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Andaz Macau Announces Chikako Shimizu as General Manager, Andaz Macau

MACAU, SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE
REGION OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA - Media OutReach - 16 December 2019 - Andaz Macau is pleased to
announce the appointment of accomplished hotelier Ms. Chikako Shimizu as
General Manager to open in first half of 2021.  A Hyatt and Andaz veteran, Ms. Shimizu will
bring a keen understanding of the unique experience offered by the luxury
lifestyle hospitality brand of Andaz which perfectly complements the highly
anticipated Galaxy International Conference Center.

Chikako Shimizu, General Manager of Andaz Macau

 

Ms. Shimizu has garnered more
than 25 years of extensive experience in hospitality leadership positions
around the world. In her new role, she will serve as brand ambassador to bring
the culture of this vibrant lifestyle hotel to life. She will also proactively
promote the Andaz philosophy of providing each guest with an authentic local
experience.

 

"I am very excited to introduce the Andaz brand to
such a special city like Macau that has so much history and culture to share," Ms.
Shimizu says. "Once opened, the hotel will bring to life the vibrancy of this
fascinating city, by offering distinct experiences designed to stimulate the
senses and deliver thoughtful, unscripted service for curious-minded guests in
search of inspiring sights, sounds, tastes and immersive local experiences that
is unique to Macau."

 

Most recently, Ms. Shimizu served as Director of
Operations at Andaz Singapore where she was involved in the hotel's successful
opening.

 

A vibrant luxury lifestyle hotel rooted in local art
and culture, Andaz Macau immerses
business and leisure guests in a stimulating environment inspired by the city's
colorful heritage that is a blend of Chinese and Portuguese cultures. All of the hotel's 700 guestrooms and suites
highlight key elements of the city through thoughtful décor and design.

 

In addition to the thriving culinary scene at Galaxy
Integrated Resorts, the hotel will offer an Andaz lounge, a bar and restaurant inspired
by Macau's rich culinary heritage and a neighborhood bar. The luxurious property
will also feature a state-of-the-art fitness center and an indoor swimming
pool.

 

As Andaz Macau is seamlessly connected to GICC and the
16,000-seat Galaxy Arena, the hotel offers a dedicated private lounge catering
to large Meetings, Incentives, Conventions & Exhibitions (MICE) groups.

 

Perfectly positioned within the Galaxy Integrated
Resorts precinct, guests of the hotel are within walking distance to 11.8
million square feet (1.1 million square meters) of entertainment, 200 world-renowned
luxury retail stores and more than 120 dining options. 

About Galaxy Entertainment Group (HKEx stock code: 27)

Galaxy Entertainment Group ("GEG" or the
"Group") is one of the world's leading resorts, hospitality and gaming
companies. It primarily develops and operates a large portfolio of integrated
resort, retail, dining, hotel and gaming facilities in Macau. The Group is
listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is a constituent stock of the Hang
Seng Index.

 

GEG is one of the three original
concessionaires in Macau with a successful track record of delivering
innovative, spectacular and award-winning properties, products and services,
underpinned by a 'World Class, Asian Heart' service philosophy, that has
enabled it to consistently outperform the market in Macau.

 

GEG operates three flagship destinations in
Macau: on Cotai, Galaxy Macau™, one of the world's largest integrated
destination resorts, and the adjoining Broadway Macau™, a unique landmark
entertainment and food street destination; and on the Peninsula, StarWorld
Macau, an award winning premium property.

 

The Group has the largest undeveloped landbank
of any concessionaire in Macau. When The Next Chapter of its Cotai development
is completed, GEG's resorts footprint on Cotai will double to more than 2
million square meters, making the resorts, entertainment and MICE precinct one
of the largest and most diverse integrated destinations in the world. GEG is
also planning to develop a world class, lifestyle leisure resort on a 2.7
square kilometer land parcel on Hengqin adjacent to Macau. This resort will
complement GEG's offerings in Macau, and at the same time differentiate it from
its peers while supporting Macau in its vision of becoming a World Centre of
Tourism and Leisure.

 

In July 2015, GEG made a strategic
investment in Société Anonyme des Bains de Mer et du Cercle des Etrangers à
Monaco ("Monte-Carlo SBM"), a world renowned owner and operator of iconic
luxury hotels and resorts in the Principality of Monaco. GEG continues to
explore a range of international development opportunities with Monte-Carlo SBM
including Japan. GEG is committed to delivering world class unique experiences
to its guests and building a sustainable future for the communities in which it
operates.

 

For more information about the Group, please visit www.galaxyentertainment.com

About Galaxy International Convention Center (GICC) and Galaxy Arena

Opening in the first half of 2021 in Macau,
Galaxy International Convention Center (GICC) is a new world class event
facility developed by Galaxy Entertainment Group. GICC extends the group's
ever-expanding Galaxy Integrated Resorts, creating Asia's ultimate integrated
Resort & MICE destination -- and supporting Macau's vision of becoming a
'World Center of Tourism and Leisure'.

 

As Asia's most iconic and advanced MICE
destination, Galaxy International Convention Center (GICC) is a world class
event venue with a total MICE space of 40,000m2 for meetings, incentives,
conferences and exhibitions. Seamlessly integrated to GICC, Andaz Macau will
offer over 700 uniquely appointed rooms and suites and will feature a dedicated
check-in lounge catering to large MICE groups, an Andaz lounge, a bar and
restaurant, state-of-the-art fitness center and an indoor pool. Additionally,
the 16,000-seat Galaxy Arena is set to become Macau's ultimate integrated
entertainment venue for world-tour concerts and spectacular large-scale
sporting events.

 

For more information, please visit: www.galaxyicc.com

About Andaz

Global in scale while local in perspective,
the Andaz brand of luxury hotels weaves the sights, sounds, and tastes of each
property's surroundings for a distinctively local experience. Through
thoughtful, unscripted service tailored for travelers, Andaz hotels enable
guests to go beyond the familiar and satiate their curiosity while immersing
them in the spirit of the eclectic culture around them. Twenty-one Andaz hotels
are currently open: Andaz 5th Avenue and Andaz Wall Street in New York, Andaz
San Diego, Andaz West Hollywood, Andaz Napa, Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa,
Andaz Savannah, Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market, Andaz
Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya, Andaz Costa Rica Resort at Peninsula Papagayo,
Andaz London Liverpool Street, Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht, Andaz Munich
Schwabinger Tor, Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere, Andaz Singapore, Andaz Delhi, Andaz
Xintiandi in Shanghai, Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills, Andaz Seoul Gangnam, and
Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi. For more information, please visit andaz.com. Follow @Andaz on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and tag photos with #WhenInAndaz.

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