Galaxy Macau and StarWorld Hotel Gear Up for the Macau Grand Prix with a Host of Electrifying Experiences
Galaxy Macau and StarWorld Hotel Gear Up for the Macau Grand Prix with a Host of Electrifying Experiences
(Macau SAR, November 7, 2023) - The 70th Macau Grand Prix revs up at full throttle across two weekends, from November 11 to 12 and November 16 to 19, 2023. In celebration of this annual international motorsports extravaganza, Galaxy Macau™ Integrated Resort and StarWorld Hotel present an array of exciting activities in the run-up to and during the event, inviting guests to immerse themselves in the 70th anniversary edition of the Macau Grand Prix, which will showcase both the FIA GT and Formula Three World Cups side by side on consecutive weekends in this year’s signature races.
Stellar Racing, Speed Challenges and Pit Lane Experiences
From now until November 19, visitors can get up close and personal with the history, glory, and innovation of the Oracle Red Bull Racing F1 team at the “ORACLE RED BULL RACING Pop-up” store located in the East Square at Galaxy Macau. Here, visitors will have the chance to engage in a variety of thrilling and realistic racing experiences. This includes the inaugural Red Bull Pit Stop Challenge in Macau, where attendees can race against the clock to change the tires of an F1 car, using authentic pit crew tools. Additionally, guests can plunge into the racing world with a simulator experience on the renowned Guia Circuit. To top it off, the experience includes reactive training exercises, akin to the daily regimen of professional racers. Participants have the opportunity to compete in a challenge to win an exclusive pack of Oracle Red Bull Racing memorabilia, tickets to the Macau Grand Prix, and passes to the Macau Grand Prix Museum, among other unique prizes.
Automotive enthusiasts are in for a treat, with the Crystal Lobby at Galaxy Macau set to showcase a series of limited-edition models from renowned luxury car brand Bentley, from now until November 30. The exhibit is headlined by the world's first Bacalar Car One customized by Mulliner, a bespoke masterpiece and one of just 12 cars worldwide; with an impressive valuation exceeding HK$40 million, on public display until November 9. Subsequently, the stage will be graced by the second-generation Bentley Continental GT3 race car, a marvel of automotive engineering inspired by the new Continental GT road car. The illustrious first-generation Bentley Continental GT3, a storied champion in endurance racing, has flown the flag for Bentley Motors at numerous prestigious global events, clinching a plethora of championships. This new incarnation seamlessly upholds the luxurious legacy and legendary prowess of its formidable predecessor.
StarWorld Hotel, located in the Macau Peninsula, has partnered with the Macau Guia Circuit Promotion and Development Association to showcase the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS series at the hotel's VIP entrance, from November 7 to 19. Making a rare appearance in Macau, the Carrera GTS, equipped with a 3.8-liter direct injection engine and 402 horsepower, features a spacious body and unique design, making it the pinnacle of the Porsche 997.2 911 series. Auto enthusiasts are invited to make a pilgrimage to the hotel’s VIP entrance to witness this remarkable vehicle.
In addition, prestigious Swiss timepiece brand Girard-Perregaux, situated in Galaxy Promenade, has joined forces with iconic British sports car brand Aston Martin to unveil three special edition wristwatches, each inspired by the exhilarating world of motor racing. These elegant timepieces embody the refined character of both brands, marrying classic design and exceptional craftsmanship with dynamic design elements associated with racing.
Gastronomic Challenges: Ignite Taste Buds with Delightful Flavors
From November 9 to 19, The Macallan Whisky Bar & Lounge at Galaxy Macau and the Whisky Bar on the 16th floor of StarWorld Hotel, will introduce an array of special drinks inspired by the renowned sports drink, Red Bull, featuring highlights "Smooky Red Bull” and “Bull Rider.” Every purchase from this selection enjoys a complimentary Red Bull racing simulator experience, amplifying race-day fervor. Meanwhile, Tastes of Asia at Galaxy Macau will be offering Red Bull energy drinks until November 30th, providing racing fans with an uninterrupted energy boost. In addition, from November 11 to 19, guests who spend a minimum of MOP$500 at select restaurants or bars in StarWorld Hotel and Galaxy Macau, and enjoy a ticket for the historic 70th anniversary edition of the Macau Grand Prix, will instantly enjoy a MOP$70 discount. Concurrently, all restaurants within StarWorld Hotel are offering a celebratory 10% discount across their menus.
Unveiling an electrifying gastronomic festival from November 18 to 19, Galaxy Macau will host an event of sumptuous cuisine, cocktail innovation, and electrifying live beats as Tatler Off Menu descends on the UNESCO “Creative City of Gastronomy”. Promising to be an unmissable event for discerning foodies, cocktail connoisseurs, music fans and culture seekers, Tatler Off Menu in partnership with Galaxy Macau, brings together a highly curated ensemble of 12 award-winning culinary masters, each renowned for pushing boundaries and redefining food as an art form. From Michelin-starred trailblazers to Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants and Asia’s 50 Best Bars star talents, these gastronomic virtuosos will join forces in the kitchen, live and poolside at Cabana at The Banyan Tree at Galaxy Macau.
Revving up the race action throughout the Galaxy Integrated Resort, a plethora of LED screens situated both at StarWorld Hotel and Galaxy Macau, in addition to the newly inaugurated Raffles at Galaxy Macau, will feature racing footage and Grand prix themed light shows. This setup is poised to offer a mesmerizing visual spectacle, immersing visitors in a world of speed and allowing them to grasp the allure of Grand Prix in an instant. Wavey, the peacock mascot of Galaxy Kids, will also take on the role of a Grand Prix ambassador, adorned in themed attire, to invite little guests to partake in the race festivities.
The ORACLE RED BULL RACING Pop-up Store debuts in Macau, offering guests a firsthand experience of the thrilling racing showcases at the East Lobby of Galaxy Macau
The Crystal Lobby at Galaxy Macau features a display of the world's first Bacalar Car One, Bentley’s limited edition luxury car
The Crystal Lobby at Galaxy Macau features an exhibit of the second-generation Bentley Continental GT3
Luxury Swiss watchmaker Girard-Perregaux has collaborated with classic luxury British sports car manufacturer Aston Martin to launch special edition watches
“Red Bull Nuts” and “Smooky Red Bull,” special drinks tailored for Red Bull Pit Stop Challenge by Macallan Whiskey Bar
Galaxy Macau and Tatler Dining join forces to host Tatler Off Menu, an event of sumptuous cuisine, cocktail innovation, and electrifying live beats
StarWorld Hotel Showcases Porsche 911 Carrera GTS series at the hotel’s VIP entrance
“Bull Rider” and “Cool Bull,” special drinks created for Red Bull Pit Stop Challenge by Whisky Bar at StarWorld Hotel
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About StarWorld Hotel
StarWorld Hotel is a world-class five-star luxury hotel in the heart of Macau, offering breathtaking views of the city and front-row seats to international events. The 500 newly enhanced luxury rooms and suites are stylishly furnished, and complete with 24-hour concierge service. StarWorld Hotel embodies Asian hospitality and thoughtful service, providing discerning guests with the ideal destination to embark on a prestigious star experience of refined luxury. StarWorld Hotel is home to 10 renowned restaurants. The amazing selection encompasses everything from Hunan and Sichuan cuisine to continental delights, authentic Cantonese options and delightful French desserts. Among them is Feng Wei Ju, the only Hunan and Sichuan restaurant in Hong Kong and Macau with Two Michelin Stars for 7 consecutive years. StarWorld Hotel also brings to you a feast for the senses with an incredible lineup of talented performers. An exhilarating array of entertainment will make your visit to StarWorld Hotel truly amazing.
For more information, please visit www.starworldmacau.com.
About Galaxy Macau Integrated Resort [GM1]
Galaxy Macau™, The World-class Luxury Integrated Resort delivers the “Most Spectacular Entertainment and Leisure Destination in the World”. Developed at an investment of HK$43 billion, the property covers 1.1 million square metres of unique entertainment and leisure attractions that are unlike anything else in Macau. Six award-winning world-class luxury hotels provide close to 4,000 rooms, suites and villas. They include Banyan Tree Macau, StarWorld Hotel™, Hotel Okura Macau, JW Marriott Hotel Macau, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, Broadway Hotel. Unique to Galaxy Macau, the 75,000-square-meter Grand Resort Deck features the world’s longest Skytop Adventure Rapids at 575 metres, the largest Skytop Wave Pool with waves up to 1.5 metres high and 150-meter pristine white sand beach. Two five-star spas from Banyan Tree Spa Macau and The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Macau help guests relax and rejuvenate.
As the dining destination in Asia, Galaxy Macau offers a wide variety of gastronomic delights, exquisite experiences and ingredients of the finest quality with over 120 dining options from Michelin dining to authentic delicacies; Galaxy Promenade is the hottest shopping destination featuring the latest in fashion and curated experiences in Macau. Spanning over 100,000 square meters, luxury flagship stores, lifestyle boutiques and our selection of labels are among the more than 200 world-renowned brands for a world-class shopping journey; Galaxy Cinemas, a 10-theatre 3D Cineplex boasting 4K laser projection; CHINA ROUGE, one-of-a-kind deluxe lounge that evokes the glitz and glamor of Shanghai's golden era with entertainment in luxury and style; and Foot Hub presents the traditional art of reflexology to make you feel more relaxed and revitalized. For Authentic Macau Flavours & Vibrant Asian Experiences, Broadway Macau – just a 90-second walk via a bridge from Galaxy Macau, has over 35 Authentic Macau & Asian Flavours at its Broadway Food Street. The 2,500-seat Broadway Theatre plays host to world-class entertainers and a diverse array of cultural events. Meeting, incentive and banquet groups are also well looked after with a portfolio of unique venues in Galaxy Macau and a professional service staff.
Galaxy Macau is set to begin a new chapter, with the opening of two world-class luxury hotels – Raffles at Galaxy Macau, to be soft opened on August 16, and Andaz Macau. Galaxy International Convention Center (GICC) is the latest addition to the Group’s ever-expanding integrated resort precinct and will usher in a new era for the MICE industry in Macau. GICC is a world-class event venue featuring 40,000 sqm of total flexible MICE, and a 16,000-seat Galaxy Arena – the largest indoor arena in Macau.