Fabulous Las Vegas Showgirls Storm San Francisco Today

Chance to Win Trip to 'Vegas Right Now'

Apr 24, 2008, 01:00 ET from Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

LAS VEGAS, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Fabulous Las Vegas Showgirls What: Las Vegas Showgirls are bringing some Vegas glitz and glamour to San Francisco today, stopping at some of the city's most recognizable icons. From Golden Gate Bridge and Union Square to a trolley ride and Pier 39, the girls will experience San Francisco's best. Throughout the day, passersby can stop and have a souvenir photograph taken with the showgirls. Additionally, San Francisco 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 PIER 39 Where: Golden Gate Bridge Union Square Trolley Ride (Powell-Hyde Cable Car) Vegas Right Now Trip Giveaway Location: PIER 39 (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080421/LAM532LOGO) 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