The Vegas Strip is one of the busiest tourist areas in the world. Like most touristy locations the prices of everything can be higher than anyone sees at home. Many visitors understand this and plan appropriately. Budgeting for a vacation is never fun so hopefully, we can help.  

There’s always something new happening in Las Vegas. Today we want to look at three very different new things to see and places to visit Las Vegas this summer.  

The average trip to Las Vegas lasts almost two and a half days according to the most recent Las Vegas Visitors Profile from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The same study shows that the average visitor only spent about an hour and a half gambling during that time.  

Budgets and Vegas vacations

Thursday, 10 May 2018 by

Every year the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) releases a visitor profile of the people that made trips to Las Vegas during throughout the year. The profile does 300 in-person interviews every month. You can probably deduce that the visitor profile encompasses only 3,600 people. This is just a small fraction of the

We’re going to go inside the job today. Every week I receive updated Las Vegas show listings from different casinos. If I write about shows it’s usually because there’s something new or an interesting theme.   For some reason, all of the shows at Caesars Entertainment properties stood out this week. Not only are there

Caesars Resorts in Dubai

Friday, 04 May 2018 by

We typically keep this blog to the news in Las Vegas, things to do when visiting, and ways to get the most bang for the buck when in town. Today will be a little different but at the end of the day, everything comes back to Las Vegas.  

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire is a first-of-its-kind location based multi-sensory interactive adventure that takes place in a galaxy far, far away. The new virtual reality (VR) experience is now open at the Grand Canal Shoppes inside the Venetian. Tickets are on sale now, beginning with a 10 am showing.  

Virgin Hotels coming to Las Vegas

Friday, 27 April 2018 by

After seemingly years of rumors, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has been sold. The most recent rumor had Virgin Hotels purchasing the Hard Rock. This rumor was also confirmed when Virgin Hotels announced the purchase at the end of March. Don’t worry, the Hard Rock isn’t going away just yet.  

Free Cirque du Soleil Tours

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 by

The Beatles Love is one of the most popular Cirque du Soleil shows in Las Vegas history. Nearly nine million guests have seen the show since it opened at The Mirage in 2006. Whether they’re fans of The Beatles or Cirque du Soleil, many of those nearly nine million guests have seen the show more

New owner at SLS Las Vegas

Friday, 20 April 2018 by

The Nevada Gaming Commission has approved the ownership transfer of SLS Las Vegas to The Meruelo Group. The casino-hotel built on the bones of the Saraha was previously owned by Stockbridge Capital Group. The Meruelo Group adds the 1,616-room, three-tower resort-casino, including the W Las Vegas to its casino holdings which include the Grand Sierra

Free Concerts Downtown Las Vegas

Thursday, 19 April 2018 by

This summer the free concert series at the Fremont Street Experience returns once again. The mall of casinos has free entertainment all year ‘round but the summer series takes the entertainment to another level. The summer concert series brings nationally touring bands that you’d typically pay to see. Instead, you can see the bands for

Last year, Golden Entertainment purchased the Stratosphere and three other casinos for $850 million. If Golden Entertainment doesn’t ring a bell, then maybe PT’s Pub does. They’re the parent company of taverns all over the state of Nevada.  

Multi-platinum recording artist Gwen Stefani is heading to the Las Vegas Strip for her first exclusive headlining residency show. The show, “Gwen Stefani – Just a Girl,” will take place at the Zappos Theater inside Planet Hollywood beginning Wednesday, June 27, 2018.  

What are resort fees in Las Vegas?

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 by

Hotel resort fees have been in the news a lot this year. Just about every hotel operator in Las Vegas is raising this mandatory nightly fee. The advertised price of a hotel room isn’t the actual price you’ll pay for the room. There’s now a little math involved with putting together the actual nightly cost

What is Kind Heaven Las Vegas?

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 by

When The Linq promenade first opened in 2014 there was a unique Asian Market concept called F.A.M.E. The complex included the fantastic Fuku Burger among other Asian dining options. The idea never took off and F.A.M.E. closed in 2015.  

Pool Season and Dayclubs in Vegas

Thursday, 29 March 2018 by

It may still be snowing on the east coast, but pool season is already underway in Las Vegas! Truthfully, pool season never really ends in Las Vegas. Some casinos actually keep their pools open throughout the year. However, there are probably more casinos that close their pools when you look beyond the big Vegas Strip

The popularity of esports around the world has been growing rapidly. It’s currently close to a nearly billion dollar business around the world. In brief, esports is competitive video game competitions. Yes, people compete individually or as teams in video games and other people watch them participate in events.  

We’ve been highlighting hotel room renovations taking place off the Vegas Strip. However, these aren’t the only new hotel rooms available in Las Vegas. A wide variety of casino-resorts on the Vegas Strip are upgrading their hotel rooms. Caesars Entertainment might have the most lofty renovation plans. They’re n the middle of a major hotel

Great news for comedy lovers visiting Las Vegas. After 36 years of selling out every show, the Comedy Cellar will be opening their first west location this April at the Rio. This is a welcome addition to a city that is rich in almost all forms of entertainment. A mid-sized venue for national touring comedians

Westgate Las Vegas recently upgraded their players club. The new WOW Rewards is more of a traditional loyalty program than the slot club it used to be. The new tiered customer loyalty program will reward guests for playing their favorite slots, table games, and sports bets. The new loyalty club will also reward for retail

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