Las Vegas Travel News 05/11/2011
The Sahara, a Vegas icon, over the years | Las Vegas Blogs
A great collection of photos that chronicle The Sahara over the years. The hotel will close permanently on May 16.
Strip club dancer Valarie Amber reveals ‘The Naked Truth’ in new book – Tuesday, May 10, 2011 | 10:41 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
A little different and a lot Las Vegas. I admit … I'm intrigued by this book.
Rod Stewart signs on for two-year residency at Caesars Palace – Tuesday, May 10, 2011 | 6 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Rod Stewart is officially sandwiched in with Celine and Sir Elton!
LVCVA launches $24 million summer marketing campaign – VEGAS INC
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitor's Authority is spending a whopping $24 million on summer campaigns to draw tourists to the city – $3 million more than what was spent last year.
Today’s Reason to Love Vegas: Heavy Equipment | Las Vegas Blog
Las Vegas' newest attraction: A "heavy equipment playground." How strange.
Serial killer art in Las Vegas creating controversy – Tuesday, May 10, 2011 | 8:33 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
The Las Vegas arts scene is up in arms about whether to accept funding from a serial killer's piece of artwork. Would you go for it?
Top Five Things We Learned At Vegas Uncork’d || VegasChatter
A fun piece by a Vegas local about the Vegas Uncork'd experience.
Las Vegas Weekly : “Photos: Vegas Uncork’d wins raves; Steve Wynn’s vegan lunch a highlight” by Robin Leach: Luxe Life
This post is a bit of an overload, but it's got a great round-up of some of the Vegas Uncork'd events, which I wanted to share.
In marketing Las Vegas, have we sold our community short? – VEGAS INC
Las Vegas has a bad reputation. Is that our own fault?
Restoration of vandalized rock art getting under way – Friday, May 6, 2011 | 10:48 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
An update on the vandalism that took place on the hieroglyphics near Las Vegas earlier this year.
Museum breathes life into Vegas’ mob history | Las Vegas Blogs
This is one of the newest attractions in Las Vegas, and I think it looks like a lot of fun! What are your thoughts?
Why far fewer bettors pony up on the horses – Friday, May 6, 2011 | 2:01 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
An interesting story on why horse betting isn't particularly popular in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas Weekly : “Director Jamie King reveals secrets of Michael Jackson: Immortal” by Robin Leach: Luxe Life
Some more details on the Cirque du Soleil show, Michael Jackson: Immortal.