Macau – A casino resort hotel has reopened its doors and resumed business operations following a closure period of twenty six days.
The St. Regis Macao; a luxury hotel in Cotai, Macau that is funded by Las Vegas Sands and managed by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, has today resumed its operation of facilities, which include two outdoor swimming pools, two restaurants, spa and theatre, following the closure due to coronavirus outbreak.
The hotel is part of Macau’s newest fully integrated resort complex, Sands Cotai Central; a casino resort on the Cotai Strip, Macau.
Reportedly, the reopening announcement was made during a press briefing by authorities in the region and the Macao Government Tourism Office; the public entity responsible for implementing, analyzing and assisting in formulating the tourism policies of the Macao SAR to enhance Macao’s reputation as a quality destination.
According to the Macao Government Tourism Office, the virus is transmitted through respiratory droplets and contact. It is also possible to transmit the disease with exposure to high concentrations of aerosol in a relatively closed environment for a long time.
Despite the reopening of the majority of hotels and gaming establishments in Macau, two venues remain closed; Rocks Hotel and the Conrad Macao.
Conrad Macao Cotai Strip is a world-class contemporary luxury resort located in Sands Cotai Central, which usually provides complimentary shuttles between hotel and all major ports and borders in Macao.
The Macao Government Tourism Office have released the following advice as a measure to observe now that many of the casino resorts are now back open for public business:
“In order to prevent novel coronavirus infection, the Health Bureau urges all travellers to stay tuned to the epidemic information of the MSAR Government, support the preventive measures implemented by the authorities, and also to observe personal hygiene, household hygiene and environmental hygiene.”