers, the Sheraton Club offers its members access to the Lounge Club, full buffetbreakfast, cocktails, free Wi-Fi and also free use of the pool cabanas.Customers who want to take care and relax will be able to enjoy at the Shine Spa forSheraton, which offers a unique relaxing experience with treatments inspired by theChinese zodiac and the principles of balance of the Feng Shui. The hotel alsofeatures a fully equipped vanguard gym. Families will love the childrens program,which includes a wide variety of activities divided by age and supervised byprofessionals.The Sheraton Macao also offers a shopping world at the Shoppes Cotai Central,which will soon be connected with the rest of shopping areas Shoppes Cotai, givingcustomers access to 600 shops and restaurants in the same area.About Las Vegas SandsLas Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) is a Fortune 500 company and the leading globaldeveloper of destination properties (Integrated Resorts) that feature premiumaccommodations, world-class gaming and entertainment, convention and exhibitionfacilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and many other amenities.THE VENETIAN® and THE PALAZZO®, Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the LasVegas Strip, and SANDS® Bethlehem in Eastern Pennsylvania are the companysproperties in the United States.MARINA BAY SANDS® is the companys iconic Integrated Resort in Singaporesdowntown Marina Bay district.Through its majority-owned subsidiary Sands China Ltd., the company also owns aportfolio of properties on Macaos COTAISTRIP®, including THE VENETIAN®Macao, Four Seasons Hotel Macao, and Sands Cotai Central, a 13.7 million squarefoot 6,400-room Integrated Resort, the first phase of which debuted in April 2012.The company also owns the SANDS® Macao on the Macao Peninsula.Las Vegas Sands is also committed to global sustainability through its SANDS Eco360 program and is an active community partner through its various charitableorganizations.For more information:Edelman Barcelona+34 93 488 12 90Patricia Madrigalpatricia.firstname.lastname@example.orgBrad Pickbrad.email@example.com