LAS VEGAS, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The digital marquees along the iconic Las Vegas Strip and throughout the Las Vegas Valley are currently displaying a message of strength, unity and gratitude in support of the destination. The tribute started Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m. and will run for the next 24-hours.
The marquee signs showed an image of the Strip with verbiage stating, "We've been there for you during the good times. Thank you for being there for us now. #VegasStrong"
On Monday, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) President and CEO Rossi Ralenkotter shared the following powerful message:
"The thoughts and prayers of all of Las Vegas go out to the victims and their families. This was a horrific, yet isolated, incident. At this time, it is important to allow the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police to conclude their investigation into the incident and to attend to the needs of the victims and their families. Las Vegas is a strong community that will work through this tragic incident. We are grateful beyond words to our incomparable law enforcement, first responders and everyone who continues to help victims and their families."
For more information on how to help, please visit www.VisitLasVegas.com/how-to-help.
For photos and video of the tribute, please visit the LVCVA Newsroom at http://press.LVCVA.com.
ABOUT THE LVCVA
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is charged with marketing Southern Nevada as a tourism and convention destination worldwide, and also with operating the Las Vegas Convention Center and Cashman Center. With nearly 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas alone and more than 11 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space citywide, the LVCVA's mission centers on attracting ever increasing numbers of leisure and business visitors to the area. Download the virtual reality app, Vegas VR, to experience Las Vegas from your iPhone or Android by visiting http://www.vrtv.vegas/. For more information, go to www.lvcva.com or www.visitlasvegas.com.
SOURCE Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
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