Travel Agent Appreciation

What\’s New In Vegas – Fall 2012

An update on the city of Las Vegas and surrounding
areas for the Canadian client
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newsletter please click here

Guns N’ Roses Announces
First-Ever Residency at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

rock band, Guns N’ Roses, will begin their first-ever residency Appetite
for Democracy at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino this fall.
The band will play 12 shows starting Wednesday, October 31 through
Saturday, November 24. Each night, the band will perform an electrifying
show featuring a set list created exclusively for The Joint. Appetite for
Democracy will span the band’s biggest hits from their debut album
Appetite for Destruction (1987) through their platinum-selling record
Chinese Democracy (2008). For more information visit:
Caesars Palace to Open Gordon
Ramsay Pub & Grill

Caesars Palace is
pleased to announce internationally renowned Chef Gordon Ramsay will
expand on his relationship with Caesars Entertainment and opens his second
Las Vegas restaurant, Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill, in late 2012. The new
contemporary yet casual restaurant and bar will serve lunch and dinner and
will be located in the heart of the resort adjacent to the premiere
entertainment venue, The Colosseum, replacing Bradley Ogden restaurant.
The menu at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill will be comprised of items
consistent with British pub food-bangers and mash, fish and chips and
roasted chicken-as well as some of Ramsay’s favorites like London broil
prepared on a wood-burning grill, all part of a rustic menu that will
change seasonally.For more information visit:
Edgy Gastropub, Culinary
Dropout, Now Open at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Culinary Dropout, the first Las Vegas restaurant by five-time
James Beard Foundation Outstanding Restaurateur semi-finalist Sam Fox, has
opened its doors inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The hip- and
rebel-style gastropub introduces a perfect new hangout to sip creative
libations, savor tasty grub and take in live music throughout the week.
For more information visit:

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Bring
Soul2Soul to The Venetian Las Vegas

The Venetian Las Vegas
announced Tim McGraw and Faith Hill “Soul2Soul” will begin a limited
engagement opening on Dec. 7 and covering 10 weekends through April 2013.
“Soul2Soul” at The Venetian will mark the first time in six years that
McGraw and Hill have performed together in the United States. The Venetian
Theater will also be modified to accommodate this new production. These
“Soul2Soul” concerts will include many of the no. 1 hits that have made
them, both in their own right, two of the most significant entertainers of
our generation. For more information visit:

Dancing with the Stars: Live
in Las Vegas to Return to The New Tropicana Las Vegas

off the heels of a successful inaugural run, the producers of Dancing with
the Stars: Live in Las Vegas at the New Tropicana Las Vegas are proud to
announce that the spectacular live show is being brought back due to
popular demand. The lively stage production, based on the smash ABC hit
Dancing with the Stars, will return to entertain Las Vegas audiences in
March 2013. Fans are encouraged to check the Dancing with the Stars: Live
in Las Vegas Facebook page and for continual updates. For
more information visit:
Wynn Las Vegas Launches Wynn
Social, Virtually Taking Guests Behind the Nightclub Velvet Ropes with
World-Renowned DJ Roster

Wynn Las Vegas will allow guests from
across the globe a behind the scenes look into its premier nightlife
scene, focusing on the roster of 36 celebrated resident DJs, through an
innovative digital content platform and social media hub, Wynn Social.
Wynn Social brings users behind the velvet ropes and into DJs’ lives
through personal interviews, original features like “In Your Bag” and
“Wynn Secrets,” footage from beyond the booth and new mixes through the
Ultra/Wynn music label. For more information visit:
The Act, Groundbreaking
Performance-Based Nightclub Theater, Opening In Las Vegas October

The ACT, will usher in a new variety of nightlife inside
The Shoppes at The Palazzo in October 2012. Created by New York City
nightlife and theater impresario Simon Hammerstein, The ACT will offer a
uniquely decadent experience, presenting over-the-top theatrical
performances, nightly rituals and audience involvement in the shows. The
15,000-square-foot, multi-level space merges aesthetic elements ranging
from an Italian opera house to European cathedrals, from New York City’s
Grand Central Station Post Office to a turn-of-the-century speakeasy.
Guests will have the opportunity to experience the action unfold onstage
from numerous perspectives, including private balcony boxes, banquettes on
the dance floor and a backstage seating area that allows guests to mingle
with all the talent. For more information visit:
Blue Man Group to Debut New

Blue Man Group, the international entertainment
phenomenon, will unveil its newest production complete with electrifying
music, sensational technology, a captivating nightly procession and its
signature interactive, audience experiences at Monte Carlo Resort and
Casino Wednesday, Oct. 10. The creative forces of Blue Man Group have been
working for two years to propel their indescribable celebration of art,
technology and music to a whole new level at the Monte Carlo. Audience
members will be enveloped in a one-of-a-kind, colorful and interactive
experience that only Blue Man Group can provide. The mega-enhanced show
presents a thrilling, energy-infused combination of the signature pieces
Blue Man Group is known for while introducing new playful personalities
and dynamic new instruments. For more information visit:

Krave Nightclub to Move

Las Vegas nightclub Krave is moving downtown, where it
will be renamed Krave Massive, the world’s largest gay club. Krave will
move into the third floor of the Neonopolis complex on Fremont Street, in
a space formerly occupied by the 14-screen Galaxy Theatres. In addition to
its five dance rooms, Krave Massive will expand beyond the nightclub theme
to include a comedy club, movie theater and outdoor pool. The nightclub is
expected to open late 2012. For more information visit:

‘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 client.

Patrice Bell Account Director (416)
925-8212 ext.226
Andrew Ricketts,
Public Relations Account Executive (416) 925-8212 ext.237
Finn, Groups & Incentive Representative
Peter Nowicki, Sales Manager, Western
Renée Wilson, Account Executive,

For more information on Las Vegas,
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Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

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