MACAU, December 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Melco Resorts & Entertainment, the leading global developer, owner and operator of integrated resort facilities, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Marriott International to bring the W Hotels Worldwide brand to Studio City Phase 2, the exciting leisure and entertainment destination. The new cinematic themed in Macau.
Scheduled to open with Studio City Phase 2 in December 2022, W Macau – Studio City is set to become a distinctive addition in a global entertainment destination through its unexpected detail-driven design, signature whatever/wherever service and innovative programming.
Located in the heart of Cotai, W Macau – Studio City will serve as the bustling hub of Studio City Phase 2. The development of W Macau – Studio City will complement Studio City’s other hospitality offerings which include one of the largest indoor and outdoor water parks in Asia, a six-screen cineplex , accommodation packages, and state-of-the-art conference space.
W Macau – Studio City is expected to feature 557 rooms, including 127 suites and amenities, a spa, a fitness center, and an indoor pool. The hotel is set to amplify Macau’s social scene with high-energy public spaces and culinary experiences. The living room (the W’s signature on the hotel lobby) and WOOBAR will be the social hub for guests to network, while the two-seater dining room will offer a rich menu of international cuisine with an Asian twist and a specialty restaurant featuring the finest Chinese and Portuguese dishes. Guests can look forward to the W Sound Suite, the brand’s signature with the on-site recording studio. The new hotel will offer a total area of 1,100 square meters for events and meetings.
David Siske, Chief Operating Officer – Macau Resorts at Melco Resorts & Entertainment, He said, “Melco is delighted to welcome W Hotels to Studio City and Macau. W Hotels is without a doubt one of the world’s most famous luxury lifestyle brands that will elevate Studio City’s hospitality offering to a new level. Together we look forward to introducing new experiences to our guests and enhancing Macau’s offering. as a world-class entertainment destination.
“Macau’s highly charged energy and unique identity as a leisure center, combined with its blend of Eastern and Western culture, make it a natural fit for W Hotels,” he said, Henry Lee, President of Greater China, Marriott International. “In line with Marriott International’s ‘brand + destination’ development strategy, we are pleased to partner with Melco Resorts & Entertainment to introduce W Macau – Studio City and bring the brand’s luxury lifestyle to Macau.”
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About Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited
The company, through its US depository stock listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market (NASDAQ: MLCO), is a developer, owner and operator of integrated resort facilities in Asia and Europe. The company currently operates Altira Macau (www.altiramacau.com), an integrated resort located in Taipa and Macau, and the City of Dreams (www.cityofdreamsmacau.com), an integrated resort located in Cotai, Macau. Its business also includes Mocha Clubs (www.mochaclubs.com), which is Macau’s largest non-casino based electronic arcade machine operation. The company also owns and operates Studio City (www.studiocity-macau.com), an integrated cinema-themed resort in Cotai, Macau. In the Philippines, a Filipino subsidiary of the company currently operates and manages City of Dreams Manila (www.cityofdreamsmanila.com), an integrated resort in the Entertainment City complex in Manila. In Europe, the company is currently developing the Mediterranean City of Dreams (www.cityofdreamsmed.com.cy) in the Republic of Cyprus, which is expected to be the largest integrated resort in Europe. The Company currently operates a temporary casino, the first licensed casino in the Republic of Cyprus, which is licensed to operate four satellite casinos (“Casino Cyprus”). Upon the opening of City of Dreams Mediterranean, the company will continue to operate the satellite casinos while the temporary casino will be discontinued. For more information about the company, please visit www.melco-resorts.com.
The company is strongly supported by the largest single shareholder, Melco International Development Limited, a company listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Limited and owned and operated by Mr. Lawrence Hu, who is the Chairman, CEO and Chief Executive Officer of the company.
About Marriott International
Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, it has a portfolio of approximately 7,900 properties under 30 leading brands spanning 138 countries and territories. Marriott operates, franchises and licenses vacation ownership resorts worldwide. The company offers the award-winning Marriott Bonvoy® travel program. For more information, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com. Plus, connect with us on Facebook and MarriottIntl on Twitter and Instagram.
About W Hotels Worldwide
Born out of the bold style and 24/7 culture of New York City, W Hotels has disrupted and redefined the world of hospitality for more than two decades. Making its way around the world, with nearly 60 hotels, W defies expectations and breaks traditional luxury standards wherever the iconic W brand goes. With a mission to ignite guests’ lust for life, W ignites an obsessive desire to absorb, live, and repeat. The brand’s provocative design, iconic whatever/when service and bustling living rooms create an experience that is often copied but never matched. Innovative, inspiring and infectious, the brand’s highly charged energy celebrates guests’ endless appetite to discover the new/next in each destination, to see more, feel more, stay longer, and stay later. For more information on W Hotels, visit whotels.com/theangle or follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. W Hotels Worldwide is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy®, the global travel program from Marriott International. The program offers members an extraordinary selection of global brands, exclusive Marriott Bonvoy Moments experiences and unparalleled benefits including complimentary nights and elite status recognition. To register for free or for more information about the program, visit Marriottbonvoy.com.
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