MGM MACAU Awarded “Family-Friendly Employer” by Women's General Association Only Hotel Recognized for Providing a Range of Family-Friendly Programs to Staff
Oct 28, 2014
[October 28, 2014] MGM MACAU was awarded the “Family-Friendly Employers” accolade under the “Corporations” category of the Family-Friendly Employers Award Scheme, hosted by The Women's General Association of Macau, and co-organized by the Social Welfare Bureau of Macau SAR and the Women’s Commission of Macau SAR, and was the only hotel property in Macau to have received the recognition.
The “Family-Friendly Employers Award Scheme 2014” Award Ceremony was held on October 23 at the Macau Tower. The Scheme aims to promote family-friendly culture within businesses in Macau, to arouse public attention to the importance of work-family balance, and to encourage corporations to implement relevant measures. The awarded corporations were elected through votes cast by representatives from governmental departments and organizations, including the Social Welfare Bureau, the Labour Affairs Bureau of Macau, the Women’s Commission of Macau, and Macau Federation of Trade Unions.
Mr. Grant R. Bowie, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited, said, “The award is an acknowledgement and encouragement to the team, and how we work with each other to create a healthy working environment. We care about the well-being of our team members, and part of that is to help them strike a balance between taking care of their families and giving their best at work. We will always uphold the work-family balance among our teams, and from that, to create a harmonious and spirited experience.”
In promoting family-friendly culture, MGM MACAU has introduced various programs to develop the well-being of team members and their families, such as: the “Employee Assistance Program” which provides both hotline and one-on-one counselling service, and seminars on topics relating to family and financial issues; “A Day with MGM” gave team members’ children and siblings, a one-day apprenticeship to experience the challenges and joy of being a part of the Golden Lion Team; the “MGM Golden Lion Summer Camp” took local youths to the rural for adventure training, which helps to build problem-solving skills and to discover their own abilities.
01 MGM MACAU was awarded the “Family-Friendly Employers” accolade under the “Corporations” category of the Family-Friendly Employers Award Scheme, hosted by The Women's General Association of Macau.
02 Mr. Grant R. Bowie, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited, poses for a group photo at the closing ceremony of “A Day with MGM” team members are their children.
03 To enhance the family-friendly culture, MGM MACAU has introduced various programs such as “MGM Golden Lion Summer Camp” to help team members and their families develop problem-solving skills and to discover their own abilities.
About MGM MACAU
MGM MACAU is a unique property located on a prime waterfront site in Macau. With 582 rooms, the 35-storey hotel tower rises 154 meters into the sky; its glass exterior reflects the hues of the South China Sea and the swell of the ocean surf. The US$1.25 billion property boasts a number of distinguishing features, including the architecturally stunning 1,088m² Grande Praça. Under a marvelous glass ceiling, the 25-meter high European-inspired facades and dramatic landscapes make this a unique venue for all occasions.
In addition to the award-winning Six Senses Spa and the authentic and intriguing art-pieces that fill the property, visitors have 8 signature restaurants and bars to fulfill any gastronomic cravings, including: Aux Beaux Arts brasserie, Rossio with its open-kitchen concept, Imperial Court, Square Eight and the Lion’s Bar, to suit any mood for the evening.
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