Melco Crown Entertainment: Your Winning Hand
Melco Crown Entertainment is an owner and developer of casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities that are focused on the rapidly expanding gaming market found in Asia. Our Company operates our superbly designed and managed facilities through our subsidiary Melco Crown (Macau) Limited, one of the only six companies granted concessions or subconcessions to operate casinos in Macau.
On December 19, 2006, our Company listed on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MPEL", successfully raising in excess of US$1.14 billion in the process. According to Renaissance Capital and IPOhome.com, this ranked as the fourth largest IPO in the US in 2006. On December 7, 2011, our Company began its dual-listing on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the stock code 6883.
Through the implementation of innovative products and services and by working hand-in-hand with globally renowned brands, our Company intends to offer the best entertainment experience that aims to appeal to a broad spectrum of customers and thereby become the leader of Macau's gaming industry. In this endeavor, we have a number of projects currently underway or planned in the region.
Altira Macau is a luxurious and contemporary hotel and casino delivering a world-class experience. It offers one of the most exclusive and elegant accommodations in Macau, providing the ultimate experience in fine dining and attracting discerning, high-end gaming patrons.
City of Dreams is a must-see integrated urban entertainment resort that combines electrifying entertainment, stylish nightclubs, an amazing array of accommodation options that currently offers approximately 1,400 guest rooms, top-notch dining, designer brand shopping, a spacious and contemporary casino, as well as the spectacular The House of Dancing Water.
Besides the kaleidoscope of never-been-seen-before attractions, City of Dreams strives to offer the very best in urban-inspired leisure and entertainment, including Taboo, the first Cabaret-style show in Macau; Splash, a pool party series with all-day all-night live music; and Legend Fighting Championship series featuring the regionˇ¦s top mixed martial arts athletes. It also held exclusive events including Viva Fiesta, a ground-breaking water extravaganza featuring the China National Diving Team, National Synchronized Swimming Team and acclaimed singers; and the international illusion master Franz Hararyˇ¦s inaugural performance in Macau.
To provide instant electronic gaming fun, our Company offers Mocha Clubs, which comprise the largest non-casino based operations of electronic gaming machines in Macau, offering machine-based gaming entertainment in a cafe-style setting.
Our Company has successfully completed the acquisition of a majority interest in Studio City, a cinematically-themed entertainment, retail, and gaming resort in Cotai, Macau. This project is another significant milestone for our Company, and we believe its completion will complement our current portfolio of assets in Macau and will meaningfully increase our presence in Cotai, further driving long-term growth for our Company.
Beyond Macau, Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts Corporation, a subsidiary of our Company, is currently developing City of Dreams Manila, a casino, hotel, retail and entertainment integrated resort in Manila, the Philippines, which is expected to open in mid-2014.
With six hotel towers including Crown Towers hotel and Nobu Hotel Manila, City of Dreams Manila has a sound strategic mix of hotel brands ˇV from celebrity-inspired lifestyle for trendsetting leisure and business travelers, a luxurious casino hotel experience for VIPˇ¦s, to unparalleled services and facilities for MICE and premium business guests. Together with numerous specialty restaurants and bars, gaming facilities, a multi-level car park, and three distinctive entertainment venues, City of Dreams Manila will meaningfully enhance Manilaˇ¦s tourism diversity and elevate the hospitality service excellence in the city.