Macau, Monday, June 15, 2020 – Morpheus at City of Dreams by Melco Resorts & Entertainment has been named ‘Best New Hotel in Macao’ by the 13th Annual TTG China Travel Awards 2020. Morpheus is the ultra-luxury, USD 1.1 billion hotel at Melco’s flagship integrated resort, City of Dreams Macau. Morpheus’ latest achievement at TTG China Travel Awards comes after becoming the world’s first and only establishment to attain Forbes Travel Guide (FTG) Five-Star Awards across its entire facilities, including hotel, spa and dining facilities only after a year of its grand opening. Morpheus Spa was honored as 2020 FTG ‘Spa of the Year’. In August 2018 and only two months after its official opening, Morpheus was hailed as one of the World’s Greatest Places by TIME Magazine.
Morpheus has also received notable global architectural and design accolades. In June 2019, Morpheus became the first in Macau to win the prestigious Prix Versailles award. Morpheus was also named ‘Building of the Year 2019’ by ArchDaily, and ‘Best Hotel Architecture Macau’ & ‘Best New Hotel Construction & Design in Macau’ at Asia Pacific Property Awards 2019.
Mr. David Sisk, Melco’s Chief Operating Officer, Macau Resorts, and Property President, City of Dreams, Macau, said, “We are honored for Morpheus to be recognized by TTG China Travel Awards’ industry readers as ‘Best New Hotel in Macao’. We thank our colleagues for their steadfast commitment and efforts in creating the most memorable and exciting experiences for each of our guests.”
Established in 2008, TTG China Travel Awards recognizes the best of Greater China’s travel industry. The prestigious annual event honors the region’s stellar travel suppliers across airline, hotel chain, individual hotel, resort hotel, serviced residence and travel services segments. Winners are voted by TTG readers comprising professionals such as travel consultants, tour operators and destination management personnel to reflect the perspective of the tourism industry.
About Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited
The Company, with its American depositary shares listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market (NASDAQ: MLCO), is a developer, owner and operator of integrated resort facilities in Asia and Europe. The Company currently operates Altira Macau (www.altiramacau.com), an integrated resort hotel located at Taipa, Macau and City of Dreams (www.cityofdreamsmacau.com), an integrated urban resort located in Cotai, Macau. Its business also includes the Mocha Clubs (www.mochaclubs.com), which comprise the largest non-casino based operations of electronic gaming machines in Macau. The Company also majority owns and operates Studio City (www.studiocity-macau.com), a cinematically-themed integrated resort in Cotai, Macau. In the Philippines, a Philippine subsidiary of the Company currently operates and manages City of Dreams Manila (www.cityofdreamsmanila.com), an integrated resort in the Entertainment City complex in Manila. In Europe, the Company is currently developing City of Dreams Mediterranean (www.cityofdreamsmed.com.cy) in the Republic of Cyprus, which is expected to be the largest and premier integrated destination resort in Europe. The Company is currently operating a temporary casino, the first authorized casino in the Republic of Cyprus, and four satellite casinos (“Cyprus Casinos”). Upon the opening of City of Dreams Mediterranean, the Company will continue to operate the four satellite casinos while operation of the temporary casino will cease. For more information about the Company, please visit www.melco-resorts.com.
The Company is strongly supported by its single largest shareholder, Melco International Development Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and is substantially owned and led by Mr. Lawrence Ho, who is the Chairman, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
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