Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Flaunt the Gay in Vegas

Super gay-friendly (and sumptuously luxurious hotel resorts in Las Vegas), Wynn Las Vegas and Encore are changing the concept of the gay getaway with the introduction of Flaunt at Wynn Las Vegas April 21-24. This exclusive weekend event features some of the resorts’ hottest amenities, from the muscular performers of Le Rêve to the sizzlingContinue reading “Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Flaunt the Gay in Vegas”

Oh, My Kà: All the World in a Stage

Story by Dennis Hensley; Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com My big reason for going to Las Vegas earlier this month was to see Cher before she packed it in and skipped town (see my video blog here). But the big reason I’m glad I made the trip was the show I saw the next night, CirqueContinue reading “Oh, My Kà: All the World in a Stage”

Cher Bids Adieu (Au revoir?) to Las Vegas

Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com Cher said farewell yet again this month, this time in Las Vegas, where she wrapped up her long run at the Coliseum at Caesar’s Palace just in time for Celine Dion to return in March. Our own Dennis Hensley caught one of Cher’s last shows. He took friend Tony and hisContinue reading “Cher Bids Adieu (Au revoir?) to Las Vegas”

A “Wynn-ing” Way to Spend President’s Day

Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com By Dennis Hensley Even chief executives need to cut loose from time to time. The Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas understands this so they’re throwing their first-ever gay dance party, “All the President’s Men,” on President’s Day Eve, February 20. The setting is the Hotel’s intimate Blush nightclub.  But why stopContinue reading “A “Wynn-ing” Way to Spend President’s Day”

Asian-flavored Specials at New Vegas Hotel

Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com Sin City boasts an indulgent new hotel property on the Las Vegas Trip. The Mandarin Oriental, which opened in late 2009, is celebrating its first anniversary with  special room packages and amenities. Guests can experience three luxurious nights at the Mandarin for the price of two with the “Fantastic Anniversary 3-for-2”Continue reading “Asian-flavored Specials at New Vegas Hotel”

Encore, Wynn! Two Vegas Hotels, Five LGBT Packages

Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com The Wynn Las Vegas and its sister property, the Encore, warmly invite gay and lesbian travelers to stay at these two swanky hotel resorts with not one, not two, but five LGBT-specific packages, or deals. Whatever your travel style they probably have you covered. There’s one for early bookers who receiveContinue reading “Encore, Wynn! Two Vegas Hotels, Five LGBT Packages”

A Different Kind of Halloween Mask

Originally published in dot429 I admit it. I totally forgot about this week’s dot429 assignment. The theme is “masks” for obvious reasons with October 31 just around the corner, but having already written about my three favorite gay-popular Halloween celebrations, I wanted to focus on a different travel experience. At a loss, I decided toContinue reading “A Different Kind of Halloween Mask”

Liberace Museum Closing; Era Ends

Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com At the height of its popularity, the Liberace Museum in Las Vegas attracted 450,000 visitors a year, putting it on par with some of the most visited attractions in Sin City. But times and tastes change. Despite measures to attract visitors in recent years (some bordering on desperate), only 50,000 peopleContinue reading “Liberace Museum Closing; Era Ends”