Elvis Featured In New Nevada Tourism Ads

The Nevada Commission on Tourism will launch new national ads this summer that feature Las Vegas entertainment icons "Elvis" and the Blue Man Group enjoying outdoor recreation at Lake Tahoe. The ads will run in midsummer and fall, as the mountain paradise recovers from economic impacts of a devastating wildfire, Lt. Gov. Brian K. Krolicki announced Wednesday. The ads, to run on television and in travel magazines, are the latest in the tourism agency's award-winning "icon" series that portrays Las Vegas show-business figures enjoying popular recreational activities in other parts of the state and reveal Nevada's two different worlds -- neon and nature. Show-business icons pictured unexpectedly in natural settings catch people by surprise and deliver the message that Nevada offers a lot more besides dazzling entertainment The Elvis commercial, which features red-caped Elvis characters mountain biking on Lake Tahoe's spectacular Flume Trail, will begin airing next month on national cable television including the Travel Channel, Discovery, Discovery Science and Fox News. The icon ad series, which recently won 36 awards from the American Advertising Fed
Source: Various / Updated: Jul 17, 2007 
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Devon (profilecontact) wrote on Jul 20, 2007report abuse
Please tell me there only fooling.
memoriesoftheking (profilecontact) wrote on Jul 19, 2007report abuse
I think it's a good ad. The TV commercial is not so good, but this print ad is. Of course they must have Elvis in a Jumpsuit. It's LAS VEGAS!! They want the casual customer to recognize who it is and associate Elvis with Vegas. Nice job.
mature_elvis_fan75 (profilecontact) wrote on Jul 18, 2007report abuse
If it was anything but a jumpsuit i guess people wouldnt get the Elvis connection right?
Ruthie (profilecontact) wrote on Jul 18, 2007report abuse
Yea, yea, yea, Elvis (jumpsuit & all) is always associated with Vegas. And that's a good thing. However, I just wish that for once we could see an ad about him in something other than a jumpsuit. It's like people have forgotten he wore real clothes at one time & looked damned terrific in those threads!
rosiel (profilecontact) wrote on Jul 18, 2007report abuse
I like it. It should be Elvis first, Frank Sinatra, Wayne Newton, etc. (But, not in a jumpsuit). I still would like a copy of this but, I do wish it was a better likeness.
Mofoca22 (profilecontact) wrote on Jul 18, 2007report abuse
lol i love it thats the best ad i have seen in a very longtime tjhough they couldve used a picture of elvis riding the tandem bike with maybe wayne newton, frank sinatra or tom jones on the back with tom jones saying "whats new pussy cat" and elvis saying whatever is new in vegas in reply
Palle (profilecontact) wrote on Jul 17, 2007report abuse
Not at all bad - quite good I would say
Mystery Rider (profilecontact) wrote on Jul 17, 2007report abuse
if you go to Las Vegas, you must see O it is fantastic dont miss it. Now Elvis on a bike in a Jump suit i dont think so. Who makes money off this one?
stanton (profilecontact) wrote on Jul 17, 2007report abuse
Sort of cool to me...

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