Designed by VERSACE – developed and operated by SJM, PALAZZO VERSACE MACAU to open in 2017
(Macau, 5 September 2013) – Housed in a 20-storey exclusive tower with a built-up area of over 34,000 square meters, Palazzo Versace Macau will be the first luxury five star hotel in Macau to be designed by one of the world’s leading fashion houses, and the first Palazzo Versace in Asia.
The design of the hotel is underway with construction expected to commence within the next few months. Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A. (“SJM”) will develop and operate Palazzo Versace Macau, while Versace will provide the stylistic and artistic direction including the interiors, furnishings and amenities for the project, as well as the strict standard of service guidelines that ensure a unique and seamless Palazzo Versace experience worldwide.
As part of SJM’s integrated casino resort in Cotai, Macau, Palazzo Versace Macau will consist of up to 270 rooms and suites, one gourmet restaurant, a cutting-edge spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, retail space and other luxury facilities and amenities consistent with the Palazzo Versace style. Versace will develop designs for interiors and furnishings of all guestrooms and common areas and will also provide a full range of products unique to this Palazzo.
Mr. Gian Giacomo Ferraris, Chief Executive Officer of Versace, said “Today we kick off a strategic partnership with an industry leader, and a very promising project. Palazzo Versace will enrich Macau with a unique property aiming to provide an exclusive experience and become a destination within a destination. At the same time, Palazzo Versace Macau will be a prestigious and powerful window in a priority market for us. I believe that this project will be extremely positive for the Versace brand.”
Dr. Ambrose So, Chairman of the Board of Directors of SJM, said, “The Palazzo Versace Macau partnership continues a long tradition of the East and the West meeting here in Macau to share their cultural and economic resources, and benefit from each other. SJM is proud to be a part of this continuing tradition, which will unite Macau and its millions of visitors with the elegance and style of one of the world’s most renowned fashion houses. Palazzo Versace Macau will embody Versace’s commitment to excellence in design and workmanship, and will promise an unforgettable hospitality experience to visitors and further enhance Macau’s position as a world centre of tourism and leisure.”
To mark the partnership for the development of Palazzo Versace Macau, the signing ceremony was hosted by Mrs. Donatella Versace and Ms. Angela Leong, Managing Director of SJM, and attended by Dr. Ambrose So, Chairman of the Board of Directors of SJM, Mr. Louis Ng, Director and Chief Operating Officer of SJM, and Mr. Gian Giacomo Ferraris, Chief Executive Officer of Versace.