Maverick Helicopters & Lip Smacking Foodie Tours launch Savory Bites & Neon Lights
Two companies have partnered to offer a new and exciting evening experience in Las Vegas. Visitors can now enjoy Las Vegas’ late night food scene combined with a jaw dropping helicopter flight over the world famous Las Vegas Strip. The award-winning helicopter operator, Maverick Helicopters, has partnered with Las Vegas’ top-rated culinary tour company, Lip Smacking Foodie Tours, to offer the ultimate dining and helicopter experience. Savory Bites & Neon Lights features an exclusive tasting at five prominent restaurants, followed by Maverick Helicopters’ renowned Vegas Nights flight over the Las Vegas Strip. Savory Bites & Neon Lights starts at $299 per person. A beverage package upgrade is available upon booking.
The culinary experience
The five hour experience begins at ARIA Resort & Casino and includes a guided tour to each dining venue, reserved seating and up to four signature dishes at each restaurant. Guests can expect to visit acclaimed culinary destinations such as Chef Michael Mina’s Bardot Brasserie, Chef Shawn McClain’s Sage at ARIA and Chef Costas Spiliadis’ Estiatorio Milos inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. For British and Irish visitors to Las Vegas this is the perfect opportunity to taste dishes from some of the most exclusive restaurants the city offers in a single evening. The tour host guides guests through the menu and the food that they are enjoying.
The helicopter experience
After dining, guests will be transported to Maverick Helicopters’ private Las Vegas terminal where passengers will be greeted with a champagne toast before their 12 to 15 minute Vegas Nights flight. Each helicopter offers stunning, panoramic views of the Las Vegas Strip with narration about the surrounding attractions. At the end of the flight, on of Maverick Helicopters’ limo coached will take visitors back to their hotel. Sales and Marketing Director, Jody Hanson in Maverick’s UK office says “We are delighted to offer a Savory Bites & Neon Lights experience – visitors can now get a taste of the cities’ culinary scene alongside a Maverick Helicopters’ tour of the Las Vegas Strip at night. This is the perfect evening activity in Las Vegas, both companies share the same high standards of customer service and continually strive to provide a special experience.”
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; 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.
About Lip Smacking Foodie Tours
Lip Smacking Foodie Tours is the premier culinary tour in Las Vegas, garnering a slew of honors, most notably making TripAdvisor’s “Top 10’’ list of Vegas tours after only a year in business. Additionally, it was named “Best Tour” by Las Vegas Review-Journal in 2016; “Best Tour” by IN VEGAS Magazine in 2015 and 2016; and “Best New Tour” by Thrillist in 2015. Led by expert guides, the culinary walking tours take the guesswork out of dining in this buzzing city by offering a range of carefully curated experiences, each with multiple stops at Vegas’ most illustrious restaurants to enjoy up to four specialty dishes per venue.