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Monaco’s Société des Bains de Mer has announced that it will next year open a brasserie in Macau, according to Le Figaro. The brasserie will be the second branch of Monaco’s famous Café de Paris and is expected to open sometime in the middle of 2017 at the Galaxy resort.
Jean-Luc Biamonti, president of SBM, said that the opening in China is more a question of image, “and to have a foot there, rather than for money”.
The company said that it was also hopeful that the publicity might attract some Chinese gamblers to Monaco. Last year, Galaxy Entertainment Group bought a five percent stake in SBM, which GEG vice chairman Francis Liu described as a “strategic investment” that might result in international collaboration in the near future.
The prestigious French daily said that “the chronically indebted” SBM is expected to announce another loss-making year for 2016/2017 after an operating loss of €31.5 million for the last year.
The former Portuguese colony of Macau passed Las Vegas as the world’s number-one gambling spot in 2002.
A rare survivor of the nuclear blast that effectively ended World War II in the Pacific has spoken to a group of mesmerised students and staff members at Lycée Albert I. Organised by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), The high school’s history and geography class were told the incredible and sad true […]
October has come to be known as ‘Pink October’ and many Monegasque organisations, as well as the government, are supporting the cause. Roughly two million women were diagnosed with breast cancer last year worldwide and of those an estimated 627,000 will die from the disease. That comes out to 15% of all cancer deaths for […]
A joint meeting was held last week between the Monegasque Ambassador to the US and Honorary Consuls from nine major North American cities to discuss collaborative efforts for the next calendar year. Considered one of America’s greenest cities, Seattle was the setting for the confluence and attracted the Monaco representatives for its achievements regarding environmental […]
The Princess Grace Foundation-USA will be paying tribute to their namesake, Princess Grace of Monaco, during a special fundraising gala this November. The celebration will mark the 90th anniversary of the birth of the Hollywood icon and beloved Princess of Monaco. Known throughout the world as a humanitarian, philanthropist, and artist, Princess Grace was committed to […]