218 Talking Virgin Holidays Concierge Plus other The Vegas Tourist Tidbits

Have you ever wished you could travel to Las Vegas and have a concierge available at your fingertips?  You can if you travel with Virgin Holidays.  You know,  that airline founded by Sir Richard Branson?  Today’s guest is my fellow friend and Las Vegas Territory member Gloria Kritzler.  She is the west coast regional manager for Virgin Holidays Concierge.  But first, we play catch up with Vegas Tourist Tidbits.

  1. The little casino that couldn’t
  2. Yes, Vegas Tourists’ are not happy with the rebranding name for the Monte Carlo.
  3. Mark’s Strip tour details about the guests encounter with the Living Statues at the Venetian
  4. The stadium vs convention center expansion is not a “This or That”  but an “all or Nothing”
  5. Mark’s Adderall is kicking in and you should be thankful for that!!
  6. Flashbacks from visiting the Hard Rock for the Pole Expo
  7. Late dinner at Mr Lucky’s 24/7 – Try the French Toast… Seriously!!!
  8. Review of the Pole Expo  Classic Competition
  9.  Remembering the Silence of Vegas on September 11th, 2001

 

Links Mentioned

 

Gloria Kritzler – Virgin Holidays Concierge
In this podcast, I get to interview my first Tour Guide Boss, Gloria Kritzler.  She must have seen something promising in those deep dark eyes of mine or just had a weak moment, but she gave me that foot in the door to find my true passions for touring and talking!

These days, she is busy helping other international tourist enjoy themselves here in Las Vegas and elsewhere by being the west coast regional manager for Virgin Holidays Concierge.  In the interview, we get to talk a little tour history about the Grand Canyon West Rim Skywalk and learn that Virgin Holidays Concierge was the first tour sales to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon when they first opened!

 

Gloria Kritzler’s Tourist Tips

3 Things Every Vegas Tourist Should Do

  • Go see the Grand Canyon
  • See a show
  • Sample a restaurant

Hidden Vegas Gem: Valley of Fire

Favorite Vegas Show: Le Rêve

Favorite Vegas Movie:  Indecent Proposal


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Pole Expo 2016 is Coming

Yes, you read that right and it is what you think it is and yet it is so much more!  Pole Dancing has moved out of the shadows and into the real world as a fitness tool as well as entertainment and romance enhancement.

The largest worldwide event in pole fitness, Pole Expo returns to Las Vegas Wednesday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. This is the brainchild of local entrepreneur, Fawnia Mondey, Pole Expo illustrates the art, fitness, athleticism and competitive nature of the exploding sport.
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Pole Fitness Nerds to Las Vegas

With thousands of pole fitness enthusiasts flocking from more than 50 countries, Pole Expo 2016 highlights the industry’s finest with a five-day event including workshops, competitions, seminars and guest performances. In its fifth year, Pole Expo has quickly become the go-to event celebrating the unique fitness and dance form like never before, bursting with nightly events sure to convert attendees into loyal fans, returning year after year.
Pole Expo is in its fifth year and has quickly become the go-to event celebrating the unique fitness and dance form like never before, bursting with nightly events sure to convert attendees into loyal fans, returning year after year.

Pole Expo Workshops
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A special appearance by Jalles Franca, as MJ THE LEGEND, and Tomoko, age 70, from Italia’s Got Talent will kick off opening night ceremonies.

(Complete Show Schedule can be found here)

Details of the nightly line-ups

  •  Thursday, Sept 8 (The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino)
    Pole Classic Competition & Pole Star Showcase:
    Previously selected, 10 males and 10 females compete for the coveted title of Overall Pole Classic Champion 2016. First place female winner will move on to compete in the Pole Championship Series at the Arnold Schwarzenegger Sports Festival. Tickets available:http://bit.ly/2bE0oTQ
    * This event is included as part of the All-Access Expo Pass.
    ** Also available separately.
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  •  Friday, Sept. 9 (Vanity Nightclub inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino)
    Pole Expo’s 5th Annual Party:
    Vanity Nightclub transforms into a night of comedy burlesque entertainment and risqué performances showcasing male and female talent from across America. Tickets available: http://bit.ly/2b7QabN
    * This event is included as part of the All-Access Expo Pass.
    ** Also available separately.
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  • Saturday, Sept. 10 (Ham Hall, UNLV)
    Pole Show LA
    : Where acrobatic athletics meet lingerie for a one-of-a-kind production highlighting the world’s best pole dancers. Tickets available:http://poleshowla.com
    *This event is an additional fee.
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  •  Saturday, Sept. 10 (Foxtail Nightclub inside SLS Hotel)
    Pole Expo’s Pole Olympia
    : The fastest and most intense pole trick contest in the world. Three finalists to spilt a grand prize of $10,000.
    * This event is included as part of the All-Access Expo Pass.
    ** Also available separately.

Pole Show LA Vegas 2016 Teaser Video

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“Our goal at Pole Expo, is to share our passion for pole dancing as a movement that is rewarding both physically and emotionally. Pole Expo offers something for everyone, whether they are interested in pole dancing as a form of art, expression and empowerment, pole fitness as a way of improving physical health, or pole sport to challenge their minds and bodies acrobatically. Pole Expo offers workshops, seminars, and performances to inspire women and men to look outside the box when it comes to pole dancing and fitness in general,” stated Monday. “Dancing on a vertical pole is life-changing, and if you haven’t tried pole fitness, come see what we are talking about!”

Pole Expo features three full days of shopping with our industry’s finest companies and sponsors X-Pole, Mighty Grip, Bad Kitty, Wink, Home Pole Studios, Vertical Wise and United Pole Artists.

For expo passes, special event ticket pricing, and a complete line-up of activities, please visit www.PoleExpo.com or Facebook/PoleExpoLV. Single-day passes are $79 and weekend passes are $185 and include nightly events. *