Downtown Project Tuesday morning unveiled a new 44-room, nongaming boutique hotel named Oasis at its Gold Spike property, creating the first hotel in its development portfolio.
Getting the High Roller ready for the Strip was no simple feat. Besides preparing the wheel for riders, planners designed equipment and made preparations for the worst-case scenario — how to rescue stranded riders.
For years, Las Vegas took the bigger-is-better route, building expansive glassy megaresorts with 4,000 rooms apiece and seemingly endless check-in counters.
Just as the recession began to grip Las Vegas in 2008, gaming executive Terry Lanni made a prediction.
Hakkasan Group announced Wednesday it will close Pure on May 26 for an extensive renovation and expansion and that it will open in 2015 under a new name and concept.
Look for Allegiant Air to introduce a co-branded credit card soon. Asked about whether the airline plans a loyalty program, President Andrew Levy said they wouldn’t have a traditional frequent-flier club, but a credit card that would reward customers with incentives.
Las Vegas is getting smaller. That is, if you call 1,600-room and 1,100-room Strip hotels “boutique” properties. By the end of the year, Las Vegas will have about a half-dozen hotel-casinos that operators classify as “boutique,” “luxury” or “lifestyle” in their marketing efforts.
MGM Resorts International and Pinnacle Entertainment announced a partnership Thursday between the casino companies’ customer loyalty programs. The marketing relationship allows the casino operators to offer rewards and provide access to gaming and entertainment in areas where they don’t have properties.
Nothing is simple when it comes to Caesars Entertainment Corp. Take last week’s announcement that the company is selling four casinos to its Caesars Growth Partners subsidiary for $2.2 billion.
Wynn Resorts Ltd., the casino company that expects to open its Wynn Palace resort on Macau’s Cotai Strip during the first half of 2016, reported fourth-quarter earnings Thursday that easily beat analyst expectations. And the company’s revenues from its two Macau casinos increased by double-digits.