Las Vegas has tried lots of advertising angles since this recession started, like "Vegas is affordable!" and "Vegas is family fun!" But now they're going back to the tried-and-true "Do Blow With Hookers, In Vegas!"

Not in so many words, but:

Though the city's marketers say those [value-oriented] campaigns were successful, they say new research showed them that even in a painful recession, consumers still liked the idea of going to Las Vegas to sample pleasures unavailable at home.

"Pleasures" like doing blow off hookers, QED.