BEIJING, March 8 /CNW/ - Melco China Resorts (Holding) Limited (TSXV: MCG) ("Melco China Resorts" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that its Sun Mountain Yabuli resort will be featured on the award winning television series Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. The show will premiere on the Travel Network on March 15th, 2010 and thereafter will be broadcast on the Discovery Channel.
Filming for this episode entitled "China" was held in the Sun Mountain Yabuli resort in early December and featured on-snow moments and interviews with the shows celebrity host, Anthony Bourdain. The show also includes highlights from the city of Harbin, the gateway city to the Sun Mountain Yabuli resort. With a population of approximately 10 million people, its rich history, and engaging local personalities and culinary excursions, Harbin, like Yabuli, is becoming a destination of choice.
"Anthony's show has a great reputation for finding extraordinary local cultural and culinary experiences in diverse locations across the globe," stated Graham Kwan, Chief Executive Officer of Melco China Resorts. "We are very proud that Tony and his team selected our resort and featured some of the unique experiences in Yabuli as well as the incredible excursions in our region."
"Sun Mountain Resort, Yabuli, is a testament to China's bright future," stated Mr. Bourdain.
About Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations is an ongoing American travel and food show on the Travel Channel which also airs on the Discovery Travel & Living channel. The series airs throughout Asia, South America, Africa, Europe and North America and reaches an audience of well over 95 million people throughout the globe. Host Anthony Bourdain visits cities worldwide where local personalities treat him to local culture and cuisine. In 2009 the series won the Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming. Anthony Bourdain is also an accomplished author and is well known for his book, "Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly".
About Melco China Resorts
Melco China Resorts is the premier developer of four season destination ski resorts in China. Melco China Resorts is transforming existing China ski properties into world-class, four seasons luxury mountain resorts with excellent real estate investment opportunities for discerning buyers. In February 2009 the Company's Yabuli Resort was awarded Best Resort Makeover in Asia by TIME Magazine. Melco China Resorts' leadership team boasts a proven record of resort development success both internationally and in China. www.melcochinaresorts.com
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FORWARD LOOKING INFORMATION
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