Macao opens resort complex to cater diversified tourists

MACAO, May 27 (Xinhua) — Hong Kong based corporation Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) rolled out Macao’s major resort complex since 2012 here Wednesday, providing travelers with diversified leisure and entertainment choices.

The resorts will help pull in more tourists by significant diversify relaxation offers catering to various desire, including Macao’s largest “wonderland” for kids, a 575-meter long skytop adventure river ride, and a 3,000-seat theater to host live shows, bands, street entertainers.

The 100,000 square meters shopping arcade “Promenade”, features over 200 shops from luxury flagship stores to high-street lifestyle brands including many brands’ debut in Macao, which boost the retail scene of the city.

As for gluttons, there are over 120 restaurants providing comprehensive range of food and beverage treats from gourmets by Michelin-starred chef to traditional snacks which host local small and medium restaurant businesses

There are six major hotels boasting 4,000 rooms and suites, venues for exhibitions and conventions capable of accommodating 3, 000 persons, which are the ideal destination for business visitors.

The brandnew resort complex Galaxy Macao Phase 2 and Broadway Macao marks the corporation’s new try to go beyond gaming business, also underlines its commitment to helping the city fulfill the potential as a “World Center of Tourism and Leisure,” to nurture local talent and to promote local culture, said Lui Che Woo, Chairman of K. Wah Group, owner of Galaxy Entertainment Group in the press conference.

Despite the recent reduction of tourists arrivals and spending as well as the slowdown in gaming revenue, Galaxy Macau Director of Operations Richard Longhurst said he still confident with the new expansion saying the launch of new projects would be a ” catalyst” for growth, adding that the company is planning to invest 10 billion yuan to build sports resort in Hengqin area.

Vice-chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference National Committee Edmund Ho Hau Wah, Chief executive of Macao Special Administrative Region(SAR) Chui Sai On, director of the Liaison Office of the Chinese central government in Macao SAR Li Gang attended the launching ceremony.

Rich white liberal outsiders trying to keep BC First Nations bands poor

Ezra Levant of reports that 28 different BC Indian bands have signed on to a new liquified natural gas project. This should bring them the kind of prosperity that Alberta First Nations bands have enjoyed thanks to the oil sands.

But rich foreign groups like the Rockefeller Brothers Fund are trying to prevent that from happening, by hiring First Nations activists to act as spokespeople.