Melco Crown Entertainment Announces Grand Opening of City of Dreams Manila
- Jan 29, 2015
Manila, Philippines—Melco Crown Resorts Corp., an integrated casino resort development company and a subsidiary of Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd., has revealed that the grand opening of its new integrated casino resort, City of Dreams Manila, will take place on February 2, 2015. The Grand Launch will be officiated by Melco Crown Co-Chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho, Co-Chairman James Packer, and the Chairman and President of Melco Crown Philippines Clarence Chung.
A 15-acre luxury integrated resort and casino complex, City of Dreams Manila is located on the Entertainment City gaming strip in Manila, and had its soft opening in December 2014. The $1.3 billion resort consists of six hotel towers comprising 950 rooms, including a Nobu Hotel, Crown Towers and a Hyatt Hotel, three distinct entertainment venues, nearly 380 gaming tables, 1,700 slot machines and 1,700 electronic table games. City of Dreams Manila is also expected to feature DreamPlay, a DreamWorks theme park.
City of Dreams Manila, a sister resort to City of Dreams in Macau has also been featured in a new promotional trailer starring famed Hollywood actors Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio, directed by Martin Scorsese and produced by Brett Ratner. The luxury resort is one of four integrated resorts to be part of Entertainment City, Asia’s take on the Las Vegas gaming strip. Entertainment City will consist of City of Dreams Manila, Solaire Resort & Casino, Resorts World Bayshore and Manila Bay Resorts.
“Our official Grand Launch finally delivers our stated commitment to bring Manila its first international integrated leisure destination offering,” said Clarence Chung, Chairman and President of Melco Crown Philippines. “The new resort complex will deliver a diverse collection of contemporary leisure and lifestyle brands from all over the world, including Crown, Nobu, Hyatt and the Pangaea Group, who are behind the world’s most successful nightclubs and lounges.”
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