New luxury properties include the Aria Resort & Casino, which opened this month in the heart of Las Vegas urban resort City Center.
The launch marked the official opening of the "city-within-a-city", following two weeks of celebrations for the launches of Vdara Hotel & Spa, Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas and Crystals retail and entertainment district.
C&IT's top 10 hotel launches of 2009
- Aria Resort & Casino at the City Center resort, Las Vegas
- Rockliffe Hall, near Durham
- Mazagan Beach Resort, Morocco
- Yas Hotel, Abu Dhabi
- Mira Hong Kong
- W Barcelona
- Hotel Missoni, Edinburgh
- The Augustine, Prague
- Bowood Golf & Country Club, near Bath
- Blythswood Square, Glasgow
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