November 9, 2004 |
Wynn Resorts Ltd., a casino company led by Stephen Wynn, said it would build a $900-million addition to its $2.7-billion Wynn Las Vegas resort that is opening next year. The expansion may include a 1,500-suite hotel tower, additional casino floor space, restaurants and retail and convention space, the Las Vegas-based company said. Wynn Las Vegas will open in April, with the expansion on an adjacent 20 acres of land to open in 2007.
December 1, 2007 |
Good news for skiers and snowboarders: All four major local resorts opened during the past week and have slowly been expanding ridable terrain. The bad news: Friday's storm delivered rain, not snow, to the San Gabriel and San Bernardino mountains, turning much of their manmade snow to slush.
March 22, 2003 |
A Thai island resort is turning away Americans to protest the U.S.-led attack on Iraq, owner Wirat Ponchababnapa said. The Pavilion Resort on Koh Samui is barring Americans on the grounds that most support President Bush and the war in Iraq, he said. He said he feared that the war would spark more terrorist attacks on resorts such as the one in October that killed more than 200 people in Bali. Americans represent only about 3% of the guests.
December 13, 2009 |
Running a ski area is like owning a suburban tract home. There never seems to be a shortage of improvements to be made. So it has been with winter resorts this year. Despite the lingering recession, developers and slope owners have been writing checks for a plethora of enhancements. Most fall into one of three broad categories: developing real estate, enticing visitors with real bargains and augmenting real snow. West Western ski areas have invested in snowmaking, grooming trails and pricing deals, but the big money in the big mountains has been spent developing bigger base areas.
January 8, 1997 |
California ski resorts are up and running again after some of the wildest weather in recent memory. Some high-country roads still have problems, but the cleanup continues at a rapid pace after the heavy snow, rain and high winds that punctuated the holidays.
June 3, 2007 |
Summers are sizzlers in Scottsdale, Ariz., but here's a hotel deal that might take your mind off the heat. The deal: Spend $100 and receive a $100 dining credit at the Millennium Resort Scottsdale McCormick Ranch. The hotel's See, Sun and Save package offers guests room rates as low as $100 a night. Participants receive a food and beverage credit for $100 that can be used at the resort's Pinon Grill, Diamondbacks Lounge or Cabana Bar & Grill or for room service.
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June 16, 1998 |
Fantasy Island, the 23-acre entertainment venue that has been the source of numerous legal battles over the last five years, will be offered for sale at a public auction July 9. The property is owned by members of the Datner family. In the past, homeowners on Triunfo Canyon Road had complained that the resort was too noisy and caused traffic congestion. Neighboring residents have filed hundreds of complaints concerning zoning permits and business licenses.
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January 21, 1999
After several years of wrangling among the property owner, the city and its residents, plans to redevelop the Treasure Island mobile home park into a luxury resort have hit another delay: Opponents have gathered enough signatures on a petition to force a public vote. The Laguna Beach City Council, which backs the high-priced hotel proposal, agreed Tuesday to set April 27 as the date for the referendum.
December 20, 2006 |
American Skiing Co. said it had agreed to sell Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp., one of the nation's largest ski areas, for $265 million in cash to Canadian resort operator Intrawest Corp. The move, which is subject to regulatory approval, would bolster Intrawest's resort holdings in Colorado to three while helping American Skiing's bottom line.