Articles tagged “mgm”

MGM on Hunt for Investor to Join Las Vegas Property Venture

MGM on Hunt for Investor to Join Las Vegas Property Venture

Christopher Palmeri and Gillian Tan, Bloomberg

Like other hospitality companies, MGM is pivoting towards an asset-light model and has spent the last year or so preparing for an economic downturn. It should be in good shape if the worst happens.

1 month ago

MGM Settles Las Vegas Shooting Lawsuit for Up to $800 Million

MGM Settles Las Vegas Shooting Lawsuit for Up to $800 Million

Associated Press

While it's good MGM is shelling out money for its role in the mass shooting, it's hard to forget that the company actually filed a lawsuit against some of the shooting's survivors two years ago.

2 months ago

Wynn Resorts Banks On International Gamblers at New Boston-Area Casino

Wynn Resorts Banks On International Gamblers at New Boston-Area Casino

Randall Williams, Bloomberg

Wynn Resorts is betting on overseas visitors, including Asian parents dropping off their children at Boston’s many colleges, to flock to its just-opened casino. Will a Vegas-style concept in the heart of New England work?

6 months ago

Wynn Resorts Bets on Vegas-Style Glitz for New Boston-Area Hotel

Wynn Resorts Bets on Vegas-Style Glitz for New Boston-Area Hotel

Christopher Palmeri , Bloomberg

Usually casinos outside major cities lack some of the polish of Las Vegas. But with its new hotel outside Boston, Wynn is trying something different. The Encore Boston Harbor will be a Vegas-style operation. Will it work?

7 months ago

MGM Resorts’ New Exec Hire Signals a Transformation to an Experience Platform

MGM Resorts’ New Exec Hire Signals a Transformation to an Experience Platform

Deanna Ting, Skift

It likely won't be the only, or the last, hospitality company to do the same.

8 months ago

Hotels Missing Out on Federal Security Protections

Hotels Missing Out on Federal Security Protections

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press

Many hotels, including some in Las Vegas, already have systems to monitor guests for security threats, especially after the MGM Resorts massacre in Sin City. They could probably do more to get certified for federal protections.

1 year ago

Lawyers for Vegas Shooting Victims Criticize MGM Resorts

Lawyers for Vegas Shooting Victims Criticize MGM Resorts

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press

The far-reaching toll of gun violence knows no bounds.

1 year ago

MGM Resorts Struggles to Recover Financially After Las Vegas Shooting

MGM Resorts Struggles to Recover Financially After Las Vegas Shooting

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

The company isn’t recovering as quickly as expected from last October's mass shooting in Las Vegas, the worst in U.S. history. That's understandable news, and shows the far-reaching toll of gun violence.

2 years ago

Is Wynn Resorts in Play?

Is Wynn Resorts in Play?

Deanna Ting, Skift

Perhaps more important than who might eventually wind up buying Wynn is what a buyer would have to do with the brand's tarnished image.

2 years ago

Hotels Use Technology and Design to Evolve the Healthy Room

Hotels Use Technology and Design to Evolve the Healthy Room

Laura Powell, Skift

Wouldn't it be nice if a hotel room could enhance your sleep, whip you into shape or make you relax? Four Seasons, MGM and Swissôtel are among the brands experimenting with accommodations designed to make guests feel healthier.

2 years ago

Park MGM in Las Vegas Will Be an Artsy and Not Kitschy Casino Hotel

Park MGM in Las Vegas Will Be an Artsy and Not Kitschy Casino Hotel

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press

Zobler's Sydell Group has seen success with boutique/lifestyle properties that include The Line and NoMad Hotels — but can he apply that winning formula to a Vegas mega resort? We'll see once the new Park MGM finally opens.

2 years ago

Hotel Industry Gets Fee-Happy With Nightly Charges for Non-Smoking Rooms

Hotel Industry Gets Fee-Happy With Nightly Charges for Non-Smoking Rooms

Dennis Schaal, Skift

So much for the guest experience. Paying fees, one shouldn't forget, is part of the experience too.

4 years ago