There are countless reasons why people might elect to book a trip out to the Mojave Desert to spend time in Las Vegas, but regardless of what those reasons may be, one thing is pretty much guaranteed.

You’re going to be entertained.

Whilst it’s true that Los Angeles is widely referred to as being the 'Entertainment Capital of the World', Las Vegas is a destination that runs its close with so much to see and do from the moment you arrive until the moment you leave.

A major selling point of Las Vegas is the opportunity to see some of the most famous names from the music world in action, with a number of leading names taking up residences in the top hotels along the famed Vegas strip.

The idea of artists carrying out multiple performances exclusively at one venue within Vegas dates back to the 1940, with the likes of Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley going on to perform sold out shows through the 50s, 60s and 70s.

After a period of time when it seemed like a Las Vegas residency was only suitable to those coming towards the end of their careers, Celine Dion’s decision to take to the stage at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for a run of more than 700 shows between 2003 and 2007 - which would be the highest grossing residency in history - changed perceptions.

Since the, some of the biggest names in the industry have returned to Vegas to perform sell out shows, with Britney Spears and Elton John both enjoying hugely successful runs in the years that have followed.

Las Vegas residences are now one of the major draws for people who planning to visit the city, as seen by the huge demand for tickets for the shows that had been planned by Adele before they were cancelled earlier this year.

The British songstress is now working to try and re-arrange her planned stay at Caesars Palace's The Colosseum but she is far from the only person due to appear on stage that anyone planning to visit Vegas might want to check out.

John Legend, Rod Stewart, Katy Perry, Sting, Shania Twain and Usher are amongst those who are booked in for dates this year in the various theatres along the Strip with Take That amongst those rumoured to be considering a residency in the not too distant future.

Should you be keen on booking a break that is timed around a specific Vegas residency then simply give our expert teams a call and before you know it, you’ll be heading Stateside for the holiday of a lifetime.