Corporate Bits | The Venetian Macao welcomes Chinese New Year with “Seasons of Prosperity”

Seasons of Prosperity PosterIt’s a tradition at The Venetian Macao to celebrate Chinese New Year with a series of activities, and 2015 will mark the eighth year of these festivities. This year there will be a series of goings-on at the expansive outdoor area of The Venetian Macao from Feb. 6 to March 1, 2015 to usher in the Year of the Goat. “Seasons of Prosperity” will feature an eclectic mix of traditional Chinese and contemporary events which will make for a truly unforgettable Chinese New Year experience.
Hosted by The Venetian Macao, the admission-free “Seasons of Prosperity” is supported by the Macau Government Tourist Office and offers a mix of entertainment and fun that every family can enjoy. The outdoor area will be home to a host of spectacular festivities, including 18 hand-decorated goat sculptures, a Chinese New Year-themed mini model exhibition that will showcase traditional Chinese New Year activities, fabulous 3-D illusion paintings that offer a great opportunity for visitors to take photographs of themselves interacting with the paintings, a 3D light and sound spectacular, a drum show, an interactive magic act and a gigantic 30-foot-high peach blossom tree.

IMG_4375show media launches destination translation system for macau taxi passengers

Show Media, a global provider of interactive digital taxi advertising platforms, has announced the successful introduction of a new, integrated digital destination translation system in Macau to help visitors more easily reach their destinations. Passengers in Show Media equipped taxis are now able to tell taxi drivers where to go at the click of a button. The new Show Media Destination Translation system is available in nearly half of the entire taxi fleet of Macau, with new units being installed everyday.
Show Media’s digital interactive taxi network entertains taxi passengers with fresh interactive content about things to do and see in Macau.
Mitchell Presnick, Director of Show Media, said, “We’re pleased to be able to provide this cutting-edge technology for Macau to help ensure a great first impression for the tens of millions of annual visitors to this world-leading entertainment market, and to make life easier for Macau’s hard-working taxi drivers.”
Passengers in Show Media-equipped taxis simply press the “Directions” button at the start of their journey to choose from a list of popular destinations including hotels, tourist sites and points of entry, which are verbally communicated in Cantonese to the taxi driver through the Show Media system.

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