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Landed after a two hour delay. (7+ hours in the air.)
Cab line looked like this:
Shouted at the top of my lungs: “WHO’S GOING TO THE ALLADIN HOTEL? I’LL PAY FOR THE CAB!”
And sure enough, a nice guy, about five people from the front of the line said, “I am.” Bypassing a 50 minute line for a $12.50 fare is worth every penny, in my book.
Think about it for a second: How much is your time worth? If it’s anything more than $12.50 per 50 minutes, then staying on that line would have COST YOU MONEY. Make sense?
Arriving at the Alladin (which is now a Starwood property, I checked in, and to my delight, saw this:
I again realized why, while I might hate Vegas, I freaking LOVE being a Starwood Platinum member. Upgrade to a two-bedroom suite with a Jacuzzi tub. Very, very nice. I will shout my love of Starwood from the rooftops.
Tonight: Verizon party at Nobu, Spetroniq at Hard Rock (The bowling alley penthouse), WSJ Party at the Wynn Saitek at the Bellagio, and then, early tomorrow morning, the MCN breakfast. I need a driver. Ugh.
Actually, I need an Aspirin.