RENO, Nev. -- Talk about fast planning. No sooner did the 19th
annual Governor's Conference on Tourism -- held at the Reno-Sparks
Convention Center and the Atlantis Casino Resort -- wrap up in
December than organizers revealed a few details of the next
conference, which will be held this December.
It seems that the 20th annual Governor's Conference on Tourism
will be playing the Palace -- Caesars Palace, that is -- Dec. 15 to
The conference, which alternates between Las Vegas and Reno, is
a gathering of the state's tourism and travel industry, complete
with speakers, workshops and exhibits on industry issues, travel
trends and marketing techniques.
The 2003 conference details and registration information will be
available later this year from the Nevada Commission on Tourism,
which produces the event.
To contact the commission, call (800) 237-0774 or (775)
Meanwhile, Caesars Palace will have much to show off at the
Governor's Conference, including a new, 4,000-seat showroom, aptly
named the Colosseum, which will be home to the production "A New
Day ..." starring Celine Dion.
The show, which will open March 25, will be performed at 8:30
p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays.
Tickets, which cost $87.50, $127.50 and $150, can be purchased
through Ticketmaster at (702) 474-4000 or on line at www.ticketmaster.com.
Tickets also can be purchased in person at the Colosseum box
office, which is open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. For groups of
10 or more, call (800) 933-7110. For additional information about
the show, call (888) 995-1555 or visit www.celinedion.com.