Finding Serenity At Westgate’s New Spa

Park City’s award-winning facility brings mountain-retreat comforts to Vegas… There’s something uniquely American about the community of Park City, Utah. No matter the season, the mountain top ski-centric Park City offers crystal clean air, gorgeous vistas and a warm, eclectic culture. Westgate Las Vegas (my favorite middle-tier resort) benefited from Park City’s dining offerings when it … Continue reading “Finding Serenity At Westgate’s New Spa”

Serenity Helicopters: the Ultimate Grand Canyon Experience

VIP service brings another dimension to Las Vegas dinner-and-a-show dates… Sometimes the fates are determined to bring certain individuals into your life….not once, but many times. Such was the case two short months ago when I met a charismatic couple on a flight from Portland, Oregon to Las Vegas. During my conversation with them, I … Continue reading “Serenity Helicopters: the Ultimate Grand Canyon Experience”

Spa Days Are For Guys, Too

Yours truly indulges in a manly head-to-toe experience at Westgate’s Serenity Spa… There’s an outmoded perception that spa treatments are something that only women are likely to enjoy. But those in the know realize that occasionally pampering our overworked bodies allows them to recuperate, regenerate and regroup for what lies ahead. Men are most likely … Continue reading “Spa Days Are For Guys, Too”

Dave Mancuso and the Art of the Perfect Shave

A Master Barber guides us through a classy and classic experience for men… You may have noticed that this writer has been on a journey of self-improvement…and I’ve taken you along on the adventure. Together we’ve experienced a men’s spa day at Westgate Serenity Spa. Then we shot over to Cosmopolitan for a visit to … Continue reading “Dave Mancuso and the Art of the Perfect Shave”

Find Your Inner Ariel at MERMAID SCHOOL

Weekend childrens’ classes are Westgate’s latest “outside the box”… Going through my daily round of press release emails is a lot like attacking the pile of presents under the Christmas tree. Some of them I can’t wait to open up (“Chippendales Announces Latest Guest Host”). Others feel obligatory…like a Visa gift card from the mother-in-law … Continue reading “Find Your Inner Ariel at MERMAID SCHOOL”

Bring Your Summer Sexiness to THE PLAYGROUND

New adults-only day club advances the Westgate evolution and invites you to be a kid again… Earlier this year I introduced you to Eddie Perales, the famed master mixologist who bubbles with as much excitement as his creations. Known to the world as a Guinness record-holder and creator of outlandish displays of liquid madness, Perales … Continue reading “Bring Your Summer Sexiness to THE PLAYGROUND”

2017 In Review – Ranking The Resorts

There’s something for everyone when choosing a hotel. But not all of them deserve your business… Best Luxury Resort – Palazzo The Venetian‘s more contemporary sister property has what it takes to satisfy your luxury needs without overt attempts at “hipness” (Cosmopolitan) or coasting on a previously-established reputation (Bellagio). The Palazzo offers easy access from … Continue reading “2017 In Review – Ranking The Resorts”

Immersive Experiences To Blow Your Mind

Why just watch entertainment when you can be a part of it? With the drop in revenue from gambling and a huge reduction in the number of production shows in existence, it’s clear that Vegas visitors are seeking new ways to be excited. People want to be immersed in an experience…that’s why the Big Apple … Continue reading “Immersive Experiences To Blow Your Mind”

2018 Events, Trends & Moments…Cosmic and Controversial

A lot has happened in the past 12 months. Today I look back on large-scale events… GREATEST SIGHT IN THE SKY – Angels of the 2017 Massacre                       I witnessed it on Sahara Avenue near Palace Station… This one is emotional and unforgettable. If you … Continue reading “2018 Events, Trends & Moments…Cosmic and Controversial”