Concierge Now On Hand to Assist ARIA Resort & Casino Guests With Ideal Vegas Visit

November 9, 2009
Personal Planning Assistance Available for Bookings December 17 and Beyond
PRNewswire-FirstCall
LAS VEGAS

Planning a visit to Las Vegas can now be accomplished with unprecedented ease. Beginning today, the expert Concierge of ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter are only a phone call or e-mail away, ready to provide ARIA guests personalized assistance on everything from transportation and tee times to dining, spa and show reservations. Upon opening December 16, ARIA will introduce a new generation of resort experiences, giving people around the globe a new reason to visit the Las Vegas Strip. With the early availability of ARIA's Concierge, guests will experience first-hand the exceptional service that ARIA provides before ever setting foot inside the resort.

Available to all ARIA hotel guests, Concierge are available seven days a week and may be reached by calling 877-347-2742 or 702-590-9520 or by emailing concierge@arialasvegas.com.

"ARIA will be demonstrably different than any resort that has preceded it," said Bill McBeath, the resort's president and COO. "We wanted to make sure our guests could experience that difference long before the day they check in."

The Concierge offers ARIA guests access and information on all that defines this unique destination. Featuring an unprecedented combination of striking architecture, sustainable design, high-end service and spectacular amenities, ARIA will offer impeccable hospitality and creative personalized attention, providing each guest an unmatched journey.

The contemporary architecture of the ARIA tower designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli will be complemented by the resort's lavish accommodations. Within ARIA's 4,004 guestrooms, including 568 suites, panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows will offer magnificent views of Las Vegas' striking skyline. Modern decor, lavish amenities, cutting-edge entertainment and next-generation technology will be the hallmark of these plush retreats.

ARIA will offer unrivaled entertainment. The visionary team at Cirque du Soleil has partnered with CKX, Inc. and its subsidiary Elvis Presley Enterprises to create a permanent production, Viva ELVIS™, celebrating the timeless musical legacy of Elvis Presley. Extraordinary artistry, astonishing acrobatics, stunning special effects and The King will rev up vintage Vegas into a show like no other. Guests of ARIA receive priority access to Viva ELVIS.

Many of the country's best chefs and restaurateurs are represented at ARIA, those who have played integral roles in the development of Las Vegas' culinary scene along with a pair of remarkable Las Vegas newcomers. Masayoshi Takayama, the world-renowned chef of the famed Masa in New York City; and Shawn McClain, celebrated executive chef and partner at three of Chicago's top restaurants; will join Sirio Maccioni, Michael Mina, Julian Serrano, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Jean-Philippe Maury and The Light Group. Guests also will enjoy ARIA's dynamic collection of lounges, bars and nightclubs.

Synchronizing balance and beauty, The Spa at ARIA invites guests into a peaceful haven where nature's healing properties take center stage. The two-level Spa will feature 62 treatment rooms, a full-service salon with 55 stations, an advanced fitness center, boutique, poolside spa cabanas and Las Vegas' first co-ed spa balcony, featuring an outdoor therapy pool and views of ARIA's spectacular poolscape. In addition to skincare and massage rooms, The Spa will feature ashiatsu, couples' massage, thai massage, hydro-therapy and vichy rooms, as well as three exclusive spa suites. A unique salt meditation room ("shio") will feature a wall of illuminated salt bricks that encourages the healing of skin irritations and upper respiratory problems. A second meditation room will be the only in the country to offer Japanese stone sauna ("ganbanyoku") beds, composed of heated black mineral stone that emits negative ions and far-infrared rays. In addition to relaxing muscles, the ganbanyoku treatment will help improve blood circulation, increase metabolism and eliminate toxins from the body. A fire lounge will serve as a place for relaxation before or following treatments.

Reservations for ARIA are being accepted for Dec. 17 and beyond via www.arialasvegas.com or 866-359-7757. Nightly room rates range from $149 to $799; suites from $425 to $7,500.

About CityCenter

CityCenter is an unprecedented urban metropolis opening in December 2009 on 67 acres between Bellagio and Monte Carlo resorts on the Las Vegas Strip. CityCenter is a joint venture between MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) and Infinity World Development Corp, a subsidiary of Dubai World. CityCenter will feature ARIA, a 61-story, 4,004-room gaming resort; luxury non-gaming hotels including Las Vegas' first Mandarin Oriental and Vdara Hotel & Spa; Veer Towers, the development's only strictly residential buildings; and Crystals, a 500,000-square-foot retail and entertainment district. Vdara, Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas and Veer Towers will include approximately 2,400 residences total. Additionally, The Harmon, a 400-room luxury boutique hotel, is slated to open at CityCenter in late 2010. CityCenter also will feature a resident Cirque du Soleil production celebrating the timeless musical legacy of Elvis Presley; and an unparalleled Fine Art Collection with works by acclaimed artists including Maya Lin, Jenny Holzer, Nancy Rubins, Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, among others. CityCenter is a design collaboration between MGM MIRAGE and eight internationally acclaimed architectural firms including Pelli Clarke Pelli, Kohn Pedersen Fox, Helmut Jahn, RV Architecture LLC led by Rafael Vinoly, Foster + Partners*, Studio Daniel Libeskind*, David Rockwell and Rockwell Group, and Gensler. At the forefront of sustainability, CityCenter will be one of the world's largest green developments. ARIA and Vdara are the first Las Vegas hotels to achieve LEED® Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. Crystals also has received LEED® Gold certification, making it the world's largest retail district to receive this level of recognition. CityCenter's remaining venues are poised to receive a combination of LEED Gold and Silver ratings. For more information about CityCenter, please visit www.citycenter.com.

* As a consultant to AAI Architects, Inc.

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SOURCE: MGM MIRAGE

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