He will collaborate closely with Virgin Hotels Las Vegas‘ executive staff to uphold the establishment’s reputation.
By Gambling Insider
Cliff Atkinson has been named President of the resort casino by Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, a division of Curio Collection by Hilton, with effect from July 31.
Atkinson will work closely with the executive team at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas to maintain the establishment’s image as a vibrant destination for its visitors.
A statement from the board of JC Hospitality, read: “It was important to our board to find a leader that possessed not only the knowledge and experience required to drive results at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, but also the reputation and personality needed to lead and inspire the amazing team that exists on property.
“Cliff is that type of leader and we’re excited to support him as he leads the charge to realize the tremendous potential of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.”
With almost 30 years of expertise in the hotel sector, Atkinson will offer a new leadership perspective to the establishment.
He led the hospitality centre of excellence at MGM Resorts International and has contributed significantly to the development of numerous properties including the Luxor Hotel & Casino, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and Gramercy Park Hotel.
Atkinson said: “I am honoured to have this opportunity to lead the incredible team at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.”
At the end of March, Richard Bosworth, the previous CEO of J.C. Hospitality at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, resigned from his post.
Cliff Atkinson has been appointed as the President of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, effective from July 31. He will work closely with the executive team to maintain the establishment’s reputation as a vibrant destination for visitors. The board of JC Hospitality expressed their confidence in Atkinson’s leadership abilities and his ability to inspire the team. With almost 30 years of experience in the hotel sector, Atkinson brings a new perspective to the establishment. Previously, he led the hospitality center of excellence at MGM Resorts International and has contributed to the development of various properties. Former CEO Richard Bosworth resigned in March.