08 Feb Las Vegas: Health & Safety Update
A lot still happening in Las Vegas as the city brings back the dazzle to live!
During the shutdown, Las Vegas has shown its resilience as it has endured dark times before. Las Vegas has been preparing and resorts have been strongly implementing health and safety measures which are routinely updated and constantly promoted on their websites.
“We’ve learned that the health of visitors is going to matter more than it has in the past,” said Steve Hill, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). They have learned more about ventilation systems, filters, airflow and are ensuring the healthy environment for their visitors is here to stay beyond the unique time the world has faced. The health and safety measures will continue to be at the front and center of the crisis. They are focusing on a primary goal of educating resort employees and guests about the new measures.
It is undoubtedly the pandemic has accelerated the implementation of technology efficiencies advancements whether for communication, QR codes or text messages. This will allow to make clients and guests more convenient and avoid close contact with other people.
Entertainment & beyond
A lot of options have been addressed by hoteliers, event industry community and among the challenges it is evident technology will help in communicating the communal excitement formerly found in Las Vegas. The offer of immersive and attractive enhancements to hotel rooms with options guests cannot get at home. Also, they are rethinking alternatives for the seating at the shows.
“The power of personality in Las Vegas has always been a huge part of what makes the city special,” Feldman said. “It’s a matter of how that gets expressed on any given property, says Alan Feldman, a casino industry veteran who is now a distinguished fellow in responsible gaming for the International Gaming Institute at UNLV
Some of the latest happenings includes:
- The Allegiant Stadium- National Football League’s Raiders offers many options for small or large events space. The Allegiant Stadium recently hosted private events following strictly safe protocols
- Circa Resort & Casino added 777 additional rooms to the city’s inventory and is the conduit between Las Vegas of yesterday and Las Vegas of tomorrow
- Resorts World | A project of $4.3 billion, will be opening summer 2021 giving the north Strip area a boost with 3,500 additional rooms
- Virgin Hotel Las Vegas scheduled opening has been delayed. The hotel will be part of the Curio Collection by Hilton. It will boast a five-acre pool and entertainment complex, day club and the Promenade and Event Lawn
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