The operator of the hotel closest to the Route 91 Harvest Festival grounds not operated by MGM Resorts International said the Tropicana Las Vegas experienced a 35 percent cancellation rate on bookings in the days immediately following the Oct. 1 mass shooting.
Caesars Entertainment’s top executive said his company is seeing a slight downturn in casino play from Asian guests as a result of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting.
A return to normalcy for Las Vegas tourism may still be weeks away, but there should be no long-term effects on tourism to Southern Nevada because of the Oct. 1 shootings.
In a statement released late Tuesday, MGM Resorts International disputed Sheriff Joe Lombardo’s revised timeline of the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Strip.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority began planning its revised marketing message to the world — a message of concern for victims and first-responders — a minute after the shooting from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay resort stopped on Oct. 1.
Wynn Resorts Chairman Steve Wynn said his company has a policy of checking on hotel guests who don’t leave their rooms and ask not to be disturbed for more than 12 consecutive hours, Steve Wynn said in a Sunday broadcast interview.
At Mandalay Bay, you can gamble, party in Light nightclub, relax at a man-made beach and attend gatherings in its massive convention center. Now, it’s also the place where a heavily armed gunman rained terror on concertgoers across the street in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
The windows used by the Las Vegas Strip gunman in Sunday night’s massacre have been covered.
Stephen Paddock’s victims will likely struggle to win compensation from the Mandalay Bay for physical and psychological damage, a lawyer who represented the victims in the 1990 Columbine massacre said.
MGM Resorts International has shelved marketing pitches as it grapples with the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history – a massacre launched from, and against, its properties.