The City of Las Vegas Descriptive Essay by Jay Writtings LLC

The City of Las Vegas
A look at the city Las Vegas, one of America's most popular tourist destinations.
# 119270 | 2,174 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2010 | US
Published on Apr 13, 2010 in Business (Consumer Behavior) , Tourism (General)

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This paper studies the city of Las Vegas, touted as sin city. The author takes a look at the attractions of one of America's most visited city and provides the demographics of Las Vegas as well as of the individuals to better understand the lure of the city. Apart from the many casinos, the paper also lists other draw factors for tourists, such as the shows and conferences.

They Go For the Show
The Odds Are In Favor Of Gambling
The Business Opportunists
Conventional Las Vegas
Las Vegas Revisited
Works Cited

From the Paper:

"Las Vegas is without a doubt one of America's most popular tourist destinations, with all those going there expecting this, as all representations of the city, from films such as "Ocean's Eleven" to shows such as "Las Vegas", present it to be a towering cacophony of neon-lit casinos, restaurants, hotels, and any other means of fun and pleasure. Entertainment of myriad sources may be found within the confines of Las Vegas, from family oriented tourist attractions such as theme-parks and restaurants, to more adult-oriented entertainment, spanning the spectrum from gambling to exotic dancing. Regardless of the ends sought, the location is sure to consume the resources and cash of those who choose to make an outing there, ensuring their continued success economically, and thereby presence as an attractive recreational opportunity."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Elsen, David. "Las Vegas: The New Frontier." Travel Agent. 331.2, p.34.
  • GLS Research. "Las Vegas Visitor Profile: Calendar Year 2006, Annual Report." Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. Retrieved on 29 September 2007, from:
  • Simpson, Alton Gary. "" Mortgage Servicing News. 11.8, p.31.
  • Ralenkotter, Rossi. "Insiders know... Vegas Means Business." Meeting News: Supplement. 31.1, p.2.

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