Hotels

Turning around downtown Las Vegas

The resorts in downtown Las Vegas are all racing to break ground on or put the finishing touches to various renovation projects. Once struggling and recession-battered, the area has become something of a boomtown, with everyone rallying to revitalize it. The benefits have been innumerable: New construction. New jobs. New…

Vegas hotel rooms with a view

Every traveler yearns to stay in a room with a view. And in Las Vegas, the scenes from your window can be unforgettable. In addition to the city’s spectacular skyline and the majestic mountains surrounding the valley, you could behold dancing waters, a laser light and music show or a lava-spewing…

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!…

Vegas Weekender: Mac King, Restaurant Week and more

There’s a lot happening in Vegas this weekend, from Mac King the magician to Ron White the comedian. Spend a little time at Lagasse’s Stadium, watching the big game while munching on delicious food. Or enjoy a Spring Break bash with Audrina Patridge at Chateau nightclub. Shows Mac King is…

Making connections: Hospitality internet trends in Vegas

Reliable internet access is extremely important in this day and age. For both leisure and business travelers, it’s become a basic need. Could you live offline – even for just a weekend? Fortunately, in Las Vegas, you won’t have to try. The city’s hotels and motels offer an array of…

Design evolution in Vegas

The Bellagio unveils an innovative room concept – with triple success! By Renée LiButti Vegas.com Wonder what the hotel room of the future looks like? It doesn’t involve robots or UFO-like pods. What lies ahead is a contemporary, yet comfortable room that feels more like home – but better. The…

Raising the standard in Vegas

The new Octavius Tower at Caesars Palace makes a colossal impression on the city By Renée LiButti Vegas.com Caesars Palace has personified growth, imagination and innovation throughout its history in Las Vegas. The thriving Roman-themed resort possesses a can-do spirit that is an inspiration in the hospitality industry. Early this…

Changing spaces in Vegas

MGM Grand’s guestrooms get upgraded By Renée LiButti Vegas.com When the MGM Grand began to renovate its rooms in October 2011, it wasn’t because they lacked amenities. The resort’s rooms already bore an Old Hollywood feel that mixed classic grandeur with modern luxuries. “Iconic Hollywood” was how Shaun Perumal, a…

The best times to get hotel deals in Vegas

Want to book a great hotel – without the expensive price tag? Traveling to Las Vegas doesn’t have to break the bank. One good way to save money on your accommodations is to plan your trip when the number of visitors is likely to be at its lowest. Here are…

’Tis the season to be in Vegas

Las Vegas is probably the last place you’d expect to have the holiday spirit. After all, palm trees, the wild nightlife scene and gambling don’t exactly say Christmas. But believe it or not, Vegas holds as much holiday spirit — if not more — than cities with a colder, snowier…

Five Hip Hotels in Vegas

Looking for a unique, chic and fun hotel to stay at in Las Vegas? We’ve got you covered! Here are five resorts that feature sleek architecture, luxury amenities, first-rate service and one-of-a-kind personalities. The Cosmopolitan The Cosmopolitan is the newest resort in Vegas – as well as the trendiest. It’s…

Roy Horn celebrates his birthday at Secret Garden

It’s not every day you get to go to a birthday party with lions, tigers and dolphins. Roy Horn of the famous Las Vegas magician duo, Siegfried & Roy, celebrated his birthday at Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at the Mirage last night. I had the opportunity to snap pictures of…

Rooms get a redesign at Bellagio

Bellagio is known for luxury in Las Vegas. From the opulent Mediterranean-style pools, to the famous fountains — the AAA Five Diamond resort doesn’t skimp on the good stuff. Now, you can enjoy Bellagio’s plush amenities in one of their newly redesigned rooms. The hotel recently unveiled three new guest…