Topic: hospitality and tourism

Reel slot machine on casino floor
Research | July 12, 2019
As casino operators optimize the house advantage, a new UNLV study contradicts long-held beliefs about a player’s ability to detect differences in how much – and how often – a slot machine pays.
A video game controller and keyboard used in an esports game.
Research | May 8, 2019
UNLV gaming researcher explores the potential impacts of cheating in a burgeoning industry.
Aron Kock demonstrates his blackjack variant to two onlookers at a gaming convention.
People | February 20, 2019
Native Aruban Aron Kock found inspiration to come to the UNLV Center for Gaming Innovation in a pile of mango leaves.
Caesars Palace sportsbook
Campus News | February 12, 2019
From sports to themed casinos, UNLV researchers push the boundaries of hospitality scholarship.
Tim Durnford poses in front of UNLV's Hospitality College.
People | January 28, 2019
A hospitality professional through and through, Tim Durnford has built his career on tackling new challenges and building great teams.
tourists on Las Vegas Strip
Research | January 11, 2019
Eadington lecture explores how local governments around the country can balance security and hospitality in their venues.
two women at resort property
Research | October 3, 2018
Few women hold executive positions in the hospitality industry. Two UNLV researchers explore the implications.
three students
Business and Community | July 6, 2018
Take the journey into career possibilities with the local high school students at this summer’s Young Executive Scholars Hospitality and Tourism Program. [Photo Essay]
Macau at night
Campus News | July 5, 2018
Macau’s ambiguous sovereignty is a key factor in the remarkable revenues produced by the city’s casinos. Learn more at the Eadington Lecture.
workers at protest rally
Business and Community | June 28, 2018
Thanks to strong political engagement programs, Nevada's labor organizations succeed despite an adverse legal environment, according to law professor Ruben J. Garcia.
collage of three portraits, two men, one woman
People | May 21, 2018
These grads are putting together the real estate deals and business partnerships behind the industry's biggest companies.
collage of four portraits
People | May 16, 2018
These grads have parlayed their skills in hospitality into careers in marketing and entertainment.