Prost to Eleven Days of German Beer, Authentic Bavarian Food and Fun
[Macau, October 15, 2015] Prost! MGM Oktoberfest 2015 has officially kicked off in Macau! For the seventh year in a row, MGM MACAU is hosting the event in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Hong Kong and the German Macau Business Association, with Macau Government Tourist Office as the supporting unit. From October 15 to 25, experience Munich's famed festival in the truest sense at MGM MACAU with authentic Bavarian food and German Band, the Högl Fun Band, who’s back at MGM Oktoberfest again from Munich, to bring electrifying live entertainment to guests.
The opening ceremony took place at 3:30pm on October 15. Guests of Honor were Mr. Yao Jian, Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macau SAR; Mr. Nikolaus Graf Lambsdorff, Consul General of the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Hong Kong; Ms. Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, Director of the Macau Government Tourist Office; Mr. Tony Un, Chairman of the German-Macau Business Association, and Mr. Grant Bowie, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited.
Mr. Nikolaus Graf Lambsdorff, Consul General of the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Hong Kong, said at the Cermeony, “This is as authentic as an Oktoberfest could be outside of Munich. From the traditional Bavarian food, official Munich Oktoberfest beer to the famous band and beer girls…everything is arranged very well for us to enjoy. This is not just the beer party of Macau, but the OKTOBERFEST of Macau, and thank you to MGM for making this happen for the seventh time.”
Mr. Grant Bowie, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited, expressed his gratitude to all different governmental departments, supporting units, sponsors and guests for their tremendous support of the MGM Oktoberfest. “We’re bringing Oktoberfest to Macau for the seventh year around, and it’s exciting to see its growing popularity over the years. Our teams are here to make sure this annual Macau event is a memorable experience for all, and this is the blue print of future diversified offerings we want to continue to bring to our guests. I would like to thank Michael Högl and his band, for bringing this to life again.”
The eleven-day Oktoberfest captures the essence of Bavarian festivities through authentic Munich Oktoberfest beer – Spaten, served by beer maids in drindls, with the playing of Alpenhorn and spectacular performance by the Högl Fun Band.
For ticket sale, reservations and enquiries, please contact the Oktoberfest Reservation Counter.
MGM Oktoberfest 2015 Detail
Date: October 15 - October 25, 2015
Time: 6pm – midnight
Venue: Vista II, MGM MACAU
Entry Ticket: MOP 130 per person (inclusive of one drink)
Oktoberfest Reservations Counter Detail
Date: Now - October 25, 2015
Venue: 1/F, Opposite Pastry Bar
Time: 1pm - 8pm Daily
Phone: (853) 8802 2666
About MGM China
MGM China (HKEx: 2282) 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 the world’s largest gaming market, Macau.
MGM MACAU is a 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 an Art Space dedicating over 8,000 square feet to display authentic works of art, conference and event facilities, an award-winning spa, and nine 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.
MGM COTAI designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, plans to offer approximately 1,500 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 our 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. The US$3 billion project is expected to open in the fourth quarter of 2016.
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