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Mark Anthony "The Vegas Tourist" Helping You Discover new Things to See Do and Experience while Visiting Las Vegas and Beyond!

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    • Places & Travel
    • 2.8 • 13 Ratings

Mark Anthony "The Vegas Tourist" Helping You Discover new Things to See Do and Experience while Visiting Las Vegas and Beyond!

    259 Welcome Back Las Vegas!

    259 Welcome Back Las Vegas!

    This is not welcoming YOU Back to Las Vegas!  No!  This one is on the opening of Las Vegas!!! Yes, Vegas is starting to show serious signs of coming back to life!! Crime in Las Vegas?  is it really as bad as the news makes it seem?  Not really. But it is the media and they like to focus on las Vegas!!  Crime is up 4%.  Average for a city of almost 3 million people. We just don't have the crowds or the staff like we had before the pandemic shutdown. Fewer people, more things to see.  The New Circa resort is getting ready to open in Downtown Las Vegas! The first new building resort in Downtown since 1980. Adults Only!Big Elvis returns to the Strip. That means life is coming back to the Strip!  

    • 20 min
    258 Trip Report: Our Staycation at the Cosmopolitan

    258 Trip Report: Our Staycation at the Cosmopolitan

    For my wife's birthday, I decided to surprise her with a two-night stay at the Cosmopolitan in a one-bedroom terrace suite with a view of the Bellagio Fountains.  We were on the fortieth floor and it was an awesome view.  here are the details and thoughts on our little adventure! Being locals, we don't really have a need to stay down on the Strip too often and with the eCovid scam going on, we needed to stay local for her birthday, so a little "Staycation" was what we had.  Stay Local but act like a real vacation!

    • 44 min
    257 Seeing Las Vegas from the Sky!

    257 Seeing Las Vegas from the Sky!

    Welcome Back!  Today Mark is joined by his wonderful wife Debbie as they talk about their latest adventure: A photoshoot over the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown in a Maverick Helicopter. Checking out the changes, seeing the hotels, the attractions, and experiences from above. We were invited on this shoot with good friend and Professional Las Vegas photographer Tom Donoghue who needed to get updated shots of the newest hotels - The Circa in Downtown Las Vegas, the Resorts World on the Las Vegas Strip and of course, The new $2 billion Allegiant Stadium. Thank You Tom Donoghue for the invite and thank you to Maverick Helicopter and our pilot Mark Kennedy for the opportunity to experience your wonderful hospitality! 

    • 44 min
    256 Monday with Mark, Marty and a Virus

    256 Monday with Mark, Marty and a Virus

    Today Mark is joined by long time friend and The Vegas Tourist supporter, Marty McIntosh.  Having Marty back on board, who knees where the show will go!  We get caught up on Marty's plan to return to Las Vegas as well get deep and dirty into the Las vegas lockdown by our out of control governor.  Why Las Vegas doesn't work like a light switch as some seem it should.  Mark goes off on an unexpected promotion for some pretzels from North Dakota!  

    • 46 min
    255 The NFL Meets Las Vegas

    255 The NFL Meets Las Vegas

    In this episode of Mondays with Mark - The Vegas Tourist Podcast, Las Vegas plays host to the 2020 NFL Draft in April. How will that work out?  How will the NFL's bully mentality mesh with the reality of the Las Vegas market? Will the NFL be wise and go along to get along and to sit back, let us run the show while they cash the checks?  It works for the NHL.   

    • 20 min
    254 New Year, New Views, New Ideas

    254 New Year, New Views, New Ideas

    The Vegas Tourist Podcast is back in action and we are meaning to stay in action!! Mark Anthony returns with his beloved other half (Miss Debbie) for the first episode of the new year.  Bringing good tidings, and good cheer to all dare to listen.  With them comes good news on the future of Las Vegas and the future of this Podcast!We know, it has been a while and we know Vegas has changed. That's the reason for us returning to the podcast world!  We think Vegas has changed for the better (we hope) and we want to be there for a front-row seat. Talking about it all with you!   Word of Warning:  It's been a while and I'm a little rusty on the controls here. So give me some slack on the audio edits and controls. Ok?? 

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

2.8 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

wkrill ,

Get your Vegas fix here!!!

You never know what you will get when you listen to this podcast, it a great interview or a crazy story!
Either way it's lats of fun!

aldoboom ,

i didn't expect this

i recently started listening to this podcast and was willing to overlook the host's stuttering, but after the most recent episode i will unsubscribe. i did not expect to hear their passively racist opinions about the nfl players who kneel during the national anthem. really? you are willing to drive them to the border so they can leave the country? i-i-i-i-i can't listen to this podcast anymore.

Tige_wells ,

Best Vegas podcast!

This is the best Vegas podcast out there. Mark and Sazzy do a great job of both entertaining and informing you about the events in Vegas. These guys always have a funny story to tell.

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