Major trade shows like Infocomm and American Water Works Association helped increase convention attendance 2.9 per cent from June 2017.
Wynn Resorts has announced the appointment of Erik Hansen as the company’s first chief sustainability officer. In this newly-created role, Hansen is responsible for the development of the company’s global sustainability strategy and energy procurement goals.
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has announced plans to convert the Mandarin Oriental on the Las Vegas Strip to the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas in August.
With the lighting of its new marquee and hotel tower signs, Monte Carlo officially sheds its name this week for a new identity – Park MGM – making way for the resort set for completion later this year.
Palms Casino Resort has announced the opening of a collection of new restaurants and entertainment venues, the renovation of the its casino, and the unveiling of a property-wide contemporary art program later this month.
Richard Branson has purchased the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas from a Brookfield-managed private real estate fund. The group plans to open a reconceptualised and revitalised property, the Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, in the second half of 2019.
Marriott International and global development firm Witkoff have revealed plans to open a new resort at 2755 Las Vegas Boulevard South. Ushering in a new era of world-class hospitality, the integrated resort and casino to be named The Drew Las Vegas will debut the Edition brand in Las Vegas and mark The Strip’s first JW Marriott.
Three British tourists killed in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon have been named. Becky Dobson, 27, Jason Hill, 32, and Stuart Hill, 30, all died on Saturday and were this morning named by police in the United States.
Wynn Las Vegas will power its multi-use development, Paradise Park, with 100 per cent renewable energy sourced from a new 160-acre solar energy facility.