GEG Holds Blessing Ceremony for 2022 Macao International Dragon Boat Races; Supports the Sports Event for 17th Consecutive Year

May 18, 2022 Galaxy Entertainment Group (“GEG”) actively supports the Macau SAR Government’s sports development policies as well as various local sports events through a multiple approach, and encourages its team members to participate in sports events to maintain their wellbeing. In support of the Macao International Dragon Boat Races for the 17th consecutive year, GEG will be sending four dragon boat teams consisting of GEG team members from different properties to compete in the race. A blessing ceremony was held at the Nam Van Lake Nautical Centre yesterday for the four dragon boat teams.

The blessing ceremony was joined by Mr. Andy Lee, Deputy Director of Operations of StarWorld Hotel; Mr. William Gibbon, Senior Vice President of HR Centre of Excellence of Human Resources and Administration of GEG; Mr. Norman Chan, Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administration of GEG; Ms. Trancy Koh, Chairperson of the GEG Staff Social Club and other executives. The executives conveyed their blessings to the dragon boat teams, namely, Galaxy Phoenix, Galaxy Elegance, Galaxy Pearl and Galaxy Glamour through traditional eye dotting rituals, cutting the roasted pigs, and distributing red packets to the team members.

Amid the new normal of the pandemic prevention and control, GEG fully cooperates with the Macau SAR Government’s pandemic prevention guidelines and implements pandemic prevention measures during the trainings, including providing dragon boat team members with face masks and temperature checks, to ensure they can take part in the races with their best condition. Mr. Tyson Hoi, the Coach and Captain of the GEG Dragon Boat Team, said, “We appreciate the tremendous support that the company has given to the Dragon Boat Team, as well as the trainings and aids that it has provided to us over the years. This year, the GEG Dragon Boat Team will continue to aim for the best through teamwork and endurance. In addition, all the participating team members have taken COVID-19 vaccine to ensure health and safety.”

Over the years, GEG has been proactively contributing to Macau’s sports development, including title-sponsoring the Galaxy Entertainment Macao International Marathon for 18 consecutive years, sponsoring the FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League Macao and FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix for 14 years, and presenting the WTT Macao event for two consecutive years. Meanwhile, GEG also proactively supports its team members’ participation in different sports activities and competitions, and establishes various sports teams through the GEG Staff Social Club to encourage its team members to enjoy sports and promote work-life balance.