The Macau Metro Monitor, August 6th, 2010
SJM MARKS COTAI LAND Macau Daily Times
SJM has started putting up fences encircling an area near the Macau Dome, in Cotai. However, CEO So said no land concession approval has been received. So also said that its future Cotai resort will maintain SJM's theme but with some "diversification".
SYDNEY CASINO STAR CITY SEEKS TO WOO HIGH-STAKES GAMBLERS WITH JET PLANES Bloomberg
As part of a facelift for Sydney's only casino, Star City, CEO Elmer Funke Kupper of Tabcorp Holdings Ltd said the company will send $146 million to woo high rollers from Crown Ltd, Macau, and Singapore. The new look would include new luxury suites, private gambling rooms and its first two jet planes. The Star City refurbishment is being overseen by Larry Mullin, who joined the company from Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.
TOP 5 FAVOR TRAVEL DESTINATIONS FOR MAINLAND VISITORS Macau Daily News
Macau is no longer a top 5 destination for mainland visitors. According to the Visa and PATA travel association's "Travel & Tourism 2010 Outlook", the top 5 destinations this year are: Australia, Japan, HK , Singapore and Taiwan.