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MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada Launches $160 Million Guestroom Renovation
to Include all 3,570 Rooms and 642 Suites in the Main Tower

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 11, 2011-- Recognized worldwide as the ultimate Las Vegas entertainment destination, MGM Grand today revealed designs for its new rooms and suites.

Underway this week, the $160 million remodel includes all 3,570 guest rooms and 642 suites in the hotel's main tower and is expected to conclude by September 2012. The initial set of redesigned rooms will be complete by the end of November 2011.

"Our new rooms complement MGM Grand's incredible collection of accommodations," said Scott Sibella, president and COO for MGM Grand. "This is one of many exciting announcements on the horizon, all of which will solidify MGM Grand's position not only as an entertainment destination, but as a premier hospitality experience."

Featuring warm, yet vibrant designs and color palettes with contemporary furnishings, the new room and suite designs create comfortable and functional spaces within a sophisticated setting.

Created by the talented team at MGM Resorts International Design, the remodeled Grand King and Grand Queen guest rooms showcase a stylish combination of interior finishes and accents, creating a modern sensibility with an inviting ambiance.

For guests seeking additional space for entertaining and relaxing, a variety of one and two-bedroom suites also will be redesigned, several of which feature expansive outdoor terraces with sweeping views of the famed Las Vegas Strip.

In keeping with MGM Grand's commitment to sustainability, the newly remodeled rooms and suites incorporate environmentally responsible elements including LED lighting; improved thermostats and solar shades to better manage temperature and guest comfort; upgraded faucets and showers; and bath amenities that are 100 percent biodegradable.

Guests are invited to visit for additional information and updates about MGM Grand's new rooms and suites.

About MGM Grand
MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort with 5,044 elegant rooms and suites, offers the ultimate Vegas experience.  MGM Grand features the astonishing KA by Cirque du Soleil®, the beautiful women of MGM Grand's Crazy Horse Paris, and world-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena and Hollywood Theater.  The resort offers signature restaurants by celebrity chefs and restaurateurs including Joel Robuchon, a Michelin three star, Forbes Five Star, AAA Five Diamond award-winning fine dining establishment.  This vibrant property also features a state-of-the-art, non-smoking conference center, the Grand Spa, Cristophe Salon, an inviting pool complex featuring the tantalizing daylife of WET REPUBLIC, dynamic nightclubs, the Lion Habitat and CSI: The Experience.  Upscale accommodations include The Mansion, an exclusive hotel within the hotel; the luxurious two-story SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand; and The Signature at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel located adjacent to the main resort.  MGM Grand is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International™ (NYSE: MGM).  For more information and reservations, visit or call toll free at (877) 880-0880 or follow on Facebook and Twitter.

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