The Venetian Macao

No prisoner corpses in Venetian Macao body show, organiser says

Preserved full corpses in glass cabinets and organs in display cases at the controversial Human Bodies Exhibition at the Venetian Macao Hotel. Photo: SCMP

The man behind an exhibition of preserved cadavers in Macau that claims to show the "inner beauty" of the human body has denied the corpses of executed mainland prisoners were used.

Sunday, 4 November, 2012, 4:13am

Sands China gets approval to delay Macau casino construction

Sands China says the Macau government has given it more time to build a casino resort on a site in Cotai but expects to pay a penalty for the delay.

17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Macau casino shares hit by fall in revenue growth

Macau gaming stocks fell yesterday after government data showed an unusually sharp slowdown in the territory's gaming revenue growth.

In addition, Sands China stands to book a charge of up to US$101.1 million because it withdrew its appeal to gain two land parcels, thereby ending its hopes of building a multibillion-dollar casino on the land.

2 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Ex-partner claims breach of contract in Venetian deal

Las Vegas Sands faces a three billion pataca lawsuit from a former partner in Macau, claiming breach of contract by the American resort company before securing its gaming licence a decade ago.

15 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Gamblers drugged, robbed in fake casinos

Macau police have cracked a gambling scam in which conmen fleeced mainland tourists out of millions of patacas in luxury hotel suites that had been turned into fake casinos.

One gambler was cheated out of 10 million patacas (HK$ 9.5 million), but police have yet to determine how many victims were involved and how much had been lost.

14 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Game's up as circus spectacular ends early

Its gaming tables may be making more money than those of Las Vegas but Macau's attempts to position itself as an all-round entertainment destination have taken a severe blow after Cirque Du Soleil failed to draw the crowds to the Venetian Macao.

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Package incentives

Venetian Macao offers clients who book a meeting package by September 30, free in-suite Wi-fi, 50 per cent discount on Zaia, a 30-minute Streetmosphere performance and round-trip ferry tickets.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Service-oriented team players

Hospitality and F&B staff Sands China

If you want to join a big family with members from 50 different nationalities, Sands China is your sure bet. The company, which runs The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel (below), The Sands Macao and The Plaza Macao as well as 10 elegant restaurants, is hiring for both the hospitality and the food-and-beverage side of the business.

2 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Macau show postponed, injury blamed

A mixed martial arts show due to be held at the CotaiArena in Macau tonight has been postponed, with organisers citing a serious injury to heavyweight Yusuke Kawaguchi, who was due to top the bill. A spokesman for Deep MMA, the Tokyo-based promoters, said Kawaguchi, who has suffered a string of defeats in 2010, was under doctor's orders to rest and not travel.

8 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Win Tickets

Professional mixed martial arts fighting will finally come to China when the Deep Mayhem event takes place at the Venetian Macao casino on January 8. The stacked card contains a host of high-powered bouts, including a heavyweight championship main event.

30 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Crowds dance the night away

An increasing number of promoters from all over Asia are heading to Macau to tap into the city's tourism market.

In the past year, the city has played host to the MIMA Rockit Festival and Macao Electronic Dance Music Festival 2010: Global Underground Asia Tour - both used spaces provided by the Cotai Expo facilities inside the Venetian Macao.

11 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Hed Kandi Pool Party

Sat, 4pm, Venetian Macao

Hong Kong summers are more about junk trips than pool parties - if only because most people share their pool with 500 other inhabitants of their apartment block - but the next Hed Kandi gig will shake that up.

22 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Mima Rockit Festival

Festival fans rejoice. Rockit, the home-grown outdoor music shindig that ended in 2006 with organisers citing bureaucratic hurdles, is back. Only this time it's in Macau - and indoors.

The event, first held in Victoria Park in 2003, was the first attempt to create an international festival on the grass and was largely a success.

1 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Competing trade fairs may team up to pull in buyers

Organisers plan to hold their events at same time

Battered by the global financial turmoil and tighter restrictions for mainlanders visiting Macau, some trade-fair organisers are planning to group similarly themed shows together to attract more buyers, an industry source says.

5 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Macau won't rescue troubled casino firm

Macau Chief Executive Edmund Ho Hau-wah yesterday quashed hopes that the Macau government would come to the rescue of troubled casino developer Las Vegas Sands after the company was forced to suspend construction of a US$3.3 billion Cotai resort complex.

12 Nov 2008 - 12:00am