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ARIA RESORT & CASINO AND CRYSTALS AT CITYCENTER TO BE FEATURED IN UPCOMING EPISODE OF ABC’s HIT ROMANCE REALITY SERIES THE BACHELOR


The Bachelor’s Vegas Episode Airs Monday, January 31 at 8/7 central on ABC

LAS VEGAS - ARIA Resort & Casino, the premier destination resort in Las Vegas, and Crystals at CityCenter, the exquisite shopping, dining and entertainment experience on the Las Vegas Strip, will host a one-on-one, two-on-one and group date in the fifth episode of The Bachelor, Season 15 Monday, January 31 at 8/7 central on ABC. The episode will feature an exclusive one-on-one date with a VIP shopping expedition at luxury retailers Ermenegildo Zegna, FENDI, Lanvin, Bally and Paul Smith inside Crystals at CityCenter as well as a first-of-its-kind private dinner on the Crystals rooftop with a beautiful fireworks presentation from the renowned Fireworks by Grucci; a two-on-one date in Sage restaurant with extraordinary cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Shawn McClain and a once-in-a-lifetime experience with the cast of Viva ELVIS™ by Cirque du Soleil; and a group date at ARIA’s luxurious pools, all with the newest Bachelor, Brad Womack. Womack, who shocked Bachelor fans by rejecting both of his final bachelorettes in one of the most controversial finales in the series’ history, returns three years later, having undergone a radical personal transformation he feels sure has readied him to make a genuine commitment to a relationship.

The new season of The Bachelor airs 8/7 Central on ABC. For more information on The Bachelor visit http://abc.go.com/shows/the-bachelor. To learn more about ARIA Resort & Casino go to www.arialasvegas.com; Crystals at CityCenter visit www.crystalsatcitycenter.com.

About ARIA Resort & Casino
ARIA Resort & Casino debuted in December 2009 as part of CityCenter, a dazzling urban resort destination adjacent to Bellagio. ARIA features an extraordinary collection of exceptional restaurants, high-energy nightlife, a world-class spa, exclusive fashion-forward shopping, contemporary gaming, a larger-than-life modern art collection, high-tech meeting and event space, and Viva ELVIS™ by Cirque du Soleil®, celebrating the life and music of Elvis Presley. CityCenter is one of the world’s largest private sustainable developments.

ARIA has assembled a collection of the world's most critically acclaimed chefs and restaurateurs, uniting those who have played integral roles in the development of Las Vegas’ culinary scene with a pair of remarkable newcomers. For the first time, Michelin three-star chef Masayoshi Takayama brings his unrivaled mastery of Japanese cuisine to Las Vegas with Bar Masa. Also new to the city, James Beard Foundation award-winning chef Shawn McClain introduces his innovative cuisine at Sage. The duo joins Sirio Maccioni, Michael Mina, Julian Serrano, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, The Light Group and Jean-Philippe Maury in creating an unrivaled epicurean journey at ARIA Resort & Casino. For more information and reservations, visit the website at www.arialasvegas.com or call toll free at (866) 359-7757.

About Crystals at CityCenter

Crystals is a magnificent gathering place that welcomes guests on a journey through couture, cuisine and entertainment as they enjoy the interactive atmosphere set within an abstract 21st century park. The unprecedented collection of renowned retailers, including Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co, Roberto Cavalli and TOM FORD, paired with one-of-kind galleries from artists such as Chihuly and signature restaurants from Wolfgang Puck and celebrity restaurateur Eva Longoria redefine the traditional shopping experience. The Concierge at Crystals delivers a level of personalized service that sets a new benchmark in the retail industry by arranging services from personal shoppers and fashion consultants to dinner and show reservations.

ABOUT THE BACHELOR

In the hit primetime reality series The Bachelor, one lucky man is offered the chance to find true love. A single and eligible Bachelor embarks on a romantic journey, getting to know a bevy of beautiful bachelorettes, gradually narrowing the field to the one woman to whom he may propose marriage in the dramatic season finale. Hosted by Chris Harrison, The Bachelor is produced by Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television.



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