Maverick Helicopters Soars to EDC Las Vegas 2020

 

 

 

MAVERICK HELICOPTERS soars to EDC LAS VEGAS 2020

North America’s largest dance music festival celebrates its 10th year in Las Vegas, May 15-17, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maverick Helicopters, the exclusive provider of helicopter transportation to Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Las Vegas and Las Vegas Motor Speedway, will offer attendees the opportunity to upgrade their festival experience with VIP flight to and from EDC Las Vegas on May 15, 16 and 17, 2020.

 

“We are thrilled to partner with EDC for the tenth consecutive year as they celebrate this milestone for their festival in Las Vegas,” said Bryan Kroten, vice president of marketing at Maverick Helicopters. “We are proud to be the trusted partner of EDC Las Vegas offering unparalleled luxury helicopter transfers.”

The 15-minute flight offers festivalgoers and headliners an easy commute to Las Vegas Motor Speedway each day. Prior to takeoff, passengers can enjoy hanging out in Maverick Helicopters’ themed terminal which transforms to create a festival-like atmosphere. In the private terminal, guests may sip on specialty cocktails, snap photos and dance to electronic dance music before boarding Maverick Helicopters’ ECO-star aircraft.

 

Once aboard, guests can use voice-activated headsets to talk to the pilots and listen to electronic dance music; sit back and relax and take in stunning, bird’s-eye views of the Las Vegas Strip. In 2019, guests experienced a special curated playlist by Tiësto. To add to the experience, passengers are often surprised by artists or celebrities on their VIP transfers. Past artists who have flown with Maverick Helicopters to EDC include The Chainsmokers, Calvin Harris, Tiësto, Kaskade, Skrillex, Diplo, Afrojack and many more.

 

Individual rates start at $550 per person for a one-way flight or $850 per person for a round trip flight. Private charters start at $3,500 for up to seven people for a one-way flight or $5,500 for up to seven people for a round trip flight. Flights are on sale now.

 

For more information on Maverick Helicopters or to book a reservation, please visit FlyMaverick.com/EDC or call 702.405.4300.

 

For more information on EDC, please visit EDCLasVegas.com.

 

About Maverick Helicopters

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, flies more than 250,000 guests annually out of Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim, Maui, Hawaii and Kauai, Hawaii. Maverick Helicopters operates the largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters with nearly 50 aircraft and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world. Maverick Helicopters employs the industry’s top pilots and has received numerous accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” 2011-2018; Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” 2014-2018; USA Today’s 10Best 2019 Reader’s Choice Award for “Best Helicopter Tour;” and many more. Maverick Helicopters serves as the exclusive helicopter operator for events including Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), NASCAR and more at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In 2018, Maverick partnered with Burner Express Program to offer expediated flights to Black Rock Desert. Maverick Helicopters has been celebrated as one of the world’s leading tourism companies for more than 20 years.

 

Follow Maverick Helicopters on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

Maverick Helicopters Offers Helicopter Transfers to NASCAR Weekend, Sept. 14-15, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

 

 

 

 

MAVERICK HELICOPTERS OFFERS HELICOPTER TRANSFERS TO
NASCAR WEEKEND, SEPT. 14 – 15, AT LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

 

 

Maverick Helicopters offers Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff South Point 400 attendees transfers to and from Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS), Sept. 14 -15.

 

“We are honored to be the Speedway’s exclusive helicopter operator and look forward to another successful weekend in September,” said John Buch, president of Maverick Helicopters. “Maverick aims to provide unparalleled and luxurious transportation to NASCAR guests to elevate their South Point 400 experience at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.”

 

On the expedited, 15-minute flight, passengers can sit back and relax in the company’s ECO-Star helicopters while taking in stunning, bird’s-eye-views of the Las Vegas Strip and speedway grounds, with return flights showcasing the glittering neon lights of the city. Roundtrip transfers start at $499 per person, per day. Private and custom charters are also available throughout the weekend.

 

Events during race weekend include the Rhino Pro Truck Outfitters 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Sept. 14 and the South Point 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Sept. 15. The 2019 South Point 400 will be the first race in the 2019 Cup playoffs.

 

For more information or to book a reservation, please call 702.261.0007 or visit www.FlyMaverick.com.

 

To purchase tickets for the 2019 South Point 400, please call 800.644.4444 or visit www.lvms.com.

About Maverick Helicopters
Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, flies more than 250,000 guests annually out of Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim, Maui, Hawaii and Kauai, Hawaii. Maverick Helicopters operates the largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters with nearly 50 aircraft and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world. Maverick Helicopters employs the industry’s top pilots and has received numerous accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” 2011-2018; Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” 2014-2018; USA Today’s 10Best 2019 Reader’s Choice Award for “Best Helicopter Tour;” and many more. Maverick Helicopters serves as the exclusive helicopter operator for events including Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), NASCAR and more at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In 2018, Maverick partnered with Burner Express Program to offer expediated flights to Black Rock Desert. Maverick Helicopters has been celebrated as one of the world’s leading tourism companies for more than 20 years.

 

Follow Maverick Helicopters on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

 

About Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Speedway Motorsports, a leading marketer and promoter of motorsports entertainment in the United States. For more information, visit www.SpeedwayMotorSports.com.

LIP SMACKING FOODIE TOURS OFFERS SAVORY BITES & NEON LIGHTS—THE CORPORATE AND INCENTIVE PLANNER’S DREAM NIGHT OUT IN LAS VEGAS

 

 

 

 

 

 

L: Guests enjoying the Savory Bites & Neon Lights Lip Smacking Foodie Tour;
R: Maverick Helicopters Vegas Nights Flight
(Photos Courtesy Lip Smacking Foodie Tours, Maverick Helicopters) 

LIP SMACKING FOODIE TOURS OFFERS SAVORY BITES & NEON LIGHTS—THE  CORPORATE AND INCENTIVE PLANNER’S DREAM NIGHT OUT IN LAS VEGAS 

Progressive Dinner Tour of Four Top Restaurants Followed by a Maverick Helicopters Vegas Nights Flight over the Strip 

 

Lip Smacking Foodie Tours, the award-winning, top-rated culinary experience purveyor known for its unforgettable restaurant tours, pairs with Maverick Helicopters to offer Savory Bites & Neon Lights. Corporate groups will be abuzz the day after this extraordinary fine-dining extravaganza, which is capped with a Vegas Nights helicopter flight over the dazzling lights of the Las Vegas Strip.

Participants in Savory Bites & Neon Lights will be whisked past lines directly to VIP tables at four of Las Vegas’ most exclusive restaurants. Planners may opt to have signature cocktails awaiting guests upon arrival at each venue, where everyone will indulge in up to four of the restaurant’s most notable dishes per restaurant. Guests have the opportunity to sit next to someone different at each stop along the way, allowing for enhanced and enjoyable networking—all while enjoying exceptional food and drink. Meanwhile, expert Lip Smacking guides provide insider stories and eye-opening tips about the Entertainment Capital of the World.

Next, a limo coach will ferry guests to Maverick Helicopters’ Las Vegas Strip air terminal located next to the world-famous “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign. Guests will toast with champagne before boarding an Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopter for a 12- to 15-minute flight high above the glittering Las Vegas Strip, providing breathtaking vistas of iconic landmarks such as Bellagio, Caesars Palace, Stratosphere Tower, MGM Grand and much more.

“Going to four restaurants in a single night, followed by a helicopter flight over the Strip, really gets delegates and customers abuzz at their conference the next day,” said Donald Contursi, founder and president, Lip Smacking Foodie Tours. “Las Vegas is famed for its over-the-top hospitality experiences, but we’ve found a way to dial it up to 11 and guarantee rave reviews from attendees.”

Available for groups of up to 100, Savory Bites & Neon Lights offers branded upgrades and other amenities for corporate groups, including private reception space at the air terminal, logo placement on menus and helicopters, as well as customizable photography and videography.

To learn more about Lip Smacking Foodie Tours’ options for corporate and private groups, click here.

ABOUT LIP SMACKING FOODIE TOURS
In just a short time, Lip Smacking Foodie Tours has grown into the premier culinary walking tour in Las Vegas, garnering not only loyal fans but also outstanding accolades. Its variety of experiences offers guests personalized service and VIP access to the best tables in the house at the city’s most acclaimed restaurants – all without standing in line or the hassle of making reservations. Each tour includes an expert guide who entertains guests with insider knowledge about the sights along the way. At each of four restaurant stops on The Strip or downtown, guests indulge in signature dishes, as well as receive a warm welcome from the chefs. Guests can sit beside different patrons at every stop, gaining new friends and networking connections. The tours are perfect for everyone from locals to tourists to business travelers, including corporate groups of up to 250. In 2019, Lip Smacking Foodie Tours expanded for the first time outside of Vegas to include San Jose and Santa Monica, California, as well as Seattle. 

Recent honors include: “Best Tour”, “Best Food Tour”, and “Best Date Night Spot” by Las Vegas Review-Journal in 2018; “Best Food/Beverage Tour Operations (Land)” by The World Food Travel Association 2018; “Best Tour,” “Best Fine Dining,” and “Best Brunch” by Las Vegas Review-Journal in 2017; “Best Tour” by Las Vegas Review-Journal in 2016; “Best Tour” by INVEGAS Magazine in 2015 and 2016; and “Best New Tour” by Thrillist in 2015. It has also earned inclusion in TripAdvisor’s “Top 3” tours in Las Vegas and ranked as the No. 1 tour on Yelp.

Additionally, Lip Smacking Foodie Tours has been given the honored distinction of “preferred partner member’’ of Virtuoso, the invitation-only member network catering to luxury travel advisors. That designation means that no other company offering similar experiences can become a member of this leading international travel agency network specializing in opulent experiential travel. For more information, visit lipsmackingfoodietours.com.

Maverick Helicopters To Open Third Las Vegas Valley Location

 

MAVERICK HELICOPTERS TO OPEN THIRD LAS VEGAS VALLEY LOCATION

After over two decades of operating in Las Vegas, Maverick Helicopters

will open its third valley location in summer 2019

 

 

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, will expand operations with a third location in the Las Vegas valley later this year. The newest location will open at Railroad Pass in the summer of 2019. The expansion comes after over two decades of successful operation in Las Vegas and will be Maverick’s seventh permanent location.

 

“Maverick Helicopters is thrilled to offer our customers more options for an unforgettable experience in Las Vegas,” said John Buch, president of Maverick Aviation Group. “Helicopter travel provides the best way to see the area’s landmarks and geographic marvels.”

 

Maverick Helicopters’ newest flights departing from Railroad Pass will showcase some of Nevada and Arizona’s most spectacular sights, including the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam.

 

For more information or to book a reservation, please call 800.218.9932 or visit www.FlyMaverick.com.

About Maverick Helicopters

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, flies more than 250,000 guests annually out of Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim, Maui, Hawaii and Kauai, Hawaii. Maverick Helicopters operates the largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters with nearly 50 aircraft and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world. Maverick Helicopters employs the industry’s top pilots and has received numerous accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” 2011-2018; Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” 2014-2018; and many more. Maverick Helicopters serves as the exclusive helicopter operator for events including Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), NASCAR and more at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In 2018, Maverick partnered with Burner Express Program to offer expediated flights to Black Rock Desert. Maverick Helicopters has been celebrated as one of the world’s leading tourism companies for more than 20 years.

 

Follow Maverick Helicopters on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for the latest news and updates.

Celebrate Grand Canyon National Park’s 100th Anniversary With Maverick Helicopters

 

CELEBRATE GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK’S
100th ANNIVERSARY WITH MAVERICK HELICOPTERS

 

 

On Feb. 26, the Grand Canyon will celebrate 100 years since its designation as a national park. Maverick Helicopters provides an unparalleled guest experience and offers a variety of flights to experience the Grand Canyon South Rim, departing from Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon South Rim. This year, Grand Canyon National Park will commemorate the milestone and inspire visitors to experience, connect with and celebrate the park’s unique natural beauty, cultural diversity and history.

Celebrate the centennial anniversary with one of Maverick Helicopters awe-inspiring offerings including:

 

Canyon Spirit
Departing from Grand Canyon South Rim
The 45-minute helicopter experience takes guests over Kaibab National Forest, home to the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest. Upon reaching the edge of the canyon, the South Rim gently drops away as the North Rim and eastern end of the canyon come into view – one of the most spectacular views in the entire canyon. In the distance, it is possible to see the Painted Desert and the Desert View Watchtower designed by the Hopi Indians. Travelers will view Marble Canyon and Point Imperial as they fly through the canyon. Guests will experience fabulous bird’s-eye views once on the North Rim, and then head south through the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest part of the canyon.

 

Canyon Dream
Departing from Henderson Executive Airport 
The ultimate Grand Canyon air and land experience begins with a 40-minute airplane flight to the Grand Canyon South Rim. Once guests land, their excursion begins with a breathtaking 25-minute helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon. Soaring above this natural wonder travelers will see beautiful scenery from the Tower of Ra, Kaibab National Forest and the mighty Colorado River. The journey will conclude with transportation into the Grand Canyon National Park to enjoy the awe-inspiring vistas, panoramic overlooks and trails that can only be accessed from inside the park.

 

For more information or to book a reservation, please call 800.218.9932 or visit www.FlyMaverick.com.

About Maverick Helicopters
Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, flies more than 250,000 guests annually out of Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim, Maui, Hawaii and Kauai, Hawaii. Maverick Helicopters operates the largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters with nearly 50 aircraft and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world. Maverick Helicopters employs the industry’s top pilots and has received numerous accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” 2011-2018; Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” 2014-2018; and many more. Maverick Helicopters serves as the exclusive helicopter operator for events including Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), NASCAR and more at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In 2018, Maverick partnered with Burner Express Program to offer expediated flights to Black Rock Desert. Maverick Helicopters has been celebrated as one of the world’s leading tourism companies for more than 20 years.

 

Follow Maverick Helicopters on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for the latest news and updates.

 

Maverick Helicopters Offers Aerial Transfers to 2019 NASCAR Weekends at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, March 2 – 3 & Sept. 14 – 15

 

 

 

 

MAVERICK HELICOPTERS OFFERS AERIAL TRANSFERS TO 2019 NASCAR WEEKENDS AT LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY, MARCH 2 – 3 & SEPT. 14 – 15

 

 

Maverick Helicopters offers 2019 NASCAR attendees transfers to Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) for the Pennzoil 400 Weekend on Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3. Helicopter transfers will also be available during the South Point 400 Weekend on Saturday, Sept. 14 and Sunday, Sept. 15. Maverick Helicopters recently re-signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Las Vegas Motor Speedway as the exclusive helicopter operator for events at the complex.

 

“We are honored to be the Speedway’s exclusive helicopter operator and look forward to two successful NASCAR Weekends in 2019,” said John Buch, president of Maverick Helicopters. “Maverick aims to provide unparalleled and luxurious transportation to NASCAR guests to elevate their weekend experience at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.”

 

On the expedited, 15-minute flight, passengers can sit back and relax in the company’s ECO-Star helicopters while taking in stunning, bird’s-eye-views of the Las Vegas Strip and speedway grounds.

 

Roundtrip transfers start at $499 per person, per day. Private and custom charters are also available throughout the weekend.

 

The 2019 Pennzoil 400 Weekend events include Stratosphere Pole Day and NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series 200 on Friday, March 1; Boyd Gaming 300 – NASCAR Xfinity Series on Saturday, March 2; and Pennzoil 400 – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday, March 5. The 2019 South Point 400 NASCAR Weekend events will be announced at a later date.

 

For more information or to book a reservation, please call 702.261.0007 or visit www.flymaverick.com.

 

To purchase tickets for the 2019 NASCAR Weekends, please call 800.644.4444 or visit www.lvms.com.

About Maverick Helicopters

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, flies more than 250,000 guests annually out of Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim, Maui, Hawaii and Kauai, Hawaii. The company operates the largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters with nearly 50 aircraft and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world. Maverick Helicopters employs the industry’s top pilots and has received numerous accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” 2011-2017; Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s “Best Air Tour Company” 2010-2018; TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” Hall of Fame 2011-2016; Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best Tour” in 2014 and 2016; and many more. In 2016, Maverick Helicopters celebrated 20 years of operation as one of the world’s leading tourism companies.

 

Follow Maverick Helicopters on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

 

About Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Speedway Motorsports, a leading marketer and promoter of motorsports entertainment in the United States. For more information, visit www.SpeedwayMotorSports.com.

 

Maverick Helicopters Celebrates National Aviation Day With 10 Reasons To Fly With Maverick

 

MAVERICK HELICOPTERS CELEBRATES NATIONAL AVIATION DAY WITH 10 REASONS TO FLY WITH MAVERICK

National Aviation Day is Sunday, Aug. 19

 

Celebrate National Aviation Day, Sunday, Aug. 19, with a Maverick Helicopters experience.  Maverick offers the highest level of safety and service in the industry and has over 21 years of experience.  Here are 10 reasons on why to fly Maverick Helicopters:

 

  1. Enjoy the “Entertainment Capital of the World” from the sky, flying high above the iconic Las Vegas Strip. Maverick offers flights soaring over the mega resorts of the Strip and offers unparalleled views of Downtown Las Vegas and historic Fremont Street.
  2. Departing from Las Vegas, Maverick’s Grand Canyon excursions will descend and land 3,500 feet into the Grand Canyon in Hualapai Indian Territory.
  3. Maverick offers a Maui adventure unlike any other on the Hana Rainforest Experience. Descend and land within the Hana Rainforest and traverse the lush vegetation including banana and coconut trees and wild flowers. Also, fly over Maui’s North Coast with views of sea cliffs, cascading waterfalls and world-famous surf destinations.
  4. Experience the South Rim of the Grand Canyon with a Maverick flight soaring high above the deepest and widest parts of the Grand Canyon.  Guests also will enjoy the awe-inspiring vistas, panoramic overlooks and trails that can only be accessed from inside the Grand Canyon National Park.
  5. Maverick Helicopters has recently expanded operations to Hawaii’s northernmost and oldest island, Kauai. Soar high above the Garden Isle’s most iconic natural landmarks, the Na Pali coast, Waimea Canyon and Jurassic Falls on the Kauai Discovery flight.
  6. Investing over $85 million in Quiet Technology Maverick Helicopters has the largest fleet of ECO-Star helicopters. ECO-Star provides the safest and most comfortable helicopters in the world.
  7. Accommodating every bride and groom on their big day, Maverick Helicopters offers a full range of wedding packages. The special day will become a treasured memory by flying over the breathtaking Las Vegas Strip or landing in the Grand Canyon, Valley of Fire or Hana Rainforest.
  8. Maverick Helicopters is the exclusive helicopter operator to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS). Soar over the electric sky at EDC Las Vegas for VIP aerial views that elevate the festival experience to a whole new level. Buckle up and arrive in style for NASCAR weekend with VIP transfers to and from LVMS.
  9. Maverick’s pilots have received over 150 awards for safety and customer service, including the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s distinguished Diamond Award. Flying more 250,000 guests annually.
  10. For those one-of-a-kind experiences, Maverick Helicopters offers private helicopter charters. Popular charter locations include Monument Valley, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park, Death Valley and custom routes throughout the Hawaiian Islands.

For more information or to book a reservation, please call  1-888-261-4414 or visit www.flymaverick.com.

About Maverick Helicopters

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, flies more than 250,000 guests annually out of Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim, Maui, Hawaii and Kauai, Hawaii. The company operates the largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters with nearly 50 aircraft and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world. Maverick Helicopters employs the industry’s top pilots and has received numerous accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” 2011-2017; Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s “Best Air Tour Company” 2010-2018; TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” Hall of Fame 2011-2016; Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best Tour” in 2014 and 2016; and many more. In 2016, Maverick Helicopters celebrated 20 years of operation as one of the world’s leading tourism companies.

 

Follow Maverick Helicopters on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

 

 

Maverick Helicopters Offers VIP Transportation To The Fall NASCAR Weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

 

 

 

 

 

MAVERICK HELICOPTERS OFFERS VIP TRANSPORTATION TO
THE FALL NASCAR WEEKEND AT LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Don’t miss the excitement of the start of the Monster Energy NASCAR CUP SERIES Playoffs with

The South Point 400 on September 16

 

Maverick Helicopters offers 2018 South Point 400 attendees the fastest way to Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) for the Fall NASCAR Weekend on Sunday, Sept. 16.

 

“I’m always looking for the fastest way to travel,” said Kurt Busch, NASCAR Cup Series Champion. “And helicopter is the only way to go.”

 

On the expedited, 15-minute flight, passengers can sit back and relax in the company’s ECO-Star helicopters while taking in stunning, bird’s-eye-views of the Las Vegas Strip and speedway grounds. To add to the experience, passengers are often surprised by NASCAR drivers, team members or sponsors on the aircraft.

 

Transfers start at $499 per person (all inclusive), per day, now through Aug. 31. The regular price is $549.00 per person will apply for reservations made after Aug. 31.

 

The 2018 Fall NASCAR Weekend events include Westgate 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday, Sept. 14; DC Solar 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Saturday, Sept. 15; and South Point 400 – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, Sept. 16.

 

For more information or to book a reservation, please call 702.261.0007 or visit www.flymaverick.com.

 

To purchase tickets for the 2018 South Point 400, please call 800.644.4444 or visit www.lvms.com.

 

 

About Maverick Helicopters
Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, flies more than 250,000 guests annually out of Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim, Maui, Hawaii and Kauai, Hawaii. The company operates the largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters with nearly 50 aircraft and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world. Maverick Helicopters employs the industry’s top pilots and has received numerous accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” 2011-2017; Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s “Best Air Tour Company” 2010-2018; TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” Hall of Fame 2011-2016; Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best Tour” in 2014 and 2016; and many more. In 2016, Maverick Helicopters celebrated 20 years of operation as one of the world’s leading tourism companies.

 

Follow Maverick Helicopters on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

 

 

About Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a wholly owned subsidiary of Speedway Motorsports Inc. For more information about SMI, log on to www.SpeedwayMotorsports.com.

 

 

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Maverick Helicopters Kauai Now Open

 

MAVERICK HELICOPTERS KAUAI NOW OPEN

Guests can book now at www.flymaverick.com/kauai

 

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, has expanded operations to Hawaii’s northernmost and oldest island, Kauai, and is now open. The expansion comes after three years of successful operations on Maui and will be the sixth permanent location. The breathtaking flights will depart daily from the company’s facility at Port Allen Airport, located along the southern shore of Kauai, minutes away from Poipu, Hawaii.

 

“With the Garden Isle’s awe-inspiring geographical wonders only accessible by air, Maverick Helicopters is excited to offer our customers an unforgettable experience on Kauai,” said Bryan Kroten, vice president of marketing at Maverick Helicopters.

 

Guests may choose from the following experiences, overlooking Kauai’s spectacular landscapes including Waimea Canyon, known as the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific” and Manawaiopuna Falls, known as Jurassic Falls, made famous in “Jurassic Park.”

Kauai Explorer ($299 per person)

  • This 50-minute flight showcases a breathtaking, bird’s-eye-view of Napali Coast, Kauai’s dramatic 17-mile coastline, featuring emerald-hued cliffs, cascading waterfalls and the vast Pacific Ocean.
  • As guests soar high above the breathtaking Napali Coast, they will be amazed by the stunning views of the Bali Hai Cliffs, the North Shore and Mount Makana.
  • Passengers will fly above the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific,” Waimea Canyon, a geographic marvel boasting a colorful desert landscape.
  • Guests will get a bird’s-eye-view of one of the wettest places on Earth, Mount Waialeale.
  • The flight concludes over the Hanapepe Valley featuring Manawaiopuna Falls, a remote, spectacular 400-foot waterfall, more commonly known as Jurassic Falls.

 

Kauai Discovery ($199 per person)

  • This 25-minute flight begins over Hanapepe Valley, known for its rich farmland and grand mountain ranges.
  • Guests will soar above Manawaiopuna Falls, known as Jurassic Falls, made famous in “Jurassic Park.
  • Much of Kauai’s lush and rugged terrain is inaccessible by ground, but the Kauai Discovery flight provides guests with unparalleled views of the Na Pali-Kona Forest Reserve including Awini Falls and Waialea Falls.
  • The journey will conclude with a flight over the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific,” Waimea Canyon, stretching 14 miles long, one mile wide and featuring a unique desert landscape.

 

During each excursion, passengers will enjoy flying in the world’s safest and most comfortable tourism-based helicopter – the Airbus EC130 ECO-Star aircraft. The luxurious aircraft offers guests a spacious cabin for up to seven passengers; voice-activated headsets; theater-style, leather seating; and wraparound windows for superior visibility.

For more information or to book an experience, please visit www.FlyMaverick.com or call 808.241-7999.

About Maverick Helicopters

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, flies more than 250,000 guests annually out of Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim, Maui, Hawaii and Kauai, Hawaii. The company operates the largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters with nearly 50 aircraft and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world. Maverick Helicopters employs the industry’s top pilots and has received numerous accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” 2011-2017; Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s “Best Air Tour Company” 2010-2018; TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” Hall of Fame 2011-2016; Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best Tour” in 2014 and 2016; and many more. In 2016, Maverick Helicopters celebrated 20 years of operation as one of the world’s leading tourism companies.

 

Follow Maverick Helicopters on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

Maverick Helicopters Joins Burner Express Air Program to Provide Flight Transfers to Burning Man, Aug. 26-Sept. 3

 

Maverick Helicopters JOINS BURNER EXPRESS AIR PROGRAM TO PROVIDE FLIGHT TRANSFERS TO BURNING MAN, AUG. 26-sEPT. 3

 

Maverick Helicopters has announced it will be joining the Burner Express Air program to provide helicopter transfers from Atlantic Aviation RNO at Reno-Tahoe International Airport direct to Burning Man at Black Rock City Municipal Airport from Sunday, August 26 through Monday, September 3.

 

“We have been coordinating with Burner Express Air to provide Burning Man attendees with more transportation options,” said Bryan Kroten, vice president of marketing at Maverick Helicopters. “We’re excited to expand our special events operations and provide safe and fast helicopter transfers to The Playa.”

 

The expedited, 40-minute flight offers Burners a commute to and from Black Rock Desert and Reno, NV. Maverick Helicopters operates Quiet Technology Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world.

 

Flights are currently on sale. Helicopter transfers are available via private charter only and start at $4,250 for up to six people for a one-way flight.

 

For more information or to book a reservation, please call 702.405.4300.

About Maverick Helicopters

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, flies more than 250,000 guests annually out of Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim, Maui, Hawaii and coming soon in 2018, Kauai, Hawaii. The company operates the largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters with nearly 50 aircraft and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world. Maverick Helicopters employs the industry’s top pilots and has received numerous accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” 2011-2017; Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s “Best Air Tour Company” 2010-2018; TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” Hall of Fame 2011-2016; Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best Tour” in 2014, 2016 and 2017; and many more. In 2016, Maverick Helicopters celebrated 20 years of operation as one of the world’s leading tourism companies.

 

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Maverick Helicopters Expands Hawaiian Operations to Kauai, Hawaii

 

MAVERICK HELICOPTERS EXPANDS HAWAIIAN OPERATIONS TO KAUAI, HAWAII

After nearly three years of operating on Maui, Maverick Helicopters will open its second Hawaii location in quarter two of 2018

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, will expand operations to Hawaii’s northernmost and oldest island, Kauai, later this year. The expansion comes after nearly three years of successful operations on Maui and will be the sixth permanent location. The breathtaking flights will depart daily from the company’s facility at Port Allen Airport, located one mile southwest of Hanapepe, Kauai.

 

“Maverick Helicopters is thrilled to offer our customers an unforgettable experience on the Garden Isle,” said Bryan Kroten, vice president of marketing at Maverick Helicopters. “With most of Kauai’s striking geographic marvels inaccessible by foot or road, helicopter travel provides the best way to see the island’s natural beauty.”

 

Maverick Helicopters’ new excursions will showcase Kauai’s spectacular landscapes including Waimea Canyon, known as the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific,” stretching 14 miles long, one mile wide and more than 3,600 feet deep; and Napali Coast, Kauai’s 17-mile coastline, displaying panoramic views of velvet green cliffs, cascading waterfalls and the vast Pacific Ocean.

For more information on Maverick Helicopters, please visit flymaverick.com or call 702.405.4300.

About Maverick Helicopters

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, flies more than 250,000 guests annually out of Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim, Maui, Hawaii and coming soon in 2018, Kauai, Hawaii. The company operates the largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters with nearly 50 aircraft and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world. Maverick Helicopters employs the industry’s top pilots and has received numerous accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” 2011-2016; Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s “Best Air Tour Company” 2010-2017; TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” Hall of Fame 2011-2016; Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best Tour” in 2014 and 2016; and many more. In 2016, Maverick Helicopters celebrated 20 years of operation as one of the world’s leading tourism companies.

 

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Maverick Helicopters Offers Aerial Transfers to 2018 NASCAR Weekends at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, March 3-4 & Sept. 15-16

 

 

 

 

 

MAVERICK HELICOPTERS OFFERS AERIAL TRANSFERS TO 2018 NASCAR WEEKENDS AT LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY, MARCH 3 – 4 & SEPT. 15 – 16

Guests who book before Jan. 27 will receive an early-bird special

 

Maverick Helicopters offers 2018 NASCAR attendees transfers to Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) for the Spring NASCAR Weekend on Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4. Following a historical announcement earlier this year, LVMS will also host a Fall NASCAR Weekend in September 2018. Helicopter transfers will be available on Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 16. Guests who book before Jan. 27, 2018 will save $50 per person, per day.

 

“Hosting two tripleheader NASCAR weekends in the same year is a significant accomplishment for Las Vegas Motor Speedway,” said John Buch, president for Maverick Helicopters. “We are honored to be the Speedway’s exclusive helicopter operator and look forward to dual NASCAR Weekends every year in the future.”

 

On the expedited, 15-minute flight, passengers can sit back and relax in the company’s ECO-Star helicopters while taking in stunning, bird’s-eye-views of the Las Vegas Strip and speedway grounds. To add to the experience, passengers are often surprised by NASCAR drivers, team members or sponsors on the aircraft.

 

Transfers start at $499 per person, per day if purchased before Saturday, Jan. 27. Regular prices start at $549 per person, per day beginning Sunday, Jan. 28. Private and custom charters are also available throughout the weekend.

 

The 2018 Spring NASCAR Weekend events include Stratosphere Pole Day and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 200 on Friday, March 2; Boyd Gaming 300 – NASCAR Xfinity Series on Saturday, March 3; and Pennzoil 400 – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday, March 4. The 2018 Fall NASCAR Weekend events include NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Friday, Sept. 14, NASCAR Xfinity Series on Saturday, Sept. 15 and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday, Sept. 16.

 

For more information or to book a reservation, please call 702.261.0007 or visit www.flymaverick.com.

 

To purchase tickets for the 2018 NASCAR Weekends, please call 800.644.4444 or visit www.lvms.com.

About Maverick Helicopters

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, flies more than 200,000 guests annually out of four locations: Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim and Maui, Hawaii. The company operates the largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters with nearly 50 aircraft and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world. Maverick Helicopters employs the industry’s top pilots and has received numerous accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” 2011-2016; Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s “Best Air Tour Company” 2010-2017; TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” Hall of Fame 2011-2016; Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best Tour” in 2014 and 2016; and many more. In 2016, Maverick Helicopters celebrated 20 years of operation as one of the world’s leading tourism companies.

 

Follow Maverick Helicopters on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

 

About Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Speedway Motorsports, a leading marketer and promoter of motorsports entertainment in the United States. For more information, visit www.speedwaymotorsports.com.

Maverick Helicopters and Pink Jeep Tours Launch Ultimate Grand Canyon Experience, Above, Below & Beyond Tour

 

 

 

 

 

Maverick Helicopters and Pink Jeep Tours Launch Ultimate
Grand Vanyon Experience, Above, Below & Beyond Tour
The one-of-a-kind excursion offers breathtaking ground and aerial views of the Grand Canyon West Rim

 

 

Award-winning helicopter operator, Maverick Helicopters, has partnered with leading off-road adventure company, Pink Jeep Tours, to offer a one-of-a-kind Grand Canyon sightseeing and aerial experience. Above, Below & Beyond Tour features highly-trained adventure guides and breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon West Rim from 3,500 feet below the rim, at the rim itself and aboard Maverick Helicopters’ state-of-the-art aircraft.

 

We are proud to partner with Pink Jeep Tours to offer this unique, up-close-and-personal adventure,” said Bryan Kroten, vice president of marketing at Maverick Helicopters. “The Grand Canyon is one of the most remarkable natural wonders in the world and is a must-see when visiting Las Vegas.”

 

The 10 to 11-hour excursion takes guests to the Grand Canyon West Rim on a personally guided and narrated excursion in Pink Jeep Tour’s iconic four-by-four Tour Trekker. Along the way, adventurers experience unsurpassed views of the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Mojave Desert and Joshua Tree Forest. After arriving at the canyon, passengers will board Maverick Helicopters’ luxurious ECO-Star aircraft and descend 3,500 feet to a private landing site on Hualapai Indian Territory, 300 feet above the Colorado River.

“We are thrilled to introduce an innovative package with Maverick Helicopters that offers the ultimate Grand Canyon experience,” said Billy Johnson, president of Pink Jeep Tours Las Vegas. “Our professional guides paired with an intimate helicopter landing at the bottom of the canyon provides the perfect family-friendly and fun excursion.”

 

After the helicopter experience, guests have the opportunity to visit the Native American cultural exhibits of the Hualapai Nation and stop for photos at the Hoover Dam before heading back to Las Vegas. The adventure also includes hotel pick-up and drop-off, a barbecue lunch and unlimited bottled water.

 

Above, Below and Beyond Tour begins at $444 per person. For more information on Pink Jeep Tours or to book a reservation, please visit  www.pinkjeeptours.com. For more information on Maverick Helicopters, please visit flymaverick.com or call 702.405.4300.

 

About Maverick Helicopters

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, flies more than 200,000 guests annually out of four locations: Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim and Maui, Hawaii. The company operates the largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters with nearly 50 aircraft and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world. Maverick Helicopters employs the industry’s top pilots and has received numerous accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” 2011-2016; Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s “Best Air Tour Company” 2010-2017; TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” Hall of Fame 2011-2016; Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best Tour” in 2014 and 2016; and many more. In 2016, Maverick Helicopters celebrated 20 years of operation as one of the world’s leading tourism companies.

 

Follow Maverick Helicopters on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

 

About Pink Adventure Group

Founded in 1960 and based in Sedona, Arizona, Pink Adventure Group provides unique, unforgettable tour experiences in Sedona, Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. With multiple awards and accolades, including “Voted Best” in Las Vegas for six years running, millions of visitors from around the world have discovered the Southwest’s don’t-miss thing to do. With a fleet of over 150 cutting edge vehicles, it remains the only tour company with guide trainers certified by the National Association for Interpretation, and the only tour company to use the Smith System® of Driving by all guides.

 

Maverick Helicopters Offers Race Fans Transfers to 2017 NASCAR Weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, March 11-12









MAVERICK HELICOPTERS OFFERS RACE FANS TRANSFERS TO 2017 NASCAR WEEKEND AT LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY, MARCH 11 – 12
Guests who book before Friday, January 27 will receive an early-bird special

 

Maverick Helicopters offers 2017 NASCAR Weekend attendees transfers to Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) on Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12. Guests who book before Friday, Jan. 27 will save $50 per person, per day.

 

“Each year, we aim to increase the success of NASCAR by offering unparalleled, luxury transportation for its guests,” said John Buch, president of Maverick Helicopters. “We are honored to be Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s exclusive helicopter operator and look forward to many more years ahead.”

 

On the expedited, 15-minute flight, passengers can sit back and relax in the company’s Airbus ECO-Star helicopters while taking in stunning, bird’s-eye-views of the Las Vegas Strip and NASCAR race grounds. To add to the experience, passengers are often surprised by NASCAR drivers, team members or sponsors on the aircraft.

 

“Our long-standing partnership with Maverick Helicopters has been a huge benefit to the race fans,” said Chris Powell, LVMS president. “Maverick’s service provides another fantastic transportation option for the hundreds of thousands of fans that attend the NASCAR races at LVMS each year.”

 

Transfers start at $499 per person, per day if purchased before Friday, Jan. 27. Regular prices start at $549 per person, per day beginning Saturday, Jan. 28. Private and custom charters are also available throughout the weekend.

 

The 2017 NASCAR Weekend events include Stratosphere Pole Day on Friday, March 10; Boyd Gaming 300 – Xfinity Series on Saturday, March 11; and Kobalt 400 – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on Sunday, March 12.

 

For more information or to book a reservation, please call 702.261.0007 or visit www.flymaverick.com.

 

To purchase tickets for the 2017 NASCAR Weekend, please call 800.644.4444 or visit www.lvms.com.

 

About Maverick Helicopters

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, flies more than 200,000 guests annually out of four locations: Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim and Maui, Hawaii. The company operates the largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters with nearly 50 aircraft and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world. Maverick Helicopters employs the industry’s top pilots and has received numerous accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” 2011-2015; Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s “Best Tour Company” 2010-2016; TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” Hall of Fame 2011-2016; and many more. In 2016, Maverick Helicopters celebrated 20 years of operation as one of the world’s leading tourism companies.

 

Follow Maverick Helicopters on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

 

About Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Speedway Motorsports, a leading marketer and promoter of motorsports entertainment in the United States. For more information, visit www.speedwaymotorsports.com.

Maverick Helicopters Expands its Fleet of EC130 ECO-Star Helicopters on Maui, Hawaii

Maverick Helicopters has expanded its fleet of quiet technology helicopters at its Maui, Hawaii location. The fourth EC130 ECO-Star helicopter was transported from Maverick Helicopters’ Las Vegas terminal and has been transitioned into the Maui fleet.

 

Maverick Helicopters operates the world’s largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star aircraft out of four locations: Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim and Maui, Hawaii – with nearly 50 in its fleet. The luxurious aircraft offers guests a spacious cabin for up to seven passengers; voice-activated headsets; theater-style, leather seating; and wraparound windows for superior visibility. Custom and private helicopter charters are also available for a more exclusive experience.

 

For additional information on Maverick Helicopters’ Maui location or to book a reservation, please visit www.flymaverick.com/maui or call 1.800.978.0266.

 

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Richard Petty Driving Experience Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary With Breast Cancer Survivor Ride

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RICHARD PETTY DRIVING EXPERIENCE
CELEBRATES 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
WITH BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR RIDE

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Launches month-long complimentary Ride-Along experience

 

 

This October Richard Petty Driving Experience celebrates its 20th anniversary in Las Vegas by partnering with American Cancer Society and Maverick Helicopters, who is also celebrating their 20th anniversary, to host a “Survivor Ride” in addition to launching a month-long complimentary Ride-Along experience.

 

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, on Wednesday, Oct. 26, six breast cancer survivors will start the “Survivor Ride” by boarding a Maverick Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopter and will fly to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, landing directly on the Speedway Infield. The survivors will then celebrate as they ride around the world famous Las Vegas Motor Speedway 1.5 Tri-Oval, in 600 horsepower Stock-cars at speeds up to 165 mph.

 

In addition to the “Survivor Ride” and in celebration of the 20-year anniversary, Richard Petty Driving Experience is offering a complimentary Ride-Along, valued at $109, with the purchase of the Rookie Experience for the entire month of October. Those interested must book directly with the call center (1-800-237-3889) and mention “20th Anniversary Special” to receive the offer.

 

The Rookie Experience puts visitors in the driver’s seat of a 600 horsepower NASCAR style race car for eight laps around the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Prior to getting behind the wheel, drivers will receive driving, mechanical and safety instructions. At the end of the experience drivers will receive a detailed lap-time sheet sharing their best times and top speeds. Visitors can extend the thrills with a Ride-Along as a passenger with a seasoned driving instructor.

 

Visitors can make a reservation for the Richard Petty Driving Experience by calling

1-800-237-3889 or visiting www.drivepetty.com. Reservations include round-trip transportation from select hotels including Excalibur Hotel & Casino, Aria Resort & Casino, Caesars Palace, Encore Las Vegas and Wynn Las Vegas. Transportation must be reserved at least 24 hours in advance by calling 1-800-237-3889.
                                                                                 

About Richard Petty Driving Experience (RPDE):

Owned and operated by Petty Holdings, LLC, RPDE is the worldwide leader in NASCAR race car drive- and ride- entertainment, available at speedways across the U.S. It has base locations in Las Vegas, Concord NC and Kansas City. RPDE also produces and facilitates auto manufacturer drive and ride programs, safe driving programs, mobile marketing events and motorsports-related production services for the television and film industry. For track locations, dates of operation, or to book an experience visit DrivePetty.com or call 800-237-3889.  Interact with RPDE on Facebook (Richard Petty Driving Experience Las Vegas), Instagram (@drivepettyLV), Twitter @DrivePetty or YouTube.

About Petty Holdings, LLC:
Petty Holdings, LLC owns and operates Richard Petty Driving Experience, Exotic Driving Experience and American Muscle Car Challenge. It markets other Petty and Richard Petty branded and licensed ventures including Richard Petty’s Driver Search, Petty Safe Driving and Richard Petty Fantasy Racing Camp. It also provides motorsports support services to the commercial and film industries, mobile marketing event services and designs and executes ride and drive events for automobile manufacturers.
Headquartered in Concord, NC, Petty Holdings is a portfolio company of BV Investment Partners, a leading middle-market private equity firm, investing in the information and business services, communications, and media sectors.

 

About Maverick Helicopters:

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, flies more than 200,000 guests annually out of four locations: Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim and Maui, Hawaii. The company operates the largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters with nearly 50 aircraft and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world. Maverick Helicopters employs the industry’s top pilots and has received numerous accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” 2011-2015; Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s “Best Tour Company” 2010-2016; TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” Hall of Fame; and many more. In 2016, Maverick Helicopters celebrates 20 years of operation as one of the world’s leading tourism companies.

 

Follow Maverick Helicopters on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

 

About the American Cancer Society:

The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of more than 2 million volunteers saving lives and fighting for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. As the largest voluntary health organization, the Society’s efforts have contributed to a 23 percent decline in cancer death rates in the U.S. since 1991, and a 50 percent drop in smoking rates. Thanks in part to our progress nearly 14 million Americans who have had cancer and countless more who have avoided it will celebrate more birthdays this year. We’re determined to finish the fight against cancer. We’re finding cures as the nation’s largest private, not-for-profit investor in cancer research, ensuring people facing cancer have the help they need and continuing the fight for access to quality health care, lifesaving screenings, clean air, and more. For more information, to get help, or to join the fight, call us anytime, day or night, at 1-800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org.

 

KEEP MEMORY ALIVE’S 20TH ANNUAL POWER OF LOVE® GALA HONOREE, TONY BENNETT, RECOGNIZED WITH LAS VEGAS MARQUEE DISPLAY AND STREET RENAMING

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KEEP MEMORY ALIVE’S 20TH ANNUAL POWER OF LOVE® GALA
HONOREE, TONY BENNETT, RECOGNIZED WITH LAS VEGAS MARQUEE DISPLAY AND STREET RENAMING

 

On Thursday, May 19, Keep Memory Alive’s 20th annual Power of Love® gala honoree, Tony Bennett, was recognized as 20 Las Vegas marquees around the city lit up with an image of the world-renowned artist in celebration of his 90th birthday and participation in the Gala. More than 50 people attended the invite-only fête, including Bennett’s wife Susan Benedetto, while dozens of onlookers gathered around to watch the ceremony, which took place on the iconic Brooklyn Bridge at New York-New York Hotel & Casino.

 

Local Las Vegas entertainer Mark Shunock served as the emcee of the soiree and kicked-off the event by introducing the man of the hour, Bennett, and Keep Memory Alive Co-Founder and Chairman Larry Ruvo. Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak then gave remarks recognizing Bennett’s outstanding career by proclaiming Las Vegas Boulevard to be renamed “Tony Bennett Boulevard” for the full day of the Gala on Saturday, May 21. Following Sisolak’s presentation, Rossi Ralenkotter, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Visitors and Convention Authority, acknowledged Bennett’s impact on Las Vegas.

 

Next, Bennett and Ruvo took to the stage to discuss Bennett’s career, milestone birthday and what Keep Memory Alive and brain health means to him. Ruvo then lead the crowd in singing “Happy Birthday,” which concluded with a Dom Pérignon champagne toast by Shunock as the marquees illuminated with Bennett’s picture. Las Vegas marquees that helped mark the occasion included Bally’s Las Vegas, Caesars Palace, Excalibur Hotel & Casino, Fashion Show Mall, Fremont Street Experience, Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, Harrah’s Las Vegas, M Resort, Maverick Helicopters, Miracle Mile Shops, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, New York-New York Hotel & Casino, Paris Las Vegas, Planet Hollywood, Rio All-Suite hotel & Casino, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, The Cromwell, The Linq Hotel & Casino, Tropicana Casino Hotel Resort, Wynn | Encore.

 

Bennett will be honored Saturday, May 21 during the 20th annual Power of Love gala at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, where some of the biggest entertainers in the industry will join together to celebrate Bennett and his career. James Corden, Andra Day, Darius Rucker, Jordin Sparks, Steven Tyler and more will perform heart-felt tributes of some of Bennett’s infamous hits. Continuing its 20-year history, the star-studded event raises funds and awareness for Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and its fight against brain disease including Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s and Parkinson’s diseases, multiple sclerosis and multiple system atrophy.

The MGM Grand marquee features an image of Tony Bennett during a celebration of Keep Memory Alive’s 20th annual Power of Love gala honoree Bennett's 90th birthday Thursday, May 19, 2016, at New York New York. CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau
The MGM Grand marquee features an image of Tony Bennett during a celebration of Keep Memory Alive’s 20th annual Power of Love gala honoree Bennett’s 90th birthday Thursday, May 19, 2016, at New York New York. CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau
Keep Memory Alive Co-founder and Chairman Larry Ruvo has a conversation with Tony Bennett during a celebration of Keep Memory Alive’s 20th annual Power of Love gala honoree Bennett's 90th birthday Thursday, May 19, 2016, at New York New York. CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau
Keep Memory Alive Co-founder and Chairman Larry Ruvo has a conversation with Tony Bennett during a celebration of Keep Memory Alive’s 20th annual Power of Love gala honoree Bennett’s 90th birthday Thursday, May 19, 2016, at New York New York. CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau
From left, Mark Shunock from Mondays Dark, Keep Memory Alive Co-founder and Chairman Larry Ruvo, Tony Bennett, LVCVA President and CEO Rossi Ralenkotter and Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak pose for photos during a celebration of Keep Memory Alive’s 20th annual Power of Love gala honoree Bennett's 90th birthday Thursday, May 19, 2016, at New York New York. CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau
From left, Mark Shunock from Mondays Dark, Keep Memory Alive Co-founder and Chairman Larry Ruvo, Tony Bennett, LVCVA President and CEO Rossi Ralenkotter and Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak pose for photos during a celebration of Keep Memory Alive’s 20th annual Power of Love gala honoree Bennett’s 90th birthday Thursday, May 19, 2016, at New York New York. CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau

About Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health:

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health provides state-of-the-art care for cognitive disorders and for the family members of those who suffer from them. The physicians and staff at the Center for Brain Health continuously work towards the development of early diagnosis and the advancement of knowledge concerning mild cognitive disorders, which could one day delay or prevent their onset.  Patients receive expert diagnosis and treatment at the Center for Brain Health, which offers a multidisciplinary patient-focused approach to diagnosis and treatment, promoting collaboration across all care providers, offering patients a complete continuum of care and infusing education and research into all that it does. The facility, designed by Frank Gehry, houses clinical space, a diagnostic center, neuroimaging rooms, physician offices, laboratories devoted to clinical research and the Keep Memory Alive Event Center.  For more information, visit www.clevelandclinic.org/brainhealth.

 

About Keep Memory Alive:

Keep Memory Alive, whose mission is to provide enhanced treatment and ultimately cures for patients and their families suffering from neurocognitive disorders, raises awareness and funds in support of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. By supporting Keep Memory Alive and its fight against neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, Parkinson’s, frontotemporal dementia, multiple sclerosis and multiple system atrophy, we can ensure progress towards better treatments and ultimately cures will occur in Las Vegas.  For additional information call (702) 263-9797 or visit www.keepmemoryalive.org

 

Maverick Helicopters Offers VIP Flights to 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas, June 19-21

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MAVERICK HELICOPTERS OFFERSVIP FLIGHTS TO 2015 ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL, LAS VEGAS, JUNE 19-21

 

 

Maverick Helicopters, the exclusive helicopter company to provide air travel to and from Las Vegas Motor Speedway, offers music fans the opportunity to enhance their festival experience with VIP flights to Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), Las Vegas from Friday, June 19 to Sunday, June 21.

 

“For four consecutive years, we’ve provided guests with top-of-the-line transportation to EDC,” said Bryan Kroten, vice president of marketing at Maverick Helicopters. “We look forward to being a part of this event each year and we stay open for three days straight to ensure passengers can come and go as they please.”

 

Music fans can enjoy the truly convenient, 15-minute flight in Maverick Helicopters’ state-of-the-art EC130 ECO-Star aircraft. Each helicopter offers a spacious cabin for up to seven people and is equipped with voice-activated headsets; theater-style, leather seating; and wraparound windows for superior visibility. Guests can also take in breathtaking views of the Las Vegas Strip, surrounding mountain ranges and a birds-eye view of North America’s largest music festival as they descend upon the speedway. In addition, lucky fans are often surprised by artists or celebrities aboard their VIP transfers, adding to the excitement that defines EDC. Past DJs who have flown to the festival on Maverick Helicopters include Tiësto, Skrillex, David Guetta, Armin van Buuren, Hardwell and more.

 

Private charter prices start at $3,000 for up to seven passengers for a one-way flight or $5,000 for up to seven passengers for a roundtrip flight. Individual seat rates start at $500 per person for a one-way flight or $800 per person for a roundtrip flight. Prices are based off of per day rates.

 

All flights depart and arrive through the company’s private terminal, located on Las Vegas Boulevard (6075 Las Vegas Boulevard South).

 

For more information on Maverick Helicopters or to book a reservation, please visit flymaverick.com or call 702.405.4300.

 

For more information on EDC, please visit http://lasvegas.electricdaisycarnival.com/.

 

 

About Maverick Helicopters

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, offers guests unparalleled aerial excursions inside its luxurious state-of-the-art helicopters in Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii. Maverick Helicopters flies more than 200,000 guests annually and operates nearly 50 Airbus EC130 ECO-Star helicopters. During the excursions, guests will take flight in the safest and most comfortable tourism based helicopter in the world, the EC130, complete with quiet technology. Passengers will receive the ultimate VIP treatment with live narration about the surrounding attractions, personal voice-activated headsets, individual seating for up to seven guests, wrap around windows and more. Custom and private aircraft charters are also available.