LAS VEGAS, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wynn Las Vegas (NASDAQ: WYNN) was honored as the highest ranking casino resort on Fortune's 2012 Most Admired list in the hotel, casino, resort category. The resort moved up two spots from last year, with an overall ranking of #2 on the distinguished list. To create the list, Fortune asked businesspeople to rate companies in their own industry on nine criteria from global competitiveness to social responsibility. Wynn ranked high in several areas including innovation, people management, financial soundness and quality of services.
"We are honored to be recognized as the top casino resort by industry colleagues and Fortune magazine," said Marilyn Spiegel, president of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. "Our dedicated team continuously strives to develop new ways to engage guests and ensure that they are receiving the highest level of service."Each year Fortune magazine conducts a survey to determine the world's Most Admired companies. The Most Admired list provides a definitive report card on corporate reputations in a variety of fields including consumer products, power, natural resources and hospitality. For more information and to view complete list visit http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/2012/industries/27.html About Wynn Resorts Wynn Las Vegas, a luxury hotel and destination casino resort located on the Las Vegas Strip features 2,716 luxurious guest rooms and suites, an approximately 111,000 square foot casino, 15 restaurants, a nightclub, spa and salon, an on-site 18-hole golf course, approximately 223,000 square feet of meeting space, an on-site Ferrari and Maserati dealership, and approximately 74,000 square feet of retail space. Encore, an expansion of Wynn Las Vegas, opened on December 22, 2008. Encore is located immediately adjacent to Wynn Las Vegas and features a 2,034 all-suite hotel, approximately 72,000 square foot casino, 6 restaurants, 2 night clubs, a spa and salon, approximately 60,000 square feet of meeting space and approximately 27,000 square feet of upscale retail outlets. Contact: Deanna Pettit, Wynn Las VegasDirector of Public Relations702-770-2120 email@example.com Grace Russell, Wynn Las Vegas Public Relations Specialist702-770-2126 firstname.lastname@example.org