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Live From A Sky Cab - The Minor Motion Picture

Here's the full video of our 25 minute ride in a Wynn Palace Cotai Sky Cab. Enjoy!...

New Feature Posted: The Cotai Pool Suite at Banyan Tree Macau - The MacauTripping Review 2016

Just a note to folks tuned into RSS, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds that a new feature review has been posted - my review of Galaxy Hotel at Galaxy Macau. Check it out here: Cotai Pool...

Timelapse: Macau's Amazing Land Reclamation 1984 to 2016

Over its 400+ years as a place, Macau has continually reclaimed land from the sea, turning the tiny collection of peninsula and two islands into a bustling tourism metropolis. Thanks to this fascinating time...

Introducing Morpheus - The Fifth Tower at City of Dreams

Just a short time ago, Melco Crown Entertainment CEO Lawrence Ho announced that the Zaha Hadid designed fifth tower at City of Dreams will be called Morpheus. Morpheus, which recently topped out construction, is scheduled...

New Feature Posted: Studio City Macau - The MacauTripping Review 2016

Just a note to folks tuned into RSS, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds that a new feature review has been posted - my review of the brand new Studio City Macau. Check it out here: Studio...

88 Days To Macau: Episode 16 - Questions

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Getting To And Around Macau: A Vegas Nerd's Take

I'm very very happy to share with you this incredible potpourri of Macau travel and transportation tips assembled by MacauTripping super friend Elginhan. There is lots of great stuff here for experienced Macau trippers...

Did Wynn Blow It With Wynn Palace?

Wynn Resorts have released numbers for the ten or so weeks of operations at Wynn Palace, missing on analyst projections. You can read the earnings press release here. You may find our Cotai...

Video: Macau From Just Above The Clouds

As luck would have it, during our last trip to Macau we were treated to spectacular weather and an even more spectacular approach and arrival at MFM Macau International Airport. The China Eastern flight...

New Feature Posted: Wynn Palace Cotai Palace Rooms First Look

Just a note to folks tuned into RSS, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds that a new feature review has been posted a phototour of the brand new Palace Rooms at Wynn Palace, which just started...

MacauTripping Chapter 14 - This Way Or No Way

Good morning Shanghai. I roll over check my phone for email, tweets, pings... anything. Nothing. Hunter is in the bed next to me doing the exact same thing, but with better apps and command line...

MacauTripping Chapter 12 - Something Happened On The Day

I wake up with a start and grab my phone to see if there is any news from my wife about Gunther. No texts. I do see a slew of texts from Hunter,...

MacauTripping Chapter 10 - Sitting In The Chestnut Tree

I've been up for a few hours already, writing, copying photos from SD cards to my laptop and recharging my camera and phone batteries for another day of adventures. By design, I'm going get to...

MacauTripping Chapter 6 - Look Up Here, I'm In Heaven

After a slow steamy stroll down Avenida da Prosperidade, marveling at the scale of St. Regis tower to the south and City of Dreams to the north, I arrive at the construction site of Steve...

MacauTripping Chapter 5 - In The Center of It All

Known for generically naming and trademarking everything (remember MEGACENTER™?), the braintrust at Sands China came up with another geolocational name - the delightful Sands Cotai Central™. Sands Cotai Central is a non-descript name for the...

MacauTripping Chapter 4 - Majesty

"Owwwwww! Ow ow ow ow oweeee." Deep breaths deep breaths deep breaths. Relaaaaax. An epic cramp in my right calf has woken me from a deep deep sleep. I sometimes get...

88 Days To Macau: Episode 9 - Hot

88 Days To Macau: Episode 9 - Hot It has been a fascinating couple of days on Cotai. Right now we're at 38 Lounge, an outdoor cocktail bar located on the top floor of Altira which...

88 Days To Macau: Episode 8 - Wow

88 Days To Macau: Episode 8 - Wow We're here and we've got beer. In this episode we discuss our flights and arrivals, first impressions of Macau, casino design, the inevitable comparisons to Las Vegas,...

MacauTripping Chapter 1: Be Prepared

I'm somewhere over California, sitting in a chair that is hurling through space at 500mph. To my left is my travel companion, a Swiss army knife of technology, casino history and always compelling thoughts and...

Wynn Palace Launches Website, Reservations

Wynn Palace has just launched the first full version of their website, unveiling their hotel room line up (Palace King and Dual Queen, Fountain Suite, Parlor Suite and Fountain Salon Suite rooms. Wynn Palace Cotai has...

Wynn Palace Cotai Postponed... For The Seventh Time

Speaking at a gambling conference at The Mirage in Las Vegas, Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn, announced yet another new date for the grand opening of Wynn Palace Cotai. This is the seventh time...

88 Days To Macau: Episode 5 - Chicken

88 Days To Macau: Episode 5 - Chicken We talk about food, hotels, tips, two guys named Steve, international data plans, snack food, finalizing bookings and travel plans. Thirty-eight days to Macau! Your browser does...

88 Days To Macau: Episode 4 - Quandary

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Wynn Palace Cotai Opening Delayed Until August

Steve Wynn just told investors that Wynn Palace Cotai will be delayed until most likely August 2016. We hope to open in July or August. We're thinking 8/8. Now we know. ...

New Feature Posted: Studio City, Galaxy Macau and Ritz-Carlton Photo Tour

Just a note to folks tuned in to RSS, Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article. We've got a special treat, a neato photo tour of Macau Studio City, Galaxy Macau and The Ritz-Carlton...

Wynn Palace: Is June 25 A Go Or No Go?

If you've listened to any of our podcasts lately, either 88 Days To Macau or The Vegas Gang, you know that the opening of Wynn Palace Cotai has been a hot discussion topic. The date 6/25...

88 Days To Macau: Episode 3 - Leaks

88 Days To Macau: Episode 3 - Leaks In this episode, Hunter, John, and Chuck discuss recently unearthed renderings of forthcoming Red 8 at Wynn Palace Cotai and interiors of MGM Cotai plus the current status...

Roger Thomas Talks Clouds and Cotai

Feast your eyes and mind on this incredible interview with Wynn Resorts' superstar designer Roger Thomas... 13 minutes of inspiring discussion, luxurious images, emotive illustrations and high definition video of Wynn and Encore, Las Vegas...

88 Days To Macau : Episode 2 - Itinerary

88 Days To Macau: Episode 2 - Itinerary JohnH joins me and Hunter discussing our Macau trip itinerary plans, booking, pricing, Wynn Palace questions, MGM Macau and an extended detour through Steve Wynn's Las Vegas back...

New Podcast: 88 Days To Macau - Episode 1 : Hotels

88 Days To Macau: Episode 1 - Hotels My dear friend Hunter had the great idea that we should podcast all the discussions we're having leading up to our trip to Macau for the grand opening...

The Steve "Believes" Wynn Palace Will Open On Time

In today's earnings call, Steve Wynn Chariman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, struck a relaxed "zen-like" tone when discussing the forthcoming Wynn Palace with investors. Mr. Wynn seemed to downplay the possibility that...

Wynn Palace Delayed Until June 25, 2016

Wynn Resorts announced today that the grand opening of Wynn Palace has been pushed back until June 25, 2016. The reason given is that construction contractor Leighton (whose lawyers recently sent our sister...