Got That Winning Feeling

Montecasino Has Got That Winning Feeling

Want to be certain of a great time and the best gaming and entertainment experience Gauteng has to offer? If public and corporate sentiment is anything to go by, then your best bet is Montecasino, which has just been presented with an array of awards, the majority of which reflect the opinions of the Gauteng public.

“Public votes are all-important in the age of consumer journalism, and we are particularly proud that we have consistently been voted Best Casino, Best Theatre, Best Place to Take Out-of-Towners, Best Place to Watch the Big Game and Best Cinema Complex as voted for by readers in a number of consumer awards,” says Montecasino General Manager Glenn Joseph.

But it’s not only consumers who rate Montecasino as Gauteng’s premier entertainment destination. The precinct’s outstanding achievements have also been recognised by prestigious business bodies such as the Professional Management Review (PMR) and PAAZAB (African Association of Zoos and Aquariums).

Montecasino was this year awarded a Diamond Arrow Award for Business Sector: Best Casino/Entertainment Centre in the City of Johannesburg 2014/2015,recognising Montecasino’s commitment to enhancing economic growth and development in Johannesburg Metro Area and rated highest overall forCompanies/Institutes held in high esteem as Good Corporate Citizen based on Community Social Responsibility Initiatives 2014/2015 by PMR, in addition to being recognised by PAAZAB (African Association of Zoos and Aquariums) and joining an elite group of just seven other institutional PAAZAB members responsible for the African region within the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA). PAAZAB accreditation is the highest possible recognition that a living animal institution can achieve in Africa and not all institutions that apply for accreditation receive it.

“We place great value on consumer and business awards such as these as they reflect our commitment to excellence in everything we do and to doing the right thing at the right time, every time,” continues Joseph. “With each prestigious award Montecasino is honoured to receive, we get one step closer to cementing our reputation as the iconic entertainment destination in South Africa and we assure every individual and organisation that voted for us that we will continue to strive to leave a memorable mark on every visitor who walks through our door and achieve excellence in all areas of our business.”

Says Laura Vercueil, PR & Communications Manager for Johannesburg Tourism Company:  “As a stakeholder in the tourism and hospitality industry, we’d like to add our congratulations and good wishes to the list of kudos garnered by Montecasino.  Joburg prides itself on the depth, diversity and quality of its lifestyle and entertainment offerings and Montecasino undoubtedly has a proven track record as one of the city’s top attractions for locals, visitors and tourists.”

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