Donaco International held the soft opening for the Aristo International Hotel in Lao Cai on 18 May. The opening ceremony was well attended by players from China who were said to be thrilled with the facilities. Despite the fact that the hotel and landscaping is not yet finished, forward bookings are reported to be strong, with tour groups coming from Shanghai, Yunnan Province and elsewhere. The property is expected to be fully operational in July 2014. The Chinese characters for the Aristo Hotel translate roughly as “Everlasting Victory”.
Hard Rock Japan announced that it conducted a study tour last month for a group of students to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino near Miami, Florida.
Ainsworth Game Technology said Danny Gladstone has chosen to give up his role as CEO, but will remain with the company in another capacity.