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MGMRI promotes key team executives

  NHLA board member, Andy Meese, has been promoted to Vice President of Hospitality and will lead the Hotel, Food & Beverage and Retail operations at Mandalay Bay, Delano and Luxor. Andy has extensive experience at corporate and property levels and is bringing his talents to the new role this week.

Ben Kott has been promoted to the position of VP Hotel Operations at City Center for Aria and Vdara. Kevin Holyfield has been promoted to the role of VP Hotel Strategy in the COE. Both of these executives will leverage their previous operational and COE experience with their new responsibilities and teams.

Congratulations to all three of these industry leaders! We wish each of these executives the very best in their new roles.


NHLA welcomes new member The Frisco Gift Basket Company

  The Frisco Gift Basket Company is our first new member of 2021! Welcome to NHLA. To learn more about this great company, visit the website.


Learn about the status of the Brightline West high speed rail project

  Brightline West, a Brightline affiliated company, is a high-speed passenger rail system that is redefining train travel in America. Connecting Los Angeles and Las Vegas through multiple intercity projects, Brightline West is designed to take cars off the road and offer millions of travelers a green way to travel. Join us on January 14 to learn more.


The Future of Entertainment Post COVID-19

  On January 15, join Greg Chase, Experience Strategy Associates, and Douglas Johnson, President & Executive Producer of Entertainment Plus Productions, as they discuss how the entertainment industry has been impacted by COVID-19, what entertainment will look like after the pandemic and how together we have leveraged the power of the entertainment community to help produce effective and impactful crisis communication for various stakeholders in the fight against COVID-19. Attendance is free, register now.


Governor Sisolak set to deliver State of the State address

  Gov. Steve Sisolak will deliver his State of the State address on Jan. 19 as a virtual event, but will release his 2021 budget proposal a day earlier to comply with state statute. Read more.


FranklinCovey shares good advice for 2021 goals

  2021 is here and many of us are in the planning and resolution stage at work and at home. But research shows that 80% of New Year resolutions fail by February 1st. We get caught up in old habits and the whirlwind of day-to-day life at home and in the office. Covid doesn't make it any easier. Please enjoy this 7-minute video of Stephen R. Covey discussing the power of prioritization, planning and keeping the end goal in mind. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has sold more than 40 million copies and continues to sell more than 2000 per week. Watch the video


SNHD releases COVID vaccine update

  The Southern Nevada Health District is currently providing COVID-19 vaccine to Tier 1 groups, including staff of smaller outpatient and home health facilities at its 280 S. Decatur public health center and long-term care facility staff, psychiatric and behavioral health hospital staff, and laboratory staff at a clinic at Western High School. These sites are currently providing approximately 12,000 appointments. Additional clinic dates are being scheduled, and vaccine is also being administered by community health care partners in Clark County. Read more.


NHLA career page

  Members often forward job openings to NHLA which we post on our career page. For those with openings, please feel free to send to us to post and communicate out. For job-seekers, check this page often for new posts. NHLA career page.


Managing sustainability responsibly during the pandemic

  Join us on February 11 as professionals from our industry talk about departmental best practices that have proven effective for hotels and businesses during the pandemic. Each participant will share ideas and successful programs and then serve on the panel for Q&A. Register.


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