Amanda Belarmino

Assistant Professor of Hospitality
Expertise: Management, Revenue, Hospitality, Consumerism


Amanda Belarmino is an expert on revenue management, strategic management, and the influence of social and cultural movements on consumer behavior.

Belarmino has 20 years of management experience in casinos, hotels, and restaurants. Prior to joining UNLV, her job titles included property revenue manager and senior training specialist with Caesars Entertainment, and reservations and revenue manager at the Plaza Las Vegas. 

She is frequently called upon by local and national media to provide her expertise on the hospitality industry’s response to cultural movements, including the coronavirus pandemic. Her work has been published in journals including Current Issues in Tourism and the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management.


  • Ph.D., Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston
  • M.S., Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston
  • B.S., Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management, Cornell University

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Amanda Belarmino In The News

June 11, 2021
Las Vegas is throwing a party. That’s when fireworks will explode off of seven casino rooftops to celebrate the Fourth of July. It will also mark more than one month of casinos being at 100% capacity.
June 10, 2021
Who knew that the World of Concrete Convention this week would spark the recovery of Las Vegas as the first big event to take place in more than a year in the country, much less in the state of Nevada?
June 8, 2021
The nation’s first big convention since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic kicked off this week in Las Vegas. Tourism experts hope the World of Concrete event will spur the city’s casino-based economy.
June 7, 2021
A rapidly recovering Las Vegas will take center stage in the global tourism industry on Monday, when World of Concrete is the first major trade show in the United States since the COVID pandemic wiped out the lucrative business of conventions and meetings.

Articles Featuring Amanda Belarmino

Campus News | June 8, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting celebration, health, and progress at UNLV.
students dance outdoors on UNLV's campus
Campus News | May 11, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance, recovery, and progress at UNLV.
vice president kamala harris watches unlv student administer COVID vaccine to another local college student
Campus News | April 14, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.
medical worker in full protective suit making "LV" sign with hands
Business and Community | December 31, 2020
As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.