SJM Holdings has revealed details of its food and beverage offerings planned for the Grand Lisboa Palace, saying it aims to become a gastronomy hub.
Hong Kong-listed International Entertainment said its Philippines unit has signed an accord with the Philippines Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR), which is designed to help it gain experience in casino management ahead of opening its own integrated resort in Manila.
Anita Chan, CEO of Compass Edge talks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about trends in domestic tourism across Asia and how markets are positioning to reopen.
At one point the most anticipated IR development, these are now lonely days for the Osaka Yumeshima IR, whose buzz has become nearly inaudible, following a dramatic shift in local business attitudes.
Anyone who thought that the Yokohama mayoral race would be between the pro-IR incumbent and a major anti-IR opposition challenger has watched that scenario go out the window over the past couple weeks.
While it is still premature to say that Yokohama is definitely out of the Japan IR race, the events of the past week brought that prospect much closer. It is worthwhile to consider what the landscape would look like should this major port city in fact withdraw.
Huis Ten Bosch, a contender site for an IR in Nagasaki, posted a loss of Y218 million ($1.9 million) in the fiscal year to March 2021 as Covid slashed visitor numbers.
SJM Holdings' Grand Lisboa Palace on Cotai is going through the final phases of the licensing process, Macau Government Tourism Office Director Maria Helena Senna de Fernandes said.
As the Covid crisis continues to rage across Asia, there appears to be little hope for a full return to international travel any time soon, however once that does become a possibility will the post-pandemic traveller still be seeking the same experiences as before?
Appeals from Vietnam’s casino owners to allow locals to gamble are likely to fall on deaf ears despite plummeting revenue due to the closure of international borders.