Tropicana Las Vegas
The Tropicana Las Vegas is a hotel and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise (Nevada ). Owner is the Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel and Resort Inc., the operation of Alex Yemenidjian 's Armenco Holdings is executed.
In addition to the hotel rooms and casino space, Tropicana also offers 10,000 m² of space for conventions and trade shows. The location, at the intersection of Tropicana Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard, the place with the highest density of hotel rooms in the world. The hotel is located in the immediate vicinity of the MGM Grand Hotel, the New York-New York Hotel & Casino, and the Excalibur Hotel.
The original part of the hotel with the Garden Rooms was built in 1957. The Paradise Tower was opened in 1979, together with the Tiffany Tower 'and' Tiffany Theatre. 1986, the 21 -story tower was added Iceland.
In May 2006, Tropicana Entertainment LLC purchased the Tropicana Hotel & Resort Casino Aztar Corporation of the price of 2.1 billion U.S. dollars. The acquisition was approved in November 2006 by the Nevada Gaming Commission and completed in December of the same year.
On 15 May 2009 reported the Las Vegas Sun that the Canadian Onex Corporation wants to buy the hotel. As CEO Alex Yemenidjian could be won, which worked for MGM before.
In August 2009, a 165 million U.S. dollar project was announced to renovate the Tropicana. This renovation is intended to be run in three phases and completed in April 2011. Since 2011, the hotel is refurbished.
Since December 24, 1959 at Tropicana ran the show Folies Bergere, one of the longest-lived revue shows of all time. It was discontinued without replacement on March 28, 2009, shortly before her 50th birthday. Siegfried and Roy gave in 1967 as part of the show her Las Vegas debut.
Pool and garden
North Tower before renovation (2009)
Use in films
- A scene of the movie Viva Las Vegas from 1964 was filmed here
- In the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever 007
- A brief mention in The Godfather - Part II