Thursday, March 23, 2023

Tag: Resorts

Virginia set to legalise casinos and sports betting

Virginia legislation
Virginia lawmakers approved legislation to allow five large resorts in the state early last month, with operators still pursuing sites despite the industry coming to a standstill in recent weeks.

Marina Bay Sands to employ up to 700 new workers

Marina Bay Sands, employ, new workers, casino, resorts
The Marina Bay Sands casino resort is looking to boost its 10,000- strong workforce in order to meet a target of 11,000 employees by the end of 2019. In a press release, Marina Bay Sands said that it would offer 700 job positions at a job fair held at the property’s Sands Expo and Convention Centre on 23 February. The company...

Baha Mar drives tourism growth as Rosewood hotel opens

The launch of a Rosewood-branded hotel in late May has completed the $4.2bn Baha Mar integrated resort’s phased opening. The resort now operates a total of 2,300 rooms, suites and villas, in addition to the largest casino in the region and other amenities. The 237-room Rosewood Baha Mar is the third hotel to open at the resort, joining The Grand Hyatt...

Resorts World Manila to add Okura brand Hotel

Travellers International Hotel Group has signed an agreement with Tokyo-based Hotel Okura Co. to operate the new hotel under the premium Japanese brand at Resorts World Manila (RWM). The 191-room hotel will be constructed inside the RWM casino complex and is expected to open in Q4 2018. The two companies also agreed to construct another 13-storey hotel with 380 rooms in...

Japan’s regions already preparing their bids to develop one of two resorts

Casino Review Japan
Pre-empting what many are seeing is a done deal, Japan’s regions are already preparing their bids to develop one of two resorts.   So Japan may be joining the international gaming zone - and not before time many observers believe. But the process has a complicated path to navigate - not just in the political corridors, but outside in the local...

Indian state of Andhra Pradesh considering casino-resort projects

Casino Review Andhra Pradesh
There may currently be six projects on the table, but southeastern Indian state Andhra Pradesh  will have to amend its gambling law to give them the go-ahead.   Casino operators are eyeing at the recently bifurcated (split) state of Andhra Pradesh as fertile ground for casino-resorts with the state government presently weighing-up seven proposals for gaming venues. While casinos in India are...