Casino and Hotel the Mirage located on the Las Vegas Strip is soon closing all its properties in the right midweek due to low customer demand during the pandemic coronavirus. On its official website, the Mirage authority announced that the hotel is only accepting its weekend reservations. Every other activity and part of the resort-like gaming areas, restaurants, and hotel towers will be shut down from Monday to Wednesday. The midweek shutdown even encompasses the volcano situated in front of the hotel-casino.
In a Monday tweet, the Mirage authority also announced that the latest hours would start on Jan 4. The property will be available for mass access from Thursday noon to Monday noon. The Mirage, which is an MGM property now, was kept available for public access by casino official Steve Wynn in the year 1989, is on the west part of the Las Vegas Strip. On the website, it leveled itself as the “Original” megaresort of Las Vegas.
The shutdown occurred due to low weekday revenue earning and negation on group hangout according to the statement provided by the Review-Journal of Las Vegas. These issues had been evoked by the coronavirus. In an on-the-record statement, the company representatives said that they did not expect the shutdown to prolong beyond February, however, they would continue evaluating the time range of the closure. There wasn’t any indication of the impact and its consequences relating to the workforce.
The Monday announcement relating to the Mirage encompasses a comprehensive midweek shutdown, not only the hotel rooms. The Mandalay Bay site states that its residential rooms are off-limits from Monday to Wednesday, however, it doesn’t say that whether its casino is to close or not. The Bay was about to reinitiate its activities on a regular basis after December.