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

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 23, 2020
The Mirage will open the new year by shutting down totally from Mondays through Thursdays, MGM Resorts International announced Monday.
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November 20, 2020
A typically busy Thanksgiving holiday for Las Vegas will see "steady" flows of traffic, according to industry and hospitality experts.
Las Vegas Review Journal
November 17, 2020
Despite rising COVID-19 cases and travel advisories in surrounding states, Las Vegas is poised to see some visitors over Thanksgiving weekend.
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November 11, 2020
The stock prices of Nevada-based casino operators surged Monday following Pfizer Inc.’s announcement that its vaccine is more than 90% effective at preventing COVID-19.

Articles Featuring Amanda Belarmino

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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.
Campus News | December 10, 2020
A collection of news stories highlighting the election, COVID-19, and scientific discovery at UNLV.
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Campus News | July 2, 2020
A collection of news stories featuring the people and programs of UNLV.