The iconic Caesars Palace Las Vegas has completed the renovation of its Palace Tower, the resort’s largest tower, including 1,181 stylishly designed guest rooms and suites and a price tag topping $100 million.
Some 59 people are now thought to have been killed in a mass shooting in Las Vegas. A further 500 were injured during the incident at the Mandalay Bay Hotel on the famous Las Vegas Strip.
Billie Hakansson and her father Mark continue their road trip across the south-western United States. In part one we saw what they got up to in Los Angeles, while they here head out for tourism Mecca, Las Vegas. Find out more.
Caesars Entertainment will undertake a $90 million renovation of 1,270 rooms at Flamingo Las Vegas. The renovation will begin in late August 2017, with the first guest arrivals expected in November 2017, and final completion of all rooms expected in the second quarter of 2018.
Rafael Villanueva, senior director international sales, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, explains to Breaking Travel News how the destination continued to beat its tourism records, how important new airlift into the city is to that success, and reveals what we can look forward to in 2017 from this world beating destination.
Qatar Airways has announced it will commence four times weekly, non-stop service to Las Vegas, Nevada, starting January next year. The new route will be the airline’s eleventh to the United States, connecting McCarran International Airport to Hamad International Airport in Doha, making Qatar Airways the first Gulf carrier to provide regular scheduled service to Las Vegas.
Wynn Las Vegas and Amazon have announced plans to equip all 4,748 hotel rooms at Wynn Las Vegas with Echo, Amazon’s hands-free voice-controlled speaker. The introduction of this technology into every guest room, beginning this month with installation in suites, will be an industry first in the world, allowing guests of Wynn Las Vegas to control various hotel room features with a series of voice commands via Alexa, the brain behind Echo.
Barbara Bolender, chief human resources officer, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, speaks to Breaking Travel News as the Nevada-destination claims its latest title at the World Travel Awards.