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Aladdin Planet Hollywood Conversion In Motion

By Chuckmonster on Thursday, 8th December 2005 9:02am
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When a partnership led by Planet Hollywood co-founder Robert Earl bought the Aladdin out of bankruptcy in 2003, executives were optimistic that they'd be licensed in 2004 and that the "Planetization" of the property would be completed by 2005.

As 2005 winds to a close, there are signs that what is now a $140 million face-lift promised by Earl and his partners 2 1/2 years ago is under way.

But the best, as they say, is yet to come.

"The process of de-theming the Aladdin has taken a little longer than we expected," Mike Mecca, president of the property, said. "But there are all sorts of things happening in January."

Mecca offered a preview of coming attractions for the 2,587-room Strip resort now set for completion by the end of 2006: (follow link below for rest of story)



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