The Review Journal provides additional detail on Aladdin's transformation into Planet Hollywood. Planet Hollywood may very well succeed.
"We've spent considerably more than we thought we would on the project," said Earl, who added that $1 billion is being invested into all aspects of upgrading and redefining the Strip property."
"By the middle of this year, you'll never know the Aladdin existed," said Earl, adding that the dome that sat above the Aladdin sign was removed Thursday.
"A new front entrance on the Strip property's northern end has already opened while construction on the front continues. Retail tenants and restaurants are being added along Las Vegas Boulevard."
"He said he hopes the property will be on par with MGM Grand, The Mirage and Mandalay Bay."
"The remodeling of all the rooms is scheduled to begin in April with the first 600 rooms expected to be ready in six months."