Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend is one of the most popular music and culture fests in Las Vegas. The event sells out every year despite not being a part of mainstream popular culture. Once again the four-day music festival will take place at The Orleans. This year the longest-running music festival in Las Vegas (23

Mesa Grill at Caesars Palace recently celebrated its 15th anniversary. The restaurant opened in the fall of 2004 and has welcomed nearly 2.5 million guests. I don’t find celebrations like this to be interesting very often but this strikes me differently. Mesa Grill is easily my favorite restaurant at Caesars Palace. This is quite a

Aces Of Comedy 2020 Lineup

Tuesday, 14 January 2020 by

The Aces of Comedy series at The Mirage Hotel & Casino will celebrate a decade of being the place to enjoy the best comedy in Las Vegas with the unveiling of the first 10 comedians in its 2020 lineup. No less than 10 previous headliners will return to the stage for another stint at The

Resorts World Las Vegas is now scheduled to open in the summer of 2021. The project built on the land once home to the Stardust across the street from Wynn Las Vegas was once intended to be a major complex called Echelon Place. Genting purchased the land and stalled building structures in 2013 and announced

Las Vegas Celebrates Chinese New Year

Thursday, 09 January 2020 by

I’ve become fascinated by the celebration of Chinese New Year in Las Vegas. While the east coast casinos would decorate for the occasion, the celebrations were always pretty low key. That’s not the case in Las Vegas as the city goes all out to celebrate Chinese New Year.  

There are so many limited engagement shows returning to Las Vegas in 2020. We’ve mentioned a few shows returning to Las Vegas back in October. There must have been plenty of successful shows this year because at least four limited engagements will return in 2020.  

We tend to focus on leisure travel at Travel Vegas because that’s the fun part of Las Vegas. However, over 6 million people visit Las Vegas annually for conventions, trade shows, and meetings. Casino operators like MGM Resorts and Wynn Las Vegas aren’t the only companies expanding convention space.  

Raiders partner with M Resort

Tuesday, 24 December 2019 by

M Resort Spa Casino recently announced an official partnership with the soon to be Las Vegas Raiders. The deal makes M Resort the “Official Raiders Team Headquarters Hotel.” Not coincidentally, the Raiders will practice just a few minutes away from M Resort when they move to Las Vegas next year.  

Jerry Seinfeld is returning to the Colosseum at Caesars Palace for at least a handful of shows in 2020. Seinfeld performing in Las Vegas is synonymous with Caesars Palace. He’s been performing at Caesars Palace since 2003!. His return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for two additional weekends in 2020 to perform his stand-up

We don’t normally discuss casino corporation earnings information at Travel Vegas. While there’s lots of information in the reports and on the calls, it’s usually a bit too business intensive. After all, the calls are to provide information to shareholders and stock analysts to sell shares of the companies.  

Grammy Award-winning superstar Kelly Clarkson has announced that she will be headlining a brand-new Las Vegas residency. Kelly Clarkson: Invincible will open on Wednesday, April 1 at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood. The long-rumored residency was announced on Clarksons TV show after performing a medley of her hits during the “Kellyoke” portion of the show.

Earlier this year we gave you a heads up that construction for Circa Resort & Casino was about to begin in downtown Las Vegas. Building the casino has a short timeline as it’s scheduled to open in December 2020. The property recently reached the mid-point of its 22-month construction process.  

March Is Madness In Las Vegas

Thursday, 05 December 2019 by

Las Vegas is home to only one college basketball team. The UNLV Runnin’ Rebels plays its home games just off the Vegas Strip at the Thomas & Mack Center. This might be the only game in town for most of the regular college basketball season. However, Las Vegas explodes with college hoops after the regular

Enjoying Pai Gow Poker On The Vegas Strip

Wednesday, 04 December 2019 by

Pai Gow Poker is now my favorite casino game to play on the Vegas Strip. The game is always fun but it’s specifically great on the Vegas Strip. It’s been a long trip for Pai Gow Poker to become one of my favorite casino games.  

New Skill-Based Games In Vegas

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 by

The Global Gaming Expo (G2E) was in Las Vegas recently and featured the latest and greatest in casino games. We rushed to get pictures of the new slot machines that you should see in casinos in the next year. Branded slot machines aren’t the only gaming trend that will continue.  

It’s not every day that casinos in Las Vegas change hands. MGM Resorts International recently announced two deals. On the same day in October, MGM Resorts announced the sale of Bellagio and Circus Circus. One of the casinos will see a new operator while the other remains part of the MGM Resorts family.  

New Wynn Spa

Tuesday, 19 November 2019 by

Not everyone who visits Las Vegas enjoys their visit in the same way. My friend groups are a great example. I have some friends that always set aside time to relax in a spa for an afternoon. I have other friends that would never use their time in Las Vegas that way. To each their

Sometimes it takes a long time to create a tradition. Well, it only took a few years for the Cosmopolitan to create a holiday tradition in Las Vegas. On Wednesday, Nov. 20, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will welcome the return of The Ice Rink for the upcoming holiday season.  

Video Poker can be an important part of a Las Vegas vacation. There’s especially a good chance that you’ll play video poker if you enjoy hanging out at a casino bar and receiving complimentary drinks. It used to be that you could play video poker at any denomination at any speed and receive a “free”

Vegas Dining On A Budget

Friday, 08 November 2019 by

We recently looked at a variety of hotels on the Vegas Strip for different sized budgets. It’s fairly simple to divide hotels into different budget ranges on the Vegas Strip. The hotels are easily grouped into just a few price ranges.