Las Vegas Travel News 03/09/2011
Hundreds of mermaids to make a splash on The Strip in first awards – Thursday, March 3, 2011 | 1:58 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Las Vegas is hosting the Mermaid Awards this summer. Is there no end to the Sin City weirdness?
Fortune names Wynn Resorts most admired company in hotel-casino industry – Thursday, March 3, 2011 | 8:27 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Speaking of how much Steve Wynn is paid, it turns out that Wynn Resorts is considered one of the most admired companies in the hospitality industry. Does that put the $4 million paycheck into perspective?
Right on cue | Las Vegas Blogs
Loved this piece about Best Billiards. Scroll down in the piece to find suggestions on other places to play pool in Las Vegas.
L.A. company expanding to Las Vegas with new nightclub at Bellagio – Tuesday, March 1, 2011 | 1:08 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
The Fontana Bar at Bellagio is closing and a new nightclub is taking it's place. What are your thoughts on the changes?
Henderson Space and Science Center opens second exhibit – Tuesday, March 1, 2011 | 1:55 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
There's a new science exhibit in town! If you've got kids, this might be worth checking out.
Steve Wynn gets annual salary boost of $1 million – Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 | 2:15 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Steve Wynn gets a pay raise. How much do you think the resort CEOs should be making?
Wynn Las Vegas gets $99 million upgrade after 5 years – Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 | 1:55 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Is the Wynn looking worn down? A $99 million upgrade will give the property a facelift regardless.
Can luxurious Mandarin Oriental hotel make it here? – Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011 | 2 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
After one year in, the Mandarin Oriental is struggling to keep up with its CityCenter neighbors. Do you think it will be a permanent fixture on the Las Vegas scene?
Lounging around Vegas | Las Vegas Blogs
You don't hear much about the old school lounges in Las Vegas, which is why I love this round-up of a some of them throughout the city.
Comme Ça: A modern French brasserie | Las Vegas Blogs
Comme Ca is one of the new restaurants in the Cosmopolitan. Here is a review from one of the bloggers at Vegas.com.
Gunman robs Rio of $32,000 in gaming chips, leaves in a taxi – Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 | 6:50 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
First the Bellagio and now the Rio. Will the robbery of chips never end?
Google wants special driver’s license in Nevada to operate robotic car – Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011 | 4:05 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Will Nevada be the first state to let a robot get a driver's license?