US – Virgin Hotels Las Vegas cautious about November openingBy Phil - 24 August 2020
Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, part of Curio Collection by Hilton, is on course to open on time in November, but will likely delay the opening due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“Construction of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas remains on schedule and the operations team is expected to receive the keys to the property in early November,” stated Richard “Boz” Bosworth, President and CEO of JC Hospitality, owner of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. “However, due to current COVID-19 regulations, market conditions and recent event and convention cancellations, the ownership group is carefully evaluating the previously announced Fall 2020 opening date. The ownership group expects to have a date identified by mid-September at which time we will provide full details.”
The reconceptualization lifestyle resort will feature innovative design and function with 1,505 exceptionally appointed Chambers, Grand Chamber Suites and Penthouse Suites in three luxurious towers, Ruby, Opal and Canyon. All Chambers will include the Virgin Hotels patented bed and in-room technology. Virgin Hotels Las Vegas will be home to the first tribal casino in the city, Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, an exhilarating and immersive 60,000-square-foot casino, operated by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment. The completely reconceptualized casino floor will feature a striking design, mirroring the property’s modern desert vibe. The 24-hour casino will offer players a variety of experiences including slots, table games, high-limit areas and a race and sports book. An impressive restaurant portfolio, complete with some of the country’s hottest restauranteurs, will take guests on an inspired culinary journey. Virgin Hotels Las Vegas will also welcome back the iconic Nobu and award-winning MB Steak. Guests can expect the unexpected with captivating lounges and bars such as the flagship Commons Club. The property will also offer more than 130,000 square feet of re-inspired meeting and convention spaces and will be home to over five acres of luxury poolside and outdoor venues amidst a desert landscape, including The Event Lawn, a 13,000 square foot outdoor entertainment space for concerts, private parties and events.
The property has joined forces with world-class partners, making the casino-resort the most integrated in Las Vegas. Partners include Hilton, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, AEG Presents and more. Virgin Hotels Las Vegas has recruited leading design, construction and architecture partners Rockwell Group, Klai Juba Wald Architecture + Interiors, Studio Collective, Taylor International Corporation and McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. in the development and redesign of the property. Additional partners will be announced soon.