Making Sense of Caesars’ Total Rewards Program

Caesars Total Rewards

Many traditional hotel loyalty programs have been linking up with casino loyalty programs in recent years. This has provided them a foothold in Las Vegas, a city where mainstream brands have not had a strong presence. I think it's been a good move because those mainstream properties that … [Read more...]

DELANO Replaces THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, but Hyatt Partnership Intact


Like several other BoardingArea bloggers, I was searching for some extra nights around our upcoming conference in Las Vegas and was surprised to find THEhotel -- a hotel within a hotel at Mandalay Bay -- was sold out. But a new one called DELANO was also on the list on MGM's M life … [Read more...]

Hyatt and MGM Create New Digital Hub for Las Vegas

Make Vegas Yours

I've been fairly impressed with Hyatt Gold Passport's online media efforts lately. They had a blog for a while, but sometime last year they relaunched Keyed into Hyatt, which has since offered some really stellar content surrounding their different properties and corporate activities. I … [Read more...]

Daily Getaways 2014: Packages from Caesars Entertainment

Daily Getaways Caesars

Daily Getaways is offering a variety of hotel packages from Caesars Entertainment tomorrow (May 27) and in two weeks (on June 19). I'm discussing them all here for the sake of simplicity. My prices include the 10% discount offered when you pay using your American Express card, and you … [Read more...]

The Suitest Is the Coolest Way to Book Your Next Hotel

The Suitest - 8

What's the biggest first world problem? I have many: settling for international business class because first is sold out, a four-hour layover in the airport lounge while I pour free Johnny Walker Blue into empty water bottles, etc. But there is one particular problem when booking hotels … [Read more...]

M life Changes My Attitude toward Las Vegas

M life Hakkasan

For most of my life there were three cities I really didn't like, and Las Vegas was near the top. It doesn't have to be expensive, flashy, or over-the-top, but it often is for many tourists. Contrast that with my ideal form of relaxation: an overstuffed leather armchair, a glass of very … [Read more...]