Elvis Presley’s Graceland to offer virtual excursions in 2021

You before long will be capable to visit Elvis’ home without having leaving your possess.

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

The exertion was developed as governmentally mandated and self-imposed restrictions on travel and vacationer exercise have enormously lowered attendance and earnings at Graceland, even as the mansion and its involved attractions have remained opened, inside restrictions, 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.

Even so, the “digital” tour plan was on the Graceland drawing board even just before the arrival of the novel coronavirus. 

“We know that Elvis is a around the globe name but we also know that there are people today who will hardly ever make it to the United States, even pre-pandemic,” explained Angie Marchese, vice president of Graceland Archives and Exhibits, who will host the excursions. “This is an chance for folks who are not touring at this time but also for persons who will never be ready to make it to Memphis and Graceland.” 

She claimed international website visitors ordinarily make up about 20% of Graceland holidaymakers, but “our intercontinental visitorship correct now is, obviously,  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 digital tours — which contain the mansion, the Lisa Marie jet and the reveals at the Elvis Presley’s Memphis sophisticated — are $100 each and every. In comparison, a standard in-individual ticket to a tour of Graceland, which covers in essence the identical territory, is $75.