MGM Reopens Two Resorts on Memorial Day
MGM Resorts International is preparing to reopen its two properties in the United States on Memorial Day Monday, May 25, 2020, according to Travel Pulse.
Biloxi’s Beau Rivage Resort & Casino and Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica will first provide invitation-only weekends before the actual public reopening. The pubic is able to book rooms at Gold Strike starting from May 25 and at Beau Rivage starting the following Monday, June 1.
Based on the Mississippi Gaming Commission guidelines, both resorts will reopen in a limited capacity. To follow the social-distancing requirement, table games and slot machines in casinos will be reconfigured. Customers will need to park on their own instead of choosing a valet parking service.
Although Nevada’s governor, Steve Sisolak, has yet to announce an official word that allows hotel-casinos to reopen in Las Vegas, according to The Las Vegas Review-Journal, room reservations are available at MGM’s Las Vegas properties for dates beginning June 1.
“As we plan to reopen our resorts, the health and safety of our guests and employees guide all of our decision-making. … We can’t wait,” said Bill Hornbuckle, MGM Resorts’ Acting CEO and President.
The company published its new ‘Seven-Point Safety Plan’ strategy for the reopening last week. The plan listed the implementations for preventing viral transmission such as the use of personal protective equipment, more rigorous methods for sanitizing and social distancing, and no-touch service options.