MGM Resorts International Receives 15 Prestigious
2023 Five-Star Forbes Travel Guide Awards for Hotels, Spas and Restaurants in Las Vegas and China

16 February 2023

LAS VEGAS (February 16, 2023) – MGM Resorts International has been recognized once again by the globally renowned Forbes Travel Guide Awards with 15 Five-Star awards for world-class luxury experiences at several hotels, spas and restaurants in Las Vegas and China.

Reflecting MGM Resorts’ deep commitment to delivering premier guest experiences throughout its portfolio, this year’s awards recognize exemplary service at Bellagio, ARIA, Vdara, MGM Grand, Four Seasons Las Vegas, MGM MACAU and MGM COTAI.

“I am deeply proud of our employees for their commitment to delivering unmatched service excellence to our guests,” said Ari Kastrati, Chief Hospitality Officer for MGM Resorts International. “To be recognized with 15 Five-Star awards is an extraordinary achievement, and a testament to the passion and dedicated effort of our team members, who are at the heart of every one of our resorts.”

Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotels: Reserved for the most outstanding hotels, Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star accommodations must provide an extraordinary stay with virtually flawless service and astounding facilities. 

This year, for the first time, Macau, China was notably recognized as having more Five-Star hotels than any other destination in the world. MGM Resorts’ MGM MACAU, earned its 8th consecutive Five-Star rating while the  Emerald Tower at MGM COTAI and Skylofts at MGM COTAI both were recognized with their second awards.

In Las Vegas, SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand celebrates its 14th consecutive year as a Five-Star property while ARIA’s Sky Suites proudly marks its 11th consecutive year for this important recognition.

Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Spas: Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star spas must provide an ultra-luxurious experience from check-in to check-out. This requires impeccable guest service as well as ensuring all amenities and public areas are in pristine condition.

The Spa at ARIA remains among Forbes Travel Guide’s elite collection of Five-Star spas, joined by The Spa at Vdara and The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas. In China, Tria at MGM COTAI and Tria at MGM MACAU both earned Five-Star awards.

Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Restaurants: Completing a meticulous evaluation and training, the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star rating is awarded to restaurants achieving the highest levels of service, including exquisite food and presentation.

In Las Vegas, Bellagio Resort & Casino, celebrating its 25th anniversary later this year, maintains its reputation for excellence with two Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star restaurants-- Le Cirque and Picasso -- the only resort in the U.S. to achieve this accomplishment. Renowned French restaurant Joel Robuchon Restaurant at MGM Grand was recognized with Five-Stars for the 17th consecutive year.

In China, earning their second consecutive Five-Star restaurant ratings this year are Five Foot Road at MGM COTAI and Imperial Court at MGM MACAU.

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About MGM Resorts International
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500® global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 32 unique hotel and gaming destinations globally, including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry. The Company’s 50/50 venture, BetMGM, LLC, offers U.S. sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands, including BetMGM and partypoker, and the Company’s subsidiary LeoVegas AB offers sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands in several jurisdictions throughout Europe. The Company is currently pursuing targeted expansion in Asia through the integrated resort opportunity in Japan. Through its “Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet” philosophy, MGM Resorts commits to creating a more sustainable future, while striving to make a bigger difference in the lives of its employees, guests, and in the communities where it operates. The global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for being recognized as one of FORTUNE® Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies®. For more information, please visit us at Please also connect with us @MGMResortsIntl on Twitter as well as Facebook and Instagram.

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