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Not Your Parent's Las Vegas

NOT Your Parents LAS VEGAS « HOW THE CITY OF LIGHTS HAS EVOLVED THROUGH THE DECADES THE VEGAS OF THE 8OS AND 9OS TODAY'S VEGAS COULDN'T BE MORE DIFFERENT THAN THE ONE YOUR PARENTS EXPERIENCEDA COUPLE DECADES AGO. HERE'S A LOOK AT WHAT VEGAS WAS LIKE WHEN YOU WERE A KID: Vegas was sorely lacking in Wayne Newton (the "Danke Schoen" guy) h Dining options were bountiful but limited to all-you-can-eat buf and 24-hour coffee shops. I the bigge the nigh department. act in town. At one time, Wayne, aka "Mr. Las Vegas," was doing 6 shows a night. Spago, Vegas' original celebrity chef restaurant, opened in 1992. Over the next decade, fine dining slowly became a hot trend on the Strip. Club Rio, the first hip nightclub inside a hotel, didn't open until 1995. A BIG BY 2000 BOOM IN 1990 IN VEGAS шmm шш ш uшш I= 1000 шШ hotel AT THE END OF THE 90s, VEGAS HAD SOME CATCHING UP TO DO. rooms there were there were 74,000 125,000 In an effort to stay competitive with other nightlife destinations, Vegas ended up expanding their city in fun and exciting ways.. hotel rooms in hotel rooms in Las Vegas. Las Vegas. TODAY, VEGAS BOASTS 17 OF THE 20 BIG GEST HOTELS IN THE U.S. • BEING BUILT • EXPANDED . I| || || || ||. • OPENED . CAESARS PLANET PARIS LAS HOLLYWOOD VEGAS THERE WAS A HOTEL CONSTRUCTION BOOM AROUND In 2003, Vegas debuted the THE TURN OF THE CENTURY. provocative What Happens Here, Stays Here marketing campaign to better reflect the evolving vibe of the city. TODAY'S VEGAS VISITOR YOUNG, HIP, WEB-SAVVY – ALL THESE TERMS CAN BE USED TO DESCRIBE THE TYPICAL VEGAS VISITOR TODAY. 2010 2013 VEGAS VISITOR ID: 60% 8% 30% Skills DOB Social media savvy circa 1980s About 60% of The number of visitors using Interests Nightlife, Food Culture, Adventure, Risk Taking visitors use the social media sites like Twitter Internet to plan their trip. and Facebook to help plan their trip increased from 8% in 2010 to 30% in 2013. ARRIVALS DEPARTURES THE PERCENTAGE OF VISITORS AGES 21–39 HAS INCREASED OVERALL SINCE 2009. MEANWHILE, TRAVELERS AGES 60+ HAVE DECREASED SIGNIFICANTLY. *15% -8% 85% are repeat visitors - those who can't seem to get /0 enough Vegas. TODAY'S HOTTEST ATTRACTIONS FORGET LOUNGE SINGERS, MAGIC SHOWS AND OTHER ONCE-POPULAR VEGAS ATTRACTIONS. TODAY, VEGAS IS ALL ABOUT THRILLING, UNIQUE AND SEXY ATTRACTIONS. CHECK OUT SOME OF THE HOT NEW OFFERINGS THAT HAVE TURNED VEGAS INTO A TOP DESTINATION FOR YOUNG TRAVELERS: • VOODOO ZIPLINE • • BRITNEY: PIECE OF ME • •X BURLESQUE • An 800-foot-high zip line ride at the Rio shoots guests through the air with 360-degree open-air views After selling 100 million albums worldwide, the starlet performs Think of this 75-minute cabaret-style event at the Flamingo regularly at Planet Hollywood in a nightclub-like atmosphere. as a sexy, modern version of the classic Vegas showgirl act. of the Strip. • OMNIA • • HIGH ROLLER. • DRAI'S • Opening at Caesars Palace in spring 2015, this multi-level nightclub will feature a chic rooftop garden. This 550-foot-tall observation wheel at The LINQ is the tallest in the world. Dance to tunes spun by the hottest DJs at this 65,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor nightclub at the Cromwell. • BROOKLYN BOWL • • CELEBRITY CHEFS • • PLEA SURE POOLS • This rooftop pool at Planet Hollywood features two decks, two Like its NYC location, dubbed "one of the most incredible places on earth" by Rolling Stone, this nightlife mecca From Gordon Ramsay's BurGR to Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar to Giada De Laurentiis's Giada, there bars, live DJs and cabanas with at The LINQ features live music, are plenty of amazing celebrity chef restaurants to try. bottle service for the 21+ crowd. bowling and killer comfort food. THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO CHECK OUT THE NEW AND IMPROVED VEGAS. WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? 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Not Your Parent's Las Vegas

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Today’s Vegas couldn’t be more different than the one your parents experienced a couple decades ago. How the city of light has evolved through the decades?

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