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Atkinson Named President of Fontainebleau Las Vegas

Atkinson Named President of Fontainebleau Las Vegas

Hospitality veteran Cliff Atkinson has been appointed president of Fontainebleau Las Vegas. He has already assumed leadership of the Strip-based property—due to open in the fourth quarter of 2023—as it builds its in-house team.

Most recently, Atkinson served as founder and CEO of WE Advisory Group, providing direction on business development strategies, revenue management services, operations, turnarounds and new building development. Prior to that, he was president and chief operating officer of Luxor Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

Atkinson also has served as senior vice president of hotel strategy for MGM Resorts International and in general manager roles for Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in Las Vegas and San Francisco and New York’s Gramercy Park Hotel. In 2014, he was named “Hotelier of the Year” by the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association.