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What\’s New In Vegas April 2012

An update on
the city of Las Vegas and surrounding areas for the Canadian
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House of Blues Las
Vegas Announces Two-Year Engagement with Carlos

Carlos Santana will begin a
two-year run of unique performances “An Intimate Evening with Santana:
Greatest Hits Live Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow” in the specially
re-configured House of Blues at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas
beginning in May 2012. Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 10
a.m. For more information visit
Circus Circus
Unveils Newly Remodeled Guest Rooms

More than
1,900 guest rooms in the Casino and Skyrise Towers at Circus Circus have
been remodeled, offering guests a fresh selection of accommodations.
Contemporary jewel and earth tones welcome guests into the Casino and
Skyrise Tower rooms. These accommodations feature classic furnishings,
pillow-top mattresses, 40-inch flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi Internet access.
The remodeled rooms are part of an overall refresh at Circus Circus that
also includes new wallpaper and carpet throughout the property. For more
information visit
Warhol, Picasso,
Chagall and Other Masters Now Reside in Las

The Forum Shops at Caesars has
been home to many firsts in Las Vegas, and now it offers the Las Vegas
visitor the largest retail fine art Gallery in the world, Martin Lawrence
Galleries, Las Vegas. This 26,000 square foot showcase is open to the
public and offers artworks at every level of price and experience,
including 20th Century masters and 21st Century stars.

Bellagio Completes
$70 Million Room Remodel

Bellagio has completed the remodel
of all 2,568 rooms in its main tower, offering guests a fresh collection
of newly redesigned deluxe accommodations. The new rooms reflect an
updated, elegant feel pairing modern conveniences with the warmth of home.
The remodel, totaling approximately $70 million, began in June 2011 and
took six months to complete. For more information visit

Dream Racing
Launches in Las Vegas

Dream Racing is now open at the
Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Dream Racing offers thrill seekers the
opportunity to become a race-car driver for the day, taking a track-ready
Ferrari F430 GT for fast laps just like a professional. This is the only
place in Las Vegas where participants can take to the track at the wheel
of a machine specifically tuned for professional Gran Turismo (GT) Racing.
For more information visit
Las Vegas to Host
Academy of Country Music Awards

Country Music’s Party of the
Year®, the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, honoring country
music’s best and introducing the industry’s hottest emerging talent, will
be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday,
April 1st on the CBS Television Network. The show will be hosted for the
second consecutive year by Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton. In addition to
the awards show, the 2nd Annual Fan Jam, hosted by Zac Brown Band, will
take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Fremont Street Experience
will also host free concerts by Eric Church and Luke Bryan. For more
information visit
The Cosmopolitan
of Las Vegas Debuts Pop-Up Wedding Chapel

The Cosmopolitan of Las
Vegas is welcoming weddings of all kinds to the new Strip-level wedding
chapel. Packages begin at just $80 and include weddings, vow renewals and
even faux ceremonies. Also available is a retail store with all of the
necessities for a ceremony. For more information visit
Dale Jarrett
Racing Adventure Opens at Las Vegas Motor

After 14 successful years, Dale
Jarrett Racing Adventure has expanded its operations with the opening of
their new Las Vegas hub. The Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure offers racing
fans the opportunity to race an authentic race car on a major racetrack.
Guests will learn to race like NASCAR drivers, find the line, draft, and
pass for optimum fun. Packages are available for a 4-lap ride along all
the way up to a 60-lap driving experience. For more information visit
Oscar’s Beef,
Booze, Broads’ Opens at Plaza Hotel &

Former Las Vegas Mayor, Oscar
Goodman, opened Oscar’s Beef, Booze, Broads, a steakhouse inside the
iconic dome of the Plaza Hotel and Casino, overlooking Fremont Street and
the heart of his beloved downtown Las Vegas. The restaurant’s entrées and
appetizers are inspired by family recipes and tailored to meet the tastes
of even the most discerning diners.

The Chuck Jones
Experience Opens at Circus Circus

The Chuck Jones Experience is a
nearly 10,000-square-foot place to learn about the art of animation. The
Chuck Jones Experience takes visitors on a unique journey through Jones’
life, engaging guests with interactive exhibits, displays and learning
experiences along the way. The Experience is also home to the largest
collection of original Chuck Jones animation and fine art anywhere in the
world with more than 250 pieces on permanent display. For more information

‘What’s New In Las Vegas’ Canada is a monthly newsletter
highlighting the latest updates on hotel and resort openings, packages,
entertainment, events, cool happenings for the Canadian

Bell Account Director (416) 925-8212 ext.226
Andrew Ricketts,
Public Relations Account Executive (416) 925-8212 ext.237

Barb Finn,
Groups & Incentive Representative
Peter Nowicki, Sales Manager, Western
Renée Wilson, Account Executive,

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