60 Millionth Rider On Las Vegas Monorail Greeted By Vegas Showgirls

The Las Vegas Monorail Company transported its 60 millionth rider April 17, 2014, with the lucky rider receiving a Las Vegas gift package. Steve Riley from San Diego, CA had the good fortune to be the 60 millionth rider through the fare gates Thursday afternoon, while visiting Las Vegas with his wife Laura.


Las Vegas Monorail Celebrates Its 60 Millionth Rider

60 Millionth Rider Las Vegas Monorail
Las Vegas Ambassador Oscar Goodman, 60 millionth rider Steve Riley
and wife Laura Riley, Las Vegas Monorail Company Vice President
and CMO Ingrid Reisman and Vegas Showgirls

“We’re thrilled to welcome our 60 millionth rider on the iconic Las Vegas Monorail,” said Monorail Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Ingrid Reisman. “It is an exciting time to be in Las Vegas. With the recent openings of the High Roller observation wheel and the Linq entertainment, dining and shopping district, as well as the much anticipated openings of The Cromwell and SLS Las Vegas which are all easily accessible from our Monorail stations, we are able to even better deliver visitors and locals alike to the diverse array of options the Las Vegas Strip offers.”

The Las Vegas Host Committee Chairman & official ambassador of Las Vegas, Oscar Goodman with his signature martini, traditional showgirls and Monorail representatives greeted Riley as he went past the entrance gates.

The prize package the lucky passenger will receive includes:

  • 2 night stay at Bally’s from Caesars Entertainment
  • Dinner for 2 from The Palm Restaurant at Caesars
  • 2 Tickets to Jubilee from Caesars Entertainment
  • 2 tickets for Las Vegas High Roller from Caesars Entertainment
  • 2 tickets to Absinthe from Outdoor Solutions
  • Dinner for 2 from Pampas Brazilian Grille
  • Las Vegas Night Strip Bus Tour w/Champagne Toast from Grayline Las Vegas
  • Las Vegas Strip helicopter flight for 2 from Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters
  • Raft Trip for 2 from Black Canyon Adventures
  • Bootleg Canyon Zipline Tour for 2 from Flightlinez
  • Gift Package compliments of CSI: The Experience
  • Admission for 2 for the Mob Museum
  • Gift Package compliments of myVEGAS
  • Welcome to Las Vegas Light up sign from LVCVA

“This marks the third consecutive quarter of increased ridership on the system, and yet another positive milestone,” said Reisman. “We will also be celebrating the system’s 10th anniversary this July, completing our first decade of service for both Las Vegas visitors and locals to quickly and conveniently navigate the traffic and crowds on the Las Vegas Strip.” When asked why they chose the Monorail to navigate the Las Vegas Strip, Steve said, “[The Las Vegas Monorail] is a very convenient and effective way to get around Las Vegas, and we take it every time we are here.” Photo credit: PRNewsFoto/Las Vegas Monorail Company

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Bill Cody is an entertainment, technology and luxury travel reporter in Las Vegas. He reports on celebrities, events, tech, food, Las Vegas and luxury travel.

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