Fortune Names Las Vegas Sands a “World’s Most Admired Company”
Las Vegas – 16 February 2017 –
Las Vegas Sands has been named as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies. The annual list is a ranking of the world’s most respected and reputable companies, as judged by peers in their industry.
“Being recognized as one of the world’s most admired companies is a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the more than 50,000 Las Vegas Sands team members we employ around the globe. As the founder of this company, nothing makes me prouder than to see our company receive such a notable distinction,” said Sheldon G. Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands.
Las Vegas Sands is the world’s largest developer and operator of integrated resorts serving both the business and leisure tourism markets. The company’s portfolio consists of world-class destination resorts and three of the world’s largest convention centers, encompassing more than 22,000 hotel suites, more than 5.6 million square feet of meeting and convention space, and more than 7.5 million feet of retail and gaming space.
“As the global leader in integrated resorts, we are both a market maker and a committed corporate citizen in the regions where we operate,” said Rob Goldstein, president and chief operating officer of Las Vegas Sands. “We strive to set a bar for excellence in our resorts; in the hospitality industry as a whole; and in our commitment to people, communities and the planet through our corporate social responsibility initiatives.”