The Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens have opened the gates to its summer display. Each season, the conservatory has a new display of several themed scenes, created from thousands of flowers. With the arrival of summer in Las Vegas, the theme this year is “La Dolce Vita” and depicts summer in Italy. The east garden, full of lemons, represen...

Manifatture Sigaro Toscano will attend the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) Convention, happening June 28 -July 2 in Las Vegas. During the IPCPR, MST will launch a new Toscano cigar, made with the Caribbean technique of using a wrapper and binder: Stilnovo. This is a limited edition for lovers of handmade cigars. Sti...

Air Italy has added 10 new destinations to its network through the signing of a Special Prorate Agreement with Alaska Airlines. The new interline agreement start the airlines’ partnership with 10 destinations across the US and Mexico: Anchorage, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Seattle, Portland, Palm Springs, San Diego, Newark, San Jose (CA) and Guadalajara (...

An Italian dining switcheroo on the upper level at Town Square with the Neapolitan style of La Bella Napoli swiftly replaced by another Italian restaurant. Keeping the Naples-built, wood-fired Stefano Ferrara pizza oven, a central attraction of its three-year-old predecessor, Minchia’s Cibo Italiano is currently serving daily from 4 to 10 p.m, open...

The Trieste-based Area Science Park, one of Italy's leading research and innovation centres, is teaming up with Teorema Engineering and the Italian Trade Agency to bring a large delegation of digital start-up inventors and entrepreneurs to the Consumer Electronics Show, to be held in Las Vegas from January 7 to January 10, 2020.  The idea is to sel...

Kept under wraps as “Restaurant C” on early construction filings, new paperwork reveals Italian restaurant Ambra is on schedule to replace Fiamma at the MGM Grand. Pushing for an official summer debut, the resort has yet to share details of the new concept, but is currently hiring for select positions. Named after the Italian translation of “amber,...

La Strega—Gina Marinelli’s new Italian restaurant in the former Due Forni space in south Summerlin—reflects an interesting convergence of trends. The first, ongoing since the Great Recession, is the migration of Strip talent away from the tourist corridor; in this instance, a former Cosmopolitan chef has resurfaced in the friendly confines of a sub...

Vinny Raniolo Guitarist, Musician and Entrepreneur of Raniolo Music LLC was just recently selected as Top Musician of the Year for 2019 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for his outstanding leadership, dynamic playing and performances. While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in...

Eataly at Park MGM is setting up retail and industry group discounts through 2019, a spokesperson said Monday. The Italian emporium will give a 10% discount on retail, non-menu items in the marketplace, wine shop and Cucina del Mercato for the rest of the year, according to a statement. It's also offering discounts to hospitality industry groups th...

Rock legend Jon Bon Jovi came to Las Vegas on May 9 to pay a visit to the most recent addition to The Palm at The Forums Shop at Caesars Palace, his own caricature added to the restaurant's iconic walls. Bon Jovi was joined by his son, Jesse, for lunch at The Palm on Thursday afternoon. Prior to being seated, the two signed their names below their...