While MGM is proactively fighting against the epidemic by closely following the Macau government’s direction, the Company also has its heart with the local community, especially with the frontline workers who are still serving our city. Recognizing the urgent needs for epidemic prevention supplies of these community members, MGM supplied the frontline staff of Macau Federation of Trade Unions of Macau (FOAM), General Union of Neighborhood Associations of Macau (UGAMM) and Caritas Macau with masks, disposable caps and other necessary items. At the same time, MGM also prepared 1,000 supply kits for local elderly which have been distributed with the helping hands of the above three organizations. The distribution of the supply kits will allow the elderly to stay worry-free at home and follow the government’s epidemic prevention call.
Even though the epidemic has loused up the order of our city, it is not the case for those who are still staying on the frontline to serve the community, such as nursing home staffs, social workers, outreach teams and bus drivers. In order to show our appreciation and to protect them during their duty, MGM supplied the frontline staff of the above three associations with masks, disposable caps and other necessary items.
On the other hand, MGM has prepared 1,000 supply kits for solitary and vulnerable elderly as well as other needy senior citizens, which will be distributed via FOAM, UGAMM and Caritas Macau. Each supply kit includes hand sanitizer, toilet paper, noodles, oatmeal and other daily necessities. Equipping our local elderly with these supplies would reduce their risk of infection due to going out.
During this critical period, MGM still recognizes the importance of standing with the disabled members of the community to fight against the epidemic. The Company has organized volunteer team members who stay at home to chat online with the members of Long Cheng Center of the Fuhong Society of Macau, sending them care and sharing tips on epidemic prevention.
Mr. Grant Bowie, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited, says, “Macau is a city of kindness. Under the leadership of the SAR government, we join hands with the community to fight against this epidemic. We have to thank our community partners, who have assisted us in sending warmth and supplies to the people in need at this critical moment, especially when we can’t do that in person due to epidemic prevention reasons.”
MGM adopts stringent epidemic prevention measures to protect its guests and team members. Understanding the hardship its retail tenants, especially the local SMEs, are facing during this difficult time, the Company has announced to waive their rent for 15 days in order to alleviate their burdens. MGM will continue to fight the epidemic by following and supporting the government’s direction, in the spirit of solidarity and cooperation.
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 integrated resort of MGM in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it offers approximately 1,400 hotel rooms and suites, Asia’s first dynamic theater, 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. The Spectacle at MGM COTAI becomes the record holder of the largest free-span gridshell glazed roof (self-supporting) on January 19, 2019, making it the first architectural and structural GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Macau, China. 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.
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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