Tag Archives: Andrew Barr
- The Star Entertainment exec eyes upgrades to target Chinese, Indian VIPs
March 7, 2016
Upgraded infrastructure and new entertainment offerings could be the key to sustaining tourism in southeast Queensland, according to The Star Entertainment Group CEO Matt Bekier. The Star executive was quoted by The Macau Daily Times, saying: “The reality is we need to have a lot more hotel competition, partners that...
- Aquis wants to scale back $8B plans for Cairns mega casino resort
October 16, 2015
Hong Kong gaming tycoon Tony Fung is negotiating to downsize the plan for the $8 billion Aquis Great Barrier Reef casino resort in Cairns, Australia. The billionaire has already requested the state government to release the minimum requirements for an integrated resort development, The Courier Mail reported. David Chu, Fung’s...
- Aquis to give Canberra casino a $330 million makeover
September 16, 2015
Tony Fung’s Aquis Entertainment is giving its newly-purchased Canberra Casino a $330m revamp to lure additional 700,000 visitors annually. The two-stage revamp proposal includes VIP and mass gaming facilities, six-star villa accommodation, a five-star hotel, retail food and beverage and a shopping mall. A 3,300 sqm extension to the National...