The world’s largest Sheraton Hotel opens in Macau
With 3,896 guest rooms spread across two high-rise towers and 4.5 times the number of lights bulbs than the Eiffel Tower, the Sheraton on Macau’s Cotai strip is officially Startwood’s largest hotel in the world. The hotel has Sheraton’s largest club, the Sheraton Club, with over 12,000 sq. feet of space along with more than 160,000 square feet of meeting space, three signature restaurants, and three outdoor pools with poolside cafes. Just by the sound of it, the hotel looks humungous. “The opening of Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central represents an historic milestone for Starwood, for Sheraton, and for the hospitality industry as a whole,” said Frits van Paasschen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
With over 13 million tourists visiting Macau in just the first half of 2012, it is definitely the hot spot of activities and the only place in China where casinos are legal. This means you will find high rollers, business personal, and tourists all flocking to this Asian haven. The hotel aims at providing absolute in luxury for its patrons and includes Palms Lounge, the brand’s signature Link@Sheraton communications hub in the lobby, the luxurious Sala Pool on level four, Shine Spa and Sheraton Core Performance fitness facility, featuring the Sheraton brand’s revolutionary new health and fitness program, Sheraton Fitness programmed by Core Performance, designed exclusively for Sheraton guests through its partner Core Performance.
Perfect for family vacations as well, the hotel is home to the signature Kids Program that offers sports, games, and various other activities including entertainment rooms that have the latest gaming consoles. Van Paasschen also add, “Boasting unparalleled brand recognition and a rich legacy in Asia Pacific, Sheraton is the ideal fit for this spectacular new hotel in Macau, as the brand continues to lead Starwood’s growth in the region.”