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Las Vegas Sands invests USD 2.2 bn to build Londoner Macao

Press Trust of India  |  Macao 

Integrated and China will be investing USD 2.2 billion to build a British Themed Property, The Londoner Macao, which will be fully operational by 2021, according to company officials.

The Londoner is the refurbishment of the company's existing Strip and once completed it will have replicas of all the major British landmarks including Palace of Westminster, Houses of Parliament, the iconic and Clock face, they said.

More details about the project were revealed here in by and Chief Operating Officer in the presence of Sands China's global brand and British football icon and Wilfred Wong, the of

"The project will open progressively over by 2020 and by 2021 it will join existing 'Venetian' and 'Parisian Macao' as company's must see properties," Goldstein said.

Sands is investing heavily in because the company believes that Macao's arrival as one of the world's greatest tourism and business destinations is on the horizon, he said.

"The Venetian and the Parisian have each become must-see destinations on the Strip and we have every confidence that the Londoner will be every bit their equal," he added.

He added that the power of these three iconic integrated resorts working in tandem will create a combination of leisure and business tourism amenities unrivalled in and

As far as interiors are concerned, the Londoner will offer a combination of British grandeur, comfort and luxury with focus on the design element, extending to the spacious crystal Palace atrium centrepiece, restaurants, and entertainment.

The launch must be seen as part of company's efforts to support Macao's development as a world centre of tourism and leisure, Wong, the of said.

It also shows that Sands is fully committed to supporting Macao's vision as a in the area, he added.

Beckham said, is an incredible city and one that he is proud to call his home.

"To be able to work so closely with the Sands team to bring the elements of that I love to the city of Macao is a wonderful opportunity," the former Manchester United and England said.

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 15:01 IST