21 Dec Breaking Travel News investigates: Las Vegas, culture in the desert
In Las Vegas regeneration typically happens with bombastic flamboyance.
In 1993 the iconic Dunes hotel was demolished.
It had played host to many legendary acts, from Liberace to Frank Sinatra, and anywhere else would be preserved as a historical landmark.
Instead, the destruction was a choreographed spectacle involving cannonballs, fireworks and 400 gallons of jet fuel. Read the full article