Hotels

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…

Downtown Las Vegas gets a new Oasis

You could say that Tony Hsieh takes rundown buildings on their last legs and turns them into oases once again bustling with life. Last week the Zappos CEO, who is passionate about transforming downtown Las Vegas, was on hand for the ribbon cutting to launch the Oasis at Gold Spike.…

The best things about the new Delano Las Vegas

You’ll never be caught between a rock and a hard place at Delano Las Vegas. But when you enter the stylish new resort, you will have to walk between a divided rock – a 700-million-year-old metaquartzite, to be exact. It stands 10 feet tall and tips the scales at 126,000…

Seven striking things at the SLS Las Vegas

Vegas hotels are like babies. Although easy to conceive, they are hard to deliver. And each arrival is greeted by clamoring crowds, all eager to check out the newborn on the block. Well, there’s been a recent birth at the north end of the Las Vegas Strip: SLS Las Vegas Hotel…

Delano Las Vegas is taking shape on the Strip

If you’re familiar with the divinely trendy Delano South Beach in Florida and have been craving a similarly sophisticated and chic hotel experience in Las Vegas, the wait won’t be much longer. In late 2012, MGM Resorts International announced a partnership with Morgans Hotel Group to transform THEhotel at Mandalay Bay…

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…