March 20, 1999 |
MGM Grand Inc. said it canceled plans to build a 1,500-room hotel with Marriott International Inc. next to MGM's hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip and will concentrate instead on new construction in other cities. The hotel would have been managed by Bethesda, Md.-based Marriott as a Marriott Marquis Hotel. Las Vegas-based MGM, owner of the largest casino resort in the gambling mecca, plans to build hotel and casino operations in Detroit and Atlantic City, N.J.
May 22, 1997 |
The only constant in Las Vegas these days seems to be the construction cranes. Buildings are going up, down and out faster than you can say, "Let it ride." In an effort to attract more people--and their expendable incomes--Las Vegas hotel-casinos are putting their money on a slew of new shops and attractions. Perhaps the most-hyped summer opening is Las Vegas Hilton's "Star Trek: The Experience," coming in August.