Category archives for: Hotels

Photos: NY-NY & Monte Carlo tear up the old for the new

Photos: NY-NY & Monte Carlo tear up the old for the new

MGM Resorts International announced plans for a $100 million outdoor plaza project in April 2013. It involves remodeling the front facades of New York-New York and Monte Carlo to showcase new eateries, shops and Hershey’s Chocolate World, an interactive attraction that celebrates Hershey’s-branded products. This district will be anchored by a 20,000-seat arena developed in [...]

Photos: Treasure Island Hotel & Casino retail construction

Photos: Treasure Island Hotel & Casino retail construction

Construction continues on Treasure Islands Hotel & Casino’s new shopping complex resulting in a temporary closure of the sidewalk on the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Spring Mountain Road. To go north on the Strip, you will need to go inside Treasure Island Hotel & Casino and use the pedestrian overpass that connects with [...]

Photos: Construction on the former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall

Photos: Construction on the former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall

Construction continues at a steady pace on the Caesars Entertainment property on the northeast corner of Flamingo Road and Las Vegas Boulevard. The resort, formerly known as Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall, has not been given an official name yet, but rumored names floating around include The Cromwell and The Ilyse. The property, which ended an earlier [...]

Construction watch: All eyes are on SLS Las Vegas for 2014

Construction watch: All eyes are on SLS Las Vegas for 2014

One of the most highly anticipated new hotel developments in Las Vegas is taking shape on the north end of the Strip. Using the existing structure of the former Sahara Hotel & Casino, the SLS Las Vegas – which is blossoming thanks to $415 million in renovations – represents an evolution in the resort landscape. [...]

10 hotel developments in Vegas to look forward to in 2014

10 hotel developments in Vegas to look forward to in 2014

Hotel construction in Las Vegas is more spirited and dynamic than ever. Are you curious about some of the projects currently underway at resorts both on and off the Strip? In addition to the creation of two open-air districts, three newly converted hotels will debut in 2014. Plus, several existing resorts are expanding their offerings. [...]

The Boulder Dam Hotel to mark its 80th birthday

The Boulder Dam Hotel to mark its 80th birthday

The Boulder Dam Hotel opened its doors with a two-day celebration on Dec. 15 – 16, 1933. The Colonial Revival hostelry is located at 1305 Arizona St. in Boulder City, near the town’s business district. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982, the Boulder Dam Hotel is of great significance because it not [...]

Bally’s Las Vegas unveils plans for the Grand Bazaar Shops

Bally’s Las Vegas unveils plans for the Grand Bazaar Shops

Bally’s Las Vegas will become home to Sin City’s newest mall with a proposed 2-acre, 150-shop outdoor retail venue located at the front of the property on one of the busiest pedestrian intersections in the United States. In fact, more than 20 million people pass through this site annually at the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard [...]

10 things you need to know before you check in to a Las Vegas hotel

10 things you need to know before you check in to a Las Vegas hotel

With so many different resorts in Las Vegas to choose from, where you decide to stay will be based on a number of factors – from cost and location to amenities and attractions. No matter what accommodations you book, however, we can give you some tips. We’ll not only tell you how to save money, [...]

Downtown Grand officially marks its debut in downtown Las Vegas

Downtown Grand officially marks its debut in downtown Las Vegas

Yesterday afternoon (11-12-13) at 14:15 (in military time), representatives from Downtown Grand and the city of Las Vegas gathered to celebrate the resort’s official launch with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The event was held on the steps of Downtown Grand’s Third Street entrance. Valley High School’s marching band was on hand to entertain onlookers. An [...]

Get a sneak peek of downtown Las Vegas’ newest resort

Get a sneak peek of downtown Las Vegas’ newest resort

Note this date: Nov. 12, 2013 (i.e., 11/12/13). It’s going to be an important one on the calendar of major developments that have played a role in the revitalization of downtown Las Vegas. This will be the day when Downtown Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is officially launched with a ribbon cutting ceremony. However, [...]

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