No holding Ho back

October 5, 2017 by  
Filed under News, North Asia

HONG KONG, 5 October 2017: Casino magnate Lawrence Ho –  son of Macau gaming legend Stanley Ho –  is eyeing a major foray into Japan as he seeks to broaden his family’s reach beyond the world’s biggest gambling hub.

His father was credited with transforming Macau from a sleepy Portuguese outpost to a gaming boomtown boasting revenues surpassing Las Vegas.

With its myriad shimmering palaces to fortune and fantasy, the city is the only part of China where casino gambling is legal and has become a favourite haunt of mainland high rollers. Read more

Dream’s reality in the Philippines

October 4, 2017 by  
Filed under Hospitality, News, Philippines

BANGKOK, 4 October 2017:  Dream Hotel Group signed a management contract for its first hotel in the Philippines, last week.

The 220-key Dream Hotel is located on one of Carabao Island’s beaches, just three miles north of Boracay and eight miles from the international airport. It is being developed by SkyCity Inc.

Recently rated third best island destination in the world by Condé Nast Traveller magazine, Borocay welcomes 3 million visitors annually mainly from Europe and North Asia. Read more