| Sustainability on the Strip | If you have an appetite for eco-sumptuous dining on the Las Vegas Strip, the odds of discovering such soulful cuisine amid the gargantuan-but-questionably-sourced, all-you-can-eat buffets are about as good as winning at the slots … and I should know, having learned that lesson the hard way! Fortunately, though, it is possible […]
| Can Excessiveness and Eco-efficiency Coexist? | Las Vegas Strip—love or hate it, few question its supremacy as America’s Babylon, the pinnacle of excess, debauchery and vice. Yet in a counter-intuitive twist, it also boasts something good for all of us—one of the world’s greenest building complexes, the triumvirate of the Venetian, Palazzo and Sands Expo, […]
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| Green? Wanna Bet? | The odds of finding an eco-tourist in Las Vegas are about as good as my winning a slot machine jackpot. And yet there are always a few winners, aren’t there? I suppose someone chooses this epicenter of American hedonism as a basecamp for exploring the natural wonders of the Nevada […]
| Follow The Green | Nearly seven in ten Americans will gamble this year, and that statistic is matched or doubled-down in other parts of the world. No wonder the casino industry is worth some $30 billion—more than the gross domestic product (GDP) of Bolivia! Green, in gaming, usually means the color of money, or […]
Healthier air travel and hotels lead the year’s travel trends spotted by Wellness Tourism Worldwise, an international organization focused on well-being and travel. The forecast is based on an analysis of
The hotels purchase renewable energy credits that guarantee their power comes from a renewable source, such as wind, hydroelectric, solar or geothermal. The credits also help fund development of renewable energy facilities.
| Green Travel News | Green gamblers, you’re in luck. MGM Resorts has installed the first electric vehicle (EV) charging station on the Las Vegas Strip. It’s located at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, between Mandalay Bay and Luxor resorts. Charging is free for retail and resort customers driving electric vehicles like the Nissan LEAF […]