Virgin Hotels Las Vegas Now Accepting Reservations.
Reservations at the re-conceptualized Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton™, are now being accepted at virginhotelslv.com. The resort’s over 1,500 chambers will draw on the property and city’s desert ambiance with neutral color palates and pops of color with distinctive touches, exclusive to Virgin Hotels and designed by Studio Collective. Each chamber will feature a specially designed format with two spaces, “The Dressing Room” and “The Lounge,” separated by a privacy door. Guests will enjoy Virgin Hotels’ patented ergonomically designed lounge beds, high-definition TVs, reading nooks and more and select chambers will be dog friendly. The property will feature three unique towers, Opal, Canyon and the all-suite Ruby Tower, offering guests a variety of experiences and each chamber will offer sweeping views of the Las Vegas Strip, surrounding valley or the property’s five-acre pool oasis.
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art Reopens with New Exhibit
MGM Resorts Art & Culture recently unveiled Always More: Collecting in Vegas at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art as the venue welcomes back guests. Always More: Collecting in Vegas features a selection of works on loan from a number of Las Vegas collectors, as well as signature pieces from the MGM Resorts Art Collection. Passionate Las Vegas art collectors have agreed to share some of their favorite pieces in this exhibition and many are being shown publicly for the first time. The featured works represent a cross-section of 20th century and contemporary art from a variety of artists including Diane Arbus, Ross Bleckner, Cecily Brown, George Condo, Takashi Murakami, James Nares, Helmut Newton, Pablo Picasso, Joyce Pensato, Richard Prince, Robert Rauschenberg, Kazuo Shiraga, Gary Simmons, Lorna Simpson, Rosemarie Trockel and Manolo Valdés.
Circa Resort & Casino Offered World's Earliest Check-In to First Hotel Tower Guests
Circa Resort & Casino – Las Vegas’ new adults-only casino-resort – offered the first guests of its hotel tower the world’s earliest check-in in honor of Black Friday. This Continued through December, any guest who booked a room or suite for December 28 – the official first night of reservations for the property – was allowed to check into their room 48 hours early, starting December 26 at 3 p.m. Circa Resort & Casino, downtown Las Vegas’ first ground-up casino-resort in 40 years, opened its doors October 28 welcoming its guests to the first five floors of amenities, including its massive sportsbook with a 78-million-pixel screen; Stadium Swim, the country’s largest pool destination for sports fans; multiple original restaurant and bar concepts; a two-level casino; high-tech transportation hub, and more. December 28 marks the opening of Circa’s hotel tower and its rooftop lounge, Legacy Club.
SAHARA Las Vegas Begins Restaurant Row Expansion
Enhancements to the resort experience continue to be made at SAHARA Las Vegas where construction walls have gone up to make way for the property’s new restaurant row slated to open next summer. The expansion is all part of SAHARA’s ongoing $150 million resort transformation and will include significant updates to its Strip-facing exterior. New additions include Chickie’s and Pete’s sports bar and crab house, which will open its first West Coast outpost at SAHARA Las Vegas. The Philadelphia-based concept is a favorite among both athletes and fans and is as popular for its unique sports bar experience as it is for its famous Crabfries and elevated bar cuisine. Renowned Chef Guoming “Sam” Xin, who joined SAHARA’s culinary team earlier this year to oversee the resort’s Chinese culinary offerings, will launch the highly anticipated Noodle Den featuring his popular hand-pulled noodles and dumplings. Two additional venues, an Italian restaurant and a new culinary concept, will be revealed later next year to round out the resort’s restaurant row.
Resorts World Las Vegas Partners with Zouk Group.
Resorts World Las Vegas and Zouk Group recently announced a partnership to curate an ecosystem of immersive entertainment and lifestyle concepts at the $4.3 billion integrated resort, opening in summer 2021. Zouk Group, a leading lifestyle and entertainment company from Singapore, owns establishments spanning across the nightlife, entertainment, and food and beverage sectors. Through its partnership with Resorts World Las Vegas, Zouk Group will, for the first time, bring its immersive entertainment and dining concepts to the United States. Offering nearly 100,000 square feet of lifestyle and entertainment spaces, the resort’s four distinct environments will include Zouk Nightclub, an innovative space that will become the most technologically advanced nightclub in Las Vegas, and AYU Dayclub, an outdoor oasis inspired by the beauty and harmonious atmosphere of Southeast Asia’s idyllic islands; RedTail, a new-style social gaming bar where guests can enjoy premium beer, wine, cocktails and shared plates while playing a variety of games like beer pong, darts and pool; and FUHU a high-energy, experiential dining venue that tempts with an unexpected twist on contemporary Asian cuisine.
City Of Las Vegas’ New Gateway Arches Illuminated
The city of Las Vegas recently illuminated its new, 80-foot-tall Gateway Arches spanning Las Vegas Boulevard between St. Louis and Bob Stupak avenues at the base of The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod. Conceived and designed by Selbert Perkins Design and fabricated and installed by YESCO (the 100-year-old company synonymous with Las Vegas’ most iconic signs), the archway marks travelers’ official arrival into the city of Las Vegas.