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Cupid's Arrow Helps Fuel Romance And Transforms Las Vegas Into Retreat For Sweethearts And Lovers

Las Vegas Ignites Passion with Destination-Wide Valentine's Day Specials

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Vegas is the place to love and be loved this February. The destination's romantic world-class restaurants, blissful spas, unique exhibits and picturesque wedding chapels will set the mood for the perfect lovers' rendezvous. As love fills the air this Valentine's Day, Las Vegas has all of the answers to help you and your beloved soar to cloud nine. 

LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO 'ROUND
With love floating in the air during February, Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at Luxor Hotel and Casino invites guests to share the most romantic day of the year with passengers of the RMS Titanic. Guests can relive stories of marriages that ended before they could develop and unconditional love that never dies with true accounts from people aboard the legendary Ship of Dreams.

Unique experiences await couples at Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat inside The Mirage Hotel and Casino. The Dolphin Habitat will offer a special Valentine's Day package, Feb. 14-16, which includes interaction with bottlenose dolphins.

Rekindle the passion at The Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas Hotel. The replica Eiffel Tower creates the perfect romantic atmosphere and is an exact reproduction rendered at half scale of one of Europe's most famous landmarks.

YOU COMPLETE ME
Couples looking to seal their vows can do so in the wedding capital of the world. Wynn Las Vegas commemorates Valentine's Day with its Eternally Yours Valentine's Day Wedding Ceremony Package for $1,390. The package includes everything from a professional photo session to a Champagne toast to commemorate the special day.

Those looking to get married in an elegant setting reminiscent of Paris in the 1930s can visit Joel Robuchon Restaurant at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Surrounded by a lavish venue designed by award-winning Pierre-Yves Rochon and delectable cuisine created by Chef of the Century Joel Robuchon, couples can experience a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive moment for $5,895.

Visitors can also tie the knot at Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. In honor of Valentine's Day, Caesars Palace is offering special perks to couples who book a Roman Wedding Package. Couples who book are eligible to receive a $50 food and beverage credit and 15 percent off of additional nights stayed at the hotel.

Lovers can say "I do" at Bellagio. Bellagio's Valentine's Day Package includes everything from wedding photography and videography to gourmet truffles and rose petals for $5,000.

PAMPER YOUR LOVE
Couples looking to be primped and polished for date night can spend the day at the Grand Spa inside MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. The spa offers sweet Valentine's Day treatments and specials through Feb. 28. Guests can indulge in couples "Whoopie Pie" manicures and pedicures, white chocolate raspberry facials, sweet body sugar scrubs and more.

Visitors can also feel the love at Spa Bellagio. In honor of the romantic holiday, Spa Bellagio offers specialty treatments throughout February. Spa-goers can experience a daring Massage á Trois, chocolate and coconut body treatment, Valentine Keratin Express blowout treatment, and sugar and spice manicure and/or pedicure.

Lovebirds can take flight at JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa with the Valentine's Day Spa Couple's Package. The hotel package features a deluxe guestroom, red rose turndown, Champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries. Valentines will continue the romantic celebration with a breakfast buffet for two at Ceres Restaurant and one 50-minute Couple's Sampler Massage at Spa Aquae.

YOU HAD ME AT HELLO
Looking to tickle the taste buds? TENDER Steak & Seafood at Luxor Hotel and Casino has crafted a tantalizing four-course menu for two that is sure to captivate the senses of any food aficionado. Visitors hoping for something naughty can venture over to Rice & Company also inside the Luxor Hotel and Casino. The "Naughty and Spice Roll" is sure to heat things up, and comes with a special Wakatake Onikoroshi sake pairing.

Stop by the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino for the ultimate date night. Blue Man Group offers dinner and show packages for starry-eyed lovers. The packages include tickets to Blue Man Group's exhilarating show, dinner at one of the property's delectable restaurants and cocktails at Ignite Lounge. The lounge will be offering two exclusive cocktails on Valentine's Day. The "Raspberry Kiss" and "Elderflower Piscine Fizz" are the perfect potions to any romantic evening. 

Couples interested in relaxing and spending an evening in the comfort of their own room can find the perfect match at NOBU Hotel at Caesars Palace. Guests can reserve a special Valentine's Day rate for $275 and indulge in Nobu's exclusive in-room dining for two. The high roller bento box ($220) includes salmon shichimi, Wagyu with truffles, foie gras and spinach dry miso with king crab. Secret off-menu items such as Toro Carpaccio are also available.

End the evening with a slice of delectable tofu cheesecake to share. More exclusive libations can be found at TREVI Italian Restaurant inside The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. The "Love Potion Number 9" cocktail will be served on Feb. 14 for only $9.

Couples can also check out LAVO Italian Restaurant at The Palazzo Las Vegas for a unique four-course meal that includes special heart shaped lobster ravioli. Special romance-themed menus will also set the mood at Tao Asian Bistro inside The Venetian, Fu at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas and Pampas Churrascaria Brazilian Grille.

Lovers looking to satisfy a sweet tooth can call "Just a Bite of Cheesecake" for its special Valentine's Day promotion. The package contains an assortment of cakes and cheesecakes with red velvet, chocolate, chocolate mousse and more. The treats are delivered in a unique rose display for $25. Deliveries are free of charge and "Just a Bite Cheesecake" is happy to deliver to guests staying on the Las Vegas Strip. Orders can be placed by calling, 702.683.1171.

To learn more about Valentine's Day in Las Vegas, or to purchase the perfect gift symbolizing love and affection rather than a stale box of chocolates, book an unforgettable trip by visiting www.LasVegas.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 more than 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 ever‑increasing numbers of leisure and business visitors to the area.  For more information, go to www.lvcva.com or www.LasVegas.com.

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