Big Winner at Sarno Awards
CITY, NJ--(MARKET WIRE)--Oct 15, 2003 -- Borgata
Hotel Casino and Spa was recently recognized by three prominent
organizations. Borgata was recognized for its design at Global
Gaming Business' inaugural Casino Design 2003, for its restaurant
product in the November issue of Esquire, and for its development
and construction by New York Construction News.
Design 2003, Borgata received the award for Best Project Over
$250 Million. Global Gaming Business magazine created the Casino
Design conference to spotlight the art and science of architecture,
construction, interior design, landscape architecture, land-use,
signage and all other issues surrounding the development of
this month, Borgata's Suilan by Susanna Foo restaurant was named
one of the Best New Restaurants in America by John Mariani, a
noted food critic who listed his top 20 new restaurants in the
November issue of Esquire. Also in Esquire, Mayobelle Taylor,
one of Borgata's 4,800 associates, received Cocktail Server of
the Year honors.
was named Project of the Year by New York Construction News,
an industry publication serving New York, New Jersey and Connecticut's
$25.9 billion construction marketplace. As a result, Borgata
will be featured in its December 2003 issue.
CEO, commented on the recent awards, "We are very honored
and very proud of the recognition Borgata has received in the
short time since opening and are grateful for the many construction
and design professionals that assisted us. We are especially
thankful to our 4,800 Borgata associates, who brought Borgata
is a joint venture development of Boyd Gaming Corporation and
MGM MIRAGE. Located at Renaissance Pointe in Atlantic City, it
features 2,002 guest rooms and suites, 125,000 square feet of
gaming, 11 destination restaurants, 11 retail boutiques, a 50,000-square-foot
spa, 70,000 square feet of event space, and parking for 7,100
Lobby at the Borgata
X Scream To Debut on Halloween
KOCH , Las Vegas Sun
a huge, mechanical dragonfly, a skycrane helicopter made
seven trips to the top of the 1,149-foot Stratosphere
this morning to carry up the 18 tons of Las Vegas' latest
thrill. Under a clear blue and nearly windless sky, some
of the many spectators who watched said the airlift was
a thrill of its own.
The helicopter was putting pieces in place for the Stratosphere's
X Scream ride, which will dangle riders over the edge
of the tower. Crowds of people stopped to watch the installation
of the ride's main components.
the largest of the seven pieces -- 69 feet of track weighing
more than seven tons -- was safely set atop the Stratosphere,
there was applause from the roof of the tower and down
on the ground.
Mike Gilmartin, spokesman for the Stratosphere, said there
will be a bar next to the X Scream for riders who need
of them may need that kind of fortification, since the
ride will dangle them more than 800 feet above the Strip.
it is installed at the top of the Stratosphere,
the X Scream will be the world's third-highest amusement
park attraction, after the Stratosphere's Big Shot and
High Roller rides.
X Scream is scheduled to be assembled over the next two
weeks. Its projected opening date is Halloween.