Organizes Seminar for the Development of Local Talents
MGM organized the “Seminar on the Development of Chinese Traditions and Culture” for over 300 local team members at MGM COTAI today, with the support of the Economic Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao SAR. The seminar aims to explore with MGM team members on the historical roots and core values of the Chinese traditions and culture that shapes the modern-day thinking, views and decisions of the Chinese enterprises and customers.
This seminar is one of the highlights of the MGM Talent Development Series, with the objective to develop local talents and facilitate Macau into the tourism education and training hub for the development of the Greater Bay Area. Prof. Mao Feng from the Beijing Normal University, an expert on the study of Chinese culture and communication, was the speaker for the seminar. Guests in attendance were Mr. Liu Bin, Director-General of Economic Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao SAR; Mr. Zuo Xianghua, Director of Economic Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao SAR; Mr. Anthony Leong, Deputy Director of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau of Macao SAR; Mr. Grant Bowie, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited; Ms. Wendy Yu, Senior Vice President of Human Resources of MGM; and Mr. Hubert Wang, Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of MGM China Holdings Limited.
The event kicked off with an opening speech by Mr. Grant Bowie, who said, “Our future is determined by our understanding and appreciation of our past. This seminar aims to ignite enthusiasm of our team members to understand and appreciate more on how we are so lucky today to be part of this rich history of China. More importantly, the understanding of the Chinese culture can inspire us on how to create a stronger and more vibrant China in the future.”
Prof. Mao Feng is also the Project Director of “The Chinese Dreams – Strategic Study of National Communication,” endorsed by The National Social Science Fund of China. At the event, he addressed that, “Every country develops along its own distinctive path. With a history of over 5,000 years, China created its splendid and profound culture that is the most significant strengths and component of the soft power of the country.”
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 MGM COTAI, a contemporary luxury integrated resort in Cotai, which opened in early 2018 and more than doubles 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 the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex, One Central.
MGM COTAI is the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it offers 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 also offers Asia’s first dynamic theater and a spectacle to wow every guest who steps foot in the resort. MGM COTAI is 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 mega-size complex project in Macau to achieve the China Green Building Design Label Three-Star 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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