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Several new hotels, resorts, condos and restaurants will open in Las Vegas this year.

Trump International Hotel & Towers

Located on the Strip, the first tower of the $500-million, 1,282-room Trump International Hotel opened in 2008. Although the property has no casino, it features a private spa, fitness center and a gourmet restaurant. Construction of a second tower begins after the first tower opens.

Encore Suites

Construction of the second tower of Wynn Las Vegas finished in December 2008. The $1.4-billion, 2,030-room Encore Suites hotel will have a casino, pool, spa, nightclub, 11 shops, seven bars and five restaurants.

Encore Suites has private boardrooms, a ballroom and event space, which can be combined with additional meeting rooms and convention facilities at Wynn Las Vegas. Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) owns Wynn Las Vegas, a 2,700-room casino resort and hotel on the Las Vegas Strip.

Cosmopolitan Resort and Casino

When it's finished this year, the $2-billion Cosmopolitan Resort and Casino will have 3,000 hotel rooms and luxury condominium units, a full-service casino, 150,000 square feet of convention space and more than five acres of swimming pools, nightclubs and restaurants.

Palms Place

The 599-room, 50-story Condominium Hotel and Spa Tower at the Palms Casino resort opened in 2008. SkyTube, a moving walkway, connects the $600-million Palms Place residences with the resort's casino, restaurants and nightlife.


Luxor's multi-phase renovation added restaurants, a spa-style lounge by the pool, a casino floor design and a Cirque du Soleil show with illusionist Criss Angel.

Subsequent phases will renovate the atrium and galleria, followed by room redesigns to Luxor's Las Vegas Strip hotel.

Arrow bus routes

Arrow is a bus and trolley service that transports visitors door to door between Las Vegas hotels and attractions. Arrow routes cover downtown Las Vegas, Fremont Street, the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Las Vegas Strip.

Vegas.com Arrow bus and trolley passengers can make restaurant reservations, buy show tickets and front of line club passes on touch-screen monitors. Arrow tickets are available per ride or for a full day pass on the bus and monorail.


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