– Move over ‘The Hangover’-Style Vegas Vacation: For Canadians, Sin City’s seen as a Romantic Getaway Destination –
Toronto, October 8, 2013– Las Vegas will forever be considered a destination where a bachelor’s last days of freedom are best spent before tying the knot – but the sparkling jewel in the desert is actually a top choice of those who have already embraced coupledom, according to a recent survey by Expedia.caTM, Canada’s leading online travel provider. One in four Canadian respondents (25 per cent) said a romantic getaway with their partner is the main reason they would venture to Vegas, narrowly edging out other options such as celebrating a bachelor or bachelorette, recognizing a milestone and partying with friends.
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Las Vegas’ world-famous strip may have attracted more than 37 million visitors last year, however according to a recent survey by the country’s largest online travel provider Expedia.ca ™, Canadians are not flocking to Sin City simply to test their fortunes with elusive Lady Luck. According to the survey, seeing a live performance in Las Vegas was the most popular activity of choice (80 per cent), while visiting casinos ranked second with a 72 per cent popularity vote. This is a trend that may very well be in part to the many made-in-Canada performers who have helped redefine this perennial vacation destination.