Members of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) football coaching staff and first responders from local fire departments came together this morning to honor lives lost on September 11, 2001 with a climb up 1,455 steps to the top of The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod’s 1,149-foot tower.
Participating in the climb from UNLV’s football team were head strength and conditioning coach, Matthew Fyle, a United States military veteran who spent three years in the Unites States Army’s 82nd airborne division; and head football coach, Marcus Arroyo. They were joined by members of Las Vegas Valley fire departments, including Las Vegas Fire & Rescue Acting Fire Chief Jeff Buchanan and Deputy Chief of Operations Dina Dalessio. The Las Vegas Fire and Rescue Honor Guard commenced the event with a flag presentation.
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The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod, formerly the Stratosphere, Casino, Hotel & Tower, has introduced a full reinvention of the iconic property since Golden Entertainment, Inc. took ownership in late 2017. Located on the north Strip at the gateway to the Arts District at 2000 S. Las Vegas Blvd., the hotel offers 2,427 guest rooms, including the newly remodeled “Elevate” series rooms and suites, and an 80,000-square-foot casino.
The SkyPod, located at the top of the iconic tower at 1,149 feet high, is comprised of Top of the World, serving award-winning cuisine in a 360 degree rotating dining room on the 106th floor; 107 SkyLounge, located on the 107th floor, the Observation Deck, which offers SkyJump Powered by MTN DEW, 108 Eats and 108 Drinks, located on the 108th floor; and thrill rides, located at the top of the tower, including: Big Shot, Insanity and X-Scream.
The STRAT’s main floor has introduced PT’s Wings & Sports, View Lounge and STRAT Café, each offering chef-driven cuisine; the William Hill Sports Book; and REMIX Lounge. The STRAT offers two resort-style pools, the 21-and-over Radius Pool, located on the rooftop of the 25th floor, open daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and the Elation Pool, with three oversized spas and poolside café, open daily for all ages from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
A variety of shops and entertainment include the new CELESTIA, voted “Best Acrobatic Show” by the Las Vegas Review-Journal; MJ LIVE, a Michael Jackson tribute show; and L.A. Comedy Club, which showcases up-and-coming stand-up comics. Golden Entertainment, Inc.’s innovative guest loyalty rewards program, True Rewards, is now available at The STRAT and 140+ other locations. Free valet and self-parking are available anytime for all guests. More information is available at www.TheSTRAT.com or by calling 702-380-7777. The STRAT is on social media at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.