UA Cinemas, Galaxy Macau Announce Partnership Revolutionising Entertainment in Macau

(Macau & Hong Kong, 21 July 2011) – UA Cinemas and Galaxy Macau™ today announced a partnership that will bring a true state-of-the-art moviegoing experience to Asia‟s most dynamic leisure and tourism destination for the first time.

Scheduled to debut later this year, UA Galaxy Cinemas, situated at the HK$15.5 billion Galaxy Macau, will be open to resort visitors and Macau residents alike. UA Galaxy Cinemas will occupy nearly 16,000 square metres, including a Grand Theatre with balcony boxes, four VIP houses and four traditional houses with over 1,000 comfortable theatre seats in total. All nine screens are capable of showing 3D movies to capitalise on the growing trend for ultra-realistic film viewing. In addition, a unique room has been built inside the Grand Theatre for the convenience of families with young children and the consideration of the moviegoing public.

Mr. Francis Lui, Vice-Chairman of Galaxy Entertainment Group, said, “Galaxy Macau‟s „World Class, Asian Heart‟ philosophy of providing the best accommodation and amenities with heartfelt Asian service culture extends throughout the resort. Film is a very important artistic and entertainment medium in this part of the world, and we want to present our valued guests and local residents of Macau with an experience of the very highest international standards, including the latest in comfort and 3D technology. We are delighted to partner with UA Cinemas, one of the most successful and innovative names in the business, to deliver the best product of its kind in Macau.”

Mr. Stanley Ko, BBS, JP, Chairman of Lark International Holdings Limited (operator of UA Cinemas and Studio City Cinemas), said, “As the premier cinema brand in Hong Kong, UA is very excited to open another first-class, deluxe UA Cinema that will offer the most immersive movie experience to Macau, Hong Kong and mainland China audiences. For this venture we partnered with Galaxy Macau because it is a major new attraction for visitors and locals that also puts significant emphasis on redefining Macau‟s leisure and tourism scene. In this sense, the partnership is about two big names coming together to create a unique entertainment experience. We believe UA Galaxy Cinemas will bring a new era of entertainment to Macau and deliver the most enjoyable, unforgettable moviegoing experience for years to come.”

Owned and developed by Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG, SEHK stock code: 00027), Galaxy Macau, known as the “New Palace of Asia”, is the newest and most exciting integrated destination resort in the Cotai entertainment area. It opened on 15 May 2011 and has quickly become one of Macau‟s leading attractions, delivering a “World Class, Asian Heart” holiday experience to tens of thousands of visitors from Asia and around the world every day.

UA Galaxy Cinemas represents UA Cinemas‟ latest venture into Macau, following expansion into major China cities like Shanghai, Chongqing, Wuhan (under the “Studio City Cinemas” brand), Shenzhen and Guangzhou.