Chuck Bowling has real-time experience in crisis management, having been in place at Mandalay Bay in the arduous recovery from the Oct. 1 shootings.
For a quarter century, Cirque du Soleil has been a Las Vegas Strip phenomenon. That bond is never more apparent than today, as the company leans on Vegas for support.
In a move that would have been unheard of even a year ago, Cirque du Soleil, the Las Vegas Strip’s preeminent production company for more than two decades, has filed for bankruptcy.
The Excalibur will be the next MGM Resorts property to reopen, on June 11, according to a hotel spokesman.
“The response went through the roof,” the owner of the D Las Vegas and Golden Gate said a day after giving away 2,000 flights to tourists across the country.
Derek Stevens, co-owner of the D Las Vegas and Golden Gate, gave away 2,000 one-way flights to Las Vegas from 24 U.S. cities.
An MGM Resorts spokeswoman said, “MGM Resorts is updating many of our offerings as we prepare to welcome guests back, and that includes implementing free parking.”
MGM Resorts has terminated positions heading up esports, marketing and advertising.
Entertainment exec Mark Prows said he cried at the news, but he added “my job does not define who I am.”
MGM Resorts International has reportedly laid off several high-level executives in sweeping moves Friday, including a quartet of hotel presidents.