Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) launches a partnership with ICBC (Macau) and WeChat, making it the first hospitality and entertainment group in Macau to accept WeChat pay throughout its properties, commence with a variety of 136 outlets across GEG’s spectacular portfolio of world-class hotels, dining destinations, spas, entertainment facilities and retailers.
GEG’s first-in-Macau partnership with ICBC (Macau) and WeChat answers the needs of mainland Chinese visitors to Macau, who overwhelmingly prefer to pay with e-wallets such as WeChat Pay.
Guests can now pay with the new system at a wide range of establishments, with a total of 136 outlets launching the service including: Premier hotels The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, JW Marriott Hotel Macau, Banyan Tree Macau, Hotel Okura Macau, Galaxy Hotel, Broadway Hotel and StarWorld Hotel
Raymond Yap, senior director of International Premium and Mass Market Development for GEG, said, “GEG is proud to embark upon a first-in-Macau partnership with ICBC (Macau) and WeChat; two leaders at the forefront of their own industries who share our own commitment to delivering innovative, convenient experiences.
By launching WeChat Pay across GEG properties, we are providing an exclusive opportunity for Macau’s valued Mainland China visitors to use a preferred payment method for their comfort, security and convenience. In the meantime, we are also supporting SME throughout this launch to build up more business connections with Mainland Chinese consumers.”
GEG will debut WeChat pay across its three flagship properties – Galaxy Macau, Broadway Macau and StarWorld Hotel.