Elvis Presley’s Graceland to supply virtual tours in 2021

You shortly will be in a position to stop by Elvis’ dwelling with out leaving your own.

Graceland on Thursday announced it will host 3 live “virtual” excursions of the Elvis Presley estate, on Jan. 27, Feb. 25 and March 25.

The work was created as governmentally mandated and self-imposed limits on journey and vacationer activity have considerably decreased attendance and profits at Graceland, even as the mansion and its involved points of interest have remained opened, within just limits, throughout most of the pandemic.

People walk along the path towards the mansion at Graceland for a tour in Memphis, Tenn., on Thursday, May 21, 2020. Graceland reopened for the first time since closing March 20 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Nonetheless, the “digital” tour notion was on the Graceland drawing board even before the arrival of the novel coronavirus. 

“We know that Elvis is a all over the world identify but we also know that there are individuals who will under no circumstances make it to the United States, even pre-pandemic,” said Angie Marchese, vice president of Graceland Archives and Reveals, who will host the excursions. “This is an opportunity for people today who are not touring at this time but also for people who will by no means be ready to make it to Memphis and Graceland.” 

She said international people ordinarily make up about 20% of Graceland visitors, but “our global visitorship appropriate now is, definitely,  zero.”

Angie Marchese, vice president of Graceland Archives and Exhibits, will host three live "virtual" tours of the Elvis Presley estate.

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Tickets to the virtual tours — which include the mansion, the Lisa Marie jet and the displays at the Elvis Presley’s Memphis intricate — are $100 each and every. In comparison, a primary in-human being ticket to a tour of Graceland, which covers generally the exact territory, is $75.

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