If someone gambles at a casino property, they are a customer. It is just that simple. If someone takes the time to join a Vegas Casino loyalty program and allows their casino play to be tracked they are interested in that property and their casino loyalty program.
This was a rather interesting week in Las Vegas. There wasn’t as much major news as last week but there is a lot to know.
Let’s take a look at resort and parking fees for hotels away from the Vegas Strip. Since there are so many hotel-casinos around Las Vegas I’ll break them into sections for easier reading.
Vegas Fees Gone Wild | It seems that we are living in an age of travel “fees gone wild.” Is ancillary revenue becoming the cornerstone of financial success for hotel operations in Las Vegas?
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When I first started visiting Las Vegas I couldn’t afford much beyond a hotel room and low limits gambling. I was 21’ish and didn’t have much money to my name…. Being nickeled and dimed by Las Vegas hotels every few months is obnoxious.
Booking a hotel room in Las Vegas isn’t as simple as it used to be. Actually, just visiting the Vegas Strip isn’t as simple as it used to be either. The addition of resorts fees to advertised hotel room prices in Las Vegas over the years mean that your hotel room price isn’t what you’re being told it will be. But wait, there’s more! There is another fee if you plan on using a car in Las Vegas. Many casino operators on the Vegas Strip are now charging an hourly and daily parking fee for self-parking and valet. These parking fees are applicable to anyone with a car visiting or staying at the property.
I’m always looking forward in life and in Las Vegas. Dealing with the current moment and what’s ahead makes life easier to handle than wallowing in the past.
It was a good news/bad news week for the many people who prefer Caesars and Total Rewards casinos in Las Vegas. The casino operator reported earnings last week and had some interesting information to share. After reporting earnings I found, even more, information from Caesars Entertainment. That information wasn’t “interesting” but it you should hear it anyway. Let’s start with the good news.
I was in Atlantic City last week and got snowed in…… and then had the opportunity to stay at Harrah’s Atlantic City for the cost of just the—FEES : $23.71 for the resort fee plus $3.29 tax on that and $5 for the occupancy fee for a total of $32 a night (on a COMP ROOM!)