News for the Hospitality Executive
Steve Wynn's 414-suite Encore at Wynn Macau Opens
Macau, April 21, 2010 — Steve Wynn unveils Encore, his new, all-suites boutique hotel this afternoon at 5pm. Adjacent to sister resort Wynn Macau, Encore is a unique destination with its own repertoire of suites, dining and shopping.
“Our goal with Encore was to broaden the appeal of Macau as a tourist destination and open the most beautiful hotel in the world. I am grateful to the People’s Republic of China and the Government of Macau who gave us this opportunity. As a result, the loveliest hotel in the world is not in London, Paris, Tokyo, New York or San Francisco. It is here in Macau. Encore at Wynn will bring the highest level of service and accommodations to the hospitality industry and will be enjoyed by our employees and guests forever,” said Steve Wynn, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer – Wynn Resorts, Limited."
Accommodations at Encore include 414 suites and villas that offer tasteful elegance in a comfortable, residential setting. Encore introduces two new restaurants to the Wynn dining family, and Bar Cristal's jewel-box décor turns a classic lobby bar into a work of art. The serene Spa at Encore offers treatments in eight private therapy suites, each with its own steam room, sauna and aroma-hydrotherapy bath and shower. The Shopping Esplanade is home to three signature stores—Cartier, Chanel and Piaget—showcasing the finest selections, including limited-edition pieces unique to Encore.
Encore suite reservations may be made by calling (853) 8986 9966.
As the nation mourns the victims of the earthquake in Yushu county, Qinghai province, China, Wynn Macau expresses its deepest condolences. As such, the celebratory activities for the opening of Encore at Wynn Macau have been cancelled. The fireworks display planned for this evening at 8:08pm has been postponed to Thursday, April 22 at 8:08 p.m.
Wynn Resorts, Limited is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol WYNN and is part of the S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 Indexes. Wynn Resorts owns and operates Wynn Las Vegas (www.wynnlasvegas.com), Encore (www.encorelasvegas.com) and Wynn Macau (www.wynnmacau.com). Wynn Las Vegas, a luxury hotel and destination casino resort located on the Las Vegas Strip features 2,716 luxurious guest rooms and suites, an approximately 111,000 square foot casino, 22 food and beverage outlets, an on-site 18-hole golf course, approximately 223,000 square feet of meeting space, an on-site Ferrari and Maserati dealership, and approximately 74,000 square feet of retail space.
We opened Encore, an expansion of Wynn Las Vegas, on December 22, 2008. Encore is located immediately adjacent to Wynn Las Vegas and features a 2,034 all-suite hotel, approximately 72,000 square foot casino, 12 food and beverage outlets, a night club, a spa and salon, approximately 60,000 square feet of meeting space and approximately 27,000 square feet of upscale retail outlets.
Wynn Macau is a destination casino resort in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and currently features 600 deluxe hotel rooms and suites, an approximately 205,000 square foot casino, casual and fine dining in six restaurants, approximately 46,000 square feet of retail space, a health club, pool and spa, along with lounges and meeting facilities.
We open Encore at Wynn Macau on April 21, 2010. This resort is an expansion of Wynn Macau which adds a fully-integrated resort hotel with approximately 410 luxury suites and four villas along with restaurants, additional retail space and gaming space.
Phil Grucci’s creativity, vision and management style have positioned him as one of the most imaginative and technically advanced fireworks designers in the world. The fireworks performance at Encore at Wynn Macau will have a total duration of 10 minutes and will be composed of 13 different sets. Among other significant works, The Grucci Family has designed and directed fireworks displays at Times Square in New York, the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and the Wynn Macau Opening in 2006.
Reddy Leong, Assistant Director — Communications
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