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article Hard Rock Hotel collapse: New Orleans crews still in rescue mode (10/13/2019)
(New Orleans) -- Mayor Cantrell along with city leaders Sunday said emergency crews are still in full rescue mode as one worker remains unaccounted for after Saturday...
article The Verb Hotel Rips the Hard Rock Cafe a New One in a New Lawsuit (9/25/2019)
(Florida) -- There are few outlets for shade quite like a lawsuit, and it looks like the Verb Hotel did not waste the opportunity this week, when its public dispute with...
article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel To Hold Week Long Job Fair (9/7/2019)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood will hold a week long job fair beginning Monday to fill positions still available at their new guitar...
article Unfinished Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Guitar Tower Braces for Hurricane Dorian (8/30/2019)
(Florida) -- Hurricane Dorian, a potential Category 4 storm when it makes landfall sometime early Tuesday, is expected to hit Florida not far from the casino. The...
press release Clinton Lovell has been appointed General Manager at Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast in Johor (8/29/2019)
(Florida) -- With more than 20 years of hospitality industry experience, Clinton will oversee the hotel administration and will be responsible for the overall operations...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Cahuilla Band

article Casino Insider: The new Cahuilla Casino Hotel is rising in Anza; here’s what you need to know (10/12/2019)
(California) -- Amid the rural, hilly landscape of Highway 371 in Anza, a new resort property is rising. Construction is well underway for the new Cahuilla Casino Hotel...
1 Article on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Danville’s first extended-stay hotel holds grand opening (10/11/2019)
(Illinois) -- Local government and business officials celebrated the long-awaited grand opening Thursday of an extended-stay hotel property, the TownePlace Suites by...
article New Illinois law requires panic buttons for hotel, casino staff working alone (9/6/2019)
(Illinois) -- Beginning July 1, hotels and casinos in Illinois will be required to have anti-sexual harassment policies that include, for certain workers, access to a...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article What does a $100,000-a-night Las Vegas hotel suite look like? We take a peek inside (10/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Many people dream of earning $100,000 in a year. On the 34th floor of The Palms, some blow $100,000 for one night here. This 9,000-square-foot sky villa...
article Take a look inside the most expensive hotel room in the world (9/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The world's most expensive hotel room doubles as an art gallery. Featuring work by world-renowned - and oftentimes controversial - contemporary artist...
article OYO CEO talks about company plans after buying Las Vegas hotel (9/13/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- At the end of August, India-based company OYO Hotels & Homes bought the Hooters Hotel near the Las Vegas Strip. The company, based in India and run by...
article BLOG: An $850 million hotel where you can’t smoke or gamble is opening in Las Vegas (9/11/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Toto, we’re not in Vegas anymore. Sin City will soon be home to a new, ultra-luxurious five-star hotel. While that isn’t normally out of the...
article New $850 million Las Vegas hotel will focus on 'wellness' rather than gambling with a complex of spas and health treatments (9/10/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A new $850 million hotel in Las Vegas will focus on health and 'wellness' rather than gambling and slot machines. Known as The Majestic, the '...
article Las Vegas non-gaming hotel to target health-minded crowd (9/9/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is set to get a new hotel where visitors will not be hitting the slot machines. The Majestic, an $850 million-dollar project, will be a “...
article At the Palms Casino, Jon Gray Talks $690M Renovation (9/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Meet Jon Gray, the youngest VP and GM on the Vegas Strip, who also just led one of the city’s most expensive renovations—a $690-million...
article Vegas hotel-casino plans to make outdoor pool a domed venue (9/6/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas hotel-casino says it's going to turn "dayclub" partying into a year-round activity by enclosing one of its swimming pools and...
article Big Las Vegas plans that died — 5 high-rises that never got off the ground (8/29/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas’ construction industry has gained momentum as builders put up apartments, warehouses, the Raiders stadium and other projects. However, the...
article India's biggest hotel chain is moving into Las Vegas. First stop: Hooters (8/26/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- India's biggest hotel chain is on a global expansion spree. Its latest stop: Las Vegas. OYO has signed a deal to buy the Hooters Casino Hotel in the...
article India's biggest hotel chain is moving into Las Vegas (8/26/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- India's biggest hotel chain is on a global expansion spree. Its latest stop: Las Vegas. OYO has signed a deal to buy the Hooters Casino Hotel in the...
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...
16 Total Articles on this Issue

Turning Stone

article New Hampton Inn to be built adjacent to Turning Stone (10/2/2019)
(New York) -- A new Hampton Inn by Hilton is coming to Verona near the Turning Stone Resort Casino. Benchmark Development, which is based in Massachusetts, announced...
article New major chain hotel to be built near Turning Stone Casino Resort (9/30/2019)
(New York) -- Construction is expected to begin shortly on a new Hampton Inn by Hilton on land adjacent to the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona. The hotel, slated...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Nevada resort officials mum on new legislation on lodging fees (9/29/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Bipartisan legislation that would make resort fees transparent in the advertising of hotel room rates was introduced in the U.S. House this week.
article Books not bets: Reno casino serving as University of Nevada dorm (8/26/2019)
(Nevada) -- University of Nevada, Reno officials knew it was a bit of a gamble when they agreed to lease a downtown casino hotel tower for a year and turn it into a...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Hacked & Cyber-Attack

article Marriott gets slammed with $123 million fine after a major data breach exposed the personal data of 339 million hotel guests (9/25/2019)
(UK) -- The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) plans to fine hotel giant Marriott International 99 million (about $123 million) for a data breach that...
1 Article on this Issue

Coeur d’Alene Tribe

article Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel honored for its cultural tourism program (9/24/2019)
(Idaho) -- The Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel was honored as “Tribal Destination of the Year” Sept. 18 for its Cultural Tourism Program, accepting...
1 Article on this Issue

Caesars

press release Wyndham Destinations and Caesars Entertainment Extend Marketing Partnership to 2030 (9/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Wyndham Destinations (WYND), the world's largest vacation ownership and exchange company, and Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CZR), one of the...
1 Article on this Issue

Australia Gaming

article Star Casino tower ‘contrary to common sense’ (9/22/2019)
(Australia) -- An architect appointed to review a contentious proposal for a residential and hotel tower at the Star Casino in Sydney has described the building as...
1 Article on this Issue

Gila River

article Arizona Cardinals-branded rooms unveiled at Gila River hotels (9/21/2019)
(Arizona) -- As part of the recently extended partnership between the Arizona Cardinals and Gila River Hotels & Casinos, fans can now stay in team-branded rooms at...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Upstate NY casino has one of America’s top gaming hotels (9/21/2019)
(New York) -- Take that Las Vegas. A ranking of the top casino hotels in the United States finds four of the top five in the Northeast and one -- del Lago Resort Casino...
1 Article on this Issue

Red Lake Tribe

article Red Lake Nation breaks ground on first-of-its-kind development in Minneapolis (9/14/2019)
(Minnesota) -- With prayer, song, and gold shovels emblazoned with Ojibwe floral patterns, the Red Lake Nation broke ground Saturday on a historic 109-unit affordable...
1 Article on this Issue

Pokagon Band

article Michigan tribe to add 23-story hotel to casino (9/13/2019)
(Michigan) -- A 23-story hotel is set for construction at a casino owned by a Michigan tribe. Michigan-based Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians will build a 23-story...
article Pokagons announce plans for 23-story hotel tower at South Bend casino complex (9/12/2019)
(Indiana) -- A week after three Northwest Indiana casinos unveiled their newest offering — retail sports betting — the Pokagon Gaming Authority announced an...
article 23-story hotel tower coming to Four Winds South Bend tribal casino (9/11/2019)
(Indiana) -- An amenities arms race appears to be underway in northern Indiana's casino industry. On Wednesday, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians unveiled plans...
article 23-story hotel will be added to Four Winds casino in South Bend (9/11/2019)
(Indiana) -- A 23-story hotel will be added to the Four Winds casino by the Pokagon Gaming Authority.
article Four Winds Casino South Bend announces expansion (9/11/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians announced that Four Winds South Bend will be expanded to include a 23-story hotel tower with 317 rooms, a spa, a...
article Four Winds South Bend expansion to feature 23-story hotel tower (9/11/2019)
(Indiana) -- Four Winds South Bend is undergoing an expansion that will feature a 23-story hotel tower, the Pokagon Gaming Authority announced Wednesday.
article Pokagons plan 23-story hotel at Four Winds South Bend Casino (9/11/2019)
(Indiana) -- When it announced plans to build a South Bend casino in late 2016, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians said they also envisioned building a hotel, but...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Muckleshoot Tribe

article Muckleshoot Tribe breaks ground in Auburn on 18-story, 400-room, luxury hotel (9/11/2019)
(Washington) -- To the beating of drums and chanting of sacred songs, the Muckleshoot Tribe broke ground on its 18-story, 400-room, luxury hotel tower on Thursday...
article Planned hotel a monument to how gaming turned life around for Washington tribes (9/5/2019)
(Washington) -- They bill themselves as ‘the biggest and best in the Northwest.’ Now the Muckleshoot Casino is about to become the tallest with the building...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock Las Vegas

article Virgin’s team for Las Vegas (9/9/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A number of design partners have been announced by Virgin Hotels Las Vegas to develop the new Virgin Hotel and resort in the US gambling capital.
1 Article on this Issue

California Gaming

article Lavish casino hotel suites offer taste of the sweet life (9/8/2019)
(California) -- Some have full living and dining rooms, kitchens, walk-in closets, soaker tubs and rain showers larger than most average bathrooms. They’re...
1 Article on this Issue

Grand Canyon

article Developer and town propose roads for hotels and hundreds of homes near Grand Canyon (9/6/2019)
(Arizona) -- The town of Tusayan and an Italian developer are launching a new effort to build resorts and hundreds of homes south of the Grand Canyon, submitting a...
1 Article on this Issue

Muscogee Creek

article Muckleshoot Tribe breaks ground on 18-story, 400-room, luxury hotel tower (9/5/2019)
(Washington) -- To the beating of drums and chanting of sacred songs, the Muckleshoot Tribe broke ground on its 18-story, 400-room, luxury hotel tower on Thursday...
1 Article on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article At just 16 nightly bookings, it’s no surprise no one wants The 13 (9/2/2019)
(Macau) -- South Shore Holdings had big plans for The 13 in Macau. The hotel would ultimately become a major resort in the city, complete with a fashionable casino and...
1 Article on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article MGM Resorts Buys a Stake in Sydell Group, NoMad (8/26/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts bought a 50 percent stake in Sydell Group, the company behind NoMad hotels, as well as the Line and Saguaro. The New York-based Sydell Group...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article As Resort Fees Rise, ASTA Presses for Transparency (10/10/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp. announced they are raising Las Vegas hotel resort fees, at a time when Congress and attorneys general are looking to use...
article Congress takes on 'hidden fees' at hotels and resorts. Here's what it could mean for travelers (10/8/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- If you find yourself scanning and clicking on hotel prices only to see a higher bill when it's time to pay, you're not alone. Resort fees...
article Titus: Congress bill on hotel resort fees faces uphill path (10/5/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Federal legislation requiring transparency in hotel room rate advertising faces an uphill battle in the current Congress, according to Nevada U.S....
article BLOG: A Trio of Hotel Sales (10/4/2019)
(USA) -- Recent hotel sales are happening in Dallas, Virginia and up north in New Jersey: Here’s the details on the deals.
article How a button became one of the greatest #MeToo victories (10/1/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Housekeeper Fatoumata Bah’s voice trembled as she described the fear she experiences every time she knocks on a guest’s door. “Sometimes...
article Feds are having to get involved to keep resorts honest (9/27/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Casinos, hotels and other similar properties are facing heat over outrageous resort fees that are sometimes hidden and which can often drive up...
article A peek inside Calistoga's new resort on Silverado Trail (9/26/2019)
(California) -- When will it be finished, and what is it called? Those two questions are at the forefront of the resort being built on the site of the former Silver Rose...
article Barron Hilton, Hotel Magnate and Founding A.F.L. Owner, Dies at 91 (9/20/2019)
(California) -- Barron Hilton, who oversaw the vast expansion of his father’s hotel empire and took part in changing the pro sports landscape as an original club...
article UNR police investigate swastika painted at new casino dorm (9/4/2019)
(Nevada) -- University of Nevada, Reno, police are investigating an act of vandalism in which a swastika was painted in the stairwell of the school’s new dorm at...
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....

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