Las Vegas Travel News 08/17/2010
Twin tiger cubs are newest addition at Mirage – Monday, Aug. 16, 2010 | 4:36 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
I was oohing and aahing looking at the pictures of the two tiny tiger cubs that recently came to live at Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. Mohan and Majestic are only seven weeks old and absolutely adorable!
Coasting through Vegas | Las Vegas Blogs
There are four roller coasters located in or near Las Vegas. Here are the vital stats of each one.
Las Vegas sees visitor increase, room rates up 6 percent – Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010 | 10:38 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Good news for the Las Vegas valley ~ tourism is on the rise again! With more visitors though, this means that room rates are also on the rise. Book your room while rates are still relatively low.
Mandalay Bay club closes as court allows eviction – Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010 | 3:58 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Another nightclub bites the dust. This time it's Rumjungle, a lounge formerly located inside Mandalay Bay.
Bellagio Conservatory gets even greener | Las Vegas Blogs
Ever wonder what happens to the plants in the Bellagio conservatory at the end of a display cycle? Just another example of Las Vegas becoming more eco-friendly …
Las Vegas Weekly : “Photos: Bite celebrates sixth anniversary at the Stratosphere” by Robin Leach: Luxe Life
Hard to believe that an adult revue has held it's place for six years at the Stratosphere. I wonder if the recent obsession with vampires has helped keep it alive these last couple years.
‘Travel and Lesisure’ magazine lauds six Las Vegas hotels – Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010 | 2:16 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Palazzo, Wynn, Bellagio, the Four Seasons, and Encore were recognized in a recent addition of "Travel and Leisure." Not bad …
Too many rooms to fill: CityCenter’s opening felt, even as visitor volume grows – Monday, Aug. 9, 2010 | 2 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
An interesting quandary that actually makes sense: There are so many hotel rooms in Las Vegas that it is super cheap to stay in even the nicest ones in the city. As a result, those hotels that are known for budget prices are losing business because the more expensive ones are dropping their prices.
Hard Rock’s Wasted Space club to close – Las Vegas Sun
It was probably just a matter of time … Even when clubs do well in Las Vegas, they only have a short life span.
Terminal 3 features energy-efficient technology – Las Vegas Sun
McCarran International Airport is expanding again. This time they have the opportunity to be eco-friendly as they build. This is a positive direction for the city's long-term sustainability plan.