Crown Resorts Limited (Crown) is proud to announce that Crown Melbourne has been awarded – Casino/Integrated Resort of the Year for 2014, at the prestigious International Gaming Awards (IGA) in London.
The IGA is considered the ‘Oscars’ of the gaming industry and celebrates the outstanding performance of industry worldwide.
“Crown Melbourne is thrilled to have received this prestigious international award”, said Crown Chief Executive Officer, Mr Rowen Craigie.
“The quality of Crown Melbourne’s ten-year, AUD$1.7 billion capital works program has reinforced its position as a leading integrated resort, while providing considerable benefits to the Australian and Victorian tourism industries”, Mr Craigie added.
In presenting this award, the IGA judges commented, "An outstanding organization and great achievement for Crown Resorts. The winner has established an innovative approach to catering for local and international guests; it's clear that Crown is passionate about what they do and their vision in this field goes beyond any other."
In addition Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (MCE), in which Crown holds a 33.6% interest and Aspers Group, in which Crown holds a 50% interest, won significant awards. The City of Dreams resort in Macau, which is owned and operated by MCE was awarded Casino VIP Room of the Year and Aspers Casinos in the UK won Casino Operator of the Year Europe.
Crown’s Australian and International resorts have consistently been acknowledged as among the best and have now been taken to another level as recognized by these highly acclaimed international awards.