Acquisitions & Hotel Openings

Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas to Open December 15, 2010

Reservation Lines Go Live Featuring Special 'So Totally Over It' Grand Opening Package for Early Bookings

July 1, 2010 - The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, a new 2,995-room casino-resort opening in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, will welcome its first guests December 15, 2010. Reservation lines are now open for the much anticipated opening of this new luxury resort.

To celebrate this milestone, The Cosmopolitan is offering guests the option to book the exclusive 'So Totally Over It' package for their stay. The package includes overnight accommodations in a Wraparound Terrace Suite, a luxurious suite featuring panoramic views of the city. Guests will also enjoy stunning views of the Vegas Strip over complimentary cocktails for two on the terrace. The 'So Totally Over It'* experience is now available for stays between December 15, 2010 and May 29, 2011.

The Cosmopolitan will feature two 50-story towers across 8.7 acres of land, each featuring oversized residential style living space and expansive one-of-a-kind private terraces. The spaces are designed by a spectacular team of interior architects including David Rockwell, Jeffrey Beers, Adam D. Tihany and the Friedmutter Group.

Guests will enjoy diverse dining experiences from the country's top chefs - all new to Las Vegas - including, Jaleo and China Poblano restaurants by Chef Jose Andres, Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill by restaurateurs Bruce and Eric Bromberg; Comme Ca by Los Angeles chef David Myers; New York City's Estiatorio Milos by restaurateur Costas Spiliadis; Scarpetta and D.O.C.G. by award-winning chef Scott Conant; and popular steakhouse STK from The One Group.

Situated at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is located at 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South directly between CityCenter and the Bellagio. The resort's uniquely vertical multi-tower design offers spectacular views of the vibrant city. The new 2,995-room resort features oversized residential-style living spaces with expansive, one-of-a-kind private terraces. Resort features include 100,000 square feet of casino space; 60,000 square feet of world class shopping; 43,000 square feet of spa, healthclub and salon offerings; three unique pool experiences and multi-level integrated nightclubs. Signature restaurants include: Jaleo and China Poblano restaurants by Chef Jose Andres, Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill by restaurateurs Bruce and Eric Bromberg; Comme Ca by Los Angeles chef David Myers; New York City's Estiatorio Milos by restaurateur Costas Spiliadis; Scarpetta and D.O.C.G. by award-winning chef Scott Conant; and popular steakhouse STK from The One Group.

  • The package price starts at $330 and can be reserved by visiting ww.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or calling 877.551.7772, booking code BOVR11. Please note this package is subject to availability and some restrictions may apply.
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Hotel Law: The Biggest Challenges
Given the size and scope of the international hotel industry, the subject of hotel law is equally varied and vast. From development deals to management agreements; from food and beverage liability to labor and employment; from claims management to anti-trust matters; to legal concerns surrounding the issues of risk, safety and security, the practice of hotel law relies upon the expertise of many different kinds of legal specialists and practitioners. Though the subject matter is broad, there are several pending legal issues which will loom large in 2014 and beyond. The Affordable Care Act will be fully implemented in 2014 and its impact on hotel companies and their hiring practices is still to be determined. Other significant labor issues to be addressed include lawsuits pertaining to tip credit and tip pooling; wage-hour audits conducted by the Department of Labor: ongoing negotiations with unions involving living wage issues and the right of workers to organize; and increased pressure on hotel operations to be fully compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. On the business side of the industry, it is expected that there will be a wave of new hotel development that will engender all the related legal issues land acquisition, entitlements, joint ventures and other financing, selection of hotel operators and brands, along with Hotel Management and Franchise Agreements. In addition, it is projected that there will be a substantial increase in foreign investment particularly from the Chinese. Chinese investment will involve all the normal legal issues of an investment from due diligence, acquisition and financing, but will add layers of complexity to deal with tax and other international issues involving direct foreign investment in the U.S. These critical issues and others pertaining to Hotel Law will be explored in the December issue of Hotel Business Review.