by Michael J. Shapiro | May 01, 2017

Meeting Hotels: Properties include the 1,008-room Wynn Macau, 600-room MGM Macau, 408-room Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16 and 213-room Mandarin Oriental Macau.

In the Cotai area, hotels include the 4,001-room Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, Cotai Central; 3,000-room Parisian Macao; 2,989-room Venetian Macao; 1,706-room Wynn Palace Cotai; 1,600-room Studio City Hotel; 1,500-room Galaxy Hotel; 1,015-room JW Marriott Hotel Macau; 791-room Grand Hyatt Macau; 654-room Conrad Hotel, Cotai Central; 488-room Hotel Okura; 400-room St. Regis Macao; 360-room Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, and 230-room The Ritz-Carlton, Macau.

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Convention Centers: Macao Convention Center; exhibit space, approximately 54,778 square feet; number of meeting rooms, four; (011) 853-2885-0168

Macau Tower Convention and Exhibition Center; exhibit space, 19,946 square feet; number of meeting rooms, 16; (011) 853-2893-3339

Airport Transit: Macau International Airport, about 5 miles south of downtown Macao and 1 mile north of the Cotai Strip. Transfer cost by taxi, about $10 to $20 to both downtown and the Cotai Strip. All major hotels provide pickup service.

Hong Kong International Airport, accessible via ferry; about 45 minutes from the airport to either downtown Macao or Taipa. Transfer cost by TurboJET to Macao, $21--$47 one way; transfer cost to Taipa by Cotai Strip CotaiJet, $21--$42 one way

Taxes: Service charge, 10%; local tourism tax, 5%; total tax on hotel rooms, 15%

Group Venue: The acclaimed fine-dining Italian restaurant at Wynn Macau, Il Teatro, debuted a new, more modern design and revamped its menu early this year, bringing new style to the decade-old favorite. Two lake-facing private dining rooms are available to groups, with floor-to-ceiling views of the colorful light and water shows outside. (011) 853-8986-3663

Contact: Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute; (011) 853-2871-0300