Travel Weekly's Las Vegas E-letter: Oct. 17, 2006

A PLAYBOY CLUB, Playboy Enterprises' first new club in more than 20 years, has debuted at the Palms Casino Resort. The venue is located at the top of the Palm's new Fantasy Tower and is connected by glass-enclosed escalators to the N9NE Group's new restaurant, Nove Italiano, and the Moon nightclub. The tower also houses a Playboy Boutique with Playboy-branded merchandise and a 9,000 square-foot Hugh Hefner Sky Villa, which includes, among other accoutrements, a replica of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner's rotating circular bed.

CONTINENTAL AIRLINES VACATIONS is offering a two-night fall/winter Las Vegas package with accommodations at Circus Circus Hotel & Casino. Travelers will receive $20 in free slot play, a two-for-one buffet dinner, Adventuredome day pass coupons and two one-day fitness room passes. The deal is valid for travel through Dec. 21 and must be booked by Oct. 30. Sample rates start at $259 from Houston; $319 from Cleveland; $329 from Oklahoma City; $359 from Omaha, Neb.; and $389 from Newark. Rates quoted are per person, double, and are for the travel period between Dec. 3 and 12. To book, visit VAX at

CANNERY CASINO RESORTS completed the acquisition of Nevada Palace Hotel & Casino. The Nevada Palace will continue to operate under the management of Cannery Casino Resorts while a new casino facility, to be named the Eastside Cannery, is built at the site. Construction is set to begin in January on the Eastside Cannery, which will feature a 1960s-style industrial look and offer a 307-room hotel, 65,000 square feet of gaming space, six restaurants, a 200-seat entertainment lounge, two casino bars, 20,000 square feet of meetings space, a 430-seat bingo room and a 150-seat race and sports book.

GUESTS LOOKING TO WORK OUT any time of the day or night can now do so at the Hyatt Regency Lake Las Vegas Resort's new [email protected] 24/7 gym. The recently renovated facility, which is open around the clock, features new Life Fitness equipment. Through the Hyatt chain's [email protected] program, the property offers guests in-room yoga videos; a 24-hour StayFit concierge service that can provide work-out attire in less than an hour; and Garmin Forerunner GPS armbands to help runners and walkers monitor hear rate, course and distance -- and provide easy navigation back to the hotel. For more information, call (702) 567-1234 or visit

Las Vegas Editor:

Amy Baratta

Phone: (908) 879-8492

[email protected]

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