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Gorda, FL & Las Vegas, NV – June 2018 / Newsmaker Alert / Allegiant
(NASDAQ: ALGT) President John Redmond announced that Micah
Richins has been named executive vice president and chief operating
officer for Sunseeker Resorts.
In this role, he will oversee all operational aspects of the company’s
resorts division. Richins, who most recently served as chief commercial
officer for MGM Resorts International, brings more than 25 years of experience
in the hospitality industry to this new role.
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Industry Veteran Brings Diverse Skill Set
is a seasoned leader who brings a unique depth of knowledge across the
full spectrum of the hospitality industry – from customer experience and
entertainment development to revenue and organizational leadership,” said
Redmond. “He shares an innovative spirit that’s been a hallmark for Allegiant
throughout its history, making him the ideal person to lead Sunseeker Resorts.”
MGM Resorts International (MGMRI), Richins operated some of the world’s
largest and most successful integrated resorts, including MGM Grand, New
York-New York and Luxor. In his most recent role as chief commercial officer,
he and his team were responsible for developing and implementing the corporate
strategy for pricing, segmentation and promotions for all of MGM Resorts
Las Vegas properties. Richins previously served as the company’s senior
vice president of revenue management for more than eight years. His experience
in hospitality also extends to entertainment, including opening Cirque
du Soleil productions “Zumanity” and “Criss Angel: Believe,” and developing
a corporate group that leveraged analytics and revenue management to revolutionize
the way entertainment was scheduled, priced and promoted in Las Vegas.
opportunity to lead Allegiant’s Sunseeker Resorts is incredibly exciting,”
said Richins. “I thrive in dynamic, creative environments and enjoy developing
projects that succeed by breaking paradigms and disrupting tired past practices.
Sunseeker represents the opportunity to create something really special
– an incredible integrated resort experience that will bring tremendous
value to guests and local residents. This project represents an exciting
new nexus between air transportation and hospitality, bringing jobs and
economic opportunity to the community, and sparking innovation in truly
in 2017 announced
plans for Sunseeker Resorts, including its inaugural development –
a one-of-a-kind hotel/condo resort in Charlotte Harbor, on Florida’s Gulf
Coast. The project marks an important step in Allegiant’s evolution as
a travel company, offering customers more opportunity for leisure experiences.
Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in
small and mid-sized cities to world-class leisure destinations. The airline
offers industry-low fares on an all-jet fleet while also offering other
travel-related products such as hotel rooms and rental cars. All can be
purchased only through the company website, Allegiant.com.
Beginning with one aircraft and one route in 1999, the company has grown
to more than 80 aircraft and 350 routes across the country with base airfares
less than half the cost of the average domestic roundtrip ticket. For downloadable
press kit, including photos, visit: GoFly.us/iiFa303wrtF.
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