Archive for January, 2009

The City of Lights Promises to Power Off

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Las Vegas being most definitely regarded as the city of lights promises to power off and turn off as many lights as possible in an effort to save the world and power off during earth hour as the rest of the world also unites in worldwide hour without light.

This year earth hour will take place on March 28th at 8:30pm. With this event that began in Australia a few years ago, the mayor of Las Vegas had many doubts that this city would join in. But the casinos on the strip all agreed in a pleasant surprise as they have promised that they too will out the lights for this one hour of the year to stand united with the remainder of the world in a fight against climate change and global warming.

Organizers of the event are hoping that the remainder of the city of Las Vegas will follow the lead of the strip and do their part in keeping the earth as green as possible. The event follows the already widespread attempt to make the year a greener in every way.

As conventions roll through Las Vegas, the strip and the convention center everything this year points towards a greener direction. With the economy taking a more than usual hit, many think that trying to save every where they possibly can, would be a great start in the right direction.

So where do you plan to be on March 28th at 8:30pm? Where ever it is if you dedicate this hour to your planet it is sure to pay that same respect forward and in result directly back to you.

Bette Midler in Las Vegas

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

A true symbol of music, Bette Midler is still performing her show at the Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. From costume changes to unexpected encores every single show promises to deliver an entertaining evening leaving show goers asking for more and always presenting Midler with a standing ovation at the closing of all her shows.

Better Midler signed a two year contract that will be reviewed at the close of the two year period to establish whether or not she will be signing on to perform for an additional time period. Bette performs songs from all of her albums and at the ripe age of 63 she is as much a crowd pleaser as she was thirty years ago.

Tickets for the Bette Midler Show can be purchased at ticket sales offices in Las Vegas and of course can also be purchased directly at the Caesars Palace hotel. The tickets range in prices starting as low as $150 dollars and go as high as $1000 per ticket for the most premium seats in the house.

The show is available in conjunction with hotel packages as well as hotel and air packages also. While the show is scheduled to be on five times per week it is more than often sold out so it is a good idea to purchase tickets in advance if you know you will be in town to see the show prior to arriving.

To see a full list of songs that are preformed and read some reviews of what others thought of the show please visit the hotels website or browse Bette Midler online.

Web Deals for Las Vegas

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

Booking online was surely popular in the past but if you are looking to book a vacation online now than you will be happy to find that now is a better time than ever. One hotel in particular is offering to very inviting web offers. That hotel is the one and only Bellagio.

If you log onto the Bellagio website and search for web only promotions you will find a page that asks you to enter your personal information such as your name, your address and your email address. After you have entered this information you are taken to the next screen which will allow you to see the web deals that are currently available strictly by booking your trip online.

There are currently 2 on going promotions, one being the “one night free” promotion which allows guests to book to nights at the going rate and receive the third night completely on the house. The starting rates for these rooms are only 169 dollars per night so the average rate for all three nights is barely over a hundred dollars.

The second promotion that they have going on is the “special rates” promotions which allows guests to view a calendar for the upcoming months and select room rates starting as low as $129 per night which is almost unheard of for the Bellagio.

The Hotel and Casino has been revamped and updated in recent years and is completely as posh a destination as anyone would expect from a five star luxury resort. So log on now and book your trip today!