Sands China Ltd. (HKEx: 1928) is the leading developer, owner and operator of multi-use integrated resorts and casinos in Macao. Macao is the largest gaming market in the world as measured by casino gaming revenue and is the only location in China offering legalised casino gaming. Venetian Macau Limited, our subsidiary, holds one of six concessions or subconcessions permitted by the Macao government to operate casinos or gaming areas in Macao.
We own Sands® Macao, The Venetian® Macao, The Plaza® Macao, The Parisian Macao, and The Londoner® Macao. We also own Cotai Expo, one of the largest convention and exhibition halls in Asia; Macao's largest entertainment venue, the Cotai Arena; the 1,800-seat luxury Venetian Theatre; the 1,200-seat Parisian Theatre; the 1,700-seat Londoner Theatre; the upcoming 6,000-seat Londoner Arena and Cotai Water Jet, one of two major high-speed ferry companies operating between Hong Kong and Macao. Our luxury and mid-market retail malls feature over 750 shops with well-known retail brands. Our combined properties feature approximately 12,400 hotel rooms and suites and approximately 150 different restaurants and food outlets.
Our business strategy is to develop Cotai and to leverage our integrated resort business model to create Asia's premier business, leisure, convention and gaming destination. With the addition of The Parisian Macao in September 2016, our Cotai footprint now comprises four interconnected integrated resorts, which leverage a wide range of branded hotel and resort offerings to attract different segments of the market.