Monday, August 08, 2022


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FashionTV targets Asia in 2020


FashionTV Gaming Group, an offshoot of the global fashion media giant, is planning a major push into Asia in 2020, seeking to introduce its B2B franchise model and bespoke gaming lounges. 

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IPI opens beachfront villas, completing first major milestone


Imperial Pacific International has opened the doors to its new VIP beachfront villas, completing the ‘first milestone’ of Phase 1, Marianas Variet

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High-end restaurants add star quality to Macau’s IRs


Nineteen. That’s how many Michelin-star restaurants Macau has racked up to date, firmly establishing the former Portuguese colony as a gastronomic powerhouse on the world’s culinary stage. 

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Sihanoukville opens its first luxury mall


The Cambodian coastal town of Sihanoukville, home to a number of integrated resort developments, has opened its first shopping mall on Monday. Back

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South Shore reports widened loss in six months to Sept 30


South Shore Holdings Limited, operator of Macao luxury hotel The 13, reported a 15 percent widened loss for the six months ended Sept 30, despite a ri

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Andaz hotel to open as part of Galaxy Macau expansion


Galaxy Macau’s planned Cotai expansion will see the addition of the Andaz Macau hotel, due to open in the first half of 2021.  The hotel will be

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Hotel boom leads to new casino plans in Nepal


Nepal is expecting further expansion of its casino industry as five-star hotels spring up across the country ahead of a major tourism initiative next year. 

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Indochina's winners and losers


Over the past 20 years, parts of Indochina have become a hotbed for casino gaming. Yet while this corner of Southeast Asia can be a challenging environment and not a guaranteed license to print money, certain casino operators have struck gold there. Arguably...

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Morpheus wins Prix Versailles architecture and design award


Melco Resorts & Entertainment’s new Morpheus hotel has become the first in Macau to win a Prix Versailles regional award for design and architecture.

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SkyCity’s Queenstown problem unresolved despite land purchase


SKYCITY Ltd has now obtained permission to buy land in Queenstown for a new luxury hotel complex, but is still battling with regulatory issues with it

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Solaire Sky Tower recognized as most luxurious


Solaire Resort and Casino’s Sky Tower has been named as one of 58 most luxurious hotels in the world by Forbes Travel Guide 2018. This is now the

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Melco recognized in Forbes Travel Guide 2018


Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd has been recognized in the “Forbes Travel Guide 2018 World’s Most Luxurious Hotels” and “Forbes Travel G

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China’s affluent aren't using WeChat for luxury: Survey


Luxury brands would be better off not using WeChat when reaching China’s most affluent consumers, according to the survey from Fortune, a Chinese me

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Alliance Global head plans to bring Ritz Carlton to PH


The owners of Resorts World Manila is planning to introduce the country’s first Ritz Carlton Hotel by redeveloping its Maxims Hotel, local media rep

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Tigre de Cristal certified China-friendly; gambling tax to double


The DOMINO trading zone in the Primorye-based Tigre de Cristal entertainment complex has been certified "China Friendly" under the Russian federal pro

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Anti-corruption activity threatens premium spend


Increased anti-corruption activity in China over 17Q2 may pose a risk to premium spend, says Bernstein analysts. The brokerage, in its latest note tit

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Las Vegas Sands mulls sale of 49 percent stake in retail mall


Las Vegas Sands subsidiary Marina Bay Sands is looking to sell 49 percent of its stake in luxury mall, the Shoppes  for US$3 billion to US$3.5 billio

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Golden Rolls-Royce to join The 13 Hotel collection


Luxury hotel operator The 13 Holdings Ltd has commissioned two gold infused Rolls-Royce vehicles to become part of its collection of Rolls-Royce Phant

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Genting bets on China luxury cruise market


The Genting Group is making strides in China’s luxury cruise business, but it's a market that hasn’t proven itself yet, says Genting’s chairman.

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