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.
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.
" 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
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.
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.
Phone: (908) 879-8492
opportunities in the E-letters, contact [email protected].