WHAT HAPPENS HERE CONTINUES TO STAY HERE
, as the
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority's (LVCVA) popular ad
campaign -- inspired by real stories from Las Vegas visitors --
returned last week with the airing of the first of six new
30-second television spots. In "Vegas Stories: The Adventures
Continue," produced for the LVCVA by R&R Partners, the viewer
is left to imagine what happened -- what makes the ads so
provocative is what the characters don't say or what isn't shown.
All ads feature the now-familiar tagline, "What happens here, stays
here." The ads will be shown on network TV and national cable
stations, including Bravo, Comedy Central, E!, ESPN, ESPN2, Fine
Living, Food Network, Fox News, MSNBC, Style, TBS, Travel Channel
BORG INVASION 4D, the newest addition to the
Star Trek: The Experience attraction at the Las Vegas Hilton, will
debut March 18 with the Borg Ball, which will be held from midnight
to 3 a.m. A limited number of grand-opening guests will be among
the first to experience the "multi-million-dollar" attraction.
Those interested in purchasing tickets, priced at $299 each, can
log onto www.startrekexp.com to download a registration form.
The ticket price includes unlimited access to the attraction for
three hours, dining, drinks, dancing, a commemorative picture and a
limited-edition Borg Invasion 4D T-shirt. The attraction officially
opens to the public at 11 a.m. that day.
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS last Wednesday began two new
daily nonstop flights between Dallas/Fort Worth and Las Vegas. The
new service features Boeing 717 jet aircraft. To celebrate the new
service, Funjet Vacations is offering travelers an opportunity to
save $50 per reservation on Las Vegas vacations. To qualify, a
minimum three-night stay and $500 booking are required.
Reservations must be made by Feb. 29 for travel through Dec. 15.
Bookings must be made via VAX
VacationAccess using the promotional code FLUFS.
THE LAS VEGAS MONORAIL, slated to open sometime
next month -- monorail officials aren't saying exactly when just
yet -- will even have an official publication. The first issue of
the bi-weekly Las Vegas Monorail Magazine, to be published by
Morris Communications Co., is scheduled to coincide with the
opening of the $650 million transportation system. The pocket-sized
publication will include a fold-out map of the four-mile monorail
route, profiles of hotel-casino properties with monorail stops and
listings for entertainment, dining, shopping and other attractions
on or near the Las Vegas Strip. The magazine will be distributed
free of charge at monorail stations, in the resorts served by the
monorail system and inside all monorail cars.
THE TROPICANA RESORT & CASINO'S
long-running "Folies Bergere" received a facelift of sorts.
Although the production continues to take audiences on a journey of
the evolution of women, starting in the 1850s, a new 1940s scene
has been added. In addition, the lighting has been changed as well
as some costumes and choreography. The show is performed at 7:30
p.m. and 10 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays and at 8:30 p.m.
Tuesdays and Fridays. The 7:30 p.m. shows feature covered
entertainers, while the 8:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. shows have topless
performers and are open only to guests who are at least 16 years
old. Tickets, which run $44.95 for table seating and $54.95 for
booth seating, can be purchased at the Tropicana box office or by
calling (702) 739-2411.