Venetian Resort Hotel - MACAU
The Venetian Resort Hotel (or Venetian Macao) is a luxury hotel and casino resort in Macau, China, owned by the American Las Vegas Sands company. The Venetian is a 39-story, casino hotel on the Cotai Strip in Macau. The 10,500,000-square-foot (980,000 m2) Venetian Macao is modeled on its sister casino resort The Venetian Las Vegas.
The hotel uses Venice, Italy, as its design inspiration and features architectural replicas of various Venetian landmarks. It is the largest casino in the world, the largest single structure hotel building in Asia, and also the seventh-largest building in the world by floor area.
It was officialy opened on 28 August 2007. The resort has 3,000 suites, 1,200,000 sq ft (110,000 m2) of convention space, 1,600,000 sq ft (150,000 m2) of retail, 550,000 square feet (51,000 m2) of casino space – with 3,400 slot machines and 800 gambling tables and the 15,000-seat Cotai Arena for entertainment and sports events.