Niccolo by Marco Polo announces the opening of Niccolo Chengdu, a new urban luxury hotel and the first ever Ultratravel Collection property in China, on 15 April 2015.
Niccolo hotels are a new collection of contemporary urban luxury hotels. The first to carry the Niccolo name, Niccolo Chengdu, will offer 230 guestrooms and suites. Scheduled to open in stages from 28 March, simulations will commence initially followed in early April with trial stays.
“The opening of Niccolo Chengdu will be an exhilarating event as it is the first of the Niccolo brand,” said Mr. Andrew Abram, General Manager. “To have an exceptional team looking after each of our guests in a truly luxurious setting in the centre of the city is a unique concept that everyone should experience. We look forward to welcoming you to Niccolo Chengdu soon.”
JW Marriott and the Ritz-Carlton hotels to open in Macau
With both the JW Marriott Hotel Macau and The Ritz-Carlton, Macau set to open on May 27, on Tuesday Marriott International, Inc. announced the official launch of bookings on www.jwmarriottmacau.com and www.ritzcarlton.com/macau. Set within Galaxy Macau, guests have the option of choosing wither Asia’s largest JW Marriott – JW Marriott Hotel Macau, or at The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, the brand’s first All-Suite hotel.
“The opening of these two new hotels at the Galaxy Macau integrated resort will redefine the standard of luxury in Macau,” said Rauf Malik, Vice President of Operations at JW Marriott Hotel Macau and The Ritz-Carlton, Macau. “Through this carefully crafted range of opening offers, we will give our first guests a holistic taste of the truly exceptional experiences that these hotels will provide. Our guests can choose to indulge in the simple elegance of the JW Marriott Hotel Macau or immerse themselves in the legendary experience that defines The Ritz-Carlton, Macau.”
Sands China selects winner of sports uniform design competition
Sands China and the Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Center (CPTTM) came together recently to hold the Sands China Sports Uniform Design Competition in support of both Macau’s fashion industry and to promote the cultural and creative industries in the city. The competition lasted for two months and after judging and deliberation, the award winners were announced at a prize presentation ceremony Tuesday at The Venetian Macao.
Wong Chi Leong, a local fashion designer took the top prize among the entries received from local fashion designers and fashion design students at CPTTM. Based on four criteria – creativity and originality; practicality and wearability; compatibility with Sands China’s corporate image; and overall aesthetic appeal – the competition saw Wong earn the grand prize of MOP 10,000 and a certificate, while five merit award winners each received MOP 2,000 and a certificate.