Forbes Travel Guide (FTG) has awarded the highly coveted Forbes Triple Five-Star honor to two hotels at Galaxy Macau™ for the first time. Galaxy Macau joins the ranks of a select few destinations worldwide to offer a unique collection of two Forbes Triple Five-Star hotels and three Forbes Four-Star hotels set within the integrated resort. The Ritz-Carlton, Macau joins the elite Forbes Triple Five-Star list this year, and Banyan Tree Macau has received the Forbes Triple Five-Star award for six consecutive years. These rare Forbes Triple Five-Star awards are exclusive rankings given to select hotels by FTG, the world’s only independent global ratings system for the hotel, spa and restaurant.
“We are honored that two of our hotels at Galaxy Macau are ranked on the exclusive Forbes Triple Five-Star list,” Richard Longhurst, Director of Operations, Galaxy Macau said. “This recognition is testament to the commitment of our hospitality teams at The Ritz-Carlton, Macau and Banyan Tree Macau. Each day, our dedicated hoteliers go above and beyond to deliver exceptional experiences that embrace the “World Class, Asian Heart” service philosophy at Galaxy Macau.”
Lai Heen elevates The Ritz-Carlton, Macau to Forbes triple Five-Star status
Lai Heen, the city’s highest Chinese restaurant, located on level 51 of The Ritz-Carlton, Macau received Forbes Five-Star Restaurant honors for the first time this year. This accolade, along with five-star awards for the hotel and spa elevated The Ritz-Carlton, Macau to Forbes Triple Five-Star status.
Set within the top floors of Galaxy Macau, one of the world’s most spectacular entertainment and leisure destinations, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau is an all-suite hotel featuring over 230 suites, including the stylish The Ritz-Carlton Sky Villa, which overlooks inspiring views of Cotai Macau. The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Macau features tasteful and personalized wellness retreat that integrate local culture, natural and organic elements with expertly-trained therapists, swathed in dark timber, rich oak and sleek onyx. The spa experience includes access to relaxation lounges with vitality pools, steam rooms and ice fountain.
Banyan Tree Macau earns Forbes triple Five-Star honor for sixth consecutive year
For six straight years, Banyan Tree Macau has received the coveted Forbes Triple Five-Star accolade. FTG continues to rank Banyan Tree Macau hotel, Banyan Tree Spa Macau and Belon restaurant among the world’s most elite hotel destinations.
Banyan Tree Macau offers a sanctuary for the senses in the heart of a bustling metropolis. It is the first high-rise urban resort in Macau to showcase private indoor relaxation pools in every suite, and private swimming pools with serene gardens in every villa. Located within the Galaxy Macau integrated resort, Banyan Tree Macau offers 256 accommodations, including 10 expansive villas and the ultra-exclusive Presidential Suite. The award-winning Banyan Tree Spa Macau features massage treatments based on evolving techniques that passed through the hands of many generations. Guests may choose from a variety of treatments, a number of which have been specially developed by the Banyan Tree Spa Academy.
JW Marriott Macau, Hotel Okura Macau and Galaxy Hotel, all located within the Galaxy Macau integrated resort, each received Forbes Four-Star recognition for the hotel category. Offering more than 1,000 rooms and suites along with a pillar-less Grand Ballroom and venue spaces, JW Marriott Macau features beautifully designed accommodation, innovative on-site culinary experiences and an abundance of thoughtful amenities. The 429-room Hotel Okura Macau provides meticulous Japanese-style hospitality and modern comfort for an experience that is both unique and unforgettable. Galaxy Hotel, with 1,500 rooms and suites, is dedicated to delivering the “World Class, Asian Heart” service for which Galaxy is renowned.
Complete list of awards at a glance
Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel:
- The Ritz-Carlton Macau
- Banyan Tree Macau
Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Restaurant:
- Lai Heen (The Ritz-Carlton Macau)
- Belon (Banyan Tree Macau)
Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star SPA:
- The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Macau
- Banyan Tree Spa Macau
Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Hotel:
- JW Marriott, Macau
- Okura Hotel Macau
- Galaxy Hotel