LAS VEGAS, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wynn Resorts today announced it has hired Robert J. DeSalvio to assist with the company's development activities. An experienced resort developer and operator, Mr. DeSalvio will primarily focus on the company's proposed resort in Everett, Massachusetts. The company plans to build a $1.6 billion resort, featuring a five-star hotel and spa, luxury shopping and dining esplanade, winter garden and casino.
Mr. DeSalvio has held executive positions in sales, marketing, resort operations and strategic planning. He served as an Executive Vice President for both Sands Atlantic City and Foxwoods Resort Casino. Most recently, Mr. DeSalvio was President of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He led the development, construction, government relations and staffing of the resort before opening. Since opening in 2009, Mr. DeSalvio has led the resort to significant revenue growth.
About Wynn Resorts: Wynn Resorts, Limited is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol WYNN and is part of the S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 Indexes. Wynn Resorts owns and operates Wynn and Encore Las Vegas ( www.wynnlasvegas.com) and Wynn and Encore Macau ( www.wynnmacau.com).
Wynn and Encore Las Vegas feature two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,750 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas, approximately 186,000 square feet of casino space, 32 food and beverage outlets featuring signature chefs, two award-winning spas, an on-site 18-hole golf course, meeting space, a Ferrari and Maserati dealership, approximately 94,000 square feet of retail space as well as two showrooms; three nightclubs and a beach club.Wynn Macau is a destination casino located in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China with two luxury hotel towers with a total of 1,008 spacious rooms and suites, approximately 275,000 square feet of casino space, casual and fine dining in eight restaurants, approximately 57,000 square feet of retail space, recreation and leisure facilities, including two health clubs, two spas and a pool. SOURCE Wynn Resorts