All That Glitters Will Be Gold at Mandalay Bay’s ‘Paint the Town Gold’ New Year’s Eve Extravaganza



Ring in 2015 at Resort Lounges, Bars, Restaurants and Spa Mandalay

 Mandalay Bay Resort & Casinoinvites guests to “Paint the Town Gold” for the second consecutive year at the one-of-a-kind holiday celebration. The mega party, which is open to the public, will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31 when the resort transforms into a golden wonderland, complete with elaborate gold-themed accents, fun party favors, lavish culinary selections and more. Unforgettable experiences at restaurants, bars, lounges and Spa Mandalay will provide an exhilarating evening. Throughout the resort, themed models will enhance the masquerade-style atmosphere, encouraging guests to welcome 2015 in an exuberant environment. The complimentary event will offer guests an unparalleled experience on one of the most exciting nights of the year.

To book a Mandalay Bay “Paint the Town Gold” New Year’s Eve room package, which includes tickets to either Maroon 5 or Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil, call Mandalay Bay Concierge at 877-632-7800. No room or package purchase necessary to participate in “Paint the Town Gold” activities.

Guests and visitors alike are encouraged to participate in the “Paint the Town Gold” New Year’s Eve festivities, which will include the following:

Lounges and Bars:
Select lounges and bars at Mandalay Bay will offer charming gold-themed, spirits-sponsored events featuring themed décor, specialty drink menus, exclusive bottle service options and prize giveaways such as the following:

  • Mandalay Bay’s Sports Book will present the Golden Lounge, a Pepsi-sponsored event with bars, giveaways, games, and a DJ throughout the evening.
  • Mizuya Lounge will ring in the New Year with the Golden Goose Lounge. The inviting atmosphere will feature gold LED lighting, glittered bottles, balloons, giveaways, and a Gold Grey Goose Portable Bar with a specialty menu. Entertainment will run from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m. and reservations will be accepted for tableside bottle service.
  • eyecandy sound lounge & bar will present a Möet & Chandon Champagne Room, boasting models and go-go dancers in gold attire, an exclusive bottle service menu and specialty cocktails.
  • Orchid Lounge will kick off New Year’s Eve with a Treasure Vault. Sponsored by Heineken and Johnnie Walker, the celebratory space will feature a gold cigar lounge where guests can enjoy giveaways and interactive experiences.


Mandalay Bay’s restaurants will continue the gold-themed celebration with a variety of festive offerings such as golden flake desserts, golden balloon drops and specialty cocktails. Restaurant offerings will include:

  • Featuring gourmet small plates inspired by cuisine from around the world, Fleur by Hubert Keller will host a Royal Masquerade with a specialty four-course menu alongside glittering décor. Guests can enjoy the evening with gold votive candles, balloons, table cloths, themed desserts and the featured Perrier-Jouët Champagne.
  • Michael Mina’s modern American steakhouse, STRIPSTEAK, will offer a Perrier-Jouët sponsored Golden Affair with special décor, bottle and drink specials and a variety of tasting menu options.
  • Charlie Palmer’s Aureole will offer golden floral decorations, balloons, a Gold Martini specialty cocktail and golden suits for the beloved Wine Angels of the four-story wine tower. This Perrier-Jouët sponsored event will feature two seatings, one from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and a late seating from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. with exclusive tasting menus.
  • Bayside Buffet will feature a Champagne Holiday Buffet from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with unlimited Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s for guests 21 years and over. In addition, holiday dinner will run from 4:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. with bottomless wine and draft beer for guests 21 years of age and older.
  • For those looking to stay cozy for the evening, In-Room Dining will feature a specialty menu, wine pairing and gold turn-down amenities.
  • Guests looking to make a pit stop or interested in quick service will also experience specialty coffee drinks with gold flakes and specialty gold coffee and cold cups from a variety of Mandalay Bay vendors.

Spa Mandalay


Spa Mandalay

Spa Mandalay will offer exclusive gold treatments for guests to pamper themselves and indulge in the ultimate beauty experiences prior to a big night out. Treatments include:

  • Gold Dust Massage
    Guests are invited to relax, rejuvenate and prepare for an exciting night on the town with this custom-pressure massage. A moisturizing body milk, infused with gold peptides, will provide a luxurious touch along with a light dusting of gold iridescent powder.
  • Golden Veil Facial
    This facial is decadent for even the most experienced spa connoisseur. A golden supreme mask will cover the skin with a delicate veil of gold while protecting against free radicals and enhancing the skins natural collagen.  Guests will walk away glowing with luxury.
  • Royal Manicure and Pedicure
    Guests seeking this treatment will stand out as they receive a beautiful manicure or pedicure, combined with moisturizing body milk infused with gold peptides.  Gold polish is recommended for a finishing touch.


Mandalay Bay, a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning resort, is set on 120 lush acres featuring the award-winning Mandalay Bay Beach, a tropical pool paradise with real sand and the only climate-controlled, poolside gaming in the city. The Mandalay Bay Events Center, award-winning restaurants, exhilarating entertainment, unique shopping, Shark Reef Aquarium and the 1.7-million-square-foot Mandalay Bay Convention Center combine to make Mandalay Bay a distinctive Las Vegas destination. In September 2014, Delano Las Vegas, a stand-alone all-suite hotel, came to life in place of THEhotel. Mandalay Bay is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit or call toll free at (877) 632-7800 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.


Fall in Love with Valentine’s Day Packages from MGM Resorts International

Fall in Love with Valentine’s Day Packages from MGM Resorts International


Roses are red, violets are blue, it’s time to switch it up and do something new! This Valentine’s Day, don’t buy your sweetheart a box of chocolates and a card; instead, treat both yourselves to a variety of experiences only MGM Resorts in Las Vegas could offer.


Diaoyutai State Guesthouse

If you’re looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience this Valentine’s Day, Bellagio will welcome the prestigious Diaoyutai State Guesthouse to the United States for only the second time. Typically reserved for royalty, heads of state and other world leaders, Diaoyutai State Guesthouse of Beijing will host a series of exclusive dinners within Tuscany Kitchen Thursday, Feb. 14 – Saturday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The lavish dinner offers an eight-course menu featuring a diverse selection of dishes showcasing rare ingredients and skillful techniques while also following strict nutritional requirements. Prepared and served by the Diaoyutai culinary team and led by Executive Chef Hao Baoli, who has hosted more than 1,000 world leaders in his decades at the Guesthouse, this special meal is certain to be unforgettable.
Cost: Tickets for this rare culinary event are $500 per person and all-inclusive.
Reservations: Call the Bellagio Concierge at (866) 406-7117 or visit Bellagio’s Epicurean Epicenter webpage.


Valentine’s Day Entertainment and Attractions


This Valentine’s Day, couples can enjoy a day of intriguing attractions followed by a night of world-class entertainment. From The Strip’s hottest adult shows to the city’s premier fine art destination, Las Vegas will stimulate the senses from sunrise to sunset.

Blue Man Group Dinner and Show Packages at Monte Carlo
See blue instead of red this Valentine’s Day as Blue Man Group debuts three new dinner and show packages at Monte Carlo. Packages include a choice of one of three ticket tiers, a choice of dinner at The Buffet or a prix fixe menu at The Café, The Pub, Diablo’s Cantina, D. Vino, Dragon Noodle, Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge or BRAND Steakhouse and two-for-one cocktails at Ignite Lounge.
Cost: Packages begin at $129 and are priced per person (includes tax). The offer is not valid in conjunction with any other discount or on previously purchased tickets. Gratuity is not included and prix fixe menus do not include beverages. Blackout dates apply.
Availability: Ongoing
Reservations: Call (702) 730-7010 or visit the Blue Man Group Box Office or

Fantasy Celebrates Valentine’s Day at Luxor
Love is in the air this February as The Strip’s hottest adult-revue FANTASY partners with Tacos & Tequila (T&T) and Rice & Company to offer couples dinner and show packages at Luxor. Each package includes dinner for two, two tickets to FANTASY and the 2013 “Barely Bejeweled” calendar.
Cost: $140 for T&T; $175 for Rice & Company
Availability: Thursday, Feb. 1 – 28
Reservations: Call (702) 262-4400 and ask for the “Get a Heart On” package.                                 

ZUMANITY, the Sensual Side of Cirque du Soleil, Package at New York-New York

Romance your significant other with this special Valentine’s Day offer that includes a drink voucher for one complimentary cocktail with each purchase of a ticket to ZUMANITY, The Sensual Side of Cirque du Soleil – a seductive twist on reality, making the provocative playful and the forbidden electrifying.
Cost: Starting at $50 plus tax and service fee
Availability: February 14 – 7:30 p.m. or 10 p.m.
Reservations: Call (702) 740-6815 and ask for the “Valentine’s Offer” or visit the ZUMANITY Box Office or visit for more details.

Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat
A romantic and exclusive experience awaits couples at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat with the “Fall in Love Again” package. This one-of-a-kind opportunity includes an 8×10 souvenir photo taken with an adorable, cupid-for-the-day dolphin and a beautiful rose.
Cost: $79 per couple
Availability: February 13-17
Reservations: Call (702) 791-7111 or visit the attraction’s ticket booth.

Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art (BGFA) combines the best of both worlds this Valentine’s Day with “Art & Wine: A Perfect Pairing.”  The event will pair wines from Bellagio’s cellar with artwork featured in the gallery’s upcoming exhibition, “Warhol Out West,” debuting February 8. Spend the evening with your Valentine while enjoying art, wine and conversation with one of the resort’s dynamic sommeliers and Tarissa Tiberti, executive director at BGFA.
Cost: $30 for BGFA members and $38 for non-members
Availability: Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Reservations/Information: Available at the BGFA or by calling (702) 693-7871. Guests must be 21 years of age or older.


Valentine’s Day Treatments at the Spas


This Valentine’s Day, treat your loved one to a rejuvenating gift of indulgence at the city’s most luxurious spas. From a hot stone massage to a classic Swedish massage, these treatments will leave your partner (or the two of you, together) refreshed and renewed.

The Spa & Salon at ARIA
Coconut Ginger Scrub & Diamond Gemstone Facial Package
Make your skin sparkle with this shimmering package which begins with exotic coconut sugar body scrub and body butter, paired with a diamond gemstone facial. The body will be left silky smooth, while the experts at The Spa at ARIA exfoliate and rejuvenate the face and neck with the firming and illuminating properties of this diamond-infused treatment.
Cost: $275
Time Length: 80 minutes
Reservations/Information: This package is available February 1-28. For reservations, please call (702) 590-9600 or visit The Spa at ARIA                                                      

Spa & Salon Vdara

Blissful Bamboo Body Massage
Warm, smooth bamboo rods are heated and used in this full-body massage which manipulates the muscles and fibers with firm pressure. Surrender to a heightened level of deep relaxation and overall sense of comfort with this unique treatment.
Cost: $220
Time Length: 80 minutes
Reservations/Information: (702) 590-2474 or visit Spa & Salon Vdara

Celebrate the healing power of a massage with a special loved one. Each guest may select any specialty or traditional massage and relax in the intimate couples’ suite following the treatment (complimentary and available year-around).

Spa & Salon Bellagio

Champagne Spa Sanctuary
Spa & Salon Bellagio is celebrating Valentine’s Day with an exclusive Champagne Spa Sanctuary package for couples. Enjoy the company of your loved one as you transcend to a level of bliss during this couple’s massage. After the treatment, indulge with chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne.
Cost: $200 or $335 per person
Time Length: 50 or 100 minutes
* 2 glasses of champagne per person
Reservations/Information: This package is available February 13-17. For reservations, please call (702) 693-7472 or visit Spa Bellagio.

Beloved Manicure or Pedicure
Indulge the hands and feet with a soothing luxurious coconut milk & honey bath. Unwind while Bellagio’s salon therapist gently exfoliates the skin with a fresh sugar scrub full of natural vitamins and minerals, used to soften, nourish and hydrate the skin. Conclude your journey with a coconut milk and honey body butter that is not just a treat, but offers dozens of benefits for your body and skin.
Cost: $65 (manicure) or $95 (pedicure)
Time Length: 45 minutes
Reservations/Information: This package is available February 1-28. For reservations, please call (702) 693-8080 or visit Salon Bellagio .

BATHOUSE, THEhotel or Spa Mandalay at Mandalay Bay
The following packages are available February 1-28 and include a gift of handmade chocolates made by Executive Pastry Chef Vincent Pilon:

Decadent Champagne Massage
This full-body custom pressure massage uses the decadent celebration scent of champagne to increase circulation and soothe tired muscles while creating an overall sense of relaxation.
Cost: $150
            Time Length: 50 minutes
Reservations/Information: (877) 632-9636 or visit

Fizz Celebration Facial
Indulge with the ‘fizz’ celebration facial designed to revitalize, hydrate, and nourish the skin before heading out to paint the town red with your loved one.
Cost: $205
            Time Length: 50 minutes
Reservations/Information: (877) 632-9636 or visit

Bubbly Delight
Invigorate the senses while relaxing and rejuvenating in this delicious bath, setting the mood for a romantic evening ahead. A personalized tea service will be served during the treatment (women only).
Cost: $85 or $150
            Time Length: 25 or 50 minutes
Reservations/Information: (877) 632-9636 or visit

Pop-The-Top Pedicure
Enjoy the classic elements of a pedicure paired with the celebratory scent of champagne.  This pedicure pampers with a brown sugar and acai foot scrub, followed by a hydrating champagne-scented whipped body lotion application.
Cost: $90
Time Length: 50 minutes
Reservations/Information: (877) 632-9636 or visit

The Spa at New York-New York

Cabernet Couple’s Escape
Enjoy this Valentine’s Day with a sultry side-by-side experience at a table set for two. During a Pure Bliss or Customized Escape massage, you and your sweetheart will relax completely with the aroma of cabernet in a private couple’s room.
Cost/Time Length: Pure Bliss: 50 minutes – $220 or 75 minutes – $300. Customized Escape: 50 minutes – $250 or 75 minutes – $330.
Reservations/Information: (702) 740-6955 or visit The Spa at New York-New York
Fresh Floral Facial
Nothing says “I love you” like flowers for that special someone. Enjoy the pleasurable aroma of a dozen roses with a rose petal mask during this classic facial.
Cost: $100
Time Length: 50 minutes
Reservations/Information: (702) 740-6955 or visit The Spa at New York-New York
Rose Petal Mani/Pedi
Polish up your fingers and toes while filling the air with the scent of rose. This manicure and pedicure pampers with rose-scented body cream to celebrate this holiday.
Cost: $75
Time Length: 50 minutes (25-minute manicure and 25-minute pedicure)
Reservations/Information: (702) 740-6955 or visit The Spa at New York-New York


Romantic Valentine’s Day Dining

This Valentine’s Day, the extraordinary chefs of ARIA, Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, Luxor and Circus Circus are preparing unparalleled romantic feasts. From specialty prix fixe menus to seductive desserts, guests will be sure to taste the love in every bite.

Heat up the night with enchanting culinary creations such as Heart-Shaped Ravioli topped with cured foie gras from Onda Ristorante at The Mirage; Chateaubriand enhanced with truffle gouda fritters at Prime Steakhouse at Bellagio; Sea Bass roasted in chili sauce and basil oil from Jean Georges Steakhouse at ARIA; and Tenderloin of Beef with Maine lobster flavorfully perfected with horseradish sauce and garlic thyme polenta from Fiamma Trattoria & Bar at MGM Grand.

Sweethearts also may tantalize their taste buds with heartfelt libations such as the Diego Rose Margarita at Diego at MGM Grand which combines AsomBroso La Rosa Reposado Tequila, Grand Mariner, sweet & sour plus a splash of cranberry juice. Select restaurants at The Mirage will feature specialty Valentine’s Day cocktails including the Scandinavian Crush made of Absolut Citron Vodka, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, pomegranate juice and a splash of fresh lemonade.

Fall into Relaxation at the Spas of MGM Resorts

Fall into Relaxation at the Spas of MGM Resorts

As the leaves turn orange and the kids go back to school, it’s time to pamper yourself at one of the relaxing spas of MGM Resorts. Try these autumn-inspired treatments designed to help rejuvenate and experience the ultimate fall escape:

Ø      Spa Mandalay features an Almond Biscotti Massage Oct. 1 – Nov. 30. A custom pressure massage that uses the warm fall scent of almond biscotti, this treatment increases circulation, soothes tired achy muscles and creates an overall sense of relaxation.

Cost: $135
Time Length: 50 minutes
Reservations/Information: (702) 632-7300 or visit Spa Mandalay


Ø Treat the body like a temple with one of Spa & Salon Vdara’s seasonal body treatments, highlighting fresh fall flavors throughout September and October. Indulge and rehydrate the skin with delicious new treatments that include the Cactus & Agave Nectar Toning Body Wrap, Honey Oat Purifying Body Mask or Caramel & Bourbon Body Polish.

Cost: $80
Time Length: 25 minutes
Reservations/Information: (702) 590 -2474 or visit Spa & Salon Vdara


Ø  Nurture Spa & Salon at Luxor features an Autumn Harvest package that combines a 25-minute body scrub, 25-minute massage and 25-minute facial while invoking holiday memories with the seasonal aromas of pumpkin, spice and everything nice.

Cost: $180
Time Length: 75 minutes
Reservations/Information: (800) 258-9308 or visit Nurture Spa & Salon

Luxurious Las Vegas Spas and Salons Celebrate Wellness Week with $50 or Half off Signature Treatments March 19-25

Luxurious Las Vegas Spas and Salons
Celebrate Wellness Week
with $50 or Half Off Signature Treatments March 19-25

Vdara, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage and Luxor
Offer Selection of Indulgent Experiences


WHAT: Relax, restore and put that extra spring in your step at Spa & Salon Vdara, MGM Grand Spa, BATHHOUSE at THEhotel, Spa Mandalay, The Spa at The Mirage and Nurture Spa and Salon at Luxor as they celebrate Wellness Week 2012 Presented by SpaFinder. During Wellness Week, participating spas and salons nationwide offer signature treatments for $50 or half off.


To reserve treatments, guests may call each spa directly at the numbers below. Please note all treatments have limited availability.


WHEN: March 19-25 
WHERE:  Spa & Salon Vdara – Reservations/Information: (702) 590-2030
Juniper & Cypress Detoxifying Herbal Massage
This treatment uses a detoxifying blend effective for weight loss regimens or overburdened lymphatic systems.
50 minutes
Cost: $67.50 (regularly $140)


Organic Pedicure (with Champagne)
This aromatherapeutic journey balances the body’s full chakra system. Relaxation begins with mineral salt infused with wild-crafted Indonesian ginger to gently slough away dry skin. Then enjoy a full healing foot massage using a hydrating therapy blend of ginger and Chinese jasmine essential oils, aloe, shea butter, sesame oil, olive oil and vitamins A & E. The finishing touch concludes with SpaRitual polish available in a selection of colors. Enjoy this treatment with a glass of champagne.
45 minutes
Cost: $50 (regularly $75)


Personal Training Session
A 60-minute personal training session takes places at Spa & Salon Vdara’s fitness center, which features a variety of cardio equipment, exercise machines and free weights.
60 minutes
Cost: $47.50 (regularly $95)


Grand Spa at MGM Grand – Reservations/Information: (702) 891-3077
Aromatherapy Massage
This gentle massage uses a customized blend of essential oils personalized to help muscles melt into relaxation while reducing stress and promoting healing of the body, mind and spirit.
50 minutes
Cost: $70 Sunday – Thursday (regularly $140), $75 Friday & Saturday (regularly $150)


Hydrating Vitamin-B Facial
A hydrating treatment that replenishes the skin by stimulating tissue repair and replenishing nutrients, the Hydrating Vitamin-B Facial infuses vitamin B5 to leave the skin smooth and youthful.
50 minutes
Cost: $80 Sunday – Thursday (regularly $160), $85 Friday & Saturday (regularly $170)


Express Manicure and Pedicure
This abbreviated mani/pedi includes cleansing, grooming, shaping and polish change for both hands and feet.
50 minutes
Cost: $55 Sunday – Thursday (regularly $110), $60 Friday & Saturday (regularly $120)


Spa Mandalay – Reservations/Information: (877) 632-7300
Fijan Sugar Polish  
Using sugar from Fiji, this scrub is rich in nutrients and when combined with coconut milk, the natural acids of the formula begin to remove any dry skin.
50 minutes
Cost: $67.50 (regularly $145)


Salon Mandalay Cucumber Comfort Pedicure
The cooling effects of cucumber extracts pamper fatigued feet. This cool and fresh treatment combines a relaxing soak, an exfoliating scrub and restorative lotion application for a complete moisture-rich service. 
50 minutes
Cost: $50 (regularly $110)


Cinnamon Spice Enzyme Facial
This facial treatment provides deep cleansing, exfoliation and extractions followed by a unique hot cinnamon enzyme peel that helps improve clarity, elasticity, moisture retention, texture, and the overall vitality of the skin.
50 minutes
Cost: $67.50 (regularly $135)


BATHHOUSE at THEhotel – Reservations/Information: (877) 632-9636
Scents-of-You Sugar or Salt Scrub
This treatment offers a hydrating exfoliation using the glycolic action of raw cane sugar or sea salts finishing with a light, relaxing massage using a personalized aromatherapy oil blend.
50 minutes
Cost: $72.50 (regularly $145)


Cinnamon Spice Enzyme Facial
This facial provides deep cleansing, exfoliation and extractions followed by a unique hot cinnamon enzyme peel that helps improve clarity, elasticity, moisture retention, texture, and the overall vitality of the skin.
50 minutes
Cost: $67.50 (regularly $135)


The Spa at The Mirage – Reservations/Information: (702) 791-7472
Yoga Among the Dolphins
Find balance and harmony while doing yoga among the dolphins in the underwater viewing area of the resort’s Dolphin Habitat. The class accommodates all skill levels. During Wellness Week, there will be two classes per day offered at 7 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Space is limited and classes must be booked in advance. 
60 minutes
Cost: $25 (regularly $50)  


Ginger Snap Body Treatment
This treatment begins with a full-body exfoliation using a blend of sweet cinnamon and spicy ginger followed by a lotion application of light vanilla, leaving the skin smooth.
50 minutes
Cost: $77 (regularly $155)


Foot Therapy
Blending Chinese Reflexology and traditional Thai message techniques, a therapist will focus on manipulating energy points to relax and soothe calves and feet.
50 minutes
Cost: $67 (regularly $135)
Nurture Spa & Salon at Luxor – Reservations/Information: (800) 258-9308
Dermalogica Customized Facial
This treatment is customized at every step by a skin care therapist depending on specific skin care needs following a professional Face Mapping Skin Analysis. The treatment includes professional double cleansing, exfoliation with a Clarisonic system, extractions, pressure point massage, treatment masque, toner, moisturizer and solar defense.
50 minutes
Cost: $50 (regularly $110) 


Nurture Swedish Massage
Delight in tranquility as a skilled therapist applies unscented oil with light to medium pressure to increase circulation, invite relaxation and improve muscle tone.
50 minutes
Cost: $50 (regularly $105)


Nurture Spa Pedicure
The essentials of a basic pedicure are upgraded with the inclusion of a scrub, mask and extended massage.
50 minutes
Cost: $50 (regularly $75)