Archive for November, 2015

Chinese millennials remaking global travel

November 30, 2015

The global hospitality and leisure industry needs new strategies to cope with Chinese overseas tourists, led by millennials different from their parents and from their Western counterparts, according to a white paper from YWS Design director of market research and consumer insights Roberto Coppola.

Totally globalized native New Yorker and former broadcast news producer Muhammad Cohen is a blogger for Forbes and author of Hong Kong On Air, a novel set in his adopted hometown during the 1997 handover about television news, love, betrayal, high finance, and cheap lingerie. See his bio, online archive and more at www.muhammadcohen.com; follow him on Facebook and Twitter @MuhammadCohen.

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Studio City takes Macau in new directions

November 29, 2015

Macau’s latest integrated resort has Batman, Bugs Bunny, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese’s movie about it, Asia’s highest figure-eight Ferris wheel and, most amazing, Studio City has no VIP gaming, a revolutionary change for the world’s casino capital.

Totally globalized native New Yorker and former broadcast news producer Muhammad Cohen is a blogger for Forbes and author of Hong Kong On Air, a novel set in his adopted hometown during the 1997 handover about television news, love, betrayal, high finance, and cheap lingerie. See his bio, online archive and more at www.muhammadcohen.com; follow him on Facebook and Twitter @MuhammadCohen.

Macau missing major league sports book lounges; Asia beckons for daily fantasy sports

November 18, 2015

It’s the biggest casino destination on earth, but Macau doesn’t have sports betting lounges that are a Vegas staple and could boost revenue, diversify demographics and enliven casino floors. Asian markets can also provide a soft landing for embattled US daily fantasy sports operators.

Totally globalized native New Yorker and former broadcast news producer Muhammad Cohen is a blogger for Forbes and author of Hong Kong On Air, a novel set in his adopted hometown during the 1997 handover about television news, love, betrayal, high finance, and cheap lingerie. See his bio, online archive and more at www.muhammadcohen.com; follow him on Facebook and Twitter @MuhammadCohen.

Happy FU Day! Buy Lao casino to celebrate?

November 13, 2015

Purchasing Laos’ leading casino to mark Felix Unger Day could give you a real odd couple experience.

Totally globalized native New Yorker and former broadcast news producer Muhammad Cohen is a blogger for Forbes and author of Hong Kong On Air, a novel set in his adopted hometown during the 1997 handover about television news, love, betrayal, high finance, and cheap lingerie. See his bio, online archive and more at www.muhammadcohen.com; follow him on Facebook and Twitter @MuhammadCohen.

Macau casino slump runs to 17 months, Studio City rolls

November 7, 2015

The opening of US$3.2 billion Studio City didn’t reverse Macau’s 17 months of declining casino revenue. But the October numbers offer some subtle signs of a potential turnaround for the global gaming capital.

Totally globalized native New Yorker and former broadcast news producer Muhammad Cohen is a blogger for Forbes and author of Hong Kong On Air, a novel set in his adopted hometown during the 1997 handover about television news, love, betrayal, high finance, and cheap lingerie. See his bio, online archive and more at www.muhammadcohen.com; follow him on Facebook and Twitter @MuhammadCohen.


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