Orlando, Fla. – Hard Rock International – with hotel locations from Bali and San Diego to Singapore and Macau – announced the official grand opening of Hard Rock Hotel Cancun on Oct. 18 - 21, 2012, where guests enjoyed behind the velvet rope access to the legendary guitar smash and performances by the Grammy-Award winning Goo Goo Dolls and Grammy nominated, international rap sensation Flo Rida. To celebrate the opening of the third All Inclusive Collection resort in conjunction with Hard Rock International, located in the desirable leisure and vacation destination of Cancun, attendees experienced an all-access pass with three days of rockin’ music, memories and memorabilia. "We are extremely pleased with our collaboration with the All Inclusive Collection and look forward to continued success after the opening of the newest property in Cancun," said Michael Shindler, executive vice president of Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos. "As the third all-inclusive Hard Rock property, in addition to Punta Cana and Vallarta, we're certain Hard Rock Hotel Cancun will exceed expectations through the high quality service, classic Hard Rock vibe and incredible value the reputable All Inclusive Collection brand will bring to the property.”
October 25, 2012 – Philadelphia – Hard Rock International, owner of one of the world’s most iconic brands, with interests in cafes, hotels, casinos, and live venues throughout the world, announces an agreement with Bart Blatstein and Tower Entertainment, LLC to manage the first destination casino/hotel in downtown Philadelphia. The proposed casino/hotel project, to be named “The Provence”, will be located on North Broad Street.
“We are thrilled to be working with Tower Developments on this project,” said Jim Allen, Chairman of Hard Rock International. “We look forward to bringing years of casino experience to downtown, with many on the executive team having Philadelphia roots. The state-of-the-art venue will provide world-class entertainment with the convenience of the downtown location.”