Las Vegas Sands Corp. solidified its presence in Macao with a Thursday celebration marking the completion of its Londoner venture and the redesign of its Sands Cotai Central resort.
The occasion, themed “The Journey Begins,” additionally commemorated the beginning of a brand new 10-year gaming concession for Sands subsidiary Sands China Ltd. The corporate mentioned it has “reaffirmed its dedication to Macao, its folks and its economic system, pledging to take a position $3.7 billion (U.S.) within the metropolis over the subsequent decade.”
The Londoner celebration included an look by British soccer icon David Beckham, a Sands ambassador, and performances by Chinese language piano virtuoso Lang Lang, Hong Kong singer-songwriter G.E.M., Chinese language musical theater artist, vocalist and actor Ayanga and a efficiency by British jazz vocalist Jamie Cullum.
The completion of the $4 billion Londoner venture marked the fruits of late Chairman Sheldon Adelson’s imaginative and prescient of the Cotai Strip as one of many world’s prime leisure locations.
Sands, the market chief in Macao, has resorts celebrating Venice, Paris and London, with the Londoner housing 6,000 rooms and suites and 1.2 million sq. toes of retail, leisure, eating and conferences and conference area.
It additionally celebrates London with replicas of the Palace of Westminster and Homes of Parliament, Large Ben, altering of the guard re-creations impressed by ceremonies at Buckingham Palace, a porte cochere impressed by the structure at Victoria Station, a 10-story Crystal Palace atrium and a full-scale copy of the famed Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain with its Anteros statue in London’s Piccadilly Circus.
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