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Wynn Resorts is Proud to Announce 2011 Forbes Travel Guide Awards and Distinctions

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Wynn Resorts is Proud to Announce 2011 Forbes Travel Guide Awards and Distinctions16:17 EST Wednesday, November 17, 2010Wynn and Encore hold more Forbes Five Star awards than any other casino resort in the worldLAS VEGAS, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wynn Tower SuitesForbes Five Star award, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011Encore Tower SuitesForbes Five Star award, 2010, 2011Wynn MacauForbes Five Star award, 2009, 2010, 2011The Spa at WynnForbes Five Star award, 2009, 2010, 2011The Spa at EncoreForbes Five Star award, 2010, 2011The Spa at Wynn MacauForbes Five Star award, 2009, 2010, 2011AlexForbes Five Star award, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011Wynn Las Vegas and Encore continue to set the bar for luxury and excellence in Las Vegas, earning top honors from the 2011 Forbes Travel Guide Star awards (formerly Mobil Travel Guide Star awards). Wynn and Encore are two of only 54 hotels in the world to receive Five Stars for 2011 Five Stars in hotel and spa. "All of us at Wynn Resorts are thrilled and proud that our hotels in Macau and in Las Vegas have been named by Forbes to their highest level of hospitality achievement with the Five Star designation. Our spas, our food and our staff have now received worldwide recognition. We work very hard to maintain standards that would be worthy of such recognition but every one of us recognizes that finally, our most important rating must come from our guests. Our gratitude to the tough inspectors at Forbes," said Steve Wynn.Wynn Macau and The Spa at Wynn Macau have been recognized as the only recipients of the Forbes Five Star award for three consecutive years.The Tower Suites at Wynn Las Vegas has earned a Forbes Five Star rating for five consecutive years, and the Tower Suites at Encore has received the Forbes Five Star award in its first two consecutive years in operation.Wynn Las Vegas is also the only casino resort in the world to make Forbes Award history by earning Five Star ratings in every category?Hotel, Restaurant and Spa?for three consecutive years. The Tower Suites at Wynn Las Vegas, Alex restaurant and The Spa each earned Five Star recognition in 2009, 2010 and 2011 for their achievements attaining the highest standards of excellence. The Spa at Wynn Las Vegas and The Spa at Encore are among only three spas in Las Vegas to be recognized with Forbes Five Star award. Only 20 spas in the world have attained this distinction in 2011. Previously, The Spa at Wynn Las Vegas garnered acclaim from the Forbes Travel Guide with three consecutive Four Star award wins in 2006, 2007 and 2008, and Five-Star awards in 2009 and 2010. The Spa at Encore also received a Forbes Five Star award in its first year of operation for 2010.  The dining experiences at Wynn Las Vegas were also recognized by the Forbes Travel Guide. Alex, Alessandro Stratta's namesake restaurant, received the Forbes Five Star award for its fifth consecutive year, and was one of only 23 restaurants in the world to earn the honor for 2011.Forbes Travel Guide's proprietary ratings process is based on more than 750 standardized criteria for hotels and more than 250 for restaurants. Forbes Five Star destinations are "exceptionally distinctive luxury environments offering expanded amenities and consistently superlative service, with attention to detail and the anticipation of every need." About Wynn ResortsWynn Resorts, Limited (Nasdaq: WYNN) is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol WYNN and is part of the S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 Indexes. Wynn Resorts owns and operates Wynn Las Vegas (, Encore ( and Wynn Macau ( Wynn Las Vegas, a luxury hotel and destination casino resort located on the Las Vegas Strip features 2,716 luxurious guest rooms and suites, an approximately 110,000 square foot casino, 21 food and beverage outlets, an on-site, 18-hole golf course, meeting space, an on-site Ferrari and Maserati dealership, approximately 74,000 square feet of retail space as well as a theater, two nightclubs and lounges. Encore, an expansion of Wynn Las Vegas, opened on December 22, 2008. Encore features a 2,034 all-suite hotel, approximately 76,000 square foot casino, 13 food and beverage outlets, a spa and salon, meeting space, approximately 27,000 square feet of upscale retail outlets as well as a beach club, theater, two nightclubs and lounges.Wynn Macau is a destination casino resort in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and currently features 600 deluxe hotel rooms and suites, an approximately 222,000 square foot casino, casual and fine dining in six restaurants, approximately 48,000 square feet of retail space, a health club, pool and spa, along with lounges and meeting facilities. Encore at Wynn Macau opened on April 21, 2010. An expansion of Wynn Macau, Encore adds a fully-integrated resort hotel with 414 spacious suites and villas along with restaurants, additional retail and gaming spaces.SOURCE Wynn Las VegasFor further information: Jennifer Dunne, Vice President of PR and Advertising, Wynn Las Vegas and Encore, +1-702-770-2120,