Tag Archives: mandalay

Water main break displaces 1,000 people at Mandalay Bay near Shark Reef

Mandalay Bay's convention center floor flooded after a water main break. (Photo: Scott Zamost)
 Mandalay Bay's convention center floor flooded after a water pipe break. (Image: Scott Zamost) Mandalay Bay’s convention center flooring flooded after a water main break.( Photo: Scott Zamost). LAS VEGAS( FOX5 )-. Clark County firemens responded to Mandalay Bay

Tuesday afternoon after a water pipe broke in a filling dock area, flooding the convention center floor. When firemens got here, people reported water leaking from the area in between the very first and 2nd flooring of the convention center. Water put onto the first floor of the convention center. No injuries were reported

. CCFD said the water was turned off and firemens moved about 1,000 people on the 2nd floor to other locations of the hotel as a safety measure.

There was no report of structural damage to the building. Hotel personnel were removing water from the convention center. Water and electrical power was “secured” in the location, CCFD said.

CCFD remained on scene to assist hotel staff.

MGM Resorts, which owns Mandalay Bay, launched this statement: “A water leakage at Mandalay Bay has actually affected a portion of the South Convention Center. Teams are working to tidy up the leakage as soon as possible. There are no injuries or significant disruptions to operations.”

Scott Zamost tweeted, ” water putting from ceiling at Mandalay Bay convention location. Fraud conference attendees being ushered outside< a href=http://

” https://twitter.com/scottzamost/status/1009219029007941637″ > doors.” The fire department sent out six engines, one truck, 2 saves, the heavy rescue and two battalion chiefs. The leakage was reported at 4:33 p.m.

http://

Zamost tweeted a photo of water at the Mandalay Bay and said, ” this is something you see every day.”

A representative for Mandalay Bay said, “the Convention Center will continue with its regular occasions and operations schedule Wednesday morning.”

Stay with FOX5 for more details.

Copyright 2018 KVVU (KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights scheduled.

Nashville Unplugged goes behind the music at Mandalay Bay

Image

< img

class =” photo” src =” /wp-content/uploads/2018/03/0302NashvilleUnplugged08_t653.JPG” alt=” Image”/ > Steve Marcus From left, singer-songwriters Aaron Benward, Travis Howard, and Coffey Anderson perform during Nashville Unplugged in the Rhythm & Riffs lounge at Mandalay Bay Friday, March 2, 2018. =” author” href=” https://lasvegassun.com/staff/brock-radke/” title=” Brock Radke staff page” > Brock Radke( contact) Wednesday, March 7, 2018|2 a.m.

. The large lounge attached to Mandalay Bay’s Mizuya sushi bar– you know the location, right when you walk in from the parking lot, separating the gambling establishment from the dining establishment walk– has long been among the Strip’s the majority of busy and boisterous music spaces, continuously loaded with tourists dancing along to an amped-up cover band.

But something various and rather special has taken up residency there, triggering a name modification. Now it’s called the Rhythm & & Riffs lounge and on Friday nights, it’s home to Nashville Unplugged.

Vocalist, songwriter, star and producer Aaron Benward released Nashville Unplugged nearly nine years earlier at Green Valley Ranch Resort and it’s made the rounds at other Station Gambling establishments homes before landing on the Strip at Mandalay Bay in 2016. It’s a live, acoustic c and w program, but all the performers are songwriters and lots of have actually penned monster hits for huge stars. The intimate experience goes deep into how those hits were developed as the songwriters tell the stories of their craft before performing the tune.

Image Gallery
From left, singer-songwriters Phillip White, Aaron Benward, Travis Howard, and Coffey Anderson perform during Nashville Unplugged in the Rhythm & Riffs lounge at Mandalay Bay Friday, March 2, 2018. Nashville Unplugged At Mandalay Bay Singer-songwriters Phillip White, Aaron Benward, Travis Howard, and Coffey Anderson perform during Nashville Unplugged in the Rhythm & Riffs lounge at Mandalay Bay Friday, March 2, 2018. Thumbnails Gallery”I started the program after I came off the roadway and was working for Warner Brothers as a songwriter and manufacturer and I had a relationship with an entertainment director in the area and ended up throwing this concept out, “says Benward, initially from Nashville and now based in L.A.” To me, the songwriters are the heroes behind the music. This show is a way to offer fans a sneak peek behind their preferred tunes.”

As a month-to-month program in suburban Las Vegas, Nashville Unplugged constructed a strong following of locals. On the Strip, the Bud Light-sponsored weekly event is still pulling a few of those loyal fans and resonating with Vegas visitors, too. “Mandalay Bay has been an amazing partner,” Benward states. “I was a little concerned about the space because the program is such a listening and storytelling environment and the [lounge] is open to the casino, but it was amazing to see the first show we did there. The people were truly taking in exactly what we were giving them.”

Last week’s installation included Phillip White, who co-wrote Rascal Flatts’ ACM Tune of the Year “I’m Movin’ On”; Travis Howard, who has actually composed for Dierks Bentley, Kat Parsons, Miranda Lambert and more; and Coffey Anderson, a singer and songwriter with eight albums to his credit.

There’s a great deal of country music to be discovered up and down the Strip these days, but Nashville Unplugged is the uncommon event that offers an entirely various viewpoint on the art kind. Benward, who’s been writing music for TELEVISION lately and is preparing to shoot his first feature film with brand-new production company Watershed, mentions that a lot of the visitor songwriters moved to Nashville or Los Angeles or New York with the hopes of signing a record offer and carrying out, so their talents go beyond composing.

“These artists are world-class all the method and it happens all the time that somebody will come to the show and enjoy it and state, ‘Why aren’t you making those records?’ The efficiency prowess is at a high level,” he says. “However there’s likewise the interaction in between the authors onstage between tunes, which is a truly authentic thing to the audience which’s exactly what really brings them in. It’s like resting on your back deck sharing your lives through song.”

Nashville Unplugged strikes the stage Fridays at 8 p.m. at Rhythm & & Riffs at Mandalay Bay (3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 702-632-7777) and more details can be discovered at mandalaybay.com.

Mandalay Bay security evaluated as 2 reach 32nd floor without permission

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

In the aftermath of 1 October, MGM Resorts and Mandalay Bay assured to increase security, specifically around the visitor and service elevators. The service elevator is how the 1 October shooter was able his weapons into his hotel space, according to authorities.

Two investigative journalists tested security, four months after the shooting. Independent investigative journalists Laura Loomer and Mike Turber strolled into the hotel’s service elevator undisputed. The 2 taped themselves riding the service elevator to the 32nd flooring of the hotel and back to the ground floor about four times last Thursday. They stated they made their trips around 10:00 p.m., the same time shooter Stephen Paddock opened fire on the crowds below on Oct. 1.

[RELATED: Las Vegas police release preliminary report on 1 October examination]

Cops stated this was the exact same service elevator Paddock utilized to transfer his toolbox to his hotel room. No one challenged Paddock as he rode to the 32nd flooring, and no one challenged Loomer and Turber, they stated.

“A housekeeping employee just saw us enter this elevator … Absolutely nothing. We just walked in right past security. Basically there isn’t really any. There’s an electronic camera in here too,” Loomer stated.

Loomer posted the video to her Youtube channel with a clip of a Steve Wynn interview taken after the shooting.

“No public individual has actually ever ridden a service elevator (at a Wynn residential or commercial property) unless they were accompanied by security,” Wynn stated last fall.

“It’s actually clear that Mandalay Bay and MGM Resorts have actually not taken any actions to enhance security procedures despite the reality that one of the worst mass shootings took place on their properties,” Loomer stated.

“There’s no sign on these doors that tell you this is a service elevator for housekeeping, workers … absolutely nothing,” Turber stated.

“There’s no lock on the door … It’s open,” Loomer said.

MGM Resorts saw Loomer’s video and responded.

“We are carefully evaluating the video in our continuous efforts to evaluate and fine-tune our security procedures,” a declaration from MGM Resorts read.

Turber tape-recorded another video making the exact same journey through the corridors and up the service elevator; something he said he’s done 27 times considering that the 1 October shooting.

[RELATED: Nevada judge to launch additional 1 October search warrants]

Loomer has actually ruffled some feathers at Metro and MGM with her reporting on 1 October, but she stated this isn’t about her. She said her she wished to expose a serious on-going security defect from a business that should understand better.

“When you have an attack of this quality happening, you would expect the casinos that have millions to invest to carry out more stringent security, specifically offered the fact that individuals are influenced by this attack to perform their own attacks of terrorism,” Loomer said.

[SLIDESHOW: Portraits of the victims of the Las Vegas shooting]

Loomer and Turber said they’ll share their videos with lawyers for the 1 October victims and their families.

[RELATED: Household of Las Vegas 1 October victim finally getting assistance]

A guard was published near the service elevator Monday night.

Copyright 2018 KVVU (KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights booked.

MGM making staffing cuts at Mandalay Bay

Windows boarded up at the Mandalay Bay after a deadly shooting. (FOX5) Windows boarded up at the Mandalay Bay after a lethal shooting. (FOX5) Windows boarded up at the Mandalay Bay after a deadly shooting.

( FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. MGM Resorts announced Monday it is making staffing cuts at Mandalay Bay. It stated several numerous the 7,400 workers there are being affected, however that the business is trying to decrease the impact of each employee. MGM said it anticipates staffing to be brought “back up to regular” by early Jan.

. Here is our on the record statement relating to staffing levels at Mandalay Bay. We do not have anyone on electronic camera who can speak to this today.

MGM Resorts released the following statement:

It has been a long-standing practice that numerous homes in Las Vegas make adjustments in staffing levels in the 4th quarter to show company levels. We have divulged publicly that occupancy this year at Mandalay Bay will be somewhat lower than typical. We are trying to handle this with the least possible interruption to our worker’s schedules, however in some cases, lowered schedules may not be sufficient. We are making every effort to impact as few staff members as possible.

Copyright 2017 KVVU (KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights scheduled.

Mandalay Bay personnel reduction outcome of Oct. 1 shooting attack

Image

Christopher DeVargas Although open for business, the Mandalay Bay casino floor stays calm and peaceful Tuesday Oct. 3, 2017, two days after a mass shooting happened Sunday night at an outdoor c and w celebration Sunday night.

Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017|4:47 p.m.

MGM Resorts International is laying off workers at Mandalay Bay since of the economic results of the Oct. 1 shooting, an MGM representative stated Sunday.

“It has actually been a long-standing practice that many properties in Las Vegas make modifications in staffing levels in the 4th quarter to show organisation levels,” composed Alan M. Feldman, MGM’s Executive Vice President of Global Market Affairs, in an e-mail.

“We have disclosed publicly that tenancy this year at Mandalay Bay will be slightly lower than typical. We are trying to manage this with the least possible disruption to our employee’s schedules, but in some cases, minimized schedules might not be sufficient. We are striving to impact as few staff members as possible.”

“A number of hundred from 7,400 staff members are being affected,” said Debra DeShong, the business’s vice president of global industry affairs.

In a recent teleconference with monetary analysts to go over third-quarter incomes, MGM executives, including CEO Jim Murren, divulged business had suffered in the wake of the disaster.

During the call, Murren stated they saw a spike in non-group cancellations that was intensified by the company’s choice to pause marketing programs after the mass shooting.

“Of course, our bookings declined instantly after Oct. 1 since we were suspending our outbound marketing programs and focusing on what mattered– taking care of victims, their families, first responders, our staff members and all the visitors that are here,” Murren said.

Still, the personnel reduction might come as a shock to some due to the fact that during that very same revenues call, Murren said the monetary effects of the time out were restricted.

“I enjoy to say that these cancellations progressively decreased by mid-October and our reservation speed incredibly returned to normalized levels almost instantly thereafter, as soon as we switched on our marketing efforts. Mandalay Bay was the only exception since we felt it was suitable to start their marketing later on, at a slower pace.”

And Murren stated that even with marketing at Mandalay Bay rebooting at a slower pace the effects of the disaster and the marketing pause would be short-term.

“About half of our cancellations were isolated literally to the month of October,” he said. “We’ve seen bookings enhance, our service enhance, here in November.”

Some of that discrepancy between Murren’s positive statements and the staff reductions may be attributed to seasonal business cycles. Organisation might have rebounded, however the resort would have had to change staffing levels anyhow.

“As you know (staffing adjustments) are made seasonally,” DeShong said.

A representative for Culinary Union 226, which represents employees at MGM properties (and other casino resorts on the Strip and around Las Vegas) stated the union is keeping an eye on the circumstance.

“Contracts have seniority language which information that layoffs must be carried out in a fair and objective way and ensures that when company enhances, employees will go back to work by seniority,” Culinary spokeswoman Bethany Khan stated. “The union will be keeping an eye on the situation carefully and continue dealing with affected workers to guarantee that the company follows the agreement.”

Vegas: Mandalay Bay won'' t rent out shooter'' s room

Police tape blocks the doorway of the suite Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock used to unleash his rampage Oct. 1 (Polaris / FOX5)< img src="/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/15218811_G.jpg" alt="Authorities tape obstructs the entrance of the suite Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock utilized to unleash his rampage Oct. 1 (Polaris/ FOX5)" title="Cops tape blocks the entrance of the

suite Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock used to release his rampage Oct. 1 (Polaris/ FOX5)” border=”0″ width=”180″/ > Authorities tape obstructs the doorway of the suite Las Vegas shooter Stephen

Paddock utilized to release his rampage Oct. 1 (Polaris/ FOX5). (CNN) -. The Las Vegas hotel room utilized in a mass shooting will remain empty. MGM Resorts states it has no strategies to rent the 32nd flooring Mandalay Bay suite.

Cops say Stephen Paddock used the room’s windows to open fire on an outside music celebration previously this month eliminating 58 individuals and wounding more than 500 others.

It is unclear whether the suite will be utilized for something else or marked as a memorial.

TM & & © 2017 Cable Television News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights booked.

Mandalay Bay security personnel Jesús Campos speaks openly on '' Ellen '.

BURBANK, CA (FOX5) –

Jesús Campos, the Mandalay Bay security personnel who was shot in the leg by Stephen Paddock and after that notified others of Paddock’s location, spoke publicly for the first time, in an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Program

. Campos was signed up with by constructing engineer Stephen Schuck, who was working with him that night. The 2 were the very first to come across Paddock in 1 October. Fifty-eight people were eliminated and 546 were hurt after Paddock opened fire into the Route 91 Harvest Celebration crowd of 22,000.

“I’m doing better each day. Slowly but surely, simply recovery physically and mentally,” Campos said. I relive that night a lot, he said.

“It’s absolutely hard. As every day passes, though, we’re working to obtain over this,” Schuck stated.

Inning accordance with Ellen, seems like this is going to be his only interview.
“I understand your unwillingness since you simply desire this to be over”
pic.twitter.com/rZRE6HYZiN

— Adam Herbets (@AdamHerbets)

October 18, 2017 Campos described his experiences that night.

“When a door is open for a specific quantity of time, we look at it,” he stated. “We get notifications to secure them. Or if they have actually currently been secured, just making that examine the doors. I was coming up from the 31st (flooring) to the 32nd. When I approached the door, it didn’t open. It was blocked off, so I had to reroute.”

“(Stairwell doors are) always expected to remain open. So after I dropped down and came back through a corridor, and then I approached the room, got into the (stairwell) door, there was a metal bracket holding the (stairwell) door in location. When I was in that location, I was calling security dispatch to get moved to engineering. They didn’t understand anything about it, so they dispatched an engineer (Stephen Schuck) to go confirm what that was. At that time, I heard what I assumed was drilling sounds. And I thought they were in the area working somehow. As that (stairwell) door is closing, and it’s so heavy, it’ll slam, I’m walking down (the corridor) and I believe that’s what caught the shooter’s attention.”

“As I was strolling down, I heard rapid fire. And at first, I took cover. I felt a burning feeling. I went to lift my pant upper hand and I saw the blood. That’s when I called it in on my radio that shots have been fired, and I was going to say that I was hit. But I got on my mobile phone, just to clear that radio traffic where they can collaborate the rest of the call. (Paddock shot) from behind the (hotel space) door. I don’t know how he was shooting, however he shot out,” Campos stated.

Jesus Campos said he yelled shots fired over the radio but didn’t tell anyone he was struck initially because he wanted to keep airwaves open. pic.twitter.com/9uNNoU96N8

— Adam Herbets (@AdamHerbets)

October 18, 2017 Schuck said he concerned take a look at the blocked door.

“I didn’t think anything uncommon at the time. I came from a greater floor, boiled down a different hallway service elevator and I walked out. I rounded the corner for the 100 corridor which’s when … it was quiet at this time. And the doors are set back about a foot. Jesus was towards completion of the hallway, but I didn’t understand at that time. I thought I saw someone up out of the cubby and I kept strolling. When I got more than midway, was when I saw Jesús and I started to hear shooting,” Schuck stated.

“At the time, I didn’t know it was shooting. I thought it was a jack hammer. As an engineer, I thought, ‘We’re not developing here, this late at night, we would not be doing that.’ And it was, I think outside. It wasn’t in the hallway yet. That’s when Jesús, he leaned out, and stated, ‘Take cover! Hide!’ And yelled at me, and within milliseconds, if he didn’t say that, I would’ve got hit. (Bullets) were passing behind my head and I could feel pressure,” Schuck stated.

“There was a female (visitor) that came out, and I told her to go back within, it wasn’t safe. Shortly after, that’s when Stephen (Schuck) was approaching and I informed him to ‘Stay back, and get cover.’ That’s when more rounds were dispersed,” Campos said.

“Jesús saved Stephen Schuck’s life and the lady’s life,” Ellen reiterated. “Thank you so much for being here.”

She explained why the Campos came on her program.

“You’re discussing it now and you’re not going to talk about it once again and I don’t blame you. Due to the fact that why relive this over and over again? But it’s handy for individuals to understand what a hero you are. Because you being shot in the leg saved so many individuals’s lives. And rather of you simply getting out of there, you saved Stephen (Schuck’s) life, you saved that woman’s life and who understands how many other people? So we just wished to commemorate you. That’s why you’re here today,” Ellen stated.

“Thank you,” Campos responded.

“After this happened, rather of going to the hospital, you stayed to assist the police and get them all the info they needed to piece these things together. As well as, exactly what did you want to point out?” Ellen asked.

“I simply wish to mention all individuals that helped that night, whether it was City, the FBI, the neighborhood specifically coming together to help everybody in requirement, the very first responders, even the people that got called in to help in the health centers. Whatever puts pieces together on how everybody came together to assist that night, even in the darkest hour,” Campos stated.

“I ‘d wish to thank the very first responders, the people on the ground at the show assisting each other out. The acts of humankind were significant that night and I want to thank Jesus again from my family and all my buddies and everybody for conserving my life,” Schuck said.

“We wanted to provide you money. You both were extremely specific, you said you don’t want money. You do not want cash at all, so you’re not getting any cash. However Stephen, your favorite group is the Colts, and you have actually never ever been to a video game, so the NFL is flying you to meet the team and get VIP tickets, so you’re going to go see the Colts,” Ellen said.

“Jesús, you’re a fan of the Oakland Raiders, and Shutterfly is going to provide you season tickets when the team goes to Las Vegas, you’re going to have the ability to see them,” Ellen stated.

“Also we know it’s really important to you that everyone is recognized, so Shutterfly appreciates supporting neighborhoods, so it’s going to make a contribution of $25,000 in your name to the GoFundMe page that’s dedicated to the victims of the shooting.”

MGM Resorts, the owner of Mandalay Bay, is a sponsor of the Ellen DeGeneres Show and features Ellen-themed slots at its casinos consisting of Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand, New York-New York, Excalibur, Luxor, Monte Carlo, and Bellagio to name a few, inning accordance with a link from her show’s site.

The episode aired on FOX5 Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.

Copyright 2017 KVVU (KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

Janet Jackson’s State of the World trip visits Mandalay Bay

After requiring time away from the phase to give birth to her very first child early this year, Janet Jackson is back with the State of the World tour, makings a stop at Mandalay Bay Events Center Saturday night for an epic performance that couldn’t have actually come at a better time. The long-awaited see from the popular song icon is exactly what the Las Vegas Strip needs to reveal that it’s back to organisation as typical as the home entertainment capital of the world, however the uplifting theme of Jackson’s trip is likewise extremely pertinent.

“Individuals cannot discover adequate to eat/Now our kids cannot head out and play/That’s the state of the world today,” she sings on “State of the World,” simply among the remarkable tracks from 1989’s Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Country 1814. The message in the music resonates today as much as it did practically Thirty Years ago, but it’s the efficiency that are getting rave evaluations. Range called her October 8 Hollywood Bowl show an “all-stops arena pop program” packed with personality: “The show really got relocating the latter half, with Jackson stabilizing design and compound as she steadily ratcheted up the strength.” Envision what does it cost? more intense her Las Vegas performance may be. Janet Jackson at Mandalay Bay Occasions Center, October 14.

Border Breakfast and other reasons residents love Mandalay Bay

Border Brunch has actually been something of a Vegas food lover phenomenon. Developed in 2011 at the Mandalay Bay location of Border Grill– the stalwart Mexican dining establishment from celeb chef duo Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger– the weekend breakfast provides unlimited small plates (now priced at $38.99) plus bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys, a scrumptious cavalcade in a vibrant, casual environment. It’s fancier than a buffet but still excessive indulgent, and it rapidly turned into one of Las Vegas’ preferred brunch options.

Mike Minor runs Border Grill at Mandalay Bay.

The Border Breakfast format was so popular and effective, Milliken and Feniger expanded it to Border Grill’s original downtown Los Angeles place, in addition to the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace place when it opened 3 years earlier.

The breakfast menu was created by chef Mike Minor, who ran the Mandalay Bay restaurant as executive chef for a years before starting out on his own with his Truck U Barbeque food truck. After opening this year’s Latin dining establishment Chica at Venetian, Minor is back in the kitchen area at Border Grill, feeling at home in the dining establishment where regulars from Vegas and everywhere else understand him finest.

“I’m just pleased to be back,” he said on Saturday, dishing up mouthwatering specializeds like cinnamon roll pancakes, barbecue brisket tortas and Peruvian shrimp and grits. It’s just been a couple of weeks, however he’s currently fired up about continuing the advancement of food at Border Grill. “I’m just focused on making certain [everyone] understands this is the very best Mexican food in the city.”

Peruvian shrimp and grits at Border Brunch.

It’s no easy task for Strip dining establishments to establish a relationship with Las Vegas residents, but Minor has been able to cultivate that with Border Brunch. Similarly, Mandalay Bay has actually had the ability to draw a constant local audience through the years thanks to its size and series of amenities and destinations.

Opened in 1999 as part of a significant Strip resort boom (right after Bellagio and right prior to Venetian and Paris), Mandalay Bay has remained in the worldwide media spotlight for all the wrong factors considering that the Route 91 Harvest music festival shooting on October 1. The southern-most hotel-casino on the Strip is likewise among the most recognizable resorts in Las Vegas. In the last few years it’s ended up being most readily recognized by its remarkable convention space growth– now the 2nd biggest in Las Vegas and fifth largest in the country– and the four-year-old Cirque du Soleil production Michael Jackson One. However there are at least five other things that keep Mandalay Bay near the top of the list of residents’ preferred spots on the Strip:

The beach. When the initial Wet ‘n Wild waterpark on the north Strip closed in the early aughts, Mandalay Bay’s swimming pool complex was right there to pick up the slack. With waterslides, a lazy river, a wave pool and a sandy beach, it’s no surprise Mandalay Bay quickly ended up being a staycation fave for regional families. Concerts and special events have assisted it keep significance over the last few years.

Mandalay Bay Beach

Mandalay Bay Beach The food. Border Grill isn’t really the only Mandalay Bay restaurant that has actually reached Vegas organization status– there’s likewise Rick Moonen’s RM Seafood, Hubert Keller’s Fleur, Charlie Palmer’s Aureole, Akira Back’s Kumi, Wolfgang Puck’s Lupo and Michael Mina’s Stripsteak. Mandalay is much better than a lot of with more casual cuisine, too, thanks to Burger Bar, Rí Rá Irish Club, Slice of Vegas and the new Libertine Social.

The sharks. Shark Reef Fish tank remains among the must-see family tourist attractions in Las Vegas, and with admission prices of $22 for regional grownups and $17 for kids ages 4-12, it’s considered a Strip offer. It’s likewise a regular field-trip destination for Clark County School District trainees.

The music. Your home of Blues remains the vital Las Vegas concert hall, and despite the arrival of T-Mobile Arena just up the block, the Mandalay Bay Occasions Center continues to book big shows. Janet Jackson’s tour stops there this weekend and Arcade Fire plays the 12,000-seat venue on October 22.

The location. Because it has everything, Mandalay Bay is Strip head office for locals in the growing south and southwest parts of the Valley, and it will just end up being more convenient as the Las Vegas Monorail is preparing to expand its reach to the resort. It’ll likewise be the significant resort closest to the football stadium when the Raiders move to Las Vegas.

Las Vegas woman witnessed shooting from inside Mandalay Bay

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

2 days after the mass shooting on the Strip many people were still aiming to process exactly what they saw.

A valley lady who was inside the Mandalay Bay Sunday night captured video of people running and falling to the ground.

Kristi Moore had just stepped outside on the terrace at the Foundation Room inside the Mandalay Bay when she started hearing gunfire.

“All you here is pow just fire after fire of gunshots,” she stated.

In disbelief, she took out her cellular phone and began filming.

“We examine and see people running at the celebration campground you see individuals running you see individuals dropping to the ground,” she said.

Then a SWAT group burst through the doors at the Foundation Space, telling everyone to obtain down.

“We didn’t understand that it was the swat team they didn’t state it’s the cops department its the SWAT group they just came in and informed us to get to the ground get on our hands face first, a couple thought possibly it was the shooter so they started tossing stuff at the swat team which’s when they said who they were,” she said.

Moore and everyone else inside the Structure room where told to sit tight. They remained there for 10 hours, paying attention to authorities scanners to learn exactly what was going on.

“There was perhaps 100, 125 individuals and all of us just snuggled up and slept and slept on the sofas on the floorings we were sharing battery chargers for our phones sharing anything and whatever we might just to aim to make everybody comfy,” she said.

She stated staff members at Mandalay Bay fed everybody and comforted them.

“I believe he was the main security person for Mandalay Bay, he came in and gave a little speech and said my partner works here, she’s alive and I want you all to know we ended up being a family last night that I like all of you,” she said.

And while she’s appreciative she wasn’t at the Route 91 Harvest celebration that she originally prepared to participate in, she stated she’s haunted by the scary she experienced Sunday night.

“It was the scariest day of my life. Today I’m not consuming I’m not sleeping, whenever I close my eyes I still hear the gunshots. I still see the people running and individuals being up to the ground,” Moore stated.

Copyright 2017 KVVU (KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights scheduled.