Articles tagged “mgm”

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?

3 weeks 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.

2 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.

10 months 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.

10 months 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.

1 year 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.

1 year 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

Detroit Casinos See Revenue Bump, But Problems Persist

Detroit Casinos See Revenue Bump, But Problems Persist

JC Reindl , Detroit Free Press

The increase in Detroit-area casinos' revenue in June won't be a panacea for the local gaming industry or the beleaguered city.

5 years ago

Hotel Chains and Casinos Align Loyalty Programs With Benefits for Both

Hotel Chains and Casinos Align Loyalty Programs With Benefits for Both

Hannah Dreier, Associated Press

Travel companies are cracking down on their loyalty programs in favor of the highest spenders, making the new points partnerships another benefit for travelers that already spend a lot and long-term pipe dream for occasional points collectors.

5 years ago

MGM’s Latest Push to Win Casino Bid Near Washington, D.C.

MGM’s Latest Push to Win Casino Bid Near Washington, D.C.

Associated Press

Nearby Delaware has its share of casinos, so the D.C. area's foray into gaming will likely siphon off users, as well as be an odd reminder of how far some states have to go to raise revenues.

6 years ago