Sands Resorts Macao Hosts ‘The Legends’ Sales Excellence Appreciation Awards Gala Dinner

Leisure, airline, travel trade and MICE partners honoured
for outstanding contribution to successful 2018

(Macao, Feb. 26, 2019) – Sands Resorts Macao has recognised 21 of its high achieving leisure, convention and exhibition, airline and travel trade partners and online travel agents at a sales appreciation gala dinner hosted on Feb. 21 at The Parisian Macao, after the integrated resorts enjoyed another exceptional year.

‘The Legends Awards’ annual event honours outstanding contributions made during 2018 by trade partners to the success of The Venetian Macao®; The Parisian Macao; Four Seasons Hotel Macao; The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central; Conrad Macao, Cotai Central; Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, Cotai Central; and Holiday Inn Macao Cotai Central.

The awards represent the loyalty and success of Sands Resorts Macao’s business partners, with the symbol of the archer an expression of the values that create sales excellence: perseverance, strength, courage and agility. This year the event was further enhanced with the theme ‘Strive for the Future’ – encouraging partners to have the vision and ambition to look forward to new opportunities and partnerships with Sands Resorts Macao.


The evening saw 21 awards presented to high achievers for their outstanding contribution over the past 12 months, including two new awards that recognise exceptional sales performance relating to Sands Resorts’ offerings, including food and beverage, entertainment ticket sale, leisure attractions and more.


Over 240 guests attended the gala dinner and enjoyed a glamorous evening at The Parisian Ballroom. Speaking at the event, Stephanie Tanpure, Vice President of Sales, Sands China Ltd., expressed her sincere thanks to all Sands Resorts Macao trade partners and recognised their support and contribution to a year which exceeded expectations on every level.


“2018 was an outstanding year for us and saw the introduction of refurbished Premio suites at The Venetian Macao and new Champagne Suites at The Parisian Macao, along with a series of roadshow events and product seminars visiting more than 15 cities, the opening of our elegant new French garden Le Jardin, as well as several new restaurants including Chiado and Crystal Jade across our integrated resort.”


“Another exciting new development will be the transformation of Sands Cotai Central into

The Londoner Macao, which will feature dynamic new attractions including some of London’s most recognisable landmarks. With all these new offerings, we are looking forward to strengthening our collaboration with every one of you in the year to come.”


The highlighted awards below were presented by Sands Resorts Macao to trade partners for their outstanding performances:

 

  • Trade Partner of the Year – MICE:
    • China Travel Service Gongbei Port Guangdong Co. Ltd.
    • Melchers Travel Co., Ltd.
  • Trade Partner of the Year - Leisure Market:
    • China International Travel Service Limited, Head Office
  • Trade Partner of the Year – Online Marketing:
    • Booking.com B.V.

Awards were also presented by The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central and Sheraton Grand Hotel Macao, Cotai Central:

  • Trade Partner of the Year - Online Market:
    • Booking.com B.V.
  • Trade Partner of the Year - Leisure Market:
    • Guangzhou Sheng Sheng Travel Service Co., Ltd.
    • GZL International Travel Service Ltd.

Guests attending the event enjoyed a menu specially prepared by chefs from five Sands Resorts Macao signature restaurants including the new Chiado by Portuguese celebrity chef Henrique Sá Pessoa, Michelin-starred restaurants The Golden Peacock and Zi Yat Heen, Black Pearl-awarded, French influenced Chinese restaurant La Chine, and The St. Regis Macao’s The Manor.

Entertainment on the night kicked off with an award-winning, action-packed drum and dance performance that represented Sands Resorts Macao’s commitment to overcoming challenges to ensure a successful future. The main performance was an video projection dance presented by SIRO-A from Japan, the ‘Gold Buzzer’ winning group of America’s Got Talent Season 10, before an energetic dance spectacular by Sands Resorts Macao in-house talent wrapped up the entertainment.


Sands Resorts Macao offers over 13,000 rooms and suites across seven world-class hotels, including 150 international restaurants, more than 850 duty free shops, luxurious spa facilities and regular concerts and live performances at four theatres and the 15,000-seat Cotai Arena.

                                                                    Executives Toasting

Photo caption: Executives toast the winners of the Sands Resorts Macao The Legends Awards 2019 at The Parisian Macao’s Parisian Ballroom.
                                        Award presentation 1 Trade Partnerofthe Year MICE                          Award presentation 2 Trade Partnerofthe Year MICE
                           
                                        Award presentation4 Trade Partnerofthe Year Leisure                          Award presentation 3 Trade Partnerofthe Year Online Market
 

Photo caption: Twenty-one awards, including to four ‘Trade Partners of the Year’, were presented for outstanding contribution over the past 12 months by Sands Resorts Macao.

                                                                  SiroA

Photo caption: Entertainment at the Sands Resorts Macao Sales Appreciation Awards 2019 included a drum and dance performance, SIRO-A, the ‘Gold Buzzer’ winning group of America’s Got Talent Season 10, and a dance spectacular by Sands Resorts Macao in-house talent.


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Winners of Sands Resorts Macao ‘The Legends Awards 2019’

Sector

Award Category

 2019 Winner

Awards presented by Sands Resorts Macao

Leisure

Trade Partner of the Year – Leisure Market

China International Travel Service Limited, Head Office

Leisure

Top Sales Performer of the Year – Mainland China Region

GZL International Travel Service Ltd.

Leisure

Top Sales Performer of the Year – Rest of the World

Juventude International Travel Limited

Leisure

Top Sales Performer of the Year – Leisure Group Sales (Mainland China Region)

Zhuhai Easy Travel International Travel Service Co., Ltd.

Leisure

Top Sales Performer of the Year – Leisure Group Sales (Rest of the World)

Japan Operator Alliance Ltd.

Leisure

Top Sales Performer of the Year – Integrated Resort Products (Mainland China Region)

China International Travel Service (Macao) Limited

Leisure

Top Sales Performer of the Year – Integrated Resort Products (Rest of the World)

Online Beng Seng Company Limited

Leisure

Outstanding Sales Achievement Award – Mainland China Region

Shenzhen JL-Tour International Travel Service Co., Ltd.

Leisure

Outstanding Sales Achievement Award – Rest of the World

Online Beng Seng Company Limited

Leisure

Outstanding New Market Business Development of the Year – Leisure Market (Mainland China Region)

Guangzhou Sheng Sheng Travel Service Co., Ltd.

Marketing

Most Innovative Online Advertising Campaign

Comfort Travel Service Co., Ltd.

Marketing

Most Innovative Offline Advertising Campaign

Japan Operator Alliance Ltd

Hankyu Travel International Co., Ltd.

Marketing

Most Effective Marketing Campaign

GZL International Travel Service Ltd.

Online Travel Agency

Trade Partner of the Year – Online Market

Booking.com B.V.

MICE

Trade Partner of the Year – MICE

Melchers Travel Co., Ltd.

China Travel Service Gongbei Port Guangdong Co. Ltd.

Awards presented by Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, Cotai Central and The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central

Leisure

Outstanding Sales Achievement Awards – Mainland China Region

Zhuhai Yang Yang International Travel Service Co., Ltd.

Leisure

Sales Achievement Awards – Rest of the World

Lion Travel Service Co., Ltd.

Online Travel Agency

Trade Partner of the Year – Online Market

Booking.com B.V.

Leisure

Trade Partner of the Year – Leisure Market

Guangzhou Sheng Sheng Travel Service Co., Ltd.

GZL International Travel Service Ltd.


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About Sands Resorts Macao – Sands China’s Integrated Resort City

Sands China Ltd. is the leading developer, owner and operator of integrated resorts in Macao. The fittingly named Sands Resorts Macao, situated on reclaimed land between the islands of Coloane and Taipa, is the one destination that provides a stunning array of experiences at the heart of Cotai. Sands Resorts Macao has transformed a day-trip market into an integrated resort city and international hub for business and leisure travellers.


Pulsating with life, both night and day, Sands Resorts Macao features an expansive offering of affordable luxury available nowhere else in Macao. With the opening of The Parisian Macao, it now boasts approximately 13,000 hotel rooms and suites, international superstar live entertainment, duty free shopping with more than 850 retailers offering a huge array of name brands, meeting and exhibition space for Asia’s leading conferences and exhibitions, transportation offerings and well over 150 dining options, including Michelin-starred restaurants, bars and lounges. Sands Resorts Macao is a must-go destination providing every guest with an unforgettable experience and unparalleled excitement.

Comprised of The Venetian® Macao; The Plaza™ Macao, featuring the Four Seasons Hotel Macao; and Sands® Cotai Central, including the world’s largest Conrad, Sheraton, and St. Regis hotels as well as the Holiday Inn, Sands Resorts Macao is where Asia’s ultimate destination is within reach. And now the crowning achievement of Sheldon G. Adelson’s vision of the Cotai Strip – The Parisian Macao. For more information, please visit ParisianMacao.com.


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