Steve Wynn took all the lessons learned with the Golden Nuggets, both in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, and turned them into the Mirage, the resort that became the model for themed resorts for years to come. That success has driven us through the wild success of Bellagio, Wynn and Encore, Wynn Macau and Cotai, and the wildly inventive ideas coming to this day with Wynn Paradise Park, Wynn West, and Wynn Boston Harbor.
Last year, Michael told me about an idea to have a conference that would discuss maximizing travel miles and points and casino rewards. Ya know, bringing TravelZork dot com to life. What a great concept. The idea went dark for awhile and popped up just a few months ago. ZorkFest 2017 was ready to go!
Wow, what a week in Las Vegas. Sometimes it’s true, where there’s smoke there’s fire. I thought there would be a big announcement coming from Wynn Resorts and there most certainly was a big announcement.
This is another big week for news in Las Vegas but I want to begin with something you can only do today in Las Vegas. First of all, you’re living life right if you’re on vacation and reading this to start your day.
Most people know about the Miles and Points world, but many think it’s too complicated or time consuming to enter. It doesn’t have to be. You’ve got to start somewhere with any endeavor that is worthwhile.
Looking back I think it’s safe to say that 2017 was an interesting year Las Vegas. There was plenty of news and I’m happy to say that we’ve never missed a week sharing the good, the bad, and the ugly of what’s happening in Las Vegas.
It’s ZorkFest weekend and we’re all in Atlantic City! I’m skipping a Pai Gow session at Bally’s right now so I can gather any interesting news from Las Vegas that I can find. Writing about Las Vegas is fun but it’s, even more, fun when there’s a casino 30 seconds away.
Southwest Airlines is generally, still the best airline to fly if you’re looking for reasonably priced and convenient domestic flights, but since they upgraded their reservation system in May, it is more difficult to find deals and those that you do find, may be for flights with bad connections or at odd times. Low fares can disappear quickly, in a matter of days, or even hours.
United Lounge Enhancements in Las Vegas and other cities | Now United is making another move as it experiments with new food and beverage choices in select lounges around the U.S., which includes the TravelZork favorite of Las Vegas. The strategy is also being tested in Houston Intercontinental, Orlando and Boston.
ZorkFest | Register Today | Travel Smarter Gamble Smarter | An unprecedented assortment of sessions on all aspects of Travel and Casino loyalty, packed into just one day!