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article Oyo Said to Rebrand Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas (8/24/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- SoftBank Group backed Indian hotel aggregator Oyo will rebrand a Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, a deal that a source with knowledge of the matter said...
article Hooters sold, will become OYO hotel by 2020 under rebranding effort (8/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas Strip casino that has seen better days has been sold and will undergo a rebranding. Hooters Hotel and Casino Las Vegas will become OYO Hotel...
article SoftBank-backed Oyo, known for budget stays, to rebrand Hooters hotel in Vegas (8/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- SoftBank Group Corp-backed Indian hotel aggregator Oyo will rebrand a Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, a deal that a source with knowledge of the matter...
article Las Vegas parents warm up to UNR dorm at Reno casino (8/22/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- As University of Nevada, Reno, students move onto campus for the start of the school year, some Las Vegas parents say they’re feeling reassured...
article Las Vegas Palms' $100k a Night Empathy Suite Named One of 'World’s Greatest Places' (8/22/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Ever wondered what a $100k a night hotel suite looks like? Well, here it is. Named one of Time magazine's "World Greatest Places," the...
article Former Vegas casino security guard acquitted in rape case (8/13/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A jury has acquitted a former Las Vegas Strip security guard after trial in a rape case.
article Experience Pure Luxury From Day To Night At Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas (8/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Live the opulent life at Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas, formerly known as Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas. Adjacent to ARIA Resort & Casino and The Shops at...
article Las Vegas hotel construction has spotty record since recession (8/2/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas resorts are packed with guests, and the economy is on strong footing. But hotel-casino construction has had a spotty track record since the...
article Hotel Apache opens at Binion's Gambling Hall (7/29/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The historic Hotel Apache is officially back open for business at Binion's Gambling Hall in downtown Las Vegas. The original hotel opened in 1932. The...
article Las Vegas' Treasure Island Joining Radisson Brand (7/29/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Radisson is adding Treasure Island - TI Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to its portfolio of hotels. The resort will officially join the Radisson system...
article Treasure Island - TI Hotel & Casino, a Radisson Hotel (7/25/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Radisson today announced the signing of Treasure Island - TI Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to its portfolio of hotels. The resort will officially join...
11 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article MGM Getting Into Boutique Hotel Business With New Acquisition (sub req) (8/22/2019)
(Wall Street) -- MGM Resorts International acquired a 50% stake in the lodging company that operates the boutique NoMad hotels and five other brands, as it seeks to...
article Savoring the splendor (7/13/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Tony Bennett, the Grammy-award winning vocalist, may have felt he was in Tuscany as he performed inside the MGM Mansion in February. One of the most...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Sycuan Tribe

article Four Diamonds for Sycuan (8/22/2019)
(California) -- Sycuan Casino Resort’s 2019 springtime grand opening expansion proceeded as planned and announced, with doors opened at the enlarged facility two...
press release Sycuan Casino Resort Awarded AAA Four Diamond Rating (8/15/2019)
(California) -- Sycuan Casino Resort announced today that the organization has been awarded the coveted AAA Four Diamond Rating. "To reach the exceptional standards...
article Since January, Five New Hotels Have Opened in San Diego (8/5/2019)
(California) -- More hotels were built in California in the first six months of 2019 than ever before. San Diego County led the record-breaking pace, according to a...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Leech Lake Band

article Expanded Cedar Lakes Casino Hotel opens in Minnesota (8/19/2019)
(Minnesota) -- The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Council hosted their grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting of the $50 million expansion of the Cedar Lakes...
1 Article on this Issue

Trump Adminstration

article HUD officially abandons new rules for down payment assistance on FHA mortgages (8/19/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced late last week that is officially bailing on a contentious set of changes to its rules for...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock Las Vegas

article Hard Rock Hotel & Casino decides to close completely during rebranding (8/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has made the decision to temporarily close in February 2020. The property was sold in February 2018 to Virgin Hotels....
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Hard Rock

press release Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain Now Accepting Reservations (8/14/2019)
(California) -- Nearing its fall 2019 opening, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain will begin booking room reservations starting August 15, 2019 at...
article Ground to be broken for island’s first casino hotel (8/11/2019)
(Jamaica) -- Jamaica’s venture into the gaming sector is now official, following news that the world-famous Hard Rock Café and Hotel will be setting up shop in...
press release All Star Performers Share Their Dominican Republic Experience at Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana (8/9/2019)
(Dominican Republic) -- American Idol & Dancing with the Stars performers at the Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana share their experience of living and performing in the...
article Hard Rock Unveils The King’s Prized 24-Karat Grand Piano At Entrance Opening (8/1/2019)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino team are hard at work as they kick off a new grand entrance way that is just a sneak peek for the huge renovation...
article PHOTOS: You'll soon be able to sleep in a guitar hotel in Florida (7/26/2019)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood in Florida is undergoing a $1.5 billion expansion, including 638 rooms in what's being touted as the...
article Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos (7/25/2019)
(Mexico) -- The new Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos is now officially open. The new, 639-room all-inclusive resort is the first of Hard Rock's all-inclusives that is an...
article Hard Rock guitar hotel starts taking reservations today for grand opening (7/24/2019)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino complex in Hollywood started taking reservations Wednesday for its guitar-shaped hotel to ensure a full house for...
article The World's First Guitar-shaped Hotel Is Now Accepting Reservations (7/24/2019)
(Florida) -- The door to living out your rock ‘n’ roll fantasy is about to swing open. The Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida — also known as the...
article Gaga to Elvis: How One Hotel Brand Built a Massive Memorabilia Collection (7/21/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- One year ago this summer, when the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino opened its doors in Atlantic City, it filled its 150,000 square feet with all of the...
article Guitar-shaped Hard Rock hotel starts revealing stunning display of lights (7/19/2019)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is poised to create a visual spectacle with its new massive guitar-shaped hotel — and recent lighting tests...
article Want to stay in the Guitar Hotel? Hard Rock taking reservations next week (7/19/2019)
(Florida) -- If staying in a guitar-shaped hotel has been a dream of yours, then your dreams are about to come true. The Guitar Hotel tower at the Seminole Hard Rock and...
article Massive Hard Rock expansion project hits the home stretch (7/11/2019)
(Florida) -- More jobs, more hotel rooms and more casino gambling are all coming to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa as a massive expansion project hits the...
12 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Rivers Casino digs in on $60 million, 219-room hotel (8/13/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Rivers Casino’s latest gamble has nothing to do with slot machines, table games, or sports wagering.
article Rivers Casino holds ceremonial ground breaking on new hotel (8/13/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Rivers Casino hosted a ceremonial ground breaking on its new hotel, The Landing Hotel, Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
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Forest County Potawatomi

article First look inside Potawatomi Hotel & Casino's $80M second hotel tower: Slideshow (8/9/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino opened its much anticipated $80 million second hotel tower in the Menomonee Valley Thursday, which includes a 1,600-square-...
article Potawatomi Hotel and Casino unveils second hotel tower (8/9/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi Hotel and Casino has opened their new hotel tower in the Menomonee Valley, with a variety of new amenities to keep guests entertained while...
article Potawatomi to unveil new hotel tower (8/2/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino will unveil its newest expansion project with the grand opening of a new hotel tower on Thursday. The tower adds 119 rooms...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Trinidad Rancheria

article That Coastal Commission Meeting Was a Confusing Mess. Did They Even Mean to Advance the Hotel Project? (8/9/2019)
(California) -- Late into the long afternoon hearing at yesterday’s meeting of the California Coastal Commission, Chair Dayna Bochco acknowledged two things that...
article Coastal Commission Preview: Trinidad Hotel, Arcata-Eureka Corridor Project on Agenda for Meeting in Eureka (8/5/2019)
(California) -- A collection of controversial issues affecting Humboldt County will be considered at this week’s California Coastal Commission meeting, including...
article Trinidad Rancheria Believes it May Have Found Water Source for Hotel Project (7/30/2019)
(California) -- At the 11th hour, with a hearing looming before the California Coastal Commission next week, the Trinidad Rancheria believes it may have found a water...
article Coastal Commission to discuss Trinidad hotel, Highway 101 and cannabis in Eureka next month (7/21/2019)
(California) -- The California Coastal Commission, which regulates all development along the state’s coast, holds meetings across the state. In August, those...
article Coastal Commission to Re-hear Trinidad Hotel Project in August (7/19/2019)
(California) -- The California Coastal Commission will again consider whether the hotel development proposed by the Trinidad Rancheria on the bluffs above Scenic Drive...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Nottawaseppi Huron

article FireKeepers Casino Hotel to Expand With New Hotel Tower (8/6/2019)
(Michigan) -- Southern Michigan’s FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek celebrated its latest project with a groundbreaking ceremony in June 2019. Along with...
1 Article on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Macau hotels record fewer bookings in June (7/30/2019)
(Macau) -- The number of guests checking into Macau’s hotel and guesthouses fell 3.4% year-on-year to 1,119,000, impacted by fewer overnight stays from mainland China,...
1 Article on this Issue

Saginaw Chippewa

article Casino hotel on schedule for September opening (7/29/2019)
(Michigan) -- Construction is almost completed for the multimillion dollar expansion at Saganing Eagles Landing Casino, and the new hotel is expected to open to the...
1 Article on this Issue

Hacked & Cyber-Attack

article Hyatt Hotels launches bug bounty program (7/26/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Hyatt Hotels has launched a bug bounty program in light of recent card-skimming attacks against the hospitality chain.
1 Article on this Issue

Cultural Appropriation

article West Texas ghost town bubbles up with luxurious new glamping experience (7/25/2019)
(Texas) -- As if Dallasites need another reason to visit West Texas, a new glamping experience is bubbling up just outside of Big Bend National Park. Located in the...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Tentative plan for housing UNR students at Reno hotel casino (7/19/2019)
(Reno) -- The University of Nevada, Reno is working out a plan to house 1,300 students displaced by the July 5 Argenta Hall explosion at the west tower of Circus Circus...
1 Article on this Issue

Mescalero Apache

article Inn of the Mountain Gods wins Four Diamond ranking for third year (7/15/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The Inn of the Mountain Gods on the Mescalero Apache Reservation that adjoins the Village of Ruidoso earned the AAA Four Diamond Rating for the third...
1 Article on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Low occupancy, declining quality prompts permanent closure of Majestic Star Hotel (7/13/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Majestic Star Hotel, opened in 1998 by Donald Trump's casino company to draw more visitors to Buffington Harbor, was permanently closed June 30 by...
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article The Best Hotels In Atlantic City (7/12/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- I’ve been going to Atlantic City ever since I was old enough to chew salt water taffy. Back then, I was too young to play the slots, so my...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Booking Holdings Makes Good on Resort-Fee Commission Charges (8/10/2019)
(Worldwide) -- That on-again, off-again Booking Holdings introduction of charging hotels commissions on their resort fees or other extra charges quietly is under way...
article UNR will house 1,300 students at hotel-casino after dorm explosion (8/1/2019)
(Nevada) -- UNR has sealed a deal with a downtown hotel-casino to house 1,300 students for the coming school year after a natural gas explosion forced the closure of two...
article Another Resort Fees Lawsuit Filed, Advertised Casino Room Rates Questioned (7/25/2019)
(Nebraska) -- Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson filed the lawsuit this week alleging that hotels and casinos regularly hide the true price of an occupancy from...
article Cipriani invests $450M in hotel and casino in Uruguay (6/10/2019)
(Uruguay) -- Famed hospitality group Cipriani is investing $450 million into an elegant “Golden Age” hotel and casino in the fashionable resort of Punta del...
article Cripple Creek to break ground on world's highest-elevation hotel (5/30/2019)
(Colorado) -- The Wildwood Casino plans to be the first of Cripple Creek's four major casino operators to begin construction of a new hotel when it breaks ground at...
article Hilton Says Autodialer Not At Play In 11th Circ. Robocall Case (sub req) (4/5/2019)
(New York) -- Hard Rock International and VICI Properties have agreed to buy Jack Cincinnati Casino and Turfway Park for $780 million, the companies announced Friday.
article BLOG: 7 Hotel Gyms That Will Motivate You To Work Out On Vacation (3/31/2019)
(USA) -- The hotel gym has hit its stride recent years. Gone are the days where you’d trek down to some windowless closet with a set of mismatched dumbbells and a...
article He started in a hotel laundry room and now runs a luxury resort chain (3/31/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Radha Arora, 60, is president of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, a 10,000-employee luxury hotel chain with 26 properties in 15 countries. A Rosewood...
article George Clooney calls for boycott of hotels over anti-gay law (3/29/2019)
(Worldwide) -- George Clooney is calling for the boycott of nine hotels in the U.S. and Europe with ties to the sultan of Brunei, which next month will implement Islamic...
article Domestic Hotel Sector Wants in on Future Brazil Casino Market (3/19/2019)
(Brazil) -- A Brazilian casino bill introduced last month would authorize the creation of up to 32 integrated resorts in the country, a move that it’s hoped will...
press release Hilton recycling used bars of hotel soap to save planet (3/18/2019)
(USA) -- The company announced Monday that it will collect used bars of soap from guest rooms across its hotels and recycle them into 1 million new bars of soap by Oct....
article How A Luxury Brand Spends 10 Minutes A Day To Create Five-Star Service (3/14/2019)
(New York) -- Award-winning service doesn’t just happen. It starts with great stories shared each and every day. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, the only hotel...
article Hollywood Casino pastry chef on set (3/12/2019)
(Ohio) -- It’s a sweet day in the studio as Hollywood Casino Pastry Chef Renee Loranger is on set to talk about some treats you can find this month.
press release Response from President and CEO of American Hotel and Lodging Association Regarding Airbnb’s Purchase of HotelTonight App (3/11/2019)
(Worldwide) -- The following statement is a response from the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) regarding Airbnb's purchase of HotelTonight app. The...
article VR emerges as valuable employee training tool (3/6/2019)
(USA) -- Hotel companies have been using virtual reality for years as a means to put guests on property without really being on property, allowing them to tour hotels...
article Omni Louisville Hotel enters second year as front door to the city (3/6/2019)
(Kentucky) -- One year after Omni Louisville Hotel first opened its doors to the public, the $320 million project has changed the landscape and the skyline of downtown...
article Not In Our House: New Human Trafficking Training Requirement For California Hotels And Motels (3/4/2019)
(California) -- Human trafficking is the fastest-growing organized crime business and the third-largest criminal enterprise in the world. And lawmakers have taken notice...
article NJ Hotel Builder Can't Beat Suit Over Subpar Public Notice (sub req) (2/6/2019)
(New Jersey) -- A New Jersey appeals court on Tuesday partly reversed a trial court ruling that favored a developer’s Lakewood Township hotel project, saying a...
article Chicken Ranch tribe looks to purchase Jamestown Hotel, provide educational opportunities (1/24/2019)
(California) -- The Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California is in the process of buying the Jamestown Hotel and several surrounding properties. They hope...
article What opportunity zones mean for US hotel development (1/14/2019)
(USA) -- For hotel owners and developers, the chance to receive any sort of tax break or deferment on a new project can be hard to pass up. The newly created opportunity...

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