BARCELONA, SPAIN -
Media OutReach -
19 November 2019 - Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG), Macau's leading
integrated resort, hospitality and entertainment group, introduces Galaxy
International Convention Center (GICC) as Asia's most iconic and advanced MICE
Convention Center is set to open in Macau in the first half of 2021, together
with the spectacular events venue Galaxy Arena, and Andaz Macau,
a vibrant luxury lifestyle hotel seamlessly integrated into the property.
Galaxy International Convention Center
Dr. Lui Che Woo, GBM, MBE, JP, LLD, DSSc, DBA, Chairman
of Galaxy Entertainment Group, said, ''We are honored to introduce state of the
art MICE and Arena facilities to attract new visitors and complement the Macau
Government's vision of diversifying the economy
and developing Macau into a World Center of Tourism and Leisure."
Creatively designed for bespoke
meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions, this ultimate integrated
resort and MICE destination is the latest addition to Galaxy Entertainment
Group's ever-expanding integrated resort precinct in Macau, which will set a
new standard for Macau, while supporting the city's vision of becoming a 'World
Center of Tourism and Leisure'.
Macau as An Ideal
Macau is a uniquely attractive
destination for domestic and international MICE organizers.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site
with more than 20 historical locations has a rich cultural heritage for
visitors to explore; and is also a food lovers' paradise designated as a UNESCO
city of gastronomy.
Benefiting from favorable
Macau SAR policies encouraging MICE events and advanced infrastructure
development, Macau now has an unprecedented opportunity to develop its MICE
Transportation and Advanced Infrastructure
notable among vastly-improved transportation links is the newly-opened Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. The world's longest sea-crossing dramatically
enhances Macau's connectivity with the region's
Greater Bay Area.
'The age of the bridge' heralds a new era for placing Macau on the
world's MICE industry map.
Macau is also seamlessly
connected by direct flights to major cities in Greater China and over 200
cities worldwide via 3 major international airports, including Macau
International Airport, Hong Kong International Airport and Zhuhai International
Airport with over 94 million passengers and approximately 600,000 aircrafts
movements in 2018.
Integrated Resort and MICE Destination
Galaxy International Convention Center connects seamlessly
with multiple award-winning integrated resort Galaxy Macau™, with Macau's
largest collection of luxury hotel brands under one roof -- The Ritz-Carlton,
Macau, Banyan Tree Macau, JW Marriott Hotel Macau, Hotel Okura Macau, Galaxy
Hotel™ and Broadway Hotel.
open a new chapter for MICE tourism, guests also enjoy easy access to 1.1
of unique entertainment, shopping and leisure
attractions. These include 120 dining options at Galaxy Macau, some of which
have been garnered such prestigious accolades as the Michelin Stars, and Broadway
Food Street at Broadway Macau™ which is just a link bridge away
from Galaxy Macau.
Blending business and leisure, GICC also provides
guests easy access to The Grand Resort Deck, a unique rooftop 'tropical beach'
experience with the world's longest Skytop Aquatic Adventure Rapids and a 150-meter
beach front Wave Pool with white sand beach. Leisure attractions extend to The
Promenade Shops of 200 international brands, a 3D Cineplex with state-of-art 4K
laser experience, and award-winning spas.
Best in Class Facility, Functionality and
Galaxy International Convention Center, Asia's most
iconic and advanced MICE destination -- a world class event venue with a total
MICE space of 40,000m2
, features breathtaking design, advanced
facilities and is equipped with immersive technology, state-of-the-art
audio-visual and lighting, latest communication system, and flexible event
space catering to multiple configurations and set-ups.
Galaxy International Convention Center
-- Convention Hall (Banquet set up)
many world class features including a 10,000m2 pillar-less
Exhibition Hall for trade shows; an Auditorium seating 650 guests for keynote sessions,
ceremonies, performances and product launches; a Banquet
Hall seating 2,400 guests; a 4,000m2
Hall consisting of 3 partitionable spaces; a Ballroom catering for over 1,000 guests;
a diverse selection of dining options and Andaz Macau, a vibrant
luxury lifestyle hotel.
Seamlessly integrated to GICC, Andaz Macau will
offer over 700 uniquely appointed rooms and suites and will feature a dedicated
check-in lounge catering to large MICE groups, an Andaz lounge, a bar and
restaurant, state-of-the-art fitness center and an indoor pool.
is set to
become Macau's ultimate integrated entertainment venue for world-tour concerts
and spectacular large-scale sporting events.
Bespoke Experience, Excellence in Execution
Opening a new chapter for event organizers, Galaxy
International Convention Center is dedicated to deliver guests unparalleled
event planning and execution experience.
A talented EVENT STUDIO team of highly creative and
innovative event professionals collaborate with event planners to ensure their
vision is delivered with 'World Class, Asian
Heart' service, from venue selection, theme and décor to entertainment and
visual and lighting effects.
In the run-up
to opening, Galaxy International Convention Center is being unveiled at MICE
trade shows starting from IBTM China in Beijing (August 28-29), IT & CM
Asia (Bangkok, September 24-26), ITB Asia (Singapore, October 16-18),
Tourism Expo (Osaka, October
24-27) and IBTM World (Barcelona, November 19-21) in 2019.