On 5 August 2015 the Las Vegas Convention and Vis
On 5 August 2015, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor Authority (LVCVA) brought together over 160 Australian travel agents at The Westin, Sydney for the 2015 Las Vegas Travel Agent Roadshow. Accommodation and entertainment providers presented their products and companies located in Las Vegas, showcasing why Vegas is regarded as the ‘Entertainment Capital of the World’.Highlights included an acrobatic performance by Adagio Act, personal recounts of Vegas experiences by renowned travel writer, Ben Groundwater, and plenty of prizes. The major prize, a trip for two to Las Vegas including flights, accommodation and entertainment, was won by Peter Duncan from Aqua Travel Group.LATTE attended as one of the many guests of the Vegas themed night, accompanied by ten key companies including Travel Nevada, Caesars Entertainment, Cirque Du Soleil, Exotics Racing, Graceland Wedding Chapel, Machine Guns Vegas, Maverick Aviation Group, MGM Resorts, Miracle Mile Shops and Papillion.The Roadshow continued with a B2B event and a VIP event at The Ivy Penthouse, before moving on to Auckland. Australia is the number two source of overseas travellers to Las Vegas attracting more than 350,000 travellers in 2014.