More than 300,000 tourists are expected to begin pouring into Southern Nevada Friday night for Super Bowl weekend.
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The Nevada Tourism Commission is revamping its annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism into a shorter, meatier annual event focused on attracting international visitors.
This week, nearly a quarter-million people will be in Southern Nevada for 20 events, six of which forecast attendance of 24,000 people or more.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority isn’t satisfied with attracting a mere 40 million visitors to the city in 2014.
One of the nation’s top commercial real estate conferences is renewing a contract that will keep the show in Las Vegas through 2019 with an option to continue through 2022.
The World Financial Group Continental Cup, which set an attendance record of 51,215 over four days at The Orleans Arena in January 2014, will return to the same venue next year.
Las Vegas visitor volume grew 1.4 percent in November, but it seems like a moot point.
Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport increased for the 15th straight month in November, driven again by double-digit percentage increases in international traffic.
These days, it may not be enough for those in the hospitality industry to simply attempt to broadly market to gay tourists. It’s more complicated than that because of the various niche groups within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
Visitors may see a lot of things in Las Vegas, but Heidi Klum’s naked body on the walls of McCarran International Airport won’t be one of them.
For the past two years, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has said that it would attract a record-breaking 40 million tourists to Southern Nevada, toppling a record that has stood since 2012. Now it’s happened
Nightlife operator Hakkasan Group announced Tuesday it will acquire The Light Group for $36 million, giving the company control over more than a half-dozen Strip nightclub operations.
Several Southern Nevada tourism enterprises got early Christmas presents Wednesday when the Nevada Tourism Commission unanimously approved $414,854 in grants for programs and activities designed to deliver more tourists to rural Nevada.
The Las Vegas Indie rock band Imagine Dragons has joined the parade of local entertainment celebrities boosting tourism by participating in a “What happens here, stays here” television advertisement for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
Las Vegas witnessed the rise of the megaresort on the Strip. Now a brothel may be setting a similar trend for the sex industry in which opulent brothel resorts cluster as close to Las Vegas as the law will allow. Or maybe it’s another gimmick.
Southern Nevada recorded its best-ever October visitation totals and the second-best month ever last month, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported Wednesday.
For more than 100 people who spent big bucks and traveled thousands of miles to get to Southern Nevada last week, President Obama’s three-day trip to Las Vegas resulted in a huge disappointment. They had to postpone or cancel their helicopter trips to see the Grand Canyon.
Southwest Airlines got the traffic bump it expected in Las Vegas with the repeal of the Wright Amendment contributing to a 3.4 percent increase over last year in passengers using McCarran International Airport in October.
A rule change allowing Chinese visitors to return to the U.S. multiple times over a 10-year period is being hailed as a boon to American tourism, with the federal government predicting the economic impact could be $85 billion by 2021.
Less than a year after the National Finals Rodeo nearly left Las Vegas for new pastures, the Super Bowl of rodeos and Las Vegas have patched things up and look to celebrate the NFR’s 30th year in Southern Nevada next month.
R&R Partners spent 90 minutes dazzling members of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors on Thursday en route to winning a multimillion-dollar, three-year advertising and marketing communications agreement.
Room-tax revenue, the primary source of income for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, climbed to record levels in the 2014 fiscal year giving the agency the happy task of figuring out what to do with a cash windfall.
Whether it’s a beer festival, country music concert or truck race on a dirt lot across from the Luxor on the Strip’s south end, MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment Corp. are among the landowners and event promoters using open space as outdoor venues.
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