#UltimateVegas Instameet Winners Selected for Exclusive Experience
The people have spoken, “likes” have been tallied and five Instagram winners will soon be on their way to the #UltimateVegas Instameet – an over-the-top, three-day experience complete with ultra-exclusive events and luxurious accommodations at Bellagio Resort & Casino in collaboration with Beautiful Destinations.
After submitting photos of destinations around the globe that included a variety of filters and authentic personal touches, five Instagrammers were chosen from more than 45,000 entries during the #UltimateVegas showdown. On average, each post garnered 8,000 “likes” in the 24-hour voting period.
Meet the final five:
@misshattan: You can take the girl out of the Big Apple, but you can’t take the Big Apple out of the girl. Hailing from New York, this photographer takes her followers on a journey through NYC and the world alike.
@wilsondorigon: This fashion-loving Brazilian is the founder of Fashion Kids, an organization that showcases top children’s fashion with a wildly popular Instagram account with more than 3.1 million followers.
@iamfuza: This frequent traveler utilizes multiple cameras, including the Sony A7 and GoPro4, to create his photography masterpieces.
@momofukuu: Hailing from the City of Angels, this Instagrammer focuses on landscape and architecture photography.
@jeinhard: This self-proclaimed “wannabe photographer” and globetrotter delights in travel and exploration across every corner of the earth. She has the photos to prove it.
From June 15 to 18, the five winners will join the Beautiful Destinations team and 10 of the world’s most prominent social media influencers for a luxurious, content-rich Las Vegas experience including:
- A private dinner party hosted by celebrity chef Julian Serrano, on the patio of his newest restaurant, LAGO by Julian Serrano. Breathtaking views of the iconic Fountains of Bellagio provide the perfect backdrop for enjoying Serrano’s imaginative small plates and sophisticated cocktails.
- A posh fête with champagne, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres inside the rarely seen Villas at Bellagio that each feature a unique private outdoor terrace, garden and pool.
- A private soirée inside a stunning two-story Sky Villa at ARIA Resort & Casino overlooking the famed Las Vegas skyline.
- An exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of The Fountains of Bellagio, one of the world’s most iconic and photographed landmarks.
- An open-door Maverick Helicopters ride over the Las Vegas Strip for flawless aerial photographs.
To view the winning photos and semi-finalists who just barely missed the cut, please visit Bellagio’s Instagram account.
Inspired by the beautiful villages of Europe, the AAA Five Diamond Bellagio Resort & Casino overlooks a Mediterranean-blue, 8 ½-acre lake in which fountains perform a magnificent aquatic ballet. Award-winning dining, a world-class art gallery, the exquisite Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, the stunning performance of “O” by Cirque du Soleil, a sumptuous spa and salon and exclusive luxury shopping all work together to compose the symphony that is Bellagio. Bellagio is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit bellagio.com, call toll free at (888) 987-6667 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.
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