The Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Nevada is one of the premier hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. There are close to four thousand guest rooms in the Bellagio, six clubs or bars, seventeen dining options, more than one hundred thousand square feet of gaming area, nearly unlimited shopping options, and more than 10,000 employees to meet your every need. This luxuriant hotel is separated from the Las Vegas strip by eight acres of water and the world famous fountain that shoots into the air at night accompanied by an amazing light show. The fountain cost an estimated fifty-million dollars.
The Bellagio Hotel and Casino was built by Steve Wynn on the site of the demolished Dunes Casino. The Hotel was built in 1998 for one point six billion dollars. The opening extravaganza cost another eighty-eight million dollars and was reported to be the most expensive hotel opening in Vegas history.
There are nightly entertainment options at the Bellagio. The longest running show at the hotel is the Cirque De Soleil performance of O. They play twice every evening except for Monday and Tuesday. The show is an amazing mixture of acrobatic high flying and underwater aerobics. The show is often sold out so hotel management recommends purchasing tickets in advance of your planned stay.
The Bellagio Hotel and Casino is a major player in the economy of Vegas. The ten-thousand people that work there typically live in Las Vegas. The housing market in Las Vegas is in a downturn, as is much of the country, but expected to rebound as Vegas is such an attractive city to live. According to the Las Vegas Sun the median home price dropped below $250,000 dollars for the first time in nearly five years. For many Las Vegans this is not necessarily a bad thing as it indicates that local residents can again afford to buy homes in Vegas.
Residents of Las Vegas work in tourism, municipal agencies, real estate, and finance related industries. Most residents of Las Vegas are migrants to the city which makes it a welcoming place for newcomers. Las Vegas is one of the few cities where people are very open to new residents. The job market in Las Vegas will always be stable, but this is mainly due to the multitude of service industry jobs that exist. In higher paying categories the competition will be much stiffer.
The Bellagio Hotel is a great place to stay whether you are just on vacation or scouting Las Vegas for a possible move. The staff will ensure your stay is pleasant, but good luck on the gaming floor cannot be guaranteed.
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