New president for Virgin Hotels Las Vegas

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Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, part of Curio Collection by Hilton, has announced that Cliff Atkinson has been named president of the resort casino.

A well-respected and proven leader in Las Vegas, Atkinson brings his extensive knowledge, experience and relationships to Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.

“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,” read a statement from the board of JC Hospitality. 

“Cliff is that type of leader and we’re excited to support him as he leads the charge to realise the tremendous potential of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.”

A veteran of the hospitality industry with nearly 30 years of experience, Atkinson will bring a fresh leadership perspective to the property, positioning it for exciting growth and continued success. 

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Atkinson has played a leading role in the success of several high-profile hotels across the US, including Luxor Hotel and Casino, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and Gramercy Park Hotel, and in a corporate capacity at MGM Resorts International, where he led the hospitality centre of excellence.

Under Atkinson’s leadership at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, he will work closely with the executive team through a period of exciting change, upholding the property’s reputation as a fun and exciting destination for its guests.

“I am honoured to have this opportunity to lead the incredible team at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas,” said Atkinson. “The iconic off-Strip property is a legendary resort with a rich history and bright future and I look forward to working with the team to help realise Virgin Hotels Las Vegas’ full potential.”

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