Articles tagged “hard rock”

Atlantic City’s Fortunes May Revive Thanks to a Ruling on Sports Betting

Atlantic City’s Fortunes May Revive Thanks to a Ruling on Sports Betting

Elise Young and Stacie Sherman, Bloomberg

Last year walking the Atlantic City Boardwalk in New Jersey felt like visiting a ghost town. But the city's tourism business will hopefully jump thanks to just-legalized sports betting, the Hard Rock's about-to-debut property, and a surge in fashion outlet shops.

1 year ago

Red Lion Sues Hard Rock Hotels for Infringement in Race to Win Over Millennials

Red Lion Sues Hard Rock Hotels for Infringement in Race to Win Over Millennials

Deanna Ting, Skift

There are literally only so many ways you can appeal to Millennials in hotel design, and copycats are inevitable. That's why hospitality really can be a “me too” industry, as hotelier Ian Schrager so often laments.

2 years ago

Midscale Hotel Brands Are Getting Smarter About Not Being Boring

Midscale Hotel Brands Are Getting Smarter About Not Being Boring

Deanna Ting, Skift

If you're a hotel company planning to launch and/or reinvest in a midscale brand, please make it interesting.

2 years ago

Hard Rock Hotels Has Big Plans for Transforming Trump’s Former Taj Mahal in Atlantic City

Hard Rock Hotels Has Big Plans for Transforming Trump’s Former Taj Mahal in Atlantic City

Wayne Parry, Associated Press

If Hard Rock, along with its fellow hotel and casino operators, can make Atlantic City a major destination for meetings and events, there's a good chance Atlantic City woes could fade away. But that's still an uphill battle.

2 years ago

Hard Rock Bought Trump Taj Mahal and Union Workers Could Benefit

Hard Rock Bought Trump Taj Mahal and Union Workers Could Benefit

Wayne Parry, Associated Press

It's so said to see activist investor Carl Icahn, who was widely accused of destroying TWA back in the day, take a financial hit in his ownership of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. So sad. Really.

2 years ago

Hard Rock Cafe Makes a Marketing Faux Pas in Malaysia

Hard Rock Cafe Makes a Marketing Faux Pas in Malaysia

Associated Press

All travel and travel-adjacent companies face the challenge of adopting their marketing message to a particular market. Hard Rock Cafe is not the first brand to discover their clever idea is actually quite offensive.

4 years ago