Summit 2009 About Las Vegas|
Las Vegas on the Web
Make the web your first stop when you are planning your trip to Lab InfoTech Summit. Everything you will need can be found at the following web sites from restaurant reservations and show tickets to discount coupons.
About the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino
The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, located on
the Las Vegas Strip, is one of the world’s most
luxurious resort and convention destinations.
The Venetian features The Grand Canal Shoppes,
an indoor streetscape complete with gondolas,
serenading gondoliers, street performers, the
Canyon Ranch SpaClub, many highly regarded
restaurants with award-winning chefs, the
Guggenheim-Hermitage Museum, and a wide
variety of shows. The property is very close to
other famous Las Vegas hotels including the
Wynn, Caesars Palace, and the Bellagio.
The Palazzo, which is adjacent to the Venetian
and under the same ownership, includes a
50-floor luxury hotel tower with more than 3,000
suites. The Shoppes at The Palazzo features more
than 60 boutiques. The combined Palazzo, Venetian,
and Sands Expo and Convention Center is
the largest resort and hotel complex in the world
with more than 7,000 hotel rooms and suites.
Venetian Contact Information:
The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino
3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Las Vegas Shows
There is no need to dwell on the various shows
that Las Vegas has to offer. Such offerings as
Mystere, Mamma Mia, Blue Man Group, and
LOVE Beatles speak for themselves. Be sure to
book early because demand for tickets is very
heavy. You can use the various Las Vegas web
sites listed in this brochure for more information
and for tickets.
Celebrity Chefs in Las Vegas
Las Vegas has become one of the culinary
capitals of the country. Don’t forget to sample
some of the fine dining in Las Vegas inspired by
one of the celebrity chefs with restaurants there.
Here is a small sampling of the chefs who have
opened restaurants in Las Vegas: Bradley Ogden,
Wolfgang Puck, Thomas Keller, Emeril Lagasse,
Charlie Palmer, Bobby Flay, and Tom Colicchio.
Reservations are generally recommended for
these high-profile spots.
Tours in the Las Vegas Area
If you get tired of the bright lights, crowds,
and glitter of Las Vegas, you may also want to
visit some of the tourist attractions within easy
driving distance of the city such as Hoover Dam,
Lake Mead, the Grand Canyon, and the Oatman,
Arizona ghost town. The Grand Canyon contains
more than 400 miles of trails and the Grand
Canyon National Park covers 1.2 million acres.