JUST IN TIME: LAS VEGAS ROLLS OUT FIRST GROUND-UP RESORT ON THE STRIP IN OVER TEN YEARS

by | Jul 3, 2021 | Travel

Canadians, apparently, can’t wait to get travelling again. And Las Vegas is at the top of their destination wish list. That’s of course no surprise.  It’s not that long a flight for most Canadians. It’s warm. For the luxury traveler, there’s no better place to go blow off steam – casinos, food experiences, shows, golf. There are higher octane things to do like Grand Canyon helicopter tours and hot air balloon rides. What about driving enormous bulldozers? Or driving a fast car on a racetrack?

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Trip Advisor lists the more popular ones here. And it’s tough to list the most luxurious accommodations. The SLS Las Vegas, Bellagio, Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, Waldorf Estoria at Las Vegas, Nobu Hotel Las Vegas, go down the list.

Canada’s best luxury website: Introducing the new Resorts World Las Vegas

Which brings us to the new Resorts World Las Vegas – the first ground-up resort to open on the Sunset Strip of Vegas in over a decade. It officially opened just last week. Just in time for travellers looking to bust off the shackles of pandemic lockdown living.

The integrated resort looks to match its Vegas strip brethren when talking amenities. Check out this video:

 

The resort offers 3,500 luxury guest rooms and suites from three premium Hilton brands. That includes the largest Conrad Hotels & Resorts property in the world, one of the first LXR Hotels & Resorts locations in the U.S., and a marquee Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel. Each brand features its own entrance, lobby, and distinct selection of guest accommodations.

The Las Vegas Hilton features 1,774 full-service guest rooms and suites ranging from 400 to 3,300 square feet (rooms rates are in the $300s). Conrad Las Vegas offers 1,496 contemporary and luxury guest rooms and suites ranging from 550 to 2,800 square feet. There are luxe amenities and a curated art program.

And Crockfords Las Vegas, LXR Hotels & Resorts showcases an intimate collection of 236 impeccably designed guest rooms, suites, and villas ranging from 550 to 7,000 square feet. Those feature lavish accommodations, upscale amenities, and highly personalized service.

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Next generation casino

Resorts World Las Vegas features the most innovative casino technology and 117,000 square feet of gaming space. That includes 1,400 slots, 117 table games, a dedicated Poker room and 30 poker tables, high-limit areas, and a sportsbook.

Guests can choose from over 40 food and beverage options at Resorts World Las Vegas. That ranges from fine-dining and quick-service venues to original. It also includes exclusive concepts like Kusa Nori, Genting Palace, Sun’s Out Buns Out, Famous Foods Street Eats, Wally’s Wine & Spirits, and Craig’s Vegan.

There’s a 5,000-capacity concert and entertainment venue with exclusive engagements by Celine Dion, Carrie Underwood, Katy Perry, and Luke Bryan beginning this November. For shoppers, there is 70,000 square feet of dedicated retail space named The District. The resort presents two levels of unique boutique shops and experiential offerings from luxury and lifestyle brands, including Fred Segal, Judith Leiber, Hervé Léger, and Pepper.

Return of the convention crowd

Anticipating a return soon of conventions, there’s 250,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space complete with 50 multi-functional meeting rooms. When you’re ready to chill out, there’s an expansive 5.5-acre pool complex featuring five unique pool experiences, including the only infinity-edge pool on the Strip.

“Las Vegas is coming back,” said Resorts World Las Vegas’s President Scott Sibella to Fox News. “The convention business is coming back later this year or next year. I hope by first or second quarter Vegas will be where it was before the pandemic. We want to be best in class in everything.”

If you can’t make it to this new casino at the moment, you could always try your hand at poker or other games online until you’re ready to visit.

For example, you can check out a site like BetRivers and play casino games on there. Also, using the codes from BetRiversBonusCode.com will give you a signup bonus. You can expect similar offers from other online casino providers as well.

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