OFFICIALS at Morgans Hotel Group Co., a
hospitality company that owns and operates the Delano, Mondrian and
Hudson hotels, among others, have signed a deal to acquire the
647-room Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, an adjacent 23-acre land
parcel and other related assets from Peter Morton for $770 million
YORK is coming to the Strip. Las Vegas Sands Corp., owner
of the Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, said that the luxury retailer
will open a flagship store in the companys new $1.6 billion Palazzo
Resort Hotel Casino, which is under construction next to the
Venetian. Barneys will serve as the anchor of the 450,000
square-foot Shoppes at The Palazzo, which is anticipated to open
next summer and will include six new restaurants and roughly 80
high-end and mid-level stores.
VACATIONS and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors
Authority are co-sponsoring a car giveaway for travel agents. The
top-booking 101 agents nationwide of Las Vegas packages will
qualify for the promotion and the chance to win the car. During the
incentive, agents will earn points based on the reservation value.
Visit www.vaxvacationaccess.com/incentives/hd3421.asp for
details. Agents need only make Funjet Vacations Las Vegas air/hotel
package bookings from May 1 through Nov. 11 for travel until Dec.
31. Funjet Vacations, in turn, will do all the work, including
tracking all bookings and posting agent rankings on www.vaxvacationaccess.com.
TRAVELERS can save up to $125 per
reservation when they book by June 1 an inclusive Southwest
Airlines Vacations Las Vegas package that includes at least a
three-night stay at an MGM Mirage property. Travel must be taken
between June 1 and Aug. 31. For more information or to make
reservations, call (800) 423-5683 or visit www.vaxvacationaccess.com/wnv.
Phone: (908) 879-8492
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