Landing hotel reopens Friday at Rivers Casino in Schenectady Eric Anderson, Times Union · September 16, 2020 at 8:28 pm The Landing Hotel at the Rivers Casino & Resort will reopen this Friday following a six-month closure during the Covid-19 pandemic. The casino reopened last week. A number of changes have been made to keep guests and staff safe, including the requirement that they wear masks. Guests’ temperatures also will be taken and those with a fever of 100.4 degrees or greater will be asked to leave. Guests will be required to enter and leave the hotel through the valet entrance, and social distancing protocols will be in place. Elevator occupancy will be limited to no more than four people at a time.