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StarWorld Hotel & Casino Named One of the 'Top Ten Most Popular Hotels' in China

28/11/2009 10:43


Hong Kong (PRNewswire / WorldTourismNews) - StarWorld Hotel & Casino was awarded the 2009 Platinum Award and named one of the "Top Ten Most Popular Hotels" in China, at the fifth summit of the International Hotel Forum Organization (IHFO). StarWorld was the only hotel in Macau to be granted this distinction from IHFO. Situated on Avenida de Amizade, in the heart of the Macau gaming and entertainment district, StarWorld has built a strong reputation in providing star service to its customers. Within three years of opening, StarWorld has already been granted eleven awards. This latest recognition from IHFO is a testament to StarWorld's remarkable design and unparalleled service in the hotel industry.

IHFO's Platinum Award is sponsored by the International Hotel Forum Organization, which promotes cooperation between hotel owners, managers, investment banks, and encourages the protection of intellectual property rights, the development of corporate brands and human capital, and hosts the platinum awards. The awards were organized in conjunction with numerous media outlets, including The People's Daily, Phoenix Satellite TV, the Travel Channel, and Sina Business Channel. The final ten hotels were selected on the basis of adjudication from the council, as well as from votes cast by the general population (sent in online and via text messages).


"At StarWorld, we are deeply committed to providing star service," said Charles So, Vice President of Hotel Operations, StarWorld Hotel & Casino, "We have a staff of dedicated professionals that cater to our guests, ensuring that everyone enjoys their experience in this exciting city to the fullest extent. Weare delighted to have received this honor from IHFO, and we feel it is a wonderful recognition of our outstanding service staff."


StarWorld's excellent service staff caters to guests in a beautifully designed structure with modern facilities. A 39-story building located in downtown Macau, StarWorld Hotel & Casino encompasses 1.29 million square feet, with 507 luxury guest rooms and suites. 24-hour room service is accessible to guests via the convenient "Star Service" button included on each guest room telephone. Guests select their pillows from a range of options based on their individual preferences, and the bathroom facilities in guest rooms are maintained at body temperature. In addition, guests have the option to access the Intelligent Bill Checking service at any time through the use of the TV remote control in their rooms. Offering five award-winning restaurants serving Chinese and Japanese cuisines, as well as over 140,000 square-feet of gaming tables and slot machines, StarWorld delivers an unparalleled entertainment experience to guests of all ages.


Mr. So remarked, "We are thrilled to have been recognized by IHFO - this is the greatest honor that our hotel has received. We will do our best to demonstrate to guests that we deserve our title as 'One of the Most Popular Hotels,' as we endeavor to become the number one choice for visitors who come to Macau."

  About StarWorld's Awards  

Top Ten Most Popular Hotels-2009 fifth summit of the International Hotel Forum Organization (IHFO)
  --  "Top Ten New Symbolic Architecture Hotels" - 2009 World Hotel

Continental Diamond Award
  -- "Best Hotel Brand for Customer Satisfaction" award - The China Hotel
     Industry Annual Meeting & Hotel Forum 2009
  -- 2008 Top 10 China Leisure Hotels - Starlight Awards
  -- Best Casino Interior Design - International Gaming Awards 2009
  -- Top 10 Business Hotels - China Hotel Industry Summit 2008
  -- China's Top Hotels - Travel + Leisure Magazine 2008
  -- Top 100 Hotels of China - China Hotel Industry Summit 2008
  -- 2007 Top 10 China City Nova Hotels - Starlight Awards
  -- The only hotel in Macau to have been awarded the 5 Star Diamond award
     by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (2007, 2008 & 2009)
  -- Higher Flyer Award - Hong Kong Business Magazine 2007




About Awards obtained by StarWorld employee
  -- Local Classical Cocktail and Local Flairtending Cocktail Champions;
     International Flairtending Cocktail second runner up - 2009 Wine &
     Gourmet Asia
  -- Gold Pin Award - "Macao Occupational skills Recognition System" (MORS)
     2009 Gold Pin Competition
  -- Local Classical Cocktail and Local Flairtending Cocktail Champions -
     2008 Wine & Gourmet Asia


About StarWorld Hotel & Casino

Located on Avenida de Amizade in the heart of Macau's dynamic gaming and entertainment district, the 39-storey StarWorld is the Galaxy Entertainment Group's first five-star hotel and casino. The embodiment of distinctive Asian characteristics like intelligence, experience and innovation, it brings world- class accommodation, entertainment, leisure and dining services together in "one world". All its star-grade facilities incorporate Asian flair and ultra- high levels of personal service that cater for both Asian and international tourists. Its striking architecture and the luxurious d¨¦cor of its guestrooms exemplify StarWorld Hotel and Casino's outstandingly high quality. Such attention to detail has gained it global recognition in the forms of numerous prestigious awards, including a 5 Star Diamond award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences and a listing in the Top 100 Hotels of China by the China Hotel Industry Summit. Its award-winning services and accommodation make StarWorld the ultimate "Place for Winners". One of the Macau's premium resorts, StarWorld Hotel and Casino offers everything one could desire from an entertainment and leisure destination.

Source: StarWorld Hotel & Casino


CONTACT: Evelyn Lau of StarWorld Hotel & Casino, +853-8290-8365 or
+853-6695-8831,; Winnie Mok of Strategic
Communications Consultants Limited (Hong Kong), +852-2114-4991 / +852-9226-
1339,, for StarWorld Hotel & Casino

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