Las Vegas Destination Updates June 2016

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Topps-Off New Meetings & Convention Space

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas has unveiled plans to add nearly 18,000 square feet of meetings and convention space by winter 2016. The property held a “topping-off” ceremony recently to commemorate the new developments which will blend the property’s stylish, cutting-edge lifestyle with a group experience that is sure to appeal to all business travelers. Highlights of the project include: 18,000 square feet of meetings and convention space; 5,000 square feet of back-of-house storage and office space; exterior signage along Paradise Road; fully functional Business Center; contiguous meeting space and event venues. Upon completion, Hard Rock Hotel will have nearly 110,000 square feet of meetings and convention space and will be able to accommodate a larger segment of business guests.

MAGIC MIKE LIVE Las Vegas Coming to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino March 2017

Actor and producer Channing Tatum has heard the call of women everywhere, clamoring for more Magic Mike. Next spring, their dreams will come true as Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas will become the permanent home of Mike Lane, America’s favorite handyman-turned-stripper, with MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS – a complete re-imagination of the male revue based on the hit movies “Magic Mike” and “Magic Mike XXL.” Currently anticipated to open for preview performances in March 2017, MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS will recreate the mythic Club Domina with a sizzling 360-degree dance and acrobatic strip tease spectacular, guaranteed to bring on the heat.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Unveils Breathe Pool Ultra Lounge as New Nightlife Concept

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino recently unveiled Breathe Pool Ultra Lounge as its newest nightlife concept. The relaxed alternative to the typical Las Vegas nightclub and bar scene allows locals and visitors alike to take in the scenery while listening to upbeat yet relaxing music and even go for a dip in the acrylic-edged pool. Guests will also have the option to purchase assorted fruits, breads and sweets to dip in chocolate fondue as well as enjoy signature cocktails and pitchers. All drinks are mixed tableside in infusion pitchers that enhance the natural flavors of fresh fruits and herbs to create a unique flavor.

Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Welcomes New Merchants

Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino brings Hot N Juicy Crawfish and Nacho Daddy to the Las Vegas Strip as part of the center’s Harmon Avenue redevelopment. Elsewhere in the 1.2-mile retail and entertainment center, several other retailers are opening or expanding. These include: Hot N Juicy Crawfish (Opening fall 2016), Nacho Daddy (Opening late summer 2016), Drybar (Opening summer 2016), H&M Expansion (Opening fall 2016) and Victoria’s Secret Expansion (Now Open)

Las Vegas Museum Alliance Announces Museum Season 2016

More than one dozen of Las Vegas Museum Alliance’s (LVMA) most intriguing arts, science and cultural venues are offering special admission rates, souvenirs and other value-added extras to recognize the city’s Museum Season, May 1 through September 1, 2016, unless otherwise stated. All Museum Season offers are available with the redemption of a voucher, which may be downloaded and printed from the LVMA’s website. Museums in the Entertainment Capital of the World continue to grow in profile as visitors discover the distinctive, informative and eye-opening content they present. Dedicated to a wide array of fascinating topics, Las Vegas’ museums illuminate everything from the Atomic Age and Mid-Century architecture and sign design, to the story of the city’s founders and the riveting history of the ongoing battle between the Mob and law enforcement. Its museum culture is absolutely one-of-a-kind

DETOURS of Nevada Launches Eldorado Mine Tour

DETOURS of Nevada is expanding their tour destinations to include one of the oldest and richest gold mines in the United States: Techatticup Mine at Eldorado Canyon. This month the tour operator begins taking reservations for individuals and small groups for the guided half day tour that departs from the Las Vegas Strip and explores the famous mine. The Techatticup Mine at Eldorado Canyon is located in Clark County about 45 minutes southeast of Las Vegas. The Eldorado Mine tour begins after guests are picked up from their hotel on the Las Vegas Strip and driven just a short distance to the first photo stop at the Hoover Dam. Then, it’s off to the Techatticup Mine at Eldorado Canyon where the expert tour guide talks about the history of the mine and Eldorado Canyon at the General Store. The mine entrance is just a short walk away and once inside, guests will be transported back in time to when mining was a way of life for Southern Nevada. Much of the original mining equipment can still be seen. After the one-hour mine tour, guests will have time to shop and take photos of the surrounding mining town that appeared in a number of famous movies. At the conclusion of the mine tour, guests will be treated to one last photo opportunity at the Nelson Overlook before being dropped off at the hotel with plenty of time to enjoy the remainder of the day

Rare and Craft Beer Haven PUB 365 to open inside Tuscany Suites & Casino

Craft beer haven PUB 365, featuring 365 rotating craft beers and 40 draft handles, will debut inside Tuscany Suites & Casino this summer. With a vast selection of craft beer on tap and in bottle, PUB 365 will be a go-to spot for all beer lovers. The impeccably-sourced collection will also include an evolving list of rare, specialty brews that will be unique to PUB 365. The entire service team will be Cicerone-certified beer servers trained to provide pairing suggestions for guests looking to complement their meal. PUB 365 will serve up a modern spin on traditional pub fare, including craveable small bites, iconic burgers and locally world-famous tacos. Located on the East end of the casino floor, the pub will feature nearly 1,800 square feet of dining space and an additional 1,052-square-foot private dining room for events and private parties.

Las Vegas Opens The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial

The newest attraction in Las Vegas opened over Memorial Day Weekend, the Las Vegas Veterans Memorial – A National Tribute honoring 200 years of our nation’s veterans. The memorial is located in downtown Las Vegas at 555 East Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89101. The two-acre memorial and park features 18 larger-than-life statues, from the Revolutionary War to the Global War on Terror.

Lionel Richie Debuts “Lionel Richie – All the Hits” at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino

Multi-platinum-selling artist, four-time Grammy Award winner and music icon, Lionel Richie, had the audience “Dancing on the Ceiling” during his premiere performance of “Lionel Richie – All the Hits.”  Marking the beginning of his Las Vegas headlining residency inside The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Lionel unveiled his show to a sold-out theater and multiple standing ovations. Lionel takes fans on a spectacular musical journey, performing a variety of his seminal hits, including “All Night Long,” “Hello,” “Stuck on You,” “Say You, Say Me,” and “Dancing on the Ceiling.” Tickets and VIP packages for performances through Oct. 2016 are currently on sale.

The LINQ Hotel & Casino Offers First Bunk Rooms on the Las Vegas Strip

Known as the social hub for trendsetters, The LINQ Hotel & Casino has taken its innovative experiences to a new level by offering bunk bed rooms with hip technology and chic décor, making this an unforgettable experience for millennials and modern travelers. This concept is a first for Las Vegas visitors and offers guests the chance to bunk with four of their Strip sidekicks, just in time for summer vacation. The twelve bunk bed rooms allow for a large group of friends to crash in the same space and not spend a single moment apart. It’s also an affordable option for travelers looking to live out their Vegas experience, staying at the center of the Strip without breaking the bank. The rooms are 350 square feet and the sleek room design features two queen pillow-top beds with one twin-size bunk bed loft. Electronic features include USB charging stations and a 47-screen LED flat-screen TV. The room is designed with light, modern furnishings and pops of color. Guests can also rent board games like: Twister, Cards Against Humanity, Simon, Yahtzee and Jenga.

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