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The Amateur Traveler talks to Hunter Hillegas author of the Vegas Mate iPhone app about Las Vegas. The Amateur Traveler has covered Las Vegas before but the city is constantly changing.
“Between the effects of the recession and some pretty high profile construction projects that finished and opened, the last five years have been incredibly impactful how the Las Vegas strip has changed. In the last five years they have added City Center which was a massive 10 billion plus dollar development, the expansion of the Wynn property with their Encore hotel, and the Cosmopolitan which was the most recent property and the last one we will probably see for a while.”
Hunter takes us through the various hotels, casinos, shows, restaurants and sites of Las Vegas include the recently opened Mob Museum and Neon boneyard.
“Vegas for many many years was driven by gambling revenue and everything was sort of seen through that lens, especially when you were going to design and build a property. It was very much about how can we get people to come and spend time in our casino and that has changed quite a bit over the past decade or so.
City Center, Las Vegas
Cheap Food In Las Vegas
Vegas Reviews, Tips, Recommendations
Transportation in Vegas
Encore, Las Vegas
Caesar’s Palace Forum Shops
José Andrés (Chef)
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum
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