TAMPA, Fla. (August 25, 2014) – Peter P. Wu has been named General Manager at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa. His leadership over the gaming operations at one of the world’s most successful casinos begins today.
Wu, who has 20-plus years of progressive corporate, property-level management experience at Fortune 200 & 500, privately-held and startup: gaming, entertainment and hospitality companies, was previously a senior management member developing Baha Mar Ltd. Casino in Nassau, Bahamas – scheduled to open later this year.
“Peter’s diverse background in marketing, casino, hotel, restaurant and integrated resort operations is a welcome addition to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino team and we look forward to another decade of success for the Tampa Bay region and Seminole Tribe of Florida,” said President John Fontana, whom Wu will directly report to.
A 2001 graduate of Cornell University with a Master of Management in Hospitality, Wu’s career has taken him to Las Vegas Sands Corporation in Macau SAR, China where he held titles such as Senior Vice President of Business and Product Development, General Manager and Vice President of Operations at the Sands and Venetian casinos. He’s also been a senior executive at Black Gaming, LLC and Caesars Entertainment, Inc. in Nevada, Las Vegas.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa is the Premier Entertainment Destination of Central Florida which is celebrating 10 years of continuous success. The electrifying casino features high stakes table games, along with thousands of the latest slot machines. A stylish boutique hotel features the world-famous Rock Spa and gymnasium for the fitness conscious guest. The luxurious High Limit Table Games Room offers higher table limits, a personal cashier and attentive bartenders. The American Automobile Association (AAA) has awarded Seminole Hard Rock their prestigious Four Diamond rating for eight years in a row. The seven award-winning restaurants spotlight a variety of indulgences from sophisticated fine dining at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood to a twist on nostalgic favorites at Rise Kitchen & Bakery. The casino offers a valet service or free, self-parking spaces are available. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is located off of I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, between I-75 and I-275, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
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