Las Vegas Travel News 07/21/2010
Boutique hotel opens in shadow of Strip megaresorts – Las Vegas Sun
Here's something you don't see very often in Las Vegas: A boutique hotel … right near the the Strip nonetheless!
HSN Gives Stuff Away to Celebrate Its Birthday | Las Vegas Blog
The Home Shopping Network is giving away goodies for its birthday … here's how to enter!
Advocacy group says it’s OK for casinos to market to gambling addicts – Wednesday, July 21, 2010 | 2:05 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Interesting ongoing conversation in Las Vegas: How casinos should handle gambling addicts. At one recent conference, it was determined that marketing to addicts was okay as long as the focus is on amenities, not gaming.
Two Way Hard Three | Las Vegas Casino & Design Blog | from ratevegas.com
Wynn and Encore are losing money. No big surprise there in this economy.
Pancakes for a cause: IHOP to host MDA fundraiser – Wednesday, July 21, 2010 | 11:30 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
If you'll be in Las Vegas on August 3, consider eating at IHOP on Las Vegas Boulevard. From 6 a.m.-9 a.m., you won't pay for a short stack, but you are asked to consider giving a donation for MDA research.
Cosmopolitan resort hit with another investor suit – Monday, July 19, 2010 | 4:40 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Las Vegas was built to fast in the last ten years. This is the fall out.
Republic’s purchase of Evergreen could bring recycling boost – Tuesday, July 20, 2010 | 2 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Las Vegas is often noted as not being a very environmentally friendly place, but there have been a number of initiatives put in place in the last couple months that are making slow progress in that direction. Here is another example of how Las Vegas is going green.
Las Vegas Weekly : “Exclusive: Inside Criss Angel’s 22,000-square-foot estate Serenity” by Robin Leach: Luxe Life
Criss Angel has one heck of a home in the Las Vegas valley. I'd like to know where I can find that pool!
Dealers say tipping supervisors creates conflict of interest – Sunday, July 18, 2010 | 2 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
A new policy by Steve Wynn would dictate that dealers have to share tips with supervisors. The dealers have hired an attorney to combat the policy, saying that this is a conflict of interest.
Rio Spa & Salon Hosts Pet Supply Drive | Las Vegas Blog
Love this … get a massage, save a pet!