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The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas Receive AAA Five Diamond Ratings

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - 11/09/10) - The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas, two of the world's largest and most luxurious resorts, both owned and operated by global resort developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS - News), have once again been honored with the prestigious AAA Five Diamond Award® designation. This marks the fourth year in a row The Venetian has been recognized with the AAA Five Diamond Rating and the second year in a row for The Palazzo, after attaining eligibility last year. Combined, The Venetian and The Palazzo make up the world's largest resort complex, proving that size does not compromise attention to detail."We are extremely honored to receive these distinctions at both The Venetian and The Palazzo," said Rob Goldstein, president of both properties. "To have two hotels, with a combined 7,100 all-suite rooms, each receive this award is a testament to our team members and their continued dedication to personal guest service as well as their consistent high caliber attention to detail. From check-in to check-out, we are committed to providing our guests with a world-class experience."The AAA Five Diamond Award designation for hotels and restaurants is North America's most coveted symbol of excellence in the hospitality industry. Representing the upper echelon of the hospitality industry, AAA Five Diamond Award winners make up less than one-half percent of more than 31,000 AAA Approved properties throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. AAA defines Five Diamond properties as establishments with first-class accommodations and reflecting the ultimate characteristics in luxury and sophistication. Exceeding guest expectations, providing meticulous service and maintaining impeccable standards of excellence are the fundamental hallmarks of the AAA Five Diamond Rating."Five Diamond establishments do more than provide luxurious surroundings; they consistently deliver a high level of personal attention to each guest," said Michael Petrone, director of AAA Tourism Information Development. "AAA is pleased to recognize The Venetian and The Palazzo with the AAA Five Diamond Rating."For more information on our AAA Five Diamond properties or to make suite reservations, please visit The Venetian at www.venetian.com or The Palazzo at www.palazzolasvegas.com.Statements in this press release, which are not historical facts, are "forward looking" statements that are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor Provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond the Company's control, which may cause material differences in actual results, performance or other expectations. These factors include, but are not limited to general economic conditions, competition, new ventures, government regulation, legalization of gaming, interest rates, future terrorist acts, insurance, and other factors detailed in the reports filed by Las Vegas Sands Corp. with the Securities and Exchange Commission.ABOUT THE PALAZZO® LAS VEGAS
With over 3,000 expansive suites, luxury shopping and world-class dining and entertainment, the $1.9 billion, Silver LEED®(Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)-certified Palazzo Las Vegas literally takes luxury to new heights. Ranked first among Las Vegas Hotels in Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2010, the AAA® Five Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Award winning property is highlighted by a flagship, 85,000 square-foot Barneys New York with The Shoppes at The Palazzo featuring more than 60 luxury boutiques. In addition, 20 remarkable stores and couture brands made their Las Vegas debuts at The Palazzo, including Chloé, Tory Burch, Christian Louboutin, Diane von Furstenberg, Van Cleef & Arpels, Catherine Malandrino and Anya Hindmarch. The Palazzo also offers a variety of cuisines from a collection of award-winning chefs such as Carnevino by Mario Batali, CUT by Wolfgang Puck and Table 10 by Emeril Lagasse. Other unique offerings include Tony Award winning Broadway musical JERSEY BOYS; the chic dining and nightlife LAVO; the world's largest Canyon Ranch SpaClub; the ultimate sports bar, sportsbook and restaurant on the Strip: Lagasse's Stadium and "Prestige at The Palazzo," an exclusive space designed to offer the sophisticated traveler an elevated level of services and amenities including private champagne check in, packing and unpacking services, exclusive bath and pillow menus, complimentary cocktail reception and more. For additional information, please visit The Palazzo website at www.palazzolasvegas.com, follow on Twitter @palazzolasvegas and on Facebook at facebook.com/palazzolasvegas.About The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino Las Vegas
The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, one of the largest properties in the country to receive AAA's Five Diamond Award and Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star, is one of the world's most luxurious LEED®-EB Gold (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)-certified resort and convention destinations. Re-creating Venice's legendary landmarks, the resort offers unmatched service and quality for leisure and corporate guests. Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian features The Grand Canal Shoppes, an indoor streetscape complete with gondolas and singing gondoliers, the Canyon Ranch SpaClub, world-class gaming, exquisite restaurants, and a wide variety of entertainment such as Phantom-The Las Vegas Spectacular, Blue Man Group, David Spade and Joan Rivers on its premises, as well as extensive convention and corporate services. For additional information, visit www.venetian.com and follow on Twitter @venetianvegas.