Posts tagged as: Hotels

New York-New York officially launches outdoor plaza

New York-New York officially launches outdoor plaza

It’s been less than a year since MGM Resorts International announced plans for a $100 million outdoor plaza that involves remodeling the Las Vegas Strip-facing exteriors of New York-New York Hotel & Casino and Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino. The company began construction on this pedestrian-oriented district in April 2013. It will eventually wind between [...]

10 historic hotels in and around Vegas

10 historic hotels in and around Vegas

Okay, we admit it. When compared to cities like New York or Chicago, Las Vegas isn’t that old – and, unfortunately, our hotels of yesteryear are more likely to be imploded than restored. However, if you want to get a glimpse of Sin City before it became the high-tech wonder it is today, there are [...]

SLS Las Vegas opening date announced

SLS Las Vegas opening date announced

If you’re planning a Vegas vacation in 2014, you might want to concentrate on Labor Day weekend because that’s when SLS Las Vegas is opening its doors. After months of speculation, yesterday Sam Nazarian announced in a special message that the resort will debut on the last weekend of summer (Aug. 29 – Sept. 1, [...]

Former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon gets new name: The Cromwell

Former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon gets new name: The Cromwell

It’s official. The Cromwell is the new name of the former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon, which sits on the northeast corner of Flamingo Road and Las Vegas Boulevard. Owned by Caesars Entertainment and currently in the midst of a $185 million overhaul, the property described as a “lifestyle luxury boutique hotel” is slated to [...]

Life is ‘suite’ in the new Sky Villas at Tropicana Las Vegas

Life is ‘suite’ in the new Sky Villas at Tropicana Las Vegas

If you’re looking for a way to spoil someone in Vegas for Valentine’s Day weekend – or any weekend of the year – here’s an idea to consider. Tropicana Las Vegas just debuted some suites that are guaranteed to turn the extravagance factor up to an 11. The Sky Villas, apartment-style penthouses, are located on [...]

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. [...]

From flowers to gingerbread, the holidays are handcrafted at Wynn Las Vegas

From flowers to gingerbread, the holidays are handcrafted at Wynn Las Vegas

Wynn Las Vegas has handcrafted a festive atmosphere this holiday season with impressive floral and gingerbread displays created by talented artisans. The luxury resort recently unveiled two large-scale floral installations in the atrium as well as a 3-foot gingerbread replica of the signature bronze hotel in the Wynn Buffet. Flower power (more than 160,000 flowers) As a [...]

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 [...]

Sirens of TI sail into sunset, but ships to remain

Sirens of TI sail into sunset, but ships to remain

With the recent announcement about the closure of  Sirens of TI at Treasure Island, rumors have been swirling as to what other changes might be underway for the pirate-themed Las Vegas Strip hotel. The saucy pirate show originally closed for a two-month hiatus on Oct. 20 as construction crews began working on a three-story, 48,000-square-foot [...]

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