Jiepang Teams Up with Galaxy Macau for Launch of First-Ever Check-in Campaign in Macau
China's leading location-based social mobile app, Macau's leading integrated destination resort to reward visitors for their social check-ins.
- (1888PressRelease) October 15, 2011 - HONG KONG, Macau - China's leading location-based social mobile app, Jiepang, today announced a new partnership with Galaxy Macau, one of the premier integrated Macau hotels(http://www.galaxymacau.com/en/), to launch the first ever check-in campaign in Macau.
From today until Nov 25, mobile users will be able to check in at Galaxy Macau via Jiepang's mobile app, share information about their visit with friends and collect a branded virtual badge. Guests can then simply present the badge to the registration counter and register as a Galaxy Privilege Club member, which makes them eligible to receive HK$50 Galaxy Reward Dollars as well as the chance to win one free night's stay at Galaxy Macau.
"We're thrilled to team up with Galaxy Macau as it offers a truly remarkable resort experience that people would love to share with friends," said Jiepang's founder and CEO, David Liu. "The check-in campaign provides good incentives for Jiepang users to join the Galaxy Privilege Club loyalty program, which offers great benefits for its guests. We look forward to working more closely with Galaxy Macau and providing everyone who uses the Jiepang app with even more great new features."
"Galaxy Macau understands and embraces the way social media brings people together and makes all of life's great experiences easy to share," said Raymond Yap, Senior Vice President - International Premium Market Development of Galaxy Entertainment Group. "That's why we're very excited to be partnering with the leading mobile social app of its kind in China. With Jiepang we can offer great deals and fun features to users and guests, giving people yet another great reason to make the 'New Palace of Asia' an important stop during their Macau holiday."
Macau is one of Asia's premier travel destinations and is often called the "Vegas of Asia". Nearly 25 million visitors came to Macau in 2010, more than half of whom arrived from mainland China.
Jiepang (jiepang.com) is a location-based social mobile application that helps friends share where they are offline and in real-time. By "checking in" with Jiepang's iPhone, Android, or other mobile application, users share that they've arrived at specific venues, as well as share tips, photos, and comments around those venues. Merchants and brands can use Jiepang to reach, engage, and learn about their customers in both the offline and online worlds. To date, over 300 brands have partnered with Jiepang including Starbucks, McDonalds, Nike, Louis Vuitton and more. Jiepang is available for download in the iPhone App Store and Android Market, as an HTML5 or WAP mobile website at Jiepang.com, and also preloaded on all new HTC, Sony Ericsson, Nokia and other smartphone brands in China. Jiepang is headquartered in Beijing, with offices in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Taipei, and other cities as it serves its over 1M users in the major cities of Greater China Region. For more details, please visit http://we.jiepang.com. (Chinese language)
About Galaxy Macau
Galaxy Macau™ is the only truly authentic Asian five-star resort destination in Macau. Developed at an investment of nearly HK$15 billion, it includes more than 2,200 rooms, suites and villas across three world-class hotels: the highly anticipated five-star Galaxy Hotel™, Japan's legendary Okura Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and the award-winning and ultra-exclusive Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts. Unlike other luxury hotels, Macau's(http://www.galaxymacau.com/en/) latest integrated resort facilitates the Grand Resort Deck with lush oasis gardens covering its 52,000 square meters, the world's largest sky top wave pool and a 350-ton white sand beach; a selection of more than 50 food and beverage outlets, including the widest selection of pan-Asian cuisine under one roof in Macau; and two boulevards of distinctive retail shopping. UA Galaxy Cinemas, a nine-screen, 1,000-seat, 3D-equipped complex unlike anything in Macau, is scheduled to open later this year. For more details, please visit www.galaxymacau.com.
Mr. Leo Lee
leo.lee ( @ ) jiepang dot com
Ms. Virginia Cheung
Galaxy Macau Public Relations
virginia.cheung ( @ ) galaxyentertainment dot com