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  • Cortez Masto Ad Analysis: Driving Away Jobs

    companies Catherine Cortez Masto went after Uber.” This accusation is emphasized with the words “Catherine Cortez Masto” and an increasing dollar amount displayed underneath in larger numbers. When the amount gets to $72,626, the words “from taxi companies” appear underneath. The ad then cuts to a photo of Cortez Masto with the words “Catherine Cortez Masto went after Uber” next to it. While the voiceover counts,“once, twice, three times...,” quotes appear from newspapers regarding legal actions taken against Uber: “Judge blocks Uber’s ride sharing…” (Associated Press), “Cortez Masto seeks another order…” (Reno-Gazette Journal) and “Uber challenges court order” (Las Vegas Review-Journal). The voiceover continues from the countdown with “...until she drove them out of town. Along with all their jobs.” This is accompanied by another quote from the Las Vegas Review-Journal which says, “Nearly 1,000 jobs just disappeared.” A photo of Cortez Masto again appears. The words next to her photo say, “Catherine Cortez Masto campaign donors ahead of Nevadans.” Then, the words change to “Catherine Cortez Masto protected special interests.” The words “instead of us” appear under those words. The voiceover makes these same claims. Visuals The ad starts out strong visually with images of happy parents and children in their homes. The walls are brightly colored. The little girl’s room has pink walls. This communicates innocence that would be lost if her mother could not afford to take care…

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  • Analysis Of To Honor Las Vegas, Respect The Showgirl By Jack Sheehan

    Showgirls have been the face of Las Vegas for a long time, but has been slowly dying throughout the years. In Jack Sheehan column “To Honor Las Vegas, Respect the Showgirl,” published on April 21st, 2013, in the Review-Journal, he explains why he thinks the face of the iconic showgirl is dying in Las Vegas. Sheehan, who has lived in Las Vegas for about four decades, wrote an opinionated piece, that needed more supporting facts. “To Honor Las Vegas, Respect the Showgirl,” was structured well, but…

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  • Dot And Lil Marketing Strategy

    Dot & Lil Dot & Lil is a company that makes finely crafted goods for bath, body and home. They are located at Rosemont studio in Montreal, where all their products are made by hand. On their website www.dotandlil.com , the products listed that they sell and create ranges from facial care to candles, body oils and butters. They also sell different types of soaps like bar soap and liquid soap. Their most popular items that they are most known for are their bath salts and milks. They also make…

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  • Commercial Services Airport Essay

    located in Las Vegas, NV. According to McCarran Public Information Administrator Christine Crews (2014), the year-to-date arriving and departing passengers for the airport since June, 2014 is 21,225,387 passengers (pg. 1, YTD Total). This figure would place McCarran International (LAS) under the primary airports category, seeing as how the airport has more than 10,000 passenger enplanements per year. With these figures, it is also possible that LAS would be classified as a Large Hub airport,…

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  • Descriptive Essay On Las Vegas

    Contextual Architecture In 2003 my family moved to a house in a newly built part of town in the neighborhood of Lamplight Village. Based on the Lamplight Village painting by Thomas Kinkade, it was beautiful. Not what you would expect from a Las Vegas home, but beautiful nonetheless. The facade of the two story home was light brown horizontal wood siding with big chocolate colored shutters, only for show of course. It had a spacious covered porch, a picturesque window seat and large leafy trees…

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  • Importance Of Training In Hotel Industry

    for the hotels is to attract international (foreign) customers. To achieve this purpose hotels should provide “stay at home” feelings. This is also one of the reasons why HR department implement management training programs, especially for the international interns and employees. In addition to skills and knowledge that they(interns) will get trainees also can provide customers with the service that are similar to their countries. This exchange of different services (according to the culture and…

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  • Casinos Harmful For Society

    by a general manager. General manager directly supervises the work of department heads, including those for hotel operations, food and beverage operations, human resources, marketing, finance, security, casino operations and engineering and maintenance. (Johnes, 2009) Some countries do not allow operation of casinos while some of them are making a huge business and a lot of money from it. Casino hotels have several good things and downsides that they can offer to the people and the community.…

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  • Describe An Ancient Roman Villa

    Living in an ancient roman villa was the equivalent to going to a five star hotel. Only elite wealthy Romans lived in a villa. It was a lavish country home located in the surrounding hills of Rome. The purpose of a villa was to escape the chaos of the city. The majority of the homes were in excess of 9,000 square feet. These extraordinary homes were of the highest quality and extravagantly decorated. “The villa, on its face, seems to be the simplest of Roman domestic buildings to understand”…

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  • Mgm Case Study Hrm

    MGM is one of the leading gaming and hospitality resorts in the world. MGM opened its first hotel and casino in 1973. The MGM Grand would fallow opening in 1978. MGM entered in the hospitality in 1986 when they began MGM international resorts. MGM would become incorporated shortly after. MGM has received praise for their excellence in the world of gaming and hospitality. MGM has also been widely recognized for their philanthropic effort. MGM has several charitable undertakings both locally as…

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  • Don The Beachcomber In Hollywood: The Tiki Culture

    With the establishment of the legendary ‘Don the Beachcomber’ in Hollywood, L.A in the early part of the last century, Polynesian themes arrived in style. This amazing new spot was the first Polynesian-themed bar and restaurant in America and proved to be an instant hit. Its success spawned several copycats and soon the Polynesian theme named ‘Tiki’ culture spread across the world. That was back in the 1930s-40s, the trend like all others soon died out. Back to the 2000s, the Tiki culture has…

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