Travel Weekly's Las Vegas E-letter: Oct. 31, 2006

SALES HAVE BEGUN for the 76 Waldorf-Astoria Residences that will be located on the top 10 floors of the planned Conrad Las Vegas. Priced from $2.8 million to $10 million, the residences and penthouses will have a separate entrance and lobby, round-the-clock concierge service and private elevators. Owners also will have complimentary limousine service and access to Club Waldorf-Astoria, which will feature a piano lounge, library, screening room, cigar bar and wine cellar. Plans for the 654-foot-tower also include 216 guest rooms and suites on floors 11 through 20, plus 696 Conrad condo hotel residences on floors 21 through 49. Owners of these units, which will go on sale Nov. 1, will have the option of participating in the hotel rental program. The development is slated to open in 2009. For more information, visit

FRONTIER AIRLINES will launch service between San Francisco and Las Vegas beginning Dec. 14. To celebrate the new daily flight, the carrier will offer introductory fares starting at $59 per person each way and double bonus miles for members of EarlyReturns, Frontier Airlines' frequent flyer program. The special fares are valid for bookings made through Nov. 15 for travel taken through March 9; the mileage bonus can be earned for travel through Feb. 15. For more information, call (800) 432-1FLY or visit

"CAVALIA," a production combining the equestrian and performing arts, will begin its Las Vegas run at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on Nov. 16. The show, which has toured the U.S. and Canada for more than three years, depicts the relationship between humans and horses throughout history and showcases different equestrian disciplines while using a cast of acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and, of course, riders and horses.

THE "CAVALIA" PRODUCTION will be performed in a traveling, 26,000 square-foot Big Top tent. The tent accommodates more than 2,000 spectators, a 160-foot-wide stage made of 2,500 tons of sand and a 210-foot-wide curved projection screen. Tickets are priced from $50 to $95 for adults and from $35 to $75 for children 12 and younger. "Cavalia" Rendez-Vous packages, which include a selection of hors d'oeuvres and drinks, a souvenir and a behind-the-scenes tour of the "Cavalia" stables, start at $195 per person for adults and $115 per person for children. For more information or reservations, call (866) 999-8111 or visit

THE LAS VEGAS MONORAIL CO. and Sprint Central teamed up to launch the Ambassador Program to spread the word about the city's public transportation system. The 20 ambassadors, many of whom work as Las Vegas showgirls, are costumed in classic Vegas cocktail hostess outfits and are stationed in the Roman Plaza area at Caesar's Palace, the corridor between the Venetian and the Mirage, in front of the Mirage's volcano and outside Harrah's northernmost entrance, Thursdays through Mondays between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Las Vegas Editor:

Amy Baratta

Phone: (908) 879-8492

[email protected].com

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