partners and resources

El Cortez Hotel and Casino
Downtown’s most historic hotel and casino (1941) of Bugsy Siegel fame. On the National Register, the hotel offers a complimentary cocktail to our tour goers in the famous Parlour Bar.

The Adventurist Guide & Downtown Map
Absolutely the best map and resource for Downtown – print and web editions- for locals and visitors, with museums, attractions, shops, restaurants and bars. Filled with lots of info including a nifty narrative written by Las Vegas Pop Culture Tours!

Nevada Preservation Foundation
The premier local preservation non-profit with a mission to preserve, educate and advocate. We partner with NPF for the annual Home + History weekend by offering (as a fundraiser) the Neon Cocktail “Magic Hour” Walking Tour of Fremont Street.

Nevada Humanities
The state humanities council with programs that help define the culture and experience of Las Vegas and Nevada. We co-produced with NH and UNLV’s Hospitality Program to present a public discussion: “Tourism, Hospitality, and the Lure of the West: How the Harvey Houses Heralded Las Vegas.”

Nevada Commission on Tourism
The all-important statewide agency promoting and marketing Nevada as a visitor destination. During the state’s Sesquicentennial anniversary year (150!) we provided the city’s only official heritage walking tour of Downtown Las Vegas!

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
The marketing and tourism generator that has made Las Vegas one of the world’s great travel destinations. Throughout the year, Las Vegas Pop Culture Tours provides FAM and Media tours to writers and journalists – local and international – to experience a variety of personal and authentic cultural aspects of this enigmatic city.

Las Vegas Tourist Guides Guild
A membership and certification organization of local tour guide professionals offering their services to the travel industry and the public. LVPCT has provided several orientation tours for guild members.

Society of American Travel Writers
Travel writers are the beacons and scribes that excite the reading and travelling public about where to go and what to see – and it’s always a celebration of place. Recently, we provided two days of cultural tours for their 60th anniversary conference here in Las Vegas.

Vegas Valley Book Festival
Our local book festival that annually brings together writers, publishers, readers and all those interested in the printed word. Look for our collaboration this year with the VVBF to present a onetime literary walking tour of Las Vegas as part of the event.