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CityCenter's Mandarin Oriental makes it's Las Vegas debut.

Legendary chef Pierre Gagnaire, left, talks with chef Laurent Pillard after posing for cameras in front of the Bellagio to kick off Vegas Uncork'd Thursday, May 5, 2011.
Strip Scribbles: L.V. hotels, restaurants, spas make Forbes Travel Guide list
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
This year’s list included four new five-star restaurants highlighted by Twist by Pierre Gagnaire at Mandarin Oriental. Las Vegas winners of ...
The Jean-Louis Palladin dinner at RM Seafood in Mandalay Bay on Oct. 17, 2010.
Counter Intelligence: Jean-Louis Palladin dinner, Steve Martorano, Twist
Friday, October 14, 2011
For the 10th year, Chef Andre Rochat’s Jean-Louis Palladin tribute dinner is one of the most exciting and anticipated culinary events ...
Pascal Sanchez: Voilà, Vegas!
Monday, September 5, 2011
As chef de cuisine at Twist by Pierre Gagnaire at Mandarin Oriental, Chef Pascal Sanchez creates unforgettable French food nightly.
A view of Veer Towers, left, and the Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas are shown during a tour of MGM Mirage's CityCenter project Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009. The photo is taken looking east from the Aria toward Las Vegas Boulevard.
Mandarin Oriental not expecting quick return on Vegas hotel
Thursday, May 19, 2011
The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group isn’t expecting a quick return on its first Las Vegas hotel, which it opened at CityCenter in December 2009.
Bram and Sarah Tihany take in the view from the Mandarin Bar at the grand opening of the Mandarin Oriental at CityCenter on Friday, Dec. 4, 2009.
Can luxurious Mandarin Oriental hotel make it here?
The economy:
Saturday, February 26, 2011
In the months before CityCenter opened, it seemed there couldn’t be enough hand-wringing over the awful timing: the christening of an $8.5 billion resort complex in the middle of the Great Recession. The naysayers wondered how long before CityCenter would cough and gasp for air before maybe it would start making money. The answer is now in. Just about every part of CityCenter is making money on its anniversary — except one.
Jason Matecki spent $250,000 remodeling his Mandarin Oriental condominium. It's a quick getaway from his California home.
Living like a local on Las Vegas Boulevard
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Jason Matecki is one of those wealthy people who developers counted on during the boom years to buy condos on the Strip. Then the economy busted, real estate investors soured on Las Vegas, and developers scrapped plans.
A look at the new model condos April 14, 2010, at the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas at CityCenter.
CityCenter condo closings slow in down economy
Prospective buyers cautious amid sour real estate market, Perini dispute
Friday, May 28, 2010
The closing of condo sales at CityCenter has gotten off to a slow start, according to analysts who track the housing market. Through the end of April, MGM Mirage and Dubai World, the owners of the project, have closed on 78 of 1,543 units at the Vdara condo-hotel, according to SalesTraq.
A look at the new model condos April 14, 2010, at the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas at CityCenter.
Mandarin Oriental at CityCenter unveils model condominiums
Thursday, April 15, 2010
More than four months after debuting its Las Vegas hotel, Mandarin Oriental at CityCenter unveiled its model condos Wednesday in an effort to grab more luxury buyers.
Shawn Hummel, "crimsonflarepath"
Art for locals only
Monday, April 5, 2010
Exhibit at Mandarin Oriental offers opportunities for Las Vegans.
John Bollen, Aria's vice president of information technology, displays departures from McCarran International Airport on the TV in a room at Aria on Friday, March 12, 2010.
CityCenter hotels' features at your fingertips
THE STRIP: Aria, Mandarin Oriental boast the latest and great room technology in Las Vegas
Monday, April 5, 2010
Not so long ago, the quintessential Strip hotel room was an exercise in minimalism. After all, it was more important to be on the casino floor than in the room. So the electronic options included a television with limited channels, a clock radio, maybe a “Magic Fingers” vibrating bed. In recent years, rooms have gotten more channels, pay-per-view and Internet access.
CityCenter condos may outperform market
Friday, February 5, 2010
CityCenter is starting to finalize sales of condominiums, which coincides with already difficult conditions in the Las Vegas high-rise condo market, analysts said.
Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman said at a press conference today the CityCenter will help city's downtown by bringing in more overall visitors to the area.
Goodman: CityCenter won't hurt downtown Las Vegas
Mayor says downtown and Strip properties help each other bring in visitors
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Some might think the opening of CityCenter this month would draw traffic away from Las Vegas' downtown. But that's not the way Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman sees it.
A view of the Veer Towers during a tour of MGM Mirage's CityCenter project in November.
CityCenter unveils financing program for condo buyers
CityCenter closings are scheduled to begin in January
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Three weeks before CityCenter starts closing on condominiums, it unveiled a program today to provide financing to some buyers and help others arrange for the loans they need. CityCenter buyers have been awaiting word on the program because of the difficulty in obtaining high-end loans to purchase condominiums.

Doorman Reggie Horsford interacts with Anja Luthje, corporate director of rooms, during a training simulation at the Mandarin Oriental.
The golden rule of service
SIX QUESTIONS FOR JENNIFER LYNN: Spa pampers its employees, who pass treatment on to customers
Saturday, December 5, 2009
Spa-industry veteran Jennifer Lynn acknowledges what out-of-towners have increasingly been complaining about: Customer service — long a Las Vegas hallmark — is suffering as financially beleaguered hotels can’t afford to pamper run-of-the-mill guests as they used to.
MGM Mirage CEO Jim Murren speaks at the grand opening of the Mandarin Oriental at CityCenter, Friday, Dec. 4, 2009.
CityCenter’s Mandarin Oriental makes Vegas debut
Luxury hotel is the third and final CityCenter property opening this week
Friday, December 4, 2009
One of the world’s most prestigious hotel brands made its Las Vegas debut today when the 47-story Mandarin Oriental opened at the $8.5 billion CityCenter. It was the third building of this week’s phased opening at MGM Mirage’s Strip resort campus and sets the stage for the Dec. 16 launch of Aria.

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