Travel Weeklys Las Vegas E-letter: May 16, 2006

CHANCES ARE that there will be a lot of double-takes at the Imperial Palace Hotel & Casino: The sixth annual Celebrity Impersonators Convention will be held here May 28 through May 31. The event includes 75 to 125 attendees impersonating such notables as Elizabeth Taylor, Jay Leno, Barbra Streisand, Bing Crosby, Hillary Clinton and President George W. Bush -- new to the gathering this year will be impersonations of Paris Hilton and Angelina Jolie. The convention culminates with a talent showcase May 30. Tickets for the show are $15 each and are available to the public at the hotels show and tour desk. For more information about the convention, call (888) 771-6611 or visit www.celebrityimpersonatorconventions.com.

 

FUTURE VACATIONS teamed up with Alamo Rent-A-Car to launch two new Las Vegas promotions:

" Agents can earn a $50 booking bonus on top of commission rates of up to 13% on inclusive packages that include an Alamo car rental and a minimum four-night stay. Eligible bookings must be made by June 15 for travel through Sept. 30. To receive a redemption form, agents can call (954) 522-1440, ext. 2976.

" Travelers who reserve a full-size Alamo car as part of a Future Vacations Las Vegas package booked by May 31 for travel between May 16 and Dec. 19 receive a free upgrade to an SUV. For more information or reservations, agents can book electronically via any GDS system using source code FTV; via the Internet at VAX Vacation Access at www.vaxvacationaccess.com, Amadeus.net at www.Amadeus.net or Sabre Vacations at www.sabretravelnetwork.com; or by phone at (800) 456-2323.

THERES STILL TIME for travelers to take advantage of summertime savings offered by NWA WorldVacations. Those who book a Las Vegas air and hotel package by May 20 for travel taken from May 20 through Sept. 30 can save up to $175. The amount of savings is based on the price of the package. Travelers can save $50 for plans priced from $499 to $999; travelers can save $75 on plans priced from $1,000 to $1,499; a discount of $175 can be obtained by booking plans of $1,500 or more. For more information or to make reservations, visit www.worldagentdirect.com.

DELTA VACATIONS, meanwhile, is offering 10,000 bonus SkyMiles on qualifying purchases of inclusive Las Vegas packages. Eligible bookings must be made by June 30 for travel taken through Sept. 30. A four-night minimum stay is required. Reservations can be made via VAX VacationAccess or by phone at (800) 221-6666. Agents will be required to provide their clients SkyMiles membership number and promo code VEGASMILES.

Las Vegas Editor:

Amy Baratta

Phone: (908) 879-8492

[email protected]

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