ZAIA TO GET THE AXE? destination-macau.com
LVS is considering cutting a show from the Venetian: Cirque du Soleil’s Zaia. “Well-placed sources” are cited in saying that a year-end closing in a possibility for the show. DM believes that the move would amount to giving up too soon on a big audience that Zaia could begin to draw once the brand develops. City of Dreams is preparing to launch its own show in the near future.
ANOTHER BUDGET AIRLINE LOOKS TO FLY INTO MELBOURNE smh.com.au
Viva Macau is looking to fly directly into Melbourne, should negotiations with the Victorian Government and Melbourne airport go smoothly. The airline is also talking to other Australian cities about establishing direct flights from Macau in place of the proposed Macau-Melbourne flight. Government officials in the State of Victoria are pushing for the Macau-Melbourne route to go ahead. The direct route would allow Crown to attract high rollers to its recently opened City of Dreams casino in Macau from Melbourne.