Sands China Ltd on Thursday announced the grand opening of Sands Cotai Central phase II in Macau with the Sheraton Macau Hotel, the largest Starwood property in the world. Visionary tycoon Sheldon G. Adelson, chairman Las Vegas Sands Corporation and Sands China Ltd, speaking at the opening ceremony said the idea of creating the Asian Las Vegas, "came to him in a dream." And hence the - launch of the largest Sheraton in the world (3,896 rooms) expansion in Macau was imminent.
Consisting of two towers overlooking the Macao Cotai Strip, the new hotel is also home to the world’s largest Sheraton Club Lounge, a main ballroom the size of more than 11 basketball courts, more than 14,800m² of meeting space, three restaurants and three outdoor pools with poolside cafes.
The opening coincides with the 75th anniversary of the Sheraton brand.
“The opening of Sheraton Macao Hotel Cotai Central represents an historic milestone for Starwood, for Sheraton, and for the hospitality industry as a whole,” said Frits van Paasschen, Starwood’s President & CEO.
“Boasting unparalleled brand recognition and a rich legacy in Asia Pacific, Sheraton is the ideal fit for this spectacular new hotel in Macau, as the brand continues to lead Starwood’s growth in the region.”