Las Vegas Travel News 12/20/2010
The Anatomy of a Las Vegas Hotel | The Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast – best places to travel
Though every new Las Vegas hotel is impressive in its own right, sometimes they all begin to blend together. What makes a new one special?
Cloud Nine balloon ride on Strip closes – Friday, Dec. 17, 2010 | 5:25 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
The Cloud Nine balloon, which recently returned to the Strip in September after being grounded for nearly a year, has closed for good.
New Year’s Eve fireworks shows to dazzle Las Vegas Strip for 12th consecutive year – Friday, Dec. 17, 2010 | 3:22 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Details on which hotels are shooting off fireworks for New Year's Eve as well as events on Fremont Street.
Cosmopolitan throws open doors to public right on time – Las Vegas Sun
The Cosmopolitan is open! Check out the waiting crowd!
Eating Las Vegas | FLEUR – First Bites
Fleur has reopened! According to this review, it sounds like the atmosphere is a bit lackluster but the food is fantastic.
Las Vegas Weekly : “American Idol Season 10 contestants hit Love’s stage at The Mirage” by Robin Leach: Luxe Life
American Idol will visit Las Vegas this season. Stay tuned to watch the singers belt out tunes by the Beatles on the stage for LOVE.
Large solar energy plant to be built near Boulder City – Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 | 1:04 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
A new solar energy plant might be built near Las Vegas, which would provide 60,000 homes with power. It's about time we start harvesting our sunlight!
Bellagio bandit gets $1.5 million in gambling chips – Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 | 9:19 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
This is insane! Someone robbed the Bellagio and made out with $1.5 million in gambling chips! There is so much security … I'm impressed he got away!
Taekwondo black belt an accomplishment for autistic girl, 8 – Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 | 1:55 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Here's a nice feel-good Las Vegas story for you: A local 8-year-old girl who has autism just received her black belt in taekwondo.
Strip Scribbles: Rehearsals begin for Celine Dion’s new show at Caesars – Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 | 5:04 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Celine Dion is back! Her show starts up in the spring of 2011.