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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.


On Your Own At Home - Wedding DIY Tips

On Your Own At Home - Wedding DIY Tips

Every couple wants to have the wedding of their dreams, so to help rethink the cookie-cutter ceremony, wedding expert Richelle Perez, Manager of the Wedding Chapel at ARIA, shares three DIY tips for creating a unique, picture-perfect wedding day.


Vegas Dos and Don'ts

Vegas Dos and Don'ts

With a tagline like “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,” it’s easy to think Sin City has no rules, but following a short list of dos and don’ts will guarantee your Vegas vacation has a story (or two) worth sharing. 


Social Spa at The Spa at ARIA

Social Spa at The Spa at ARIA

From the communal bathhouses of Ancient Rome to the hammams of Istanbul and even throughout natural hot springs found throughout the world, shared spa experiences historically have served as cultural gathering spaces for relaxation, restoration and socializing. Elevating tradition with the luxuries of modern day, The Spa & Salon at ARIA in Las Vegas offers an array of distinctive spaces designed for groups to unwind together.
 


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. 


Jean Philippe Makes the Holidays Even Sweeter - December News

Jean Philippe Makes the Holidays Even Sweeter - December News

Opening Jean Philippe Pâtisserie at Bellagio and ARIA was a dream come true for Jean-Philippe Maury. Both European-style pastry shops charm guests who step inside to find whimsical décor and a wide assortment of decadent treats from the award-winning chef. Maury gets especially creative for the holidays offering exquisitely themed desserts to celebrate the season. The world-renowned pastry chef opens up about how he prepares for the holidays and what guests might expect to see, and taste, this time of year.


Keep Warm and Drink On

Keep Warm and Drink On

Chilly temperatures have arrived in Sin City but have no fear, the mixologists at MGM Resorts have concocted cozy libations sure to warm guests to the point they’ll quickly forget its winter – oh and they’re tasty too!



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