The award-winning Mandalay Bay houses more than 3,200 guest rooms and suites – with an additional 424 managed by the Four Seasons Hotel (which has its own separate entrance, lobby, restaurants and pool area). The ultra-sophisticated resort witha tropical influence is bursting with energy. After completing a property redesign of THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, Morgans Hotel Group’s signature luxury brand, Delano, will come to life in place of THEhotel in late 2013. Another exciting change at Mandalay Bay is the opening of the Michael Jackson Cirque du Soleil Resident Show scheduled to open in the Spring 2013. Not your typical attraction, Shark Reef Aquariumat Mandalay Bay transports visitors to an aquatic world where 2,000 creatures including 12 types of sharks and a rare Komodo Dragon make their home. The popular 11-acre Mandalay Bay Beach features sand-and-surf (waves up to six feet high), a lazy river, three pools and beach bungalows. The nearby Spa Mandalay provides guests with the ultimate in relaxation treatments. Entertainment options abound at the resort; the spacious casino has over 120 gaming tables, 2,200 slot machines, a high-limit gaming parlor, poker room and a 300-seat, full-service race and sports book. The House of Blues concert hall hosts an eclectic mix of musicians. This legendary name in the music industry also manages the exclusive International House of Blues Foundation Room on the top floor of Mandalay Bay. The Shoppes at Mandalay Place is a one-of-a-kind retail experience, located on a 100,000-square-foot sky bridge that connects Mandalay Bay and Luxor resorts.