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CotaiJet launches Overnight Ferry Services between Hong Kong and Macau

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Monday, 4 August 2008

The Cotai Strip CotaiJet has launched overnight high-speed ferry services between Hong Kong and Macau. The ferry service is managed and operated by Cotai Chu Kong Shipping Management Services of Hong Kong and uses ferries purchased by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Las Vegas Sands Corp..

On top of its current 56 sailings operating between the Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong and the Taipa Temporary Ferry Terminal in Macau, CotaiJet will have six additional overnight sailings, three (12 am, 1 am, 2 am) departing from Hong Kong to Taipa, and another three (1 am, 3 am, 5 am) from Taipa to Hong Kong.

The expanded overnight CotaiJet ferry service will provide greater flexibility to visitors who come to Macau for live entertainment, business and shopping at Macaus new mega shopping centers on Cotai Strip such as the Grand Canal Shoppes and The Shoppes at Four Seasons which opened last Friday, said Mr. Stephen Weaver, LVS President for the Asian Region.

CotaiJets custom-built ferries each carries more than 400  passengers and travel at top speeds of close to 42 knots.

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