MGM Grand Macau, Macau
MGM Grand Macau Hotel with its unusual and attractive facade is a five-star Luxury class hotel & casino where the cultural values of East and West harmoniously intertwined with nowadays modern high-tech. It's located on the southern coast of China, in the heart of Macau and officially opened on 18 December 2007. Under a sub concession approved by the Macau government, the project is owned and operated as a 50-50 joint venture between MGM Resorts International and Ms. Pansy Ho Catalina Chiu-king, daughter of Macau magnate Stanley Ho. Ho is sometimes nicknamed "The King of Gambling", reflecting the government-granted monopoly he held of the Macau gambling industry for 40 years (recently the monopoly was broken).
The 600-room, 35-storey hotel tower rises 154 meters into the sky, and the shimmering wave glass façade of the building reflects the hues of the South China Sea. The MGM Grand features the casino floor that accounts for 20.620 square meters with table games and slot machines. It has a convention space of 1.452 square meters, including The Grand Ballroom of 807 square meters' for business meetings, social events and weddings; and Six Senses Spa to have a space of 2.720 square meters that includes 12 treatment areas.
By Lilit Khalatyan, www.building.am