Harrah's, Beau Rivage help pledged

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Some articles of interest from hotel-online:

MGM MIRAGE Comes to the Aid of 3,400 Beau Rivage Emloyees: "MGM MIRAGE announced today that plans for recovery and rebuilding its Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi, MS are underway. As the assessment process has begun, the company will commit to rebuild the resort, utilize employees in recovery and reconstruction wherever possible and aid impacted employees."


Harrah's Stepping Up Efforts to Help 8,000 Harrah's Employees; Opens Gulfport Assistance Center with On-site Primary Health Care Services


And my favorite, a story about the Astor Crowne Plaza in New Orleans from the Toronto Star: Hotel a 5-star oasis of grace and humanity. A snip:


    "If we'd been in charge of the city, New Orleans wouldn't be in such a mess," observed Hector Garcia, the systems administrator who did yeoman work until finally pulling up stakes with his wife and two young children, bound for Houston on one of the 10 evacuation buses privately chartered by [manager Peter] Ambros.

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