Melco Announces Partnership with Marriott International to Develop First W Hotel at Studio City Phase Two in Macau


W Macao – Studio City Exterior

W Macao – Studio City Exterior

W Macao – Studio City Exterior





MACAO, December 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Melco Resorts & Entertainment, a leading global developer, owner and operator of integrated resort facilities, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Marriott International to bring the W Hotels Worldwide at Studio City Phase 2, Macau’s exciting new movie-themed entertainment and leisure destination.

Scheduled to open with Studio City Phase 2 in December 2022, W Macau – Studio City is poised to become an iconic addition to the world-class leisure destination thanks to its unexpected, detail-oriented design, signature Something / Whenever® and its innovative programming.

Located in the heart of Cotai, W Macau – Studio City will serve as the centerpiece for Studio City Phase 2. The development of W Macau – Studio City will complement other Studio City hospitality offerings which include one of the largest water parks. interiors and exteriors of Asia. , a six-screen Cineplex, residential shows and a state-of-the-art MICE space.

The W Macau – Studio City offers 557 rooms, including 127 suites and wellness facilities, a spa, a fitness center and an indoor swimming pool. The hotel is intended to amplify Macau’s social scene with its high-energy public spaces and dining experiences. Living Room (W’s signature on the hotel lobby) and WOOBAR will be the social hub where guests can connect, while two destination restaurants will offer a succulent menu of international cuisine with an Asian twist and a specialty restaurant offering the best Chinese and Portuguese dishes. washing up. Guests can expect a W Sound Suite, the brand’s signature with an on-site recording studio. The new hotel will offer a total of 1,100 square meters of event and meeting space.

David Sisk, COO – Macau Resorts at Melco Resorts & Entertainment, said, “Melco is delighted to welcome W Hotels to Studio City and Macau. W Hotels is undoubtedly one of the iconic luxury lifestyle brands in the world that will take Studio City hospitality offerings to a new level. Together, we look forward to bringing new experiences to our customers and further strengthening Macau’s proposition as a world-class leisure destination.

“Macau’s overloaded energy and unique identity as an entertainment hub, along with its blend of Eastern and Western culture, make it a natural fit for W Hotels,” said Henry Lee, President, Greater China, Marriott International. “In keeping with Marriott International’s ‘Brand + Destination’ development strategy, we are delighted to partner with Melco Resorts & Entertainment to introduce W Macau – Studio City and bring the brand’s luxurious lifestyle to Macau.

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About Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited

The Company, with its US custodian stocks listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market (NASDAQ: MLCO), is a developer, owner and operator of integrated resort facilities in Asia and Europe. The Company currently operates Altira Macau (, an integrated resort located in Taipa, Macau and City of Dreams (, an integrated resort located in Cotai, Macau. Its activities also include Mocha Clubs (, which include the largest non-casino based electronic gaming machine operations in Macau. The Company also majority-owns and operates Studio City (, an integrated cinema-themed complex in Cotai, Macau. In the Philippines, a Philippine subsidiary of the Company currently operates and manages City of Dreams Manila (, an integrated resort within the Entertainment City complex in Manila. In Europe, the company is currently developing City of Dreams Mediterranean ( in the Republic of Cyprus, which is expected to be the largest and most important integrated resort destination in Europe. The Company currently operates a temporary casino, the first licensed casino in the Republic of Cyprus, and is licensed to operate four satellite casinos (“Cyprus Casinos”). Upon the opening of City of Dreams Mediterranean, the Company will continue to operate the satellite casinos while the operation of the temporary casino will cease. For more information about the Company, please visit

The company is strongly supported by its largest single shareholder, Melco International Development Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Limited and is largely owned and managed by Mr. Lawrence Ho, who is the Chairman, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

About Marriott International

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, United States, and encompasses a portfolio of approximately 7,900 properties under 30 major brands spanning 138 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses owned vacation resorts around the world. The company offers Marriott Bonvoy®, its award-winning travel program. For more information, please visit our website at, and for the latest company news, visit Plus, connect with us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl ​​on Twitter and Instagram.

About W Hotels Worldwide

Born out of New York City’s bold attitude and 24/7 culture, W Hotels has been shaking up and redefining the hotel scene for more than two decades. A pioneer worldwide, with nearly 60 hotels, W defies expectations and breaks the standards of traditional luxury wherever the iconic W brand arises. With the mission of fueling guests’ desire to live, W inspires desire obsessive about imbibing it, living it and repeating it. The brand’s provocative design, iconic What / Whenever service and lively lounges create an experience often copied but never equaled. Innovative, inspiring and contagious, the brand’s boosted energy celebrates the endless appetite of customers to discover new arrivals / next destinations in each destination, to see more, feel more, go longer, stay later. For more information on W Hotels, visit or follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. W Hotels Worldwide is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy®, Marriott International’s global travel program. The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, exclusive experiences at Marriott Bonvoy Moments, and unparalleled benefits, including free nights and recognition of Elite status. To register for free or for more information about the program, visit

For media inquiries, please contact:

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited
Chimmy Leung
Executive Director, Corporate Communications
Phone. : +852 3151 3765
Email: [email protected]


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