Articles tagged “caesars”

Coronavirus

MGM Resorts Spurned in $11 Billion Takeover Bid of Parent of UK’s Ladbrokes

With online gaming a focus for Barry Diller, whose IAC group is backing the offer, don't bet on this being MGM's final bid for the historic brand.

MGM Resorts Spurned in $11 Billion Takeover Bid of Parent of UK’s Ladbrokes

Coronavirus

Unions Spell Out Strict Safety Protocols For Workers Before Casinos Reopen

The gambling sector has received millions of dollars in tax breaks, but that will be for nothing unless resorts take onboard the casino workers' calls for protective equipment, new cleaning, and social distancing policies — and in some cases coronavirus testing.

Unions Spell Out Strict Safety Protocols For Workers Before Casinos Reopen

Online Travel

Expedia Being Investigated for Conspiring With Hotels to Suppress Competition

These are some pretty serious allegations but we'll have to wait and see how far this one gets before any juicy details emerge.

Expedia Being Investigated for Conspiring With Hotels to Suppress Competition

Hotels

Caesars Looks to Mobile Tech to Raise the Hotel Guest Experience

Caesars had under-invested in the tech needed to support the hotel side of its business. Recently it has been playing catch up. Some of its experiments are innovative, such as mobile ordering for food at the lobby or by the pool.

Caesars Looks to Mobile Tech to Raise the Hotel Guest Experience

Hotels

Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Pushes Caesars to Sell Itself

This is a big deal, considering Icahn's nearly 10 percent stake in the company, and his history of mergers and acquisitions in the casino industry. Is this the beginning of the end for Caesars as an independent company?

Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Pushes Caesars to Sell Itself

Hotels

Caesars Debuts Non-Gaming Hotel Brand and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

This week in hospitality, Caesars responds to changing consumer demand, a report finds that direct booking keeps customers in loyalty programs, and a "glamping" startup raises $115 million.

Caesars Debuts Non-Gaming Hotel Brand and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Hotels

Caesars Doubles Down on Its Non-Gaming Strategy With New Brand

You can bet the incredible brand recognition of the Caesars name will still prove to be a double-edged sword as Caesars tries to delve deeper into the non-gaming space.

Caesars Doubles Down on Its Non-Gaming Strategy With New Brand

Hotels

Caesars Employees Avoid Strike With Approval of New Labor Contract

The last thing Vegas — or any tourism destination for that matter — needs is a labor strike.

Caesars Employees Avoid Strike With Approval of New Labor Contract

Hotels

Caesars Bets on Growing Its Business With Non-Gaming Hotels

We’re putting our money on the Cromwell and LINQ brands to do well with the hotel owner/developer set, which is increasingly looking for upscale lifestyle and select-service brands. As for the Caesars Palace and Flamingo brands — they're so inextricably tied to Vegas and to gaming, it'll be hard to convince guests otherwise.

Caesars Bets on Growing Its Business With Non-Gaming Hotels

Hotels

Labor Unions Threaten a Las Vegas Strike That Might Cost Casinos Millions

Take the union numbers quoted in this article with a grain of salt, as their remarks may be inflated as a negotiating tactic. But there's no doubt a labor strike could hurt Las Vegas resort groups.

Labor Unions Threaten a Las Vegas Strike That Might Cost Casinos Millions