ARIA Resort & Casino to Host Forbes Travel Guide Awards Ceremony Jan. 23
LAS VEGAS (January 22, 2014) – Sky Suites at ARIA Resort & Casino and SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino have received the esteemed 2014 Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award, maintaining their status among the country’s premier luxury hotel destinations. To celebrate this distinguished honor, ARIA will host the 2014 Forbes Travel Guide Awards ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 6 p.m.
The Five-Star Award is the highest rating bestowed by the luxury publication and has been the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958. In order to earn the prominent accolade, hotels must exceed guest expectations in several key areas including offering preeminent service and creating an exceptional experience.
Both Sky Suites and SKYLOFTS have retained their Five-Star status since first receiving the award in 2013 and 2010, respectively.
“Earning the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award for a second year is a tremendous honor for our team and a testament to the impeccable level of service we consistently provide,” said Paul Berry, vice president of hotel operations at ARIA. “We are extremely pleased to host the awards ceremony and reception this year at ARIA and look forward to opening up our home to our colleagues who represent some of the finest destinations around the world.”
Lezlie Young, vice president of SKYLOFTS said, “Preserving our position as a leading hotel is what our team strives for every day and we are delighted to maintain our status among the country’s most elite destinations.”
ARIA Resort & Casino is a stunning AAA Five Diamond resort on the Las Vegas Strip featuring spectacular amenities, high-end service, premium meeting and convention space, striking architecture and sustainable design. Offering a dynamic collection of curated experiences, ARIA is home to restaurants by award-winning chefs Julian Serrano, Michael Mina, Shawn McClain, Mario Carbone and Jean-Georges Vongerichten; the tranquil Spa & Salon at ARIA and the Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five Diamond ARIA Sky Suites. Combined with its unparalleled offerings including the first-of-its-kind public Fine Art Collection, ARIA sets the bar for a new generation of resort experiences. ARIA and its neighboring properties within CityCenter, which is a joint venture whose interests are owned 50% by subsidiaries of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and 50% by Infinity World Development Corp, a subsidiary of Dubai World. For more information and reservations, visit, call toll free at (866) 359-7757 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.


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