It was called the State of Nevada Governor’s Conference on Tourism, but alas, there was no governor.
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Rock stars aren’t a bad way to get your audience’s attention. At the 2013 Governor’s Conference on Tourism opening session Tuesday, organizers added a little rock star chic by asking The Killers’ manager, Robert Reynolds, to represent the homegrown Las Vegas band onstage.
A dime here, a quarter there and pretty soon you’re talking real money. Especially in Las Vegas, where air travelers left behind $26,900 last year after emptying their pockets at security checkpoints.
Key Asian markets are in focus for the Nevada Tourism Commission this year. The travel marketplace during the 2013 Governor’s Conference on Tourism will highlight China, South Korea and Japan.
The arrival of McCarran International Airport’s Terminal 3 drove revenues sharply higher but also brought a load of new expenses.
Through October, Las Vegas tourism is falling behind 2012’s numbers, ever so slightly.
The October passenger count at McCarran International Airport released Wednesday changed only slightly from one year ago, in keeping with the unspectacular performances extending more than a year.
A solar tree to power the iconic “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign should be in place by early 2014.
When the O’Callaghan-Tillman Memorial Bridge carried its first car across Black Canyon in October 2010, officials wondered about what might happen to a Hoover Dam suddenly transformed from major interstate highway to mere roadside attraction. It appears they have their answer.
A group of stakeholders that includes Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and local film industry workers has been meeting every four to six weeks to possibly make Cashman Center the new home of a Las Vegas film studio.