Saturday, September 25, 2021

Tag: Hospitality

Discussion: Top Table

Spray Lakes Consultancy specialists
In the first of an occasional series, Casino Review picks the brains of a group of industry luminaries and thought-leaders getting their response to a range of pressing and topical issues including how the Government’s response to Covid impacted different sectors of the industry, whether the Gambling Commission is fit for purpose, the thinking behind affordability checks and why the industry appears to be so bereft of political allies.

Genting CEO: Outlook for global tourism and hospitality industry “remains highly uncertain”

Genting tourism hospitality remains highly uncertain
Following a tough 2020, Genting’s chairman and CEO Lim Kok Thay highlighted the opening of Genting SkyWorlds in Malaysia later this year, together with the firm’s investment in an expansion to its Singapore property Resorts World Sentosa. Nevertheless he warned that the company will continue to face “significant challenges” in 2021.

BGC criticises Scotland’s decision to keep casinos closed until June

BGC criticises Scotland casino closure until June
The Betting and Gaming Council has condemned the Scottish government’s decision not to let casinos re-open at the same time as the rest of the country’s hospitality sector.

The economy in 2021: the boom is coming

GBGC Hospitality Economy Boom Gambling demand
While a full recovery from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic will take time, Warwick Bartlett, director of Global Betting and Gaming Consultants, suggests there is significant pent-up demand for gambling, with casino resorts likely to be among the key beneficiaries as holiday-starved tourists begin travelling again.

Zimbabwe tourism back with a bang

Zimbabwe, tourism, Hospitality, africa, environment
The Zimbabwe tourism market is expected to go from strength to strength in the coming year as the nation continues to re-establish itself as an attractive visitor destination. The national government is reportedly confident that earnings from the tourism market will at least double in 2019 after last year counting the highest number of international arrivals in 19 years. Environment, Tourism...

International Consultant Joan Alcorn talks hospitality, leisure and tourism

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During the past 34 years, Joan Alcorn has built a successful career as a business leading Hospitality, Casino & Leisure Marketing and Electronic gaming specialist. She has successfully developed & initiated major customer loyalty, acquisition and

Zimbabwe targets record breaking year for hospitality

Harare, Zimbabwe
The first quarter of 2018 saw Zimbabwe record a 15 percent increase in tourism arrivals and a 20 percent rise in receipts compared to the same period last year. Such results are a positive indication of changing perceptions surrounding the country in the new post-Mugabe era. Statistics from the national Fiscal Policy and Advisory Services Department showed that there were...

Sycuan Casino appoints Mirage’s Andrew Kerzmann

ICR - Andrew Kerzmann Sycuan
The San Diego-based Sycuan Casino has confirmed the appointment of Andrew Kerzmann to the role of Vice President of Hotel Operations.   The Sycuan Casino confirmed that Kerzmann will be overseeing the business strategies, objectives and daily activities for all Hotel Operations departments including, Pool & Spa, Hotel Sales and Convention Services. Prior to this role, Kerzmann was the Executive Director of...

Genting Malaysia: Earnings down on forex losses

Casino operator Genting Malaysia recorded a year-on- year earnings decline of 60 per cent in the first quarter of 2016. Leisure and hospitality giant Genting Malaysia saw earnings in the first quarter of 2016 drop by 60 per cent, as foreign exchange losses cut into the group’s bottom line. In the three months ended March 31, revenues for Genting Malaysia, which...

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