MGM China’s two hotels, MGM Macau and MGM Cotai have won the “Macao Environmental Hotel Award” Gold Award sponsored by the Macao Environmental Protection Bureau and co-organized by the Macau Tourism Bureau. MGM Cotai won the “Macao Best Conference Reception Hotel” award at the 13th TTG China Tourism Awards.
1. All hotels under MGM China won the “Macao Environmental Hotel Award” Gold Award
MGM is committed to integrating modern environmental protection concepts into daily operations and strictly implementing environmental protection measures. The environmental management system is based on an international standard framework. Both of its hotels have obtained ISO50001 energy management system certification. Recently won the gold award in the “Macao Environmental Hotel Awards 2019” sponsored by the Macao Environmental Protection Bureau and co-sponsored by the Macau Tourism Bureau, which fully demonstrates that MGM is actively working with all walks of life to achieve the sustainable development belief of “creating tomorrow today”.
MGM Macau uses advanced environmental protection technology, coupled with a significant improvement in food waste management, energy-saving and waste reduction and recycling, etc., became the “Macao Environmental Hotel Award” gold winner. The hotel took the lead in introducing ORCA food waste treatment technology to Macau last year, using brand-new anaerobic digestion technology to convert food waste into environmentally friendly liquids within 24 hours, reducing 400 tons of food waste sent to the incineration plant for treatment every year. At the same time, since the introduction of the food waste composting machine, MGM Cotai has so far converted more than 200 tons of food waste into organic fertilizers, which are used to irrigate the plants in the hotel and greatly reduce the use of chemical fertilizers.
In addition, MGM continues to strengthen energy-saving measures. In order to improve energy efficiency, the chiller was upgraded to full automation, and the HVAC system was optimized to reduce energy consumption and costs. On the other hand, MGM is committed to helping improve air quality, is installing solar panels and photovoltaic technology, using renewable energy to reduce air pollution.
In terms of water conservation, both hotels are equipped with a wastewater recycling system, including collecting condensate from the air conditioning system, for toilet flushing or injection into the air conditioning cooling water system for reuse. MGM is also committed to reducing waste at the source, taking the lead in switching to biodegradable lunch boxes and tableware in its restaurants, and eliminating all disposable plastic products for takeaway in April last year, which reduced the use of 4.5 million plastic products. The casinos of the two hotels have added beverage areas to replace the delivery of plastic bottled water to guests. The number of plastic bottles used by the company last year has dropped by more than 1 million. In addition, MGM supports the recycling of waste products and sets up recycling bins in the logistics area of the hotel for employees to discard plastic products, paper products, glass products, metal products, electronic waste, safety equipment, and coffee capsules, thereby enhancing employees’ environmental awareness.
2. MGM Cotai won the TTG China “Macao Best Conference Reception Hotel” award
The TTG China Travel Awards are designed to recognize outstanding travel agencies in Greater China, including airlines, hotels and resorts, serviced residences, and other travel service operators. In the 13th TTG China Tourism Awards, MGM Cotai was awarded the “Macao Best Conference Reception Hotel” award, demonstrating its international standards for organizing meetings and receiving business customers.
MGM Cotai provides about 39,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space, including pillarless banquet halls, the Vientiane Pavilion integrating indoor and outdoor spaces, flexible multi-function halls, and multi-function rooms, and solemn and elegant meeting rooms. MGM Theater is the first dynamic theater in Asia. As a venue for multiple large-scale events and concerts, the theater can accommodate up to 2,000 people, with more than 10 seating arrangements, and is equipped with the world’s largest permanent indoor 4K LED display. The audience provides a 28-megapixel viewing experience. First-class lighting and audio-visual equipment can meet different needs, making MGM Cotai an ideal venue for various business events, trade fairs, and corporate meetings.
Wang Zhiqi, President of MGM China, said: “The hotel’s convention and exhibition facilities have the advantages of innovative technology, and the team has extensive experience in hosting international and head of state meetings, providing tailor-made solutions for individual and corporate customers, and bringing us the industry The MGM Theatre is highly respected. Since its opening, as an official cooperation venue of the World Tourism Economic Forum, it has received more than 2,000 tourism and related ministerial officials, industry leaders and experts from many countries and regions around the world every year. Scholars. This award will drive us to strive for excellence, continue to provide customers with professional and innovative conference and exhibition services, and support the Macao SAR government to promote the development of the convention and exhibition industry.”