November 16, 2016

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Uses Aerial Filmmaking To Provide Construction Updates for Guests

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Uses Aerial Filmmaking To Provide Construction Updates for Guests

DJI Inspire 1 Drone

TAMPA, Fla.  (November 16, 2016) – As Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa continues with its expansion project, it has opted to use aerial filmmaking to provide construction updates for guests.

Utilizing DJI Inspire 1 drone video shot by Seminole Media Productions, guests are now able to view the construction progress on the Orient Road Garage, which will provide 750 new parking spaces (

The new parking garage, which is scheduled to open in 2017, is part of an expansion project that will also include a 30,000-square-foot premium gaming area featuring upscale games; a new 50-table state of the art poker room; increased amenities including an upscale restaurant; and a new, expanded porte-cochere.

The table games area will open in December – smoke-free gaming (December 2) and high limit/premium (December 22). The new poker room is scheduled to open January 12, while the ballroom/event space is slated to open January 8.

This is the third major expansion for the property. It will be creating over 100 new permanent jobs at the casino.

Produced by DJI in Shenzhen, China, the DJI Inspire 1 offers the most advanced technology which comes together in an easy-to-use, all-in-one flying platform that empowers the user to create the unforgettable.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the property is one of the most successful and largest casinos in the world. Located off I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa, the casino features high stakes table games, thousands of the hottest slot machines as well as a new smoke free slots area offering 250 popular games. The hotel is AAA Four Diamond rated and offers seven award-winning Zagat-rated restaurants, including the fine dining venues Council Oak Steaks & Seafood and Grey Salt. A newly renovated Rock Spa® is also available along with a plethora of VIP services. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via FacebookTwitterInstagram and Pinterest.

About Hard Rock International
With venues in 73 countries, including 171 cafes, 24 hotels and 11 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, Fl., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, Macau and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include Valencia, Shanghai, Yangon and San Juan. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Berlin, Dubai, Itapema, London, Los Cabos, New York City, and Shenzhen, Dalian and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit


Nikki Yourison, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, (813) 627-7623, [email protected]
Chris Dirato, Bitner Group, (954) 703-7938, [email protected]