New hotel options for Las Vegas for Cup

Sept. 26, 2013, 12 a.m. (ET)

Exciting array of Las Vegas resorts added to Continental Cup accommodations arsenal 

New listings necessary as curling fans lock up available rooms at the host hotel 

LAS VEGAS – Five exciting resorts in Las Vegas are now offering preferred rates to the thousands of curling fans still planning to attend the historic 2014 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling at the Orleans Arena January 16-19. The properties were added in the wake of no current hotel vacancy at The Orleans Hotel and Casino. 

“We’re thrilled that curling fans are so excited about attending the WFG Continental Cup in Las Vegas that they have filled our host hotel months in advance,” said Jon Killoran, event co-manager. “But we’re even more excited to continue to offer fans, who have not booked yet, a wide range of choices for nearby hotels, many of which will have free bus shuttle service to the arena.” 

Fans can book exclusive hotel and event packages at The Gold Coast Hotel and Casino, located near The Orleans. Nearby Las Vegas Strip resorts Bally’s Las Vegas, Caesars Palace and The New Tropicana Las Vegas A Double Tree by Hilton have also reserved blocks of rooms for fans, as well as The Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino, located next door to the Gold Coast just west of the Strip. 

For further information, visit http://www.curling.ca/2014continentalcup-en/where-to-stay/ 

For further information on things to do in Las Vegas, visit www.lasvegas.com

ABOUT THE EVENT 

The World Financial Group (WFG) Continental Cup is part of the Canadian Curling Association’s Season of Champions series. In its tenth year, the Continental Cup will pit elites men’s and women’s curlers from North America (Canada and the United States) against their peers representing Team World (Japan, Norway, Scotland and Sweden) in a four-day competition similar to golf’s Ryder Cup. The 2014 WFG Continental Cup will be staged January 16-19 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, marking the first time in the event’s history that it will be contested outside of Canada. 

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 10.8 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space citywide, the LVCVA's mission centers on attracting everincreasing numbers of leisure and business visitors to the area. For more information, go to www.lvcva.com or www.LasVegas.com. 

Media Information Contact: Jon Killoran +1 775 622 3345 

Jon.killoran@renotahoewintergames.org 

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