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The Latest from Las Vegas

18th January 2020 - 10:00am

Tryphavana Cross (Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority)

Tryphavana Cross (Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority)

Tryphavana Cross updates the trade on the latest from the legendary destination that is Las Vegas, from Shania Twain and ZZ Top performances, light displays, new shows and dining at the Bellagio. Also find out why Elon Musk’s The Boring Company isn’t boring at all!

 

More new systems in Sin City include the Fremont Street Experience which unveiled new graphics and an upgraded Viva Vision canopy. Downtown Las Vegas lit up on New Year’s Eve when Fremont Street Experience debuted new stunning visuals and 3D graphics for its $32m renovation of Viva Vision, the world’s largest single video screen that spans 5 city blocks.  It illuminates the pedestrian mall with 16,433,152 pixels and 5,000 Nits - seven times brighter and four times the resolution allowing it to be seen 24 hours a day for the first time ever.

 

Bellagio's Mayfair Supper Club Celebrates America's Appetite for the Spectacular - Vanilla-smoked chocolate cigars, towering seafood displays and the finest cuts of meat will greet guests dining fountain-side. The Mayfair Supper Club opened at Bellagio on New Year’s Eve and offers an extraordinary culinary experience set in the glamorous supper club world of yesteryear when music and cuisine intertwined for an unforgettable, all-night experience.

 

Shania Twain Launches Residency - Shania Twain ‘Let’s Go’ - this top-selling female country artist of all-time recently debuted her new headlining residency show at Zappos Theatre at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Twain returns to Zappos Theatre in March 2020 with her spectacular, high-energy production with hits such as including ‘Man! I Feel Like A Woman!’, ‘You're Still The One’ and ‘That Don't Impress Me Much’ and features a seven-piece band and eight male dancers.

 

ZZ Top Return to The Venetian Resort Las Vegas - Following a sold-out run in 2019, ZZ TOP announces 2020 shows on March 20, 21, 25, 27 and 28. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Texas trio, or ‘That Little Ol’ Band From Texas’, is the longest-running major rock band with original members. Billy F Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard have stayed together through 5 decades of rock, blues, and boogie.

 

Luxor Hotel & Casino has new lighting on its iconic pyramid - the south end of The Strip shines brighter with new LED Vertex Tube Lights illuminating the 4 corners of the Pyramid in a variety of hues from dusk to dawn. It features 276 lighting tubes producing 16m+ colour combinations with a variety of patterns and timing.

 

McCarran International Airport Celebrates - on 19th December, the airport welcomed its record 50 millionth passenger of 2019, a first in the airport’s 71-year history. This marks three consecutive years of setting all-time passenger records with 2018 reaching 49.7m!

 

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) shows the progress being made 40 feet underground as Elon Musk’s The Boring Company.  Since tunneling began on November 15th, The Boring Company nears halfway point (2,100ft) of the first of two tunnels at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 

 

The $52.5m tunnel system will include 3 passenger stations connecting the existing convention space with the LVCC’s new West Hall expansion currently under construction and 65% complete. This is part of a $1.52 billion expansion and renovation. Both the West Hall and the underground transportation system expect to open to the public for CES in January 2021 and use Tesla’s electric vehicles to transport passengers across the LVCC’s 200-acre campus in about one minute (currently c.30-minute walk).


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Tryphavana Cross (Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority)
Sharp dressed men ZZ Top announces five more shows at The Venetian this year
That does impress us much! Shania Twain returns to Zappos Theatre

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