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MGM COTAI Wins ‘Best New Hotel – Asia Pacific Category’ at Travel Weekly Asia 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards
Macau’s Icon of Innovation Earns Honors Shortly after Its Opening
Ms. Victoria Fuh, Vice President of Resort Sales of MGM (left), and Mr. Kenneth Low, Vice President of Hotel Operations of MGM COTAI (right), received the “Best New Hotel” award on behalf of MGM at the ceremony.

[October 16, 2018, Macau] Shortly after its opening in February 2018, MGM COTAI has been recognized for Best New Hotel – Asia Pacific category by Travel Weekly Asia 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards. It is a recognition that the entire Golden Lion Team have gone above and beyond to bring the very best to the Macau locals and to the world.


The Travel Weekly Asia Reader’s Choice Awards celebrate brands that have pushed the boundaries and brought hospitality to wholly new heights. The cutting-edge, multi-sensory realm of innovation, with Asia’s first dynamic theater – MGM Theater, home to the world’s largest area of permanent indoor LED screens – Spectacle, MGM COTAI Art Collection featuring over 300 captivating and thought-provoking works of art, as well as nine innovative dining concepts, are all contributing MGM COTAI as an outstanding winner of this award.


“MGM consistently strives for excellence in making great moments for every member of Macau and for visitors from all over the world,” Mr. Kenneth Low, Vice President of Hotel Operations of MGM COTAI, said. “As the icon of innovation in Macau, and one of the handful of integrated resorts opening in the city this year, we are glad to receive this recognition which further inspires the MGM team to continue to push the envelope, not just as a new hotel, but also as an integrated resort with sustainable growth year after year.”


The awards honor and reward enterprises in South-east Asia for excellence within the travel industry. With 56 awards across 10 categories including airlines, hotels, resorts, serviced residences, cruises, travel technology, travel agents, tourism experiences, car rental and destination marketing companies, all nominations and winners are voted for by readers of the Travel Weekly Asia, which consist of a group of professionals within the travel industry.







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 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 mega-size complex project in Macau to achieve the China Green Building Design Label Three-Star Certification.


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