Wynn and Encore are among the Las Vegas room towers lit each night with special messages.
The famous marquees along the Las Vegas Strip contain messages of fortitude and anticipation of the day guests will again be welcomed, and many resorts have arranged their lights to salute health care workers and symbolize hope during the coronavirus pandemic.
The High Roller at the Linq Promenade displays red, white and blue. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Caesars Entertainment
"Times are tough, but so are we," reads the Cosmopolitan's marquee. "Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds," a massive electronic sign above CVS Pharmacy near TI reminds. "We look forward to welcoming you back soon," say signs in front of MGM Resorts International's many properties. "Stay home for Nevada," a message intended for the state's residents, says the marquee above the boarded-up entrance to the Fremont Casino in a nearly deserted downtown. Wynn and Encore arranged room lights to display "Vegas Strong" and a heart on their towers.
The Venetian in Las Vegas pays tribute to first responders and medical personnel. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Las Vegas Sands Corp.
In a show of unity with Paris, the Eiffel Tower replica at Paris Las Vegas features a special twinkling light show at 8 o'clock every night for 10 minutes to honor health care workers and project optimism during the health crisis. The tower has also been illuminated in a patriotic red, white and blue from dusk until midnight daily, and Caesars Entertainment has done the same with its High Roller observation wheel at the Linq Promenade.
The Venetian Las Vegas marquee is displaying the green, white and red colors of the flag of Italy, which was particularly hard hit by Covid-19. The Palazzo sign displays the red, white and blue colors of the U.S.
As a tribute to the efforts of medical personal and first responders worldwide, the Venetian strategically illuminates guest suites to spell out the word "LOVE" at 8:30 p.m. each night for one hour.
Similarly, MGM Resorts International's Park MGM, Aria and New York-New York feature a heart on their towers, and the Park MGM also displays the word "HOPE."
"While our doors may be temporarily closed, we want to show the world that we are thinking about them and sending our wishes for everyone's health and safety," said Scott Ghertner, MGM Resorts' executive director of public relations.