Melco Resorts & Entertainment has been awarded Gaming Operator of the Year, Australia & Asia at the International Gaming Awards (IGA) 2018.
Melco is the developer, owner and operator of integrated casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities, whose business operations include City of Dreams Macau, Studio City, City of Dreams Manila, Altira Macau and Mocha Clubs.
Ms. Akiko Takahashi, executive vice president, chief officer of human resources and corporate social responsibility, Melco, accepted the prestigious award on behalf of the company at the 11th IGA held in London, United Kingdom.
Among hundreds of casino resorts and gaming operators worldwide, Melco was shortlisted for and awarded the grand prize of Gaming Operator of the Year, Australia & Asia, dedicated to the recognition of the gaming operator with a consistent and decisive market domination within the region.
Melco properties garnered the judging panel accolade for achievements in bringing vision, originality and vitality to the gaming sector, each of which are closely aligned with the company’s mission to deliver one-of-a-kind, world-class integrated resort concepts to international gamers and tourists. Pioneering concepts brought to Asia by Melco include The House of Dancing Water, the world’s largest water-based show located at City of Dreams, Macau; and the iconic “Golden Reel” gondola ride at Studio City, which stands as the world’s highest figure of eight Ferris wheel and many more.
Mr. Lawrence Ho, chairman and chief executive officer of Melco Resorts & Entertainment, said, “The esteemed award from the IGA is a testament to Melco’s tireless efforts to deliver unrivalled and innovative gaming resort services. The award is especially significant to us for its close alignment to Melco’s mission: To shape the future of gaming and entertainment in Asia and beyond. I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to the IGA 2018, as Melco looks forward to the opening of Morpheus, at our flagship integrated resort City of Dreams, this year to further elevate gaming and entertainment industry standards and better serve our valued clientele.”
The IGA is a prominent and highly-regarded event supported by well-renowned industry insiders and gaming clients to recognize excellence across a breadth of categories in the gaming industry.
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