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Correction: Vegas-Paris Hotel story

February 28, 2019

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story Feb. 27 about the new light show of the half-scale Eiffel Tower replica in Las Vegas, The Associated Press relying on outdated information provided by the company reported erroneously the number of new lights installed on the attraction at a casino-resort. Approximately 300 color washing light fixtures and more than 800 white strobe lights were installed on the tower’s exterior.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Eiffel Tower replica in Las Vegas debuts new light show

The half-scale replica of the Eiffel Tower on the Las Vegas Strip is debuting a new light show

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The half-scale replica of the Eiffel Tower on the Las Vegas Strip is debuting a new light show.

The landmark at the Paris Las Vegas casino-resort on Wednesday unveiled the new show featuring synchronized twinkling and colored lights.

Approximately 300 color washing light fixtures and more than 800 white strobe lights were installed on the tower’s exterior.

Chef Guy Savoy and legendary singer and actress Line Renaud, both French, were expected to participate in the unveiling of the five-minute show.

The 541-foot-tall (165-meter-tall) tower opened in September 1999. It features a restaurant and an observation deck that allows for 360-degree views of Las Vegas.