Archive for March, 2011

Wynn Casinos Double Profits

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Wynn Macau Casinos Double ProfitsOne of the newest gambling hot spots, Macau, is continuing to rise in both popularity and profits. Located close to Hong Kong, the special administrative region of China, is the home for a growing number of Las Vegas based casinos. Wynn Macau is just one of the Las Vegas hotel and resort mega casino’s to set up shop in the city.

The Wynn Corporation currently has two different Macau locations. Since the opening of their second location, the casino has doubled its yearly profits. The numbers that have been reported show the profits increasing from 2.07 billion dollars up to a 4.42 billion dollars when measured in the Hong Kong currency.

The profit for the last year was over five hundred million dollars in US currency. Encore Macau is the name of Steve Wynn’s newest casino, and opened in April of 2010. Not even open for a full year, the additional casino was the main catalyst for the increased profit margin.

Four Seasons Hotel, Cotai Strip

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

macau hotels four seasonsMacau is an island located close to Hong Kong and off of the coast of China. It has become popular because of the allowance of gambling, and is considered a need to see travel destination for the whole of asia. It is jam packed with luxury hotels and casinos to choose from, one of the best being the Four Season Hotel,Cotai Strip.

This 19 story hotel features 360 luxuriously decorated rooms with 84 of those rooms being considered suites. The hotel also features a high quality spa a well as a large fitness area as well as five different outdoor pools.

The spa not only features different relaxation treatments but also boasts a yoga and Pilates studio. Spa treatments include massages, body wraps, facials and a variety of hand and foot treatments. The focus of all Four Season Hotels has been excellence and intimacy. The Four Seasons Macau is no different.

Hotel Lisoba

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

best airlinesMacau has become one of the premier destinations in Asia over the past ten years. The Hotel Lisboa is a high quality luxury hotel located only 15 minutes from the Macau International Airport, a mere 5 minutes from the ferry terminal and is in the central business district.

Hotels in Macau

All of the rooms within the hotel are high in luxury featuring a combination of traditional Asian decorating with a modern feel. The hotel facilities include both a salon as well as a spa for relaxation during vacation. In addition the hotel offers what they call a shopping arcade which includes the sale of clothing watches and jewelry. One of the highlights of the Hotel Lisboa is their fine dining.

Macau Hotel Lisoba

Two of their restaurants, L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon and Robuchon a Galera, have recently been featured in the top three restaurants in the “Miele Guide to Asia’s Top 20 Restaurants.”

Hong Kong Macau Tour

Friday, March 18th, 2011

hong kongWhile the world of gambling seemed to start in Las Vegas, it has since been established and gained popularity elsewhere as well. Macau is widely considered the Vegas of the Asian continent and offers a exciting array of attractions and tours.

For many people located in or around China the one day tours of the gambling capital are a popular choice. It is a close ferry ride from Hong Kong and while there are hotels available on the island many tours offer same day transfers to and from the location. There is plenty more to see than just the wide array of casinos, as the once Portuguese island carefully maintains its historical buildings and sites.

The one day Hong Kong Macau tour offers 10 hours of sightseeing including the Na Tcha Temple, the Old City Walls, the Museum, and the famous Macau Tower. The tours also stop by the Casino hot spots.

 

Casino Review – Landmark Hotel and Pharaoh’s Palace

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

macau casinoThe island of Macau has taken control of the hottest gambling spot in the world beating out Las Vegas in gambling profits. The once Portuguese country is not considered a special administrative region of China. The island has been expanded and now features a variety of high end hotels and casinos.

The Landmark Hotel and Pharaoh’s Palace casino is a great choice for both gambling and an overnight stay. The luxury hotel and casino was constructed in 2003 and is located a quick 10 minute walk from the ferry port. The hotel is 22 stories and features over 450 rooms and suites. The Pharaoh’s Palace Casino has become one of the most popular casinos in the area.

The casino has 383 slots and 19 different table games. The design of the hotel and casino differs from room to room. With some rooms sporting the styles of a French villa others are designed to look like a tropical rainforest. The casino is outfitted with an Egyptian feel full of hieroglyphics and a replica of the monument of King Tut.

 

Macau Tours Macau, Hong Kong, Pearl River Delta

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

tours of macauTake an amazing 7 day Macau tour through Hong Kong and the cities of the Pearl River Delta. This Chinese holiday takes you through the Pear River estuary which has quickly become the most developed economy and center of manufacturing. Travel through some fantastic locations with this tour through Guangzhou, Foshan, Zhongshan, Shunder, C Shenzhen and Macau.

This tour is an amazing experience of cultures, attractions and sight seeing. Once you get to Macau you can stay in any of the fabulous hotels that beautiful Macau has to offer. This 7 day tour is terrific for those that like to gamble, but don’t want to be in the Casino all day.

You can find tours like these for under $400 and that includes hotel, food and a English speaking guide.  Package Macau Tours do not normally include airfare or personal expenses, but are still a highly economical way to travel while covering some of the best sites and casinos that Macau and Hong Kong have to offer.

Macau Tours, Hong Kong

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Macau has become a popular destination for people all over the world. It is especially popular for those across the Asian continent.

Tours

There are a variety of tours and adventure excursions that are available for day trips as well as overnights.

Hong Kong

Oriental Travel offers a Macau excursion that departs from Hong Kong island and lasts the entire day. The 10 hour tour can also be extended to an overnight excursion if one wishes. This tour includes learning about this historical city and stopping at some of the highlighted tourist spots.

Macau Tower

Some of the spots visited include the Na Tacha Temple, The Old City Walls, Mount Fortress, The Temple of A-Ma and the Macau Tower. A stop is also made along the casino strip and allows visitors time to gamble and see the sights. Everyone travels in an air conditioned coach and the tour is conducted along with a guide.

The Island of Macau, Oriental Travel Company

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

The island of Macau, a part of the People’s Republic of China, has become a popular destination for those in China and abroad.

Macau

For those already staying in Macau there are many tours that originate on the island. These are great for overnight guests who wish to learn more about the history of the island and see the sights.

Tours

The Oriental Travel company offers a deluxe Macau tour that takes off from a number of different hotels on the Macau Peninsula, Taipa Island and Coloane Island. The tour is estimated to last about seven hours and is conducted by a tour guide on a air conditioned bus.

Tour Itinerary

The tour itinerary is extensive and includes all of the major sites to be seen on the island of Macau. Some of these sights include the Old City Walls, The Ruins of St. Paul, The Border Gate, Holy House of Mercy, Lotus Statue, Kum Ium Statue, and the best cookie shops.