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Florida Gaming

article The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa Fairgrounds Casino’s completes million dollar renovations (12/14/2018)
(Florida) -- The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa Fairgrounds Casino’s recently completed $1.4 million renovation rightfully excites Lauren Bunton, who has...
article New permits signal work at future Swan & Dolphin 349-room hotel (11/6/2018)
(Florida) -- Progress on the third property at Walt Disney World's (NYSE: DIS) Swan & Dolphin Resort appears to be heating up. New state permits filed on Nov. 5 hint...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino marks major milestone on $700M expansion (12/12/2018)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa has hit a major milestone in its mega expansion. The casino lifted the beam to top out its 15-story hotel...
article Millennials targeted in new-look Harrah’s Reno east tower (12/10/2018)
(Reno) -- If you haven’t looked inside the east tower of Harrah’s Reno lately, it probably looks different than you would expect. “We really have two...
article New hotel approved for Hard Rock Casino Vancouver (12/5/2018)
(Vancouver) -- A proposal for a major new hotel addition for Hard Rock Casino Vancouver in Coquitlam has received the required approvals to go ahead. The municipal...
article Florida casino’s giant guitar is not a hit with everyone (12/3/2018)
(Florida) -- A guitar-shaped hotel tower rising in the south Florida sky isn’t a hit with everyone. The tower is part of an overhaul of the Seminole Hard Rock...
article People hate ‘ugly’ new skyscraper hotel that looks like a guitar (12/3/2018)
(Florida) -- The 40-story hotel is going up at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida – and will cost a staggering $1.5 billion. The tower...
article Fans amped by huge guitar-shaped Hard Rock hotel. Critics would prefer it unplugged. (11/30/2018)
(Florida) -- As hotels go, this one’s already a bit of a rock star, impossible to ignore. Shaped like a guitar, the curvy tower rises 450 feet into the sky on the...
article Fun facts about guitar hotel taking shape at the Hard Rock (11/30/2018)
(Florida) -- There’s a cool new hotel going up at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. And we’ve got the skinny on most of the fun details.
article Revised plan for hotel at Coquitlam's Hard Rock Casino approved (11/30/2018)
(Vancouver) -- After a two-year delay a development permit has been approved for the long-planned hotel at the Hard Rock Casino, but determining when it will be built...
press release Hard Rock cafe Dubai airport now open (11/11/2018)
(Dubai) -- Following the successful opening in Dubai Festival City, Hard Rock today opened its second Dubai location, Hard Rock Cafe DXB. The latest Hard Rock Cafe is...
article Hard Rock's $1.5 billion 450ft-high guitar-shaped hotel and casino takes shape - but some people are fret-ting about it (11/1/2018)
(Florida) -- New photos show how Hard Rock's zany 450ft-high $1.5 billion guitar-shaped hotel is taking shape, with its body already in place. The 36-storey glass...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

California Gaming

article Coastal hotel project in Trinidad to be scaled down, says casino rep; Last week’s top stories (12/9/2018)
(California) -- Options are limited in Humboldt County when it comes to hotels with ocean views but all that could change with a coastal project in Trinidad at Cher-Ae...
article Casino’s expand to accommodate more visitors (10/30/2018)
(California) -- The casino boom – is it a sign of prosperity or desperation? Stephanie Schulte, a reporter with the Southern California News Group, says it’s...
article Hotels, more slots and restaurants: What’s new and what’s coming to Southern California casinos (10/29/2018)
(California) -- From resort-style pool complexes to new entertainment venues and hotel towers, several Southern California casinos have undergone transformations and...
article New Cahuilla Casino with 57-room hotel will be built in Anza (10/29/2018)
(California) -- The Cahuilla Band of Indians has broken ground on a new complex to replace its existing casino on the back way from L.A. and San Diego to the Coachella...
article Casino Hotel Project Concerns Neighbors (10/4/2018)
(California) -- Trinidad Town Hall's big room gradually filled on the evening of Sept. 27 as residents of Trinidad, Westhaven and the Trinidad Rancheria drifted in....
article Trinidad Rancheria plans 100-room hotel adjacent to casino (9/24/2018)
(California) -- The Trinidad Rancheria is planning to build a 100-room hotel adjacent to its casino in northern California. The hotel is to be located on 0.4 acres at...
article Trinidad Rancheria pursues seaside hotel (9/22/2018)
(California) -- The Trinidad Rancheria is planning to construct a 100-room hotel adjacent to the Cher-Ae Heights Casino in the coming year. While many members of the...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Hotel at casino site gets new PILOT terms from IDA (12/9/2018)
(New York) -- The company that plans to build a hotel attached to del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre asked for the terms of a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement...
1 Article on this Issue

Catskills Casino

article New hotel, the Alder, opens at Resorts World Catskills casino complex (12/4/2018)
(New York) -- If you're headed up to visit Resorts World Catskills this winter, you'll have a new place to rest your head after a night at the gaming tables. The...
article Resorts World Catskills to open second hotel in December (11/26/2018)
(New York) -- Resorts World Catskills announced Monday that its second hotel will open next month. Called The Alder, Resorts World Catskills describes it as a lifestyle...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Hacked & Cyber-Attack

article Marriott says hacking of Starwood Hotel database may have exposed info on 500 million people (11/30/2018)
(Worldwide) -- Marriott International Inc. has been investigating a hack involving unauthorized access to the guest reservation database at its Starwood unit since 2014...
1 Article on this Issue

Colorado Gaming

article Triple Crown Casinos opening 150-room hotel in Cripple Creek (11/28/2018)
(Colorado) -- Yesterday, Triple Crown Casinos, the parent company of three Bennett Avenue casinos in Cripple Creek, announced plans to build a 150-room hotel closely...
article It'll be Christmas every day in Cripple Creek with reopening of landmark hotel and casino (11/1/2018)
(Colorado) -- Yes, there are eight reindeer at the new Christmas Casino & Inn in Cripple Creek, but they aren’t tiny and they don’t fly. And just by...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

San Manuel Tribe

article San Manuel Band of Mission Indians unveils reinvented Bear Springs Hotel (11/28/2018)
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians celebrated its newest business venture – Bear Springs Hotel – with a private ribbon cutting ceremony...
1 Article on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article Boutique NoMad hotel opens within Park MGM (11/25/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The transformation of Park MGM from the former Monte Carlo continues with the opening of NoMad, the luxury boutique hotel that occupies the resort’s...
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Harrah's Coastal Tower to get $56 million upgrade (11/14/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- The Coastal Tower at Harrah's is getting a multimillion dollar facelift, with the first rooms and suites to be available next year. Caesars...
article Are you an avid gambler who loves the ocean? Well, then we have the condo for you (10/24/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- An Atlantic City hotel could become a full-time home for hundreds of people, in a move that would create apartments out of the existing rooms....
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Choctaw Nation

article Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma to lead further Durant resort casino expansion (11/14/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, who operate a plethora of gaming facilities across The Sooner State, is to expand its casino resort property located in the...
article Expansion at Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant to include new hotel, bring jobs (11/14/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- The expansion of the Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant will bring more than 1,000 jobs to Bryan County in southern Oklahoma. This will be the fourth...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Labor & Unions

article Native Sun News Today: Union seeks to organize Native hotel workers (11/12/2018)
(South Dakota) -- As another tourist season closes in Rapid City and the Black Hills area, the hotel industry closes its doors to hundreds of employees, as many are left...
article Deal brings partial resolution to Chicago hotel strike (9/21/2018)
(Illinois) -- A hotel workers union says a new contract with Marriott International has been ratified, bringing partial resolution to a strike that began two weeks ago...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Wynn Resorts

article Wynn to build 1,300 new hotel rooms on vacant Wynn Palace land parcel (11/8/2018)
(Macau) -- Wynn Resorts is planning to build 1,300 new hotel rooms complemented by an immersive glass theater building inspired by The Vatican on its seven-acre parcel...
1 Article on this Issue

Caesars

article Legendary Las Vegas hotel brand Caesars Palace to open in Dubai on November 15 - minus the casino (11/7/2018)
(Dubai) -- Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai will welcome its first guests on November 15 while its sister property Caesars Resort Bluewaters Dubai will take bookings from...
1 Article on this Issue

Klamath Tribes

article Klamath Tribes open hotel near casino (11/1/2018)
(Oregon) -- One of Klamath County’s top tourist draws is now better prepared to keep those guests overnight. The opening of the ‘Sleep Inn’ represents...
1 Article on this Issue

Graton Rancheria

article Sonoma County hotel workers recall a trying year after the fires (10/27/2018)
(California) -- In her three years at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country hotel, Rosa Chavez worked her way up from housekeeper to restaurant hostess, banquet server and...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article The Palms Resort & Casino Remodels Its Iconic Sky Villas And Expands Modern Art Collection (10/25/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The historic Palms Resort & Casino has been undergoing a massive renovation since late May of this year – a $620 million project to be exact...
article This iconic LasVegas hotel's $620 million renovation will transform it into a 'modern art museum' with pieces from Damien Hirst and Andy Warhol — take a look inside (10/23/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- High-profile gamblers rejoice! The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas is undergoing a $620 million renovation — the most expensive in the city's...
article Las Vegas-Based Palace Station Debuts New Era Hotel-Casino (10/19/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas’ historic Palace Station, which dates back to 1976, has just debuted a $192 million modernization. The property, part of Station Casinos...
article Proposal aims to add new 320-foot tower to Fremont hotel-casino (10/5/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The landscape downtown continues to evolve. Earlier this year, a $32 million project was announced for the Fremont St. canopy and it's just one of...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Seneca Nation

article Seneca Nation opens new cultural center (10/25/2018)
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians was once the largest of the Iroquois member nations. Settling in current day New York state and Southern Ontario, the Seneca...
1 Article on this Issue

Rhode Island Gaming

article Twin River Hotel open for business (10/24/2018)
(Rhode Island) -- Leaders at Twin River Casino are inviting guests to “stay a while” at the facility’s new hotel, which opened its doors to the public...
1 Article on this Issue

Trump Adminstration

article Trump says he has 'no financial interests in Saudi Arabia.' But his businesses have made millions from the Saudi government, and the crown prince gave his New York City hotel a huge boost. (10/16/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed the charge that his response to the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi would be affected by any...
1 Article on this Issue

Crown Ltd

press release Melco recognized as a top brand at the world’s top destination by ‘Forbes Travel Guide 2018 Most Luxurious Hotels/Spas’ (10/3/2018)
(Macau) -- Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited (“Melco”) is pleased to announce that it has attained the second highest number of entries for any...
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Luzerne County to seek hotel tax from casino for complimentary hotel rooms (9/29/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Luzerne County’s law and controller’s offices disagree with each other over the Mohegan Sun Pocono casino’s payment of hotel tax on...
1 Article on this Issue

Donald Trump

article Former Trump hotel in Panama City rebranded as JW Marriott (9/25/2018)
(Panama) -- A luxury hotel and condominium tower in Panama City that used to bear the Trump name was formally rebranded Tuesday as the JW Marriott after a bitter dispute...
1 Article on this Issue

First Nations

article First Nation gets bylaw passed for new Whitehorse hotel, but not without angering chief (9/25/2018)
(North Canada) -- Two Yukon First Nations are getting their 20-metre tall hotel, following heated debate in Whitehorse city council chambers. City councillors voted...
1 Article on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Landmark Macau transformed into the New Orient Landmark Hotel (9/21/2018)
(Macau) -- The Landmark Macau, a casino-hotel on the Macau peninsula close to Macau Fisherman’s Wharf, is no more. Not in name, at least. It is now officially...
1 Article on this Issue

Australia Gaming

article The Dorsett Gold Coast (9/20/2018)
(Australia) -- A 53-storey mixed use tower set to create 2300 jobs and house one of the Gold Coast's largest luxury hotels has broken ground in a sod-turning...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article U.S. hiring slowed in November, including hospitality industry (12/7/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in November, a slowdown from recent months but enough to suggest that the economy is expanding at a solid pace...
article Baton Rouge and Shreveport-Bossier Engage Groups With Integrated Experiences (11/27/2018)
(Louisiana) -- From its famed cuisine to art museums and musical landmarks, Shreveport-Bossier and Baton Rouge invite groups to experience Louisiana’s distinctive...
article ICYMI: Tribes leading the way in using tech to enhance guests’ hotel experience, TribalNet panelist says (11/11/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- When it comes to the modern casino hotel room, Native American tribes, rather than Las Vegas, are leading the way in using technology to enhance the guest...
article Major portions of Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Resort expansion completed (11/9/2018)
(Arizona) -- The transformation of Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino is closer to fruition with the completion of some larger construction projects. A new 12-story hotel...
article Three Hotel Projects Underway in California (11/6/2018)
(California) -- Viejas Casino & Resort Completes Seven-Year Expansion Project: In San Diego, the Viejas Casino & Resort has completed its seven-year renovation...
article AAHOA And Businesses Ending Slavery And Trafficking Launch New Online Human Trafficking Training (11/6/2018)
(Georgia) -- AAHOA, the largest hotel owners association in the world, and Businesses Endling Slavery and Trafficking (BEST), a nationwide leader in trafficking...
article Two hospitality giants remain in competition to land Congress Center hotel (sub req) (10/30/2018)
(Georgia) -- Two major players have made it to the final round of negotiations for the hotel project that’s been in the works for about three years.
article Marriott's Edition unveils new Abu Dhabi hotel (10/30/2018)
(Abu Dhabi) -- Marriott International's Edition brand is bringing its signature, iconic style to the UAE with the opening of a new waterfront hotel in Abu Dhabi this...
article Hilton goes micro with newest hotel brand (10/23/2018)
(USA) -- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) is the latest hospitality company to branch into the micro-hotel space. The company on Tuesday unveiled Motto, a new...
article State jobless rate slides to 18-year low; Hurricane Florence has impact on leisure, hospitality sector (10/19/2018)
(North Carolina) -- The unemployment rate in North Carolina reached an 18-year low of 3.8 percent during September, the state Commerce Department reported Friday. The...
article Dominant hotelier strikes deal for big Marriot (10/19/2018)
(Tennessee) -- A fast-growing hotel developer based in Franklin has signed a deal to buy the second-largest hotel in its home county. Chartwell Hospitality LLC is...
article Hotel workers threaten measures if new bill is voted on without their input (10/18/2018)
(Cyprus) -- Trade unions representing hotel workers on Thursday threatened to take measures unless the voting in parliament on a bill for the operation of hotels is...
article Hilton to develop Tapestry Collection hotel in Nashville (10/18/2018)
(Tennessee) -- Hotel Equities and Hilton revealed plans to transform Nashville’s United Artists Tower into an upscale, 185-room boutique hotel under Hilton's...
article New York's Evelyn Hotel completes top-to-bottom renovation (10/18/2018)
(New York) -- Officially relaunching on Nov. 14, The Evelyn Hotel in New York City, part of Triumph Hotels, emerged from an extensive, top-to-bottom multimillion-dollar...
article OP/ED: 2018: The year of hotel industry bans (10/15/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Hotel executives are banning everything. Expect more bans at a hotel near you soon. This is all good stuff, if you agree with what is being prohibited....
article Trends in Hotel Room Technology: Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things (10/15/2018)
(Worldwide) -- It wasn’t that long ago that typical hotel room technology consisted of an old-school CRT TV and very confusing remote control. You’d leave...
article When Guests Want to Check In With Firearms, What Can Hotels Do? (10/9/2018)
(USA) -- On May 31, 2017, the police arrested a Pennsylvania doctor who had brought guns to a luxury hotel near the White House. What made the incident notable was the...
article FL: Focus Changes, Work Begins on Allegiant's Sunseeker Resort (10/8/2018)
(Florida) -- Work on site preparation and infrastructure has started on a character-changing Southwest Florida development on Charlotte Harbor, but the focus has changed...
article Embracing the wonderful and strange in King County, Washington (10/3/2018)
(Washington) -- These days, when conjuring up a mental image of Seattle, Washington, and its surrounding regions it is nearly impossible not to think of the tech boom....
article High demand has Gaviota aiming for 7,000 new hotel rooms in Cuba by 2025 (9/25/2018)
(Cuba) -- Gaviota Tourism Group President Carlos Latuff and Vice President Frank Oltuski are in Toronto and Montreal this week to let their Canadian industry partners...

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