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Las Vegas Set-Jetting: Recreate Jason Bourne, Ocean’s Eleven and Other Movie Fantasies

Las Vegas Set-Jetting: Recreate Jason Bourne, Ocean’s Eleven and Other Movie Fantasies

Academy Award-winning actor Matt Damon attracted crowds while filming at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas for the thrilling, action-packed fifth installment of the Bourne series set to hit theaters July 29. This isn’t the first time the AAA Five Diamond resort has played host to Hollywood. MGM Resorts International properties BellagioMGM Grand and Mandalay Bay also have been used as sets for several notable Las Vegas-centric films.


Welcome to Fabulous Foodie Vegas

Welcome to Fabulous Foodie Vegas

From celebrity chef venues to foodie favorites, Las Vegas has become an unrivaled epicurean epicenter for travelers from around the world. Last year was a big culinary year for the city as it welcomed new restaurants from renowned chefs including Alain Ducasse, Michael Mina and Julian Serrano, and witnessed the growing trend of guests choosing to spend their Vegas nights in lounges opposed to wild nightclubs. 


2016 LAS VEGAS TREND REPORT:  WHAT TO EXPECT IN THE NEW YEAR

2016 LAS VEGAS TREND REPORT: WHAT TO EXPECT IN THE NEW YEAR

With more than 42 million annual visitors, Las Vegas regularly reinvents itself better than any destination around the globe. So what does 2016 have in store? Experts are weighing in on hospitality, entertainment, food and beverage and spa trends across the iconic Las Vegas Strip.  

Whether it’s new entertainment venues like the 20,000-seat T-Mobile Arena and 5,300-seat Park Theater; tech-savvy offerings like mobile phone room keys; or how the destination is keeping millennials engaged with more personalized services and the introduction of skill-based gaming options, predictions are in and the forecast for the new year is as enticing as one would expect from one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. 

Take a glimpse into the future of Las Vegas. 


This and That - “5 New and Unique Strip Restaurants to Crave”

This and That - “5 New and Unique Strip Restaurants to Crave”

Las Vegas is known for keeping things new and unique, from refreshed hotel rooms to expanded concert and outdoor event spaces… and dining is no exception. Below are five of the city’s newest and most distinctive restaurants to try this season.


Las Vegas is the Ultimate Wedding Destination That Caters to All Couples

Las Vegas is the Ultimate Wedding Destination That Caters to All Couples

Love won when marriage equality swept all 50 states. Of course, the best way to celebrate such a monumental moment in history is to say “I do!” to the one you love. Las Vegas has a solid reputation as the ultimate wedding destination. Whether a couple is looking for a small intimate wedding in an elegant setting, a traditional ceremony and reception, or a big, blow-out weekend complete with pool parties, spa days and the hottest nightclubs, Vegas caters to all couples and all preferences.  


Movie Cocktails: The Avengers’ Kindred Spirits

Movie Cocktails: The Avengers’ Kindred Spirits

Assembled below are cocktails for guests to drink like their favorite member of The Avengers team. Some are adventurous, some are classic, but all will set the mood for fighting evil and avenging justice.


The Perfect 48 Hours in Las Vegas

The Perfect 48 Hours in Las Vegas

Forty-eight hours, 2,880 minutes or 172,800 seconds. Weekends go by fast, so spend it someplace where every second counts. Las Vegas is just a quick plane ride or road trip away and there’s no other destination that rewards spontaneity like Sin City. With an insider’s edge, your 48-hour escape from reality will be better than you imagined. 


Well-Groomed Man

Well-Groomed Man

As terms such as “man-ity” and “man-scaping” become common vocabulary in the spa industry, facilities across the United States are developing customized treatments that primp and pamper while maintaining masculine traits. In Las Vegas, the city’s top spas are catering to these types of requests with luxurious just-for-men treatments, perfect for turning any guy into a well-groomed gentleman. 


Where to Take a Load Off

Where to Take a Load Off

Vegas is a never-ending wonderland of attractions and experiences and visitors may find themselves trekking for hours in an attempt to see it all. Sometimes, the best way to explore is to stop, relax and have a seat. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to take a load off without missing a second of what this world-class destination can offer.
 


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Turn "Sin City" into "Slim City"

Full of temptations -- from to-die-for buffets to nightclub bottle service -- it can be a challenge fighting the battle of the bulge in Sin City. But there’s hope! Las Vegas’ hottest resorts – including ARIA Resort & Casino, MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay – offer a variety of fun activities that burn calories without ever needing to set foot in a gym.  



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