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Peep The New Signature Rooms at Westgate Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Feb 2015
Unlike a few of the recent owners of the former International Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas Hilton and LVH, the operators of the rebranded Westgate Las Vegas aren't messing around. David Siegel and Westgate...

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Video: The International Under Construction

Posted by Chuckmonster on 31 Jul 2014
Check out this amazing video of The International Hotel & Casino under construction in 1969, as Elvis Presley signs his contract to perform at the hotel's grand opening and beyond. Amazing! Big thanks to Misnomer for the...

Tagged: elvis   vegas history   construction   international   hilton   westgate   

SLS Las Vegas Joins Hilton HHonors Program

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Jun 2014
SLS Las Vegas has joined Hilton Hotels' Hilton HHonors program under a newly launched sub brand called Curio (unrelated to the new gift shop at Cromwell that sells monkey shaped candelabras that are strikingly...

Tagged: sls las vegas   hilton hhonors   comp clubs   marketing   rewards   

Show And Tell: Star Trek Experience Grand Opening Invitation

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Jan 2013
Ten years or so, after learning about my Star Trek obsession, a friend of mine gave me an original invitation to the grand opening of Star Trek: The Experience at the Las Vegas Hilton. ...

Tagged: star trek   las vegas hilton   show and tell   

Welcome To The New Tropicana Las Vegas Hilton Double Tree

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Oct 2012
Late last week, The Tropicana and Hilton's DoubleTree brand announced a franchise partnership which brings the Hilton name back to "The Strip." The Tropicana gets access to Hilton HHonors marketing, booking and massive rolodex...

Tagged: tropicana   doubletree   hilton   cosmopolitan   independent spirit   

Las Vegas Hilton: The End of An Era

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Jun 2012
It may not be the original name of the property, but the Las Vegas Hilton has enough years under its belt to warrant the shedding of at least a thimbleful of tears as the name...

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MGM In Talks To Rebrand Luxor As Hilton

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Feb 2012
Here's an interesting piece from the tips and innuendo file.... someone familiar with the subject but not allowed to publicly discuss it spoke to VT on condition of anonymity that MGM Resorts International is in...

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Hilton Dumps The Hilton

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jun 2011
Egad. The Hilton Hotels Worldwide Craporation Incorporated has formally dissolved their marketing agreement with the Las Vegas Hilton, effective January 1 2012. Not only does this mean no more scoring cheaper rates when booking via...

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Cosmopolitan Gets Invaded By Celebutards

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Feb 2011
We knew it was only a matter of time before the bloodsucking vampires started showing up at Cosmopolitan's Marquee club - six weeks! From Norm!: At Marquee nightclub (Cosmopolitan) on Saturday: Paris and Nicky Hilton, with...

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Dear Steve Wynn...

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Sep 2010
Dear Steve Wynn, On behalf of all of the Vegas trippers.... Thank you. I owe you a beer. Sincerely, Chuckmosnter ...

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Love, Star Trek and Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Jul 2010
A sucker for Star Trek? A sucker for love stories? Yeah... we are too, particularly when there is a shirtless Shatner involved there is a Vegas angle. The story, outlined in stunning video on...

Tagged: star trek convention   las vegas hilton   

International Grand Opening Invitation on eBay

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Jul 2010
Here's a big time score for you Vegas collector nuts, an original invitation to the Grand Opening of the International Hotel and Casino (now the Las Vegas Hilton) formerly owned by Stardust bookmaker/bagman Hy 'The...

Tagged: ebay   international hotel   las vegas hilton   

The Leach: Mandalay Bay, LV Hilton For Sale

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Jul 2010
Should you be willing to stomach wading through four paragraphs and two photos of Criss Angel chillin with his villains at his secret gothic lair, The Leach is reporting that *gasp* Mandalay Bay and...

Tagged: the leach   mandalay bay   las vegas hilton   bills gambling hall   harrahs   

Las Vegas Hilton Mega-Suites Discounted!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Jun 2010
Now... thanks to recession busting pricing and vanishing high rollers... you too can put your ass on a gilded toilet seat used regularly by famed commodian cogitator Barry Manilow. The Las Vegas Review Journal's Arnold M....

Tagged: las vegas hilton   review journal   chuckmonster   high roller suites   

Triumph at Las Vegas Hilton!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Jun 2010
Fight the good fight... Triumph is coming to the Las Vegas Hilton! Uh wait. What? No Rik Emmett, Mike Levine or Gil Moore??? Behold a pale horse. Death. Destruction. The gods have unleashed the counter...

Tagged: las vegas hilton   triumph   

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