Conrad Maldives Rangali Island will give guests a chance to watch marine life from a bedroom under the surface of the Indian Ocean. It is scheduled to open before the end of the year.
The seasonal route, 3,000 feet above the valley, is expected to open this weekend. It takes visitors to fantastic views of Half Dome and the park's high country.
Saturday's event at New York-New York is free for spectators. Winners at the spectacle qualify for the national contest at Coney Island on July 4. Last year, Joey Chestnut won with 72.