NEW ORLEANS — The most noticeable change in The Big Easy casino market 10 years after Hurricane Katrina is the 14-foot-high concrete-and-steel wall that encircles Boomtown New Orleans.
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Aviation expert Mike Boyd is betting that Las Vegas has nonstop flights to and from China within three years. Boyd, president and CEO of Boyd Group International, told a group gathered for the 20th annual International Aviation Forecast Summit on Saturday that Denver and Las Vegas are the two leading candidates for nonstop flights based on growing travel demand from middle-class Chinese citizens that have the means and desire to travel abroad.
It's no secret why Allegiant Air is the most profitable airline in the sky.
BILOXI, Miss. — John Ferrucci recalls standing at the Broadwater Marina on a humid, late summer morning in August 2005, trying to determine the best way to slip the moorings of the President Casino barge and float it 35 miles west to Hancock County, where it would reopen as the Silver Slipper.
BILOXI, Miss. — Ten years ago, I learned firsthand about Southern hospitality in the most unlikely of settings.
The Spanish Palms condominium community on South Rainbow Boulevard is a blast from the city's 1990s past. And that other past — the 2006 boom era in which sanity abandoned the local housing market.
CARSON CITY — The mighty sun appears to have hit the black hole of Nevada politics in the caustic dispute between NV Energy and the rooftop solar industry over the expansion of net metering.
Hurricane Katrina wiped out the nation's third-largest gaming market along the Mississippi Gulf Coast 10 years ago today, washing away 13 casinos and 17,000 gaming industry jobs. Some casino workers, who lost their homes and all their possessions, left the Gulf Coast forever.
After a devastating fire that burned most of their gear, Vegas Balloon Rides managed to gather gear from its parent company and get back in the air 10 days later.
It's no secret that crowded airports can be a hassle and a giant time-suck for cross-country travelers. Soon, a workaround may be available for corporations and the ultra-rich. The concept is this: You don't need an airport if you can land and take off from your own front yard.
Southern Nevada visitation continues to roll as Las Vegas recorded its second-busiest month of 2015, tallying 3.7 million tourists to the destination, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported Friday.
The Las Vegas Valley ranked highly on two measures of nontraditional home sales.
While a roller-coaster on Wall Street this week has left investors exhausted, potential borrowers may benefit, at least in the short term, from the tumultuous trading in securities markets.
Southern Nevada's largest professional association has named its officers and board of directors for 2016.
July's gaming revenue totals on the Strip have left analysts wondering if the baccarat troubles in Macau have infiltrated Nevada.
McCarran International Airport had its largest post-recession month-over-month passenger percentage increase in July, breaking the 4 million barrier for the first time in more than seven years.
A New York federal judge on Thursday denied a legal request by Caesars Entertainment Corp. bondholders that could have sent the entire casino company into bankruptcy.
McCarran International Airport will double the number of gates it will have available to international air carriers by early 2017 with a $51 million project that is expected to begin by November.
There's big business in small spaces. That's the principle behind an investor's move into the Las Vegas Valley's industrial market.
Jerry Carnahan, former president and CEO of Farmers New World Life, a leading U.S.-based life insurance provider, has been appointed executive vice president of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber, the largest business organization in Nevada. Carnahan will also serve as executive director of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber Foundation, a 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to community leadership, workforce and education initiatives.
McDonald's Corp and Tyson Foods both severed ties on Thursday with a Tennessee farm where workers were seen stabbing, beating and stomping on chickens in an undercover video shot by animal rights activists.
Nevada's taxable retail sales rose at a healthy pace in June. Sales of tangible goods jumped to $4.45 billion statewide in the month, the Department of Taxation said Thursday. That was up 7.1 percent compared with $4.15 billion in June 2014.
Walmart said Wednesday that it will stop selling military-style semiautomatic rifles, including AR-15s.
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