In The News: William F. Harrah College of Hospitality
Caesars Entertainment is teaming with UNLV to create a gaming and hospitality technology innovation space in southwest Las Vegas.
Las Vegas is getting a new space with a casino, hotel rooms, a sportsbook and an esports arena.
Attaching a hotel-casino to a convention center was a money loser. That was the conventional wisdom before The Venetian opened on the Strip 20 years ago this week.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) announced a partnership with Caesars Entertainment Corp. called Black Fire Innovation that will bring the university and local businesses together to test, develop and commercialize hospitality products and ideas.
The 2019 Lodging Technology Study from Hospitality Technology reports that 2019 is the year “hotels gear up for the age of augmented authenticity.” With Gartner predicting that by 2020, 85% of relationships with businesses will not require human interaction, it’s clear that hoteliers need to embrace artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) today if they are going to engage guests through the channels they’re most comfortable using.
Architects and designers seeking high performance, aesthetically pleasing glass products, while honoring a commitment to preserving the planet, will find the right solutions at the Guardian Glass booth at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention in Las Vegas June 6-8.
Storing that leftover pizza inside a hotel minibar fridge can cost you as much as $75 on the Las Vegas Strip.
I’m digging through my wallet for change to feed the parking meter, plunking in coins one at a time, when Frank Guido emerges from his classic red sauce joint, Frank Guido’s Little Italy, in Midtown Kingston, New York, about two hours north of New York City. There’s a bright-orange paper sign in his hand about the size of an envelope. It takes me a second to realize (1) It says FUNERAL on it, and (2) He wants to give it to me to put on my dashboard so I don’t have to pay for parking.
To officially open the evening celebration, traditional Japanese drummers, Japanese swordsmen, anime-themed characters and UNLV Rebel Girls paraded through the resort’s casino and led guests to the entrance of the event.
The UNLV William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration program is regarded as the premier program of its type anywhere in the world today.
Normally, Jon Taffer’s “Bar Rescue” series does just that: He goes in and helps salvage bars that need help in order to thrive, or even survive. But for Sunday night’s episode, he went to UNLV and featured students.
UNLVino is always a good time and it raises money for the UNLV College of Hospitality. UNLV professor Murray Mackenzie and student Jessica Pease talk about the event.