MGM Announces Three MORS Gold Pin Winners
Dec 11, 2017
MGM Golden Lion Team members are recognized with three Gold Pin Awards.
[December 11, 2017, Macau] MGM Golden Lion Team members were recognized with a total of three Gold Pin Awards. This announcement made MGM MACAU one of the hotels to win the most awards in this year’s “Macao Occupational Skills Recognition System” (MORS) Gold Pin Competition. The Competition, which is Macau’s most prestigious hospitality competition, provides a platform to contestants to demonstrate their professional skills and pit their talent against the best in the industry.
In this year’s competition, there were a total of 333 contestants representing 38 companies in Macau, in which 69 contestants were shortlisted for the finals. MGM has 16 outstanding team members participating in this competition, and six finalists successfully entered the Final Rounds. The MORS participants from MGM spent around 500 hours preparing well for the competition, and the success is the culmination of the past few months of hard work and dedication of both participants and their trainers.
The three MORS Gold Pin winners represent various disciplines, including: Ke Yushan, Front Office Attendant; Li Jianhui, Chef de Partie; and Uy Jacquilyn Ello, Food & Beverage Captain. Golden Lion Team members and senior management including Mr. Grant Bowie, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited were in attendance to show their appreciation during the award presentation.
“We are proud to have three MORS Gold Pin winners representing the exceptional quality of our entire teamwork,” said Mr. Grant Bowie. “Investing in team members by enabling innovative talent development is a key component to promote the Company’s success. We are confident that the winners and their trainers will continue to elevate MGM’s best-in-class services and experiences, leading us to new levels of excellence for our offerings to the public.”
MORS was launched in 2001 as a joint effort of the Tourism Industry of Macao and IFT, with the main objective to upgrade human resources in the industry through the introduction of a certification scheme for a number of hospitality and tourism professions.
MGM is an abbreviation for MGM China Holdings Limited (HKEx: 2282) and is a leading developer, owner and operator of gaming and lodging resorts in the Greater China region. We are the holding company of MGM Grand Paradise, SA which holds one of the six gaming concessions/subconcessions to run casino games in Macau. MGM Grand Paradise, SA owns and operates MGM MACAU, the award-winning premium integrated resort located on the Macau Peninsula and is developing a second resort, MGM COTAI which is expected to more than double our presence in Macau.
MGM MACAU is a Forbes Five-Star luxury integrated resort inspired by the arts with every element of the resort infused with creativity and style. MGM MACAU has approximately 600 guest rooms and suites and boasts a number of distinguishing features, including the architecturally stunning European-inspired Grande Praça, housed under a soaring glass ceiling. MGM MACAU’s world class facilities include the MGM Art Space, dedicating over 5,000 square feet to display authentic works of art, conference and event facilities, spa, and seven signature restaurants and bars to fulfill any gastronomic craving. Our property is conveniently located on prime waterfront on the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex, One Central.
Slated to open on January 29, 2018, MGM COTAI is the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it plans to offer approximately 1,400 hotel rooms and suites, meeting space, high end spa, retail offerings and food and beverage outlets as well as the first international Mansion at MGM for the ultimate luxury experience. MGM COTAI will offer Asia’s first dynamic theater and a spectacle to wow every guest who steps foot in the resort. MGM COTAI is being developed to drive greater product diversification and bring more advanced and innovative forms of entertainment to Macau as it grows as a global tourist destination. MGM COTAI is the largest property and the first private sector project ever to achieve the China Green Building (Macau) Design Label Certification.
MGM China Holdings Limited is majority owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage.
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