Posts tagged as: ARIA

Hotels in Vegas are generating a greener future

Hotels in Vegas are generating a greener future

When you think of Vegas, saving precious resources isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Drinking to the point of passing out. Oh yeah. Partying until the wee hours. Naturally. Pigging out at the buffets. Of course. Wagering next month’s rent at the blackjack tables. Uh, really you should try to avoid doing this. [...]

15 of Las Vegas’ most distinctive hotel lobbies

15 of Las Vegas’ most distinctive hotel lobbies

Everyone knows how important making a fabulous first impression is. And nowhere does this adage hold truer than at a hotel. Since the lobby is what you see upon arrival, it has to be memorable. Not only does a lobby provide you with your first (and last) impression of a property, but it also sets [...]

Go behind the scenes at Jean Philippe Patisserie in Aria Las Vegas

VEGAS.com Expert Aleza Freeman slips on a chef coat for a look inside the kitchen at Jean Philippe Patisserie at Aria Las Vegas and talks chocolate with Executive Chef Jean Philippe Maury.

Wireless networks advancing at rapid speed in Las Vegas resorts

Wireless networks advancing at rapid speed in Las Vegas resorts

Have you ever lost cell phone service or been unable to find coverage while visiting the Las Vegas Strip? That’s not an uncommon problem, partly because it’s very difficult to support the growing demand for advanced mobile and wireless services at resorts that are literally the size of small cities. Not only do these big [...]

Food & Wine All-Star Weekend to delight food fans in Las Vegas

Food & Wine All-Star Weekend to delight food fans in Las Vegas

Food fans will want to be in Las Vegas Oct. 4 – 6 for the Food & Wine All-Star Weekend hosted by Bellagio, Aria and MGM Grand. The festival gives guests the opportunity to learn from mixologists and sommeliers and meet celebrity chefs like Joël Robuchon, Michael Mina and Shawn McClain. Special events throughout the [...]

FIVE50 serves pizza and a whole lot more

FIVE50 serves pizza and a whole lot more

James Beard Award-winning chef Shawn McClain is renowned for his Sage restaurant at Aria and now guests can taste his cuisine in a more casual setting at the hotel’s new FIVE50 Pizza Bar. FIVE50, named for the temperature at which the pizza is cooked, is McClain’s first casual concept and features a fun, vibrant atmosphere [...]

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zarkana’ opens in Vegas

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zarkana’ opens in Vegas

The Las Vegas Strip is home to another Cirque du Soleil production, “Zarkana.” The show opened for preview performances on Nov. 1 in the former “Viva Elvis” theater at Aria at CityCenter, giving Cirque a total of seven productions in Vegas. Before performing in Vegas, “Zarkana” was a touring production. The show debuted at Radio [...]

Aria theater transformation under way for Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zarkana’ in Vegas

Aria theater transformation under way for Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zarkana’ in Vegas

The theater at Aria is undergoing a transformation. In less than a month it will be home to Cirque du Soleil’s “Zarkana.” From February 2010 through August 2012, the theater was home to Cirque’s “Viva Elvis.” Rehearsals for “Zarkana” don’t start until about the second week of October, but until then there’s plenty of action [...]

10 of the most unusual room amenities in Vegas

10 of the most unusual room amenities in Vegas

Ever wonder what the most unique room amenities are in Las Vegas? Hotels here will do almost anything to entice guests. From a menu of seduction-oriented accessories to themed baths drawn by bath butlers, some of the extravagant extras in the Entertainment Capital of the World go over the top! Below we’ve assembled a list [...]

It’s March Madness in Vegas, baby!

It’s March Madness in Vegas, baby!

So, you’ve been diagnosed with a case of March Madness, where side effects include a distinct change in wardrobe color choices in and a bad case of bracketology. Aside from catching the action at the plethora of sports books in this town, the only known cure is to come down and enjoy some games and specials [...]

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