new flying theater attraction coming to Iceland. Today, the owners of that attraction announced that they will be bringing a sister flying theater ride to Las Vegas.Earlier this month we told you about a
FlyOver Las Vegas will open in 2021 on Las Vegas Boulevard, following a construction start later this year. The film will feature not just aerial images of the city's casinos but also favorite tourist sights within a day's drive, including the Grand Canyon and Monument Valley.
"The launch of FlyOver Las Vegas will provide visitors with a truly unforgettable experience showcasing some of the most iconic and visually stunning landscapes in the American Southwest," Lisa Adams, Vice President of FlyOver Attractions, said. Here's the hype video:
Vegas has had a complicated relationship with themed attractions over the years. It remains one of the world's leading markets for live theater and musical entertainment, but it's seen less success with thrill rides and themed attractions. The Adventuredome at Circus Circus is hanging in there, as is the High Roller observation wheel. But the Star Trek Experience and MGM Grand Adventures theme park are no longer, and the few roller coasters that remain in the market seem to be closed more often than they run anymore.
Can a flying theater ride work as an alternative to helicopter tours for people who would rather save their time and money for the casinos and clubs? We will see when FlyOver Las Vegas opens in early 2021.Tweet
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