Articles tagged “gaming”

Daily Lodging Report

Gaming in Thailand Wouldn’t Bring Immediate Benefits to Hotels

Maybank Securities forecasts significant revenue potential for Thai gambling complexes, but warns of initial profitability challenges and limited tourism industry benefits.

Hotels

MGM Resorts Ups its Bet on ‘The Island’ in Dubai – But No Casino

MGM CEO Bill Hornbuckle still hasn't got the greenlight for his casino in Dubai, but that isn't stopping him spending billions on the project.

MGM Resorts Ups its Bet on ‘The Island’ in Dubai – But No Casino

Daily Lodging Report

Thailand Struggles to Articulate Its Gaming Strategy

A 60 member House committee in Thailand that is tasked with considering the possibility of developing Thailand’s first legal casinos continues to have trouble completing the task at hand.

Tourism

Unified Visas for Gulf Cooperation Council Would Supercharge Regional Tourism

Collaboration is the approach of Ras Al Khaimah's tourism chief, who is now focusing on boosting travel in the entire Gulf.

Unified Visas for Gulf Cooperation Council Would Supercharge Regional Tourism

Hotels

MGM CEO Expects 4 UAE Casinos Will Be Allowed, Begins Building in Dubai

Bill Hornbuckle predicts up to four UAE casinos will be licensed, he is hoping to be one of the chosen few, as are his rivals over on Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah.

MGM CEO Expects 4 UAE Casinos Will Be Allowed, Begins Building in Dubai

Daily Lodging Report

Macau Casinos Experience High Demand as Golden Week Approaches

Macau hotels experience high demand during Golden Week, with standard rooms sold out for at least three nights at 22 casino-associated properties, some offering rooms at around US$400 per night.

Hotels

Meet the UAE’s First Gaming Authority

Today's edition of Skift's daily podcast looks closer at AI at major travel brands, youth-focused African tours, and gaming in the UAE.

Meet the UAE’s First Gaming Authority

Hotels

Wynn Resorts CEO Expects Gaming License Soon for UAE’s First Casino

After all the "will they, won't they?" the Wynn Resorts CEO has reaffirmed that UAE is finally saying, "Deal!" to its very first casino!

Wynn Resorts CEO Expects Gaming License Soon for UAE’s First Casino

Tourism

Las Vegas Sands Eyes NY’s Long Island as Meetings and Tourism Draw

Move over Macau and Singapore. Las Vegas Sands is betting on Long Island, unlike other city-centric developers spending millions to win a casino license in New York. All these new proposals are focusing on corporate meeting spaces and tourism boosts to the economy to turn the odds in their favor.

Las Vegas Sands Eyes NY’s Long Island as Meetings and Tourism Draw

Hotels

Hotel Design Goes Very Big

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at a new hotel design trend, United's deal with Mesa Air, and a rare big non-gaming deal in Macau.

Hotel Design Goes Very Big