LAS VEGAS, April 24 /PRNewswire/ --
Who: Fabulous Las Vegas Showgirls
What: Las Vegas Showgirls are bringing some Vegas glitz and glamour
to the Windy City today, stopping at some of the city's most
recognizable icons. From enjoying a deep dish pizza to
visiting historic Wrigley Field, the girls will experience
Chicago's best. Throughout the day, passersby can stop and
have a souvenir photograph taken with the showgirls.
Additionally, Chicago residents will have the chance to win a
"Vegas Right Now" trip, courtesy of Southwest Airlines and
Southwest Airlines Vacations.
Why: In recognition of this year's National Tourism Week
(May 10-18) theme, "Discover Great American Traditions," Las
Vegas is sending its own 'Great American Tradition' - the
fabulous showgirl -- to experience other great American
cities' most venerated attractions and activities.
How: Go to http://www.VisitLasVegas.com to find out where to meet
the showgirls, how to win a "Vegas Right Now" getaway, and
track the showgirls as they tour your city.
When: Thursday, April 24 - All day
Vegas Right Now Trip Giveaway: 5pm at Buckingham Fountain
Where: Wrigley Field
Chicago Water Tower/Michigan Ave
Giordano's, 135 E Lake St, Prudential Plaza
Vegas Right Now Trip Giveaway Location: Buckingham Fountain
About the LVCVA
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is charged with
marketing Southern Nevada as a tourism and convention destination
worldwide, and also with operating the Las Vegas Convention Center and
Cashman Center. With approximately 136,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas alone
and 9.7 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space citywide, the
LVCVA's mission centers on attracting ever-increasing numbers of leisure
and business visitors to the area. For more information on Las Vegas, go to
http://www.LVCVA.com or http://www.VisitLasVegas.com. For our extended
destinations including Laughlin and Mesquite, please go to
http://www.VisitLaughlin.com and http://www.VisitMesquite.com.
About Southwest Airlines
After almost 37 years of service, Southwest Airlines continues to
differentiate itself from other low fare carriers-offering a reliable
product with impeccable Customer Service. Southwest Airlines is the most
productive airline in the sky and offers Customers a productive traveling
experience. Southwest recently updated its gate areas and improved its
boarding procedure to make flying Southwest convenient and simple.
Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), the nation's largest carrier in terms of
domestic passengers enplaned, currently serves 64 cities in 32 states.
Based in Dallas, Southwest currently operates more than 3,400 flights a day
and has more than 34,000 Employees systemwide.
About Southwest Airlines Vacations
Southwest Airlines Vacations offers vacation packages to more than 40
destinations with flight service available from every scheduled Southwest
Airlines departure city. Customize your vacation package including airfare,
hotel, car rentals, show tickets, attraction passes, and more at
southwestvacations.com. Southwest Airlines Vacations is located in Orlando
and is operated by The Mark Travel Corporation. The vacation company is a
member of the USTOA $1 Million Traveler's Assistance Program and ASTA TOP.
NO PURCHASE OR RESERVATIONS REQUIRED TO ENTER OR RECEIVE A PRIZE. A
PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Sweepstakes open to
legal residents of CA, CO, IL and WA who are 21 or older at time of entry.
Void outside CA, CO, IL, WA and where prohibited. Sweepstakes starts and
ends on April 24, 2008. For information on where to enter log on to
VisitLasVegas.com. The sweepstakes is sponsored by Southwest Airlines and
Southwest Airlines Vacations.
SOURCE Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority