So here we are. At the end of what can only be described as the year we wished never happened and the year we want to forget even happened. With that in mind, what could 2021 possibly look like from what we know today? This being the end of the year, I thought it was time to make a few predictions, maybe even call them forward-thinking ideas?? The idea for this was actually … [Read more...] about Las Vegas 2021: My Thoughts, Predictions?
The Las Vegas rumor mills are busy talking about a lot of things. One of them is the idea that the Seminole Indians, the tribe that owns the Hard Rock brand, wants to bring the resort back to Las Vegas and they want to put it someplace on the Las Vegas Strip. If this is true, where would be a good place to put it? A Little Hard Rock History The Hard Rock Casino … [Read more...] about Where to Put The Hard Rock Resort?
So what is the real scoop on the "Sale" of one of the most iconic and historic resorts on the Las Vegas Strip? Is it for sale? Do You Want The Short Answer? Yes and No. The Tropicana first opened in 1957 and for most of its life was owned by if not operated by the mob. It wasn't until 1979 when it was sold to the hotel chain Ramada Inn, that it became a "legit" … [Read more...] about Is The Tropicana For Sale? (video)
Looking down the Las Vegas Strip, at all those tall, impressive towers of hotel rooms. Don't you ever wonder just how many hotel rooms and suites are there? It's a popular question on my walking tours and according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, the people who are supposed to know those things, there are 148,000 hotel rooms/suites in the Las Vegas Valley. … [Read more...] about Ask: How Many Rooms on That Corner in Las Vegas??
Sometimes people think the Vegas Strip hotels are only MGM or Caesars related and overlook some of the smaller, more classy and historic hotels. Today's podcast we talk about the time Debbie and I spent a night at the Tropicana then I had an opportunity to interview their VP of Leisure Sales about working at such a classic Vegas property. The Lucky Dragon does a soft … [Read more...] about 223 Staying at the Tropicana