Travel Weekly's Vegas E-Letter: May 6, 2003 May 06, 2003 Share 1 -- FUNJET VACATIONS' Summer Sale is offering clients discounted Las Vegas getaways that can be booked through May 16. Included are roundtrip air and airport transfers, hotel accommodations and taxes, 24-hour travelers' assistance and the services of a Funjet Vacations representative. Sample prices, which are valid for select May and June departure dates on ATA, Ryan Int'l Airlines or TransMeridian Airlines, are $329.99 per person, double, for a four-night stay at the Golden Nugget with air from Cleveland. The sample price is $349.99 for a four-night stay at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino with air from Chicago (O'Hare). Agents can book using the vendor code FUN to access Funjet Vacations through VAX VacationAccess at www.vaxvacationaccess.com; as well as on all four GDSs or by phone (800) 558-3050. SINGAPORE AIRLINES, which previously had suspended its flights to Las Vegas from April 7 through May 31, terminated Las Vegas service because demand for air travel continues to decline, primarily because of the spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and a soft global economy. The carrier began the thrice-weekly service to Las Vegas, via Hong Kong, in August. The flights marked Southeast Asia's first direct service to Las Vegas.INTERSTATE JET on May 29 will initiate twice-weekly flights to Las Vegas from Stewart Int'l Airport in Newburgh, N.Y. The flights on Thursdays and Sundays will include a stop at Lehigh Valley Int'l Airport, near Allentown, Penn. From there, as reported earlier, the carrier will operate eastern Pennsylvania's first non-stop flights to Las Vegas. Aircraft used for this service will include a B-757-200 with 215 seats. One-way fares start at $99 per person. To book, call (877) 359-5842 or visit www.flyijet.com.THE LAKE LAS VEGAS resort in Henderson will open the doors of its second casino, the Casino MonteLago, on Thursday. The 40,000-square-foot gaming facility is attached to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, which opened in February and is part of the Marriott hotel chain. But the casino is separately owned and operated. The Casino MonteLago joins the 10,000-square-foot Casino Baraka at the Hyatt Lake Las Vegas, which opened in 1999.THE GUGGENHEIM HERMITAGE MUSEUM at The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino will unveil its third exhibition, "American Pop Icons," on May 15. The show, scheduled to run through Nov. 2, is composed of a selection of 28 works that trace the origins of the Pop Art movement. Featured artists include Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg and Andy Warhol. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for Nevada residents and senior citizens, $11 for students and $7 for children ages 6 to 12; admission is free for museum members and children younger than 6. Tickets can be reserved by calling (866) 484-4849. For more information, contact the museum at (702) 414-2440 or visit www.guggenheimlasvegas.org.