VanityBA: Beware The Seductive Gaming Powers Of The Conrad Angels

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, creative class, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, vanityba, wine & vineyards

Yes, the Conrad Angels are a thing, and apparently they were the most remarkable thing to hit Mendoza during this month’s 2014 Wine Harvest Celebrations. “The Conrad Angels Revolutionized Mendoza” is the headline in today’s society section of MDZ Online which explains the marketing promotion by Chile’s Enjoy which created this elite smiling force from hundreds of aspiring Southern Cone …

Arena Maipu: New Casino Resort Complex Opens in Mendoza

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate, tourism

Of the many regional business trends we cover weekly, a new mega-project in Mendoza embodies three of “los grandes” : hotel investment opportunities in Argentina and Uruguay, the strength of the gaming sector in the Southern Cone and the untapped opportunities in the interior. So when the Arena Maipu Resort Complex opens its doors this weekend in Mendoza, MDZol.com’s Federico Manrique …

Another Social Gaming Roll-Up Centers On Buenos Aires Talent

Patrick Archer creative class, entrepreneurs, foreign investment, technology, us companies

Hot on the heels of acquiring Buenos Aires-based MetroGames for $5 million, California-based Playdom has decided to double down on the local talent pool by purchasing another Buenos Aires game development studio, Three Melons. The San Francisco Chronicle points to the deal as another sign of a “massive roll-up” in the social gaming space involving Playdom and rivals Electronic Arts …