ATLANTIC CITY — By the time night fell on Atlantic City’s newest attraction, the party scene at Revel was in full swing and the resort was well on its way to establishing itself as a destination.
ATLANTIC CITY — Kevin DeSanctis, Revel’s chief executive officer, said there was never one moment when he had any doubt that his $2.4 billion megaresort would be built.
ATLANTIC CITY — Revel’s crowd overwhelmed the 6.4-million square-feet megaresort within hours of its sunrise opening Monday, swarming the upper-level outdoor decks and trailing tour guides in attentive packs.
ATLANTIC CITY - By noon, dozens of people at Revel were bellied up to the bar on neon-colored stools at Jose Garces’ Distrito Cantina, doing shots of tequila, drinking Dos Equis beer and waiting for their fish tacos to arrive from the adjacent Guapas Tacos truck.
ATLANTIC CITY – Guests see that Revel is different from the moment they check into the hotel.
ATLANTIC CITY – Within hours of Revel opening, young professionals said they think the $2.4 billion mega resort is on track to become the go-to destination for their demographic.
Photographers pulled out their wide-angle lenses and jostled for a spot where they could take in Revel’s imposing facade during a recent media tour.
Industry experts believe Revel is Atlantic City’s second coming when it comes to dining. They believe Revel, which will open more than a dozen restaurants in its $2.4 billion casino, can further expand on Borgata’s success in making people come to Atlantic City to eat and be entertained, even if they aren’t gamblers.
ATLANTIC CITY — Revel’s designers looked to Las Vegas when planning performance venues for the new megaresort.