MACAU, CHINA - Media OutReach- 4 August 2020 - Ahead of the highly anticipated opening of GalaxyInternational Convention Center (GICC) -- Macau's premier MICE destination -- inthe first half of 2021, Galaxy Integrated Resorts will showcase this brand newevents facility and the Galaxy Integrated Resorts MICE Offer at the IT&CM China 2020 virtual event in August.
"We look forwardto participating in IT&CM China's new virtual event format this year," Joey Pather, SeniorVice President, MICE Operations and Sales, New Resort for Galaxy EntertainmentGroup said. "With GICC asthe newest addition to Macau's MICE scene next year, it will be one of the mosttechnologically advanced MICE destinations in Asia, offering 5G for high-speedconnectivity and live streaming of content. We are witnessing an acceleratingtrend of more hybrid events, where people meet both on site at events venuesand online. Meeting organizers who take advantage of the digital hybrid formatwill undoubtedly create innovative events in future. GICC will soon have theinfrastructure and technology in place to become best in class in globaldigital and simulcast communication."
Seamlessly situated withinthe Galaxy Integrated Resorts precinct, GICC will offer 40,000m2 of versatile meetingspace, a 650-seat auditorium, the 16,000-seat Galaxy Arena and a luxurious new700-room Andaz Macau hotel -- all in one location. For large-scale exhibitions,GICC offers 10,000m2 of pillar-less conventionand exhibition areas that can cater for 7,000 delegates. Galaxy Arena will playhost to major sports events, world-class concerts, thrilling fight nights andcorporate launches. Thearena's impressive design, state-of-the-art audio-visual, lighting andcommunication systems set the stage for events of any kind.
GICC and theGalaxy Arena are also pleased to unveil their own distinctive logos featuringGalaxy Integrated Resorts' iconic cupola symbol, in a nod to the company's richheritage. The elegant and contemporary designs of the logos convey theuniqueness of the Galaxy Integrated Resorts experience and are closely linkedto the architectural design of the original property in Macau -- Galaxy Macau™.
Galaxy Integrated Resorts offers a variety ofversatile venues
GalaxyInternational Convention Center connects seamlessly with multiple award-winningGalaxy Integrated Resorts, with Macau's largest collection of luxury hotelbrands in one destination-- StarWorld Hotel, Banyan Tree Macau, Galaxy Hotel™,Hotel Okura Macau, JW Marriott Hotel Macau, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau andBroadway Hotel.
Poisedto open a new chapter for MICE tourism, guests also enjoy easy access to 1.1 million m² of uniqueentertainment, shopping and leisure attractions. These include 120 diningoptionsf, some of which have been garnered such prestigious accolades as theMichelin Stars, and Broadway Food Street at Broadway Macau™ which is just alink bridge away from Galaxy Macau.
Blendingbusiness and leisure, GICC also provides guests easy access to The Grand ResortDeck, a unique rooftop "tropical beach" experience with the world's longestSkytop Aquatic Adventure Rapids and a 150-meter beach front Wave Pool withwhite sand beach. Leisure attractions extend to The Promenade Shops of 200international brands, a 3D Cineplex with state-of-art 4K laser experience, andaward-winning spas.
Stunningpoolside cabanas, pristine beaches on the Grand Resort Deck, a festive BroadwayFood Street featuring local Macau cuisine, the chic China Rouge and many morevenues create distinctive settings for teambuilding activities, networkingevents, gala dinners and a host of other events. All venues are withinconvenient walking distance to one another so that meeting organizers need notworry about the logistics of arranging transportation, and the variety ofvenues offer new experiences for delegates each day.
The Galaxy IntegratedResorts MICE Offer
Meeting organizerswho book an event at GICC or at any of the 8 luxury hotels at the resort precinctbefore December 31, 2020 can enjoy discounts off the master bill, refreshingwelcome drinks, complimentary coach transfer, suite upgrades, complimentary roomsand 15% off on dining for hotel guests of Galaxy Macau and Broadway Macau.
With just 25 roombookings, meeting organizers may choose from two of the following offers, andthose who book 401 rooms or more on peak may select 5 of these exclusivebenefits:
- 5% off the master bill
- Refreshing welcome drinks at China Rouge, Belon, JWMarriott Lounge or Nagomi Bar & Lounge
- Complimentary single-trip 38/45-seater coach transfer
- One complimentary upgrade to a suite for every 25 roomsbooked
- One complimentary room for every 25 rooms booked
- Galaxy Macau and Broadway Macau hotel guests will receivea 15% discount on dining
- More room bookings lead to greater benefits:
- Earn2 benefits for 25-100 rooms booked on one night
- Earn3 benefits for 101-200 rooms booked on one night
- Earn4 benefits for 201-400 rooms booked on one night
- Earn5 benefits for 401 or more rooms booked on one night
This resort-wide MICE offer is for events booked within this year andheld before December 31, 2021. A minimum stay of two consecutive nights with 25rooms per night is required with the purchase of one full-day standard meetingpackage or standard banquet dinner menu for all attendees.
Partner with our "EVENTSTUDIO" for creative events
The Galaxy Integrated Resorts precinct offersits own in-house team of event planners known as "EVENT STUDIO" to co-createcustomized events with organizers. Organizers now have access to a one-stop shopof experienced planners who are familiar with all of the venues across the integratedresorts.
The role of EVENT STUDIO is to go beyondconventional event planning by pushing the envelope to develop creativeconcepts that make events truly impactful. This innovative team will partnerwith meeting organizers every step of the way to assist with venue selection,conceptualizing themes, décor, entertainment and marketing coordination tocreate events that are bespoke and tailor-made for the needs of delegates.
Comprehensive"Health and Safety" measures
The primary focus at Galaxy Integrated Resorts is to ensure thecontinued health and safety of all guests. Recently, a "We Are Ready" campaign waslaunched to inform guests about enhanced health and safety measures at theresorts. The aim ofthis initiative is to protect the health and safety of visitors in three majorways: health screening; comprehensive disinfection measures and taking extraprecautions to protect every guest. The Galaxy IntegratedResorts continues to explore and introduce new technology to safeguardeach guest. The following is an overview of new measures in place:
- Temperaturescreening at all main entrances and exits at the resorts
- Macau Health Codesmust be presented upon entry
- UV light tosterilize hotel room key cards
- Nano-coatingtechnology for long-lasting, self-disinfection of surfaces
- The use ofhospital grade disinfections
- Galaxy IntegratedResorts is also the first and only resort in Macau to house its own laboratorycertified by the China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment(CNAS) for food safety
- Hotels guests willreceive complimentary hygiene kits with masks and sanitizers
- All team membersattend regular health and safety training programs
Learnmore at IT&CM China
From August 3 -- 5, 2020, buyers and exhibitors areinvited to engage with Galaxy Integrated Resorts online at the IT&CM Chinavirtual event to learn more about the opening of GICC and the entire resorts precinct.Buyers have an opportunity to arrange Pre-Scheduled Appointments (PSA) by"Perfect Match" during the 2nd week of July and by "Buyer/SellerRequest" from the 4th week of July until August 5. In addition toPSAs, buyers can also take part in exclusive "Walk-In" meetings with GalaxyIntegrated Resorts for a more in-depth discussion. For more information, pleasevisit: www.itcmchina.com; or to contact theGalaxy Integrated Resorts' sales team directly, please e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org or call: +853 8883 1628.
Galaxy International Convention Center
Creativelydesigned for bespoke meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions, GICC isthe latest addition to GEG's ever-expanding integrated resort precinct inMacau, which will set a new standard for Macau, while supporting the city'svision of becoming a "World Center of Tourism and Leisure". Offering 40,000m2 of MICE space, thevenue will feature advanced facilities and be equipped with immersivetechnology, state-of-the-art audio-visual and lighting, the latest communicationsystems, and flexible event space catering to multiple configurations andset-ups.
GICCwill offer a 10,000m2 pillar-less Exhibition Hall for trade shows;an Auditorium seating 650 guests for keynote sessions, ceremonies, performancesand product launches; a Banquet Hall seating 2,400 guests; a 4,000m2 Conference Hallconsisting of 3 partitionable spaces; a Ballroom catering for over 1,000guests; a diverse selection of dining options and Andaz Macau, a luxurylifestyle hotel with over 700 rooms and suites.
The 16,000-seat Galaxy Arena is set to become themost technologically advanced event and entertainment facility in Asia when itopens in the first half of 2021.
Galaxy Arena is the place where spectacular eventscome to life – from world concert tours to thrilling fight nights. Our arenaoffers center-stage, end-stage or boxing ring set-ups, all of which arecustomizable for your event. With unobstructed views and high-definitionbroadcasting enabled by advanced technical infrastructure, every guest willenjoy amazing 360° views and high quality surround sound. The arena alsofeatures 8 Hospitality Suites for guests to relax and network in luxuriouslyprivate surrounds.
Galaxy Arena’s impressive design, state-of-the-artaudio-visual, lighting and communication systems set the stage for events ofany kind. The new and immersive digital technology at Galaxy Arena is designedto boost engagement between fans and organizers.
Galaxy Arena is seamlessly integrated with theGalaxy International Convention Center and Galaxy Integrated Resorts.
Andaz Macau, a vibrant luxury lifestyle hotelrooted in local art and culture, will become the first Andaz hotel joiningGEG’s ever-expanding Galaxy Integrated Resorts precinct in Macau.
Andaz Macau will feature a dedicated check-inlounge catering to large MICE group, over 700 rooms and suites, an Andazlounge, a bar and restaurant, state-of-the-art fitness center and an indoorpool. Andaz Macau will be connected to the multiple award-winning integratedresort Galaxy Macau™, offering 1.1 million m2 of uniqueentertainment, shopping with over 200 world renowned luxury brands and leisureattractions.
The addition of the Andaz brand will solidifyGalaxy Integrated Resorts precinct’s position as Macau’s leading integratedresorts offering the largest collection of luxury hotels – including StarWorldHotel, Banyan Tree Macau, Galaxy Hotel™, Hotel Okura Macau, JW Marriott HotelMacau, The Ritz-Carlton Macau, Broadway Hotel.
Andaz Macau will bring the distinctive Andaz styleto Macau, immersing business and leisure guests in a stimulating environmentinspired by the city’s colorful heritage that is a blend of Chinese andPortuguese cultures. This will include the vibrant interior design, localtastes and aromas with a twist and experiences that will satiate the curiosityof inquisitive guests.
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