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Tourism Officials Want To Make Las Vegas A Gay honeymoon Destination

Now that New York has has legalized same-sex marriage, Nevada tourism officials wants to make Las Vegas a honeymoon destination for gay couples.

The Associated Press reports:

Tourism officials are looking for a way to cash in on the growing gay wedding industry by making Las Vegas a honeymoon destination for same-sex couples.

The Las Vegas Sun reported Thursday that the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s director of diversity marketing has already discussed the possibility with his staff.

Gay marriage is illegal in Nevada, but more states are allowing same-sex weddings, with New York becoming the latest. Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, Vermont, New Hampshire and the District of Columbia also allow gay marriage.

Las Vegas is widely recognized as a wedding destination because of the relative ease in obtaining a marriage license.

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