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
Alan Feldman remembers the anxiety that reigned on Nov. 22, 1989, the evening when The Mirage first opened its doors. “There was the normal chaos that occurs anytime you open a new property with all the last-minute things that had to be done,” he recalled.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Two multibillion-dollar resorts — both with arenas that would be capable of hosting a National Basketball Association team — are in the works for Southern Nevada. They leave the public wondering: Are both of them financially viable projects? Which would be more capable of hosting the fourth of the four Las Vegas-based major-league sports teams? If it’s a race, who wins? And is there a dark-horse rival lurking?
Las Vegas Review Journal
The transformation of the Tropicana has begun, and the public said farewell last week to one of the Strip’s historic gaming establishments. The next property headed for big change: The Mirage.
A planned 486-room kosher hotel located on a small parcel off of the Las Vegas Strip may face an uphill battle, but experts agree if the 46-floor property ever opens, it will meet the needs of the growing number of observant Jews.

Articles Featuring Amanda Belarmino

The Las Vegas strip as seen on Super Bowl weekend (Josh Hawkins/UNLV).
Campus News | March 1, 2024

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a UNLV football helmet placed on the turf with an Allegiant Stadium sign and empty bleachers visible in the background
Campus News | January 31, 2024

As the nation's most-watched sports entertainment event rolls into town, UNLV researchers are available to provide expertise.

Graduation surprise
Campus News | August 1, 2023

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