What's Trending: Light Up Las Vegas

Light Up Las Vegas, Google, Open Table, Easter Trees

April 1, 2020

What’s Trending: Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

  • #LightUpLasVegas
    • The public is invited to “Light Up Las Vegas” tonight to show support for the Las Vegas tourism and hospitality industries.
    • People are asked to cruise the Las Vegas Strip in a single file line to show that Las Vegas will recover from this pandemic.
    • Organizers will begin the drive from the parking lot of Entertainment Benefits Group at McCarran Sunset Business park, two miles east of the intersection of Sunset Road and Las Vegas Boulevard.
    • A mobile billboard will lead the way and from there they will continue onto Las Vegas Boulevard heading north, past the iconic “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign on their way to Fremont Street downtown.
    • The event will comply with social distancing guidelines and participants will not exit their vehicles at any point.
  • #Google
    • They will be skipping their annual April Fools’ Day jokes this year.
    • Officials made the decision as a show of respect to those fighting the virus.
    • According to an internal email, the tech giant wanted to ensure all team managers were aware that even smaller April Fools’ Day initiatives should not be carried out.
    • The memo also said that the tradition will most likely return in 2021.
  • #OpenTable
    • They just launched a new service that seeks to prevent overcrowding in supermarkets, restaurants and other retailers.
    • The site’s software will now let shoppers choose available shopping time slots in order to minimize the amount of people in an establishment at one time.
    • The hope is that by easing crowds and lines it will help slow the spread of CV.
  • #EasterTrees
    • We told you about some people re-hanging their Christmas lights to spread cheer while staying home during the pandemic but they’re also decorating for Easter.
    • Now, Easter Trees are a thing as people are pulling their trees back out and decorating them for the upcoming holiday.
    • People are getting creative with them using pastel colors, carrots and Easter eggs.
    • And Instagram is full of them, from modern and minimalist to over-the-top.