LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — MGM Resorts International introduced Wednesday that it’ll resume its 24-hour, seven days every week operations at three of its resorts on March 3.
Mandalay Bay, Park MGM and the Mirage have been working with mid-week closures due to decreased numbers of tourists.
“As we begin to see positive signs around the public’s sentiment about traveling, coupled with important progress on the vaccination front and decreasing COVID-19 case numbers, bringing Mandalay Bay, Park MGM and The Mirage back to full-week operations is an important step for us,” stated Bill Hornbuckle, MGM Resorts’ CEO & President. “We remain optimistic about Las Vegas’ recovery and our ability to bring employees back to work as business volumes allow us to do so.”
According to a information launch from MGM, the properties are following a “Seven-Point Safety Plan” which includes a multi-layered set of protocols and procedures designed to mitigate the unfold of COVID-19.
Bernard Carter, visiting from Detroit, says he feels secure and is wanting ahead to exploring extra, as soon as issues are totally opened.
“I think that will be something good, bring back businesses in the area,” he stated. “And I will be interested in staying there the next time I come.”
More properties opening can also be excellent news for these needing to return to work.
Thomas Gearon has lived in Las Vegas for 17 years. He says when the Strip shut down, it was heartbreaking to see the impact it had on working households.
“I think it’s a good sign for the local economy. I think we think of Vegas, basically, I think it has 225,000 jobs on the casino, and how are these people going to pay their rent?,” he questioned. “I think safety protocols are absolutely imperative, important.”
As folks make the resolution to begin touring, they inform us they’re glad to hear all the modifications the properties in Las Vegas are doing to hold them secure whereas visiting.
“It’s a very positive sign and makes me feel good that there’s actually a plan in place,” Gearon stated.
The company additionally introduced a number of of its stay leisure reveals will return to the stage this month and early March.