"Cash in on Vegas" Winners Announced

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has announced the winners of its “Cash in on Vegas” booking incentive.

The LVCVA joined forces with national travel wholesalers on the promotion, giving agents the opportunity to win $45,000 in cash prizes.

From March 30 to April 30, 2009, travel agents who sold a minimum of five air/land packages to Las Vegas for travel during the months of April, May and June qualified for the chance to win cash gift cards between $100 and $1,000.

One top agent from each wholesale partner took home the grand prize of $1,000. These agents include Marisa Stephens of Eagle Travel in Dallas, Texas; Leah White of Adventure Travel in Port Orchard, Washington; Kitty Foster of Carlson Wagonlit Travel in Hales Corners, Wisconsin; Luisa Jule of Travel Leaders in Houston, Texas; Gene Miyake of Non-Stop Travel Agency in Honolulu, Hawaii; Lupe Lovato of Vista World Travel in San Antonio, Texas; Carol Garbisch of AAA Travel Agency in Rockford, Illinois; Isabel Lewis of Nexion Inc in Southlake, Texas; and Richie Sandler of Casa Blanca Express Inc in Woodland Hills, California.

National wholesale travel partners who participated include Southwest Airlines Vacations, United Vacations, Funjet Vacations, US Airways Vacations, GoGo Vacations, American Airlines Vacations, Travel Impressions, Alaska Airlines Vacations and MLT Vacations.

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