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Las Vegas showgirls protest hotel resort fees

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Original post from AP – Thursday, July 21, 2011 | 11:05 a.m.
The Associated Press

YouTube Video is from brad88ford.

Las Vegas headliner Marie Osmond and dozens of showgirls are protesting resort fees charged at many Las Vegas hotels.

Osmond and the roughly 50 performers from the Jubilee! show at Bally’s Las Vegas hotel-casino marched on the Las Vegas Strip Thursday morning to promote Caesars Entertainment’s no fee policy.

Caesars Entertainment claims its no-fees policy saves travelers $3 million per month.

Las Vegas resort fees are usually not included in an advertised room rate. They cover hotel amenities ranging from fitness center access and internet service to valet parking.

The event Thursday morning was dubbed a gesture of solidarity with the American consumer.

Magicians Penn & Teller and other entertainers also joined the protest.

The Best Hotels In Las Vegas: This Week Caesars Palace Las Vegas

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Caesars Palace - file photo
Caesar's Palace - file photo

The following is a repost from About.Com
Zeke Quezada offers some good Las Vegas essential information.

Zeke’s Las Vegas Travel Blog
By Zeke Quezada, About.com Guide

What is the best hotel in Las Vegas? That is a question with no real right answer, but what is the best hotel in Las Vegas for you? That’s easier.

This Week’s Best Hotel in Las Vegas Pick: Caesars Palace Las Vegas

Yo[sic] have seen Caesars before, it’s been around forever, it was the example of a themed hotel before the volcano, the pirate ship or the Eiffel Tower. Caesars Palace is really a snapshot of Las Vegas over the past few decades and the one place in the center of the strip that seems to be ever expanding, ever changing and always keeping the idea of Las Vegas alive in your head.

Things to check out at Caesars Palace

The Frozen Hot Chocolate at Serendipity 3
The Forum Shops
Wolfgang Puck’s Meatloaf at Spago
Matt Goss
The Garden of the Gods
Francois Payard and his ability to cook read more from Zeke including more “Best Hotels.”

Caesar’s Palace links on LasVegasBuffetClub.Com
Visit the main pages of LasVegasBuffetClub.Com

Here Piggy Piggy – More than you can eat in Las Vegas

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Dessert from Harrahs
Dessert from Harrah's
Pulse of Vegas Blog

Ten years ago, give or take a few years, I mentioned to Tony LaRocco (of The Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas) that it would be really cool if you could buy an all day pass to the buffets. His response was: “they (the casinos) would never do it because they’d loose money.” This was said with his typical Brooklyn, New York / NYU arrogance.

Guess what Tony! It’s happening all over Las Vegas and it’s been happening for some time now.

I don’t remember who started it – maybe it was Circus Circus or Excalibur or…I do know that a bunch of casino hotels are offering the All-You-Can-Eat-All-Day-Long Buffet now and they have been for some time. I’ve been displaying AYCEADL Buffet links on this website since this world-class-all-American-pig-out started. Simply stated the AYCEADL Buffet is just what it sounds like: The buffet’ers can visit a buffet at a particular hotel as many times as they like (in a 24 hour period) from the first breakfast serving through lunch and through the last dinner serving for just one admittance price. The amount varies according to the particular hotel’s policy. For instance *The CIRCUS CIRCUS Hotel is charging $25.00 for their All-You-Can-Eat-All-Day-Long buffet, (kids 4-12, $20.00 per day – kids under 4 eat free.) EXCALIBUR HOTEL is offering an *All-You-Can-Eat-All-Day-Long-Buffet for $24.99 weekdays and $29.99 on Saturday and Sunday. LUXOR HOTEL is charging adults $29.99 for their AYCEADL weekday buffet and $34.99 on weekends. Kids 5+ pay $17.99. PALACE STATION has joined the AYCEADL list, offering “The Feast” Saturday thru Thursday for $19.99 adult / $16.99 child. Friday Seafood Night is $29.99 adult / $26.99 child. Visit the LasVegasBuffetClub’s Buffet Page for more information and links to these (hotel) websites.

Here’s more information:

Buffet of Buffets
Buffet of Buffets

The Buffet of Buffets refers to the All-You-Can-Eat-All-Day-Long-At-8-Hotel-Buffets.
And those buffets are:
Caesars Palace Las Vegas
Paris Las Vegas
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Las Vegas
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino Las Vegas
Bally’s Las Vegas
Flamingo Las Vegas
Harrah’s Las Vegas
Imperial Palace Las Vegas

Visit one of the eight hotels for information.
Some hotels are also offering a Buffet/Hotel package that includes a room and an all day pass to all eight hotel buffets (two night stay required.)

For instance the RIO is offering a room (two nights stay required) and an all day pass to the eight hotels for under $50.00 per night.

The Buffets:
* Carnival World Buffet at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
* Flavors at Harrah’s Las Vegas
* Paradise Garden Buffet at Flamingo Las Vegas
* Emperor’s Buffet at Imperial Palace
* Le Village Buffet at Paris Las Vegas
* Lago Buffet at Caesars Palace
* Spice Market Buffet at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
* The Emperor’s Buffet at Imperial Palace

This is from Planet Hollywood’s website:
“Take advantage of great room packages featuring the best buffet offer in years! Stay at least TWO NIGHTS at the Vegas resort of your choice, and enjoy two all-day, unlimited-access buffet passes to any of seven world-class buffets.”

Before you go, check to see if the information is current.

*Book two nights at Circus Circus and pay only $20.00 per day for the AYCEADL buffet.

Visit the LasVegasBuffetClub’s Buffet Page
Visit the Main pages of the LasVegasBuffetClub

Elton John’s final ‘Red Piano’ performance

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I was cruising the LA Times.com website page “The Movable Buffet: Dispatches from Las Vegas by Richard Abowitz” and found a post on (Sir) Elton John: (Sir) “Elton John’s final ‘Red Piano’ performance” (at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas.)

I’ve been a bit bummed out over (Sir) Elton ever since he dumped Marilyn Monroe for Princess Diana, so to speak. The dude wrote a love song to MM, singing passionately about America’s fallen princess…Then the Brits lost a princess (tragic circumstances,) and once again – a great loss for the entire world.

But c’mon dude, write a brand new song, don’t steal Marilyn’s song. Of course I’m “speaking” of “Candle in the Wind,” the song (Sir) Elton wrote “for” Marilyn Monroe, then rewrote – changing a few words – and re-recorded the song “for” the Princess of Wales after her tragic death. Who did (Sir) Elton dishoner more: the desperately-gorgeous, Blonde American Princess, the preciously-beautiful, British Royal Princess or (Sir) Elton John?

Oh well, I digress, back to the great Abowitz: “Goodbye, Elton John. Though I never interviewed you at all, I saw the Red Piano that sold out while the shows around you did not.”
“And, it seems to me that you worked the Colosseum like a beacon amidst the neon, always knowing which hits to play to make the crowds applaud.”
“And, I would have liked to interview you, but I am just a blogger, and so you packed your shows in Vegas without the Movable Buffet.” Click this link to view “The Movable Buffet: Dispatches from Las Vegas by Richard Abowitz”

“Musician Sir Elton John performs during the final performance of his show “The Red Piano” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace April 22, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. John played 241 concerts in the 4,300-seat showroom since he began his run as one of the resort’s resident headliners in February 2004.” read more from Zimbio.com