Lawmakers approved the transfer of $469,000 from the Department of Tourism to the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City to fund the development of construction documents for a proposed 6,000-square-foot visitors center.
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Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson on Monday challenged MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren’s support of a proposed $1.4 billion upgrade of the Las Vegas Convention Center, calling a new stadium backed by Sands a higher priority for Southern Nevada’s tourism economy.
Las Vegas is one of the top retirement havens according to a new ranking by finance website WalletHub. Las Vegas ranked sixth, trailing another resort town, Orlando, Florida, which took the top spot. Four of the top seven cities were located in Florida.
The audit committee of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has approved of the hiring of an executive with Boyd Gaming as the organization’s new director of internal audit.
Tourists, conventioneers and shipping companies are continuing to cope with the logistical nightmare of highways and rail lines closed by the Blue Cut Fire in Southern California.
The MAGIC trade show now underway in Las Vegas is all about start-up designers and manufacturers in the fashion industry looking to break through with their new brand of footwear, clothing or accessories.
An undisclosed number of people who used credit cards at 20 Hyatt, Sheraton, Marriott, Westin and other hotels in 10 states and the District of Columbia might have had their cards compromised as a result of hack of the hotels’ payment system.
Las Vegas-based GES has acquired an Atlanta-based audio-visual production company to expand its ability to produce live events in conjunction with conventions and trade shows or stand-alone entertainment events.
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority President and CEO Rossi Ralenkotter will receive a $166,200 bonus for the work he did in the last fiscal year following a unanimous vote Tuesday of the organization’s board of directors.
McCarran International and Henderson Executive airports will receive federal grants that will go toward improvements at their respective airfields, Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., announced Friday.
Guy Seeklus owns nearly 30 camels. About half of those live on his new ranch in Bunkerville, where he operates the recently opened Camel Safari.
Earlier this month, the traveling public was shown once again that it doesn’t take an act of terrorism to create havoc on a city’s tourism economy.
More than 4.1 million airline passengers passed through McCarran International last month, marking the airport’s best June performance since 2007, the Clark County Department of Aviation will report Thursday.
The Nevada Commission on Tourism is embracing a show called “Temporary Australians” as a means to show off Nevada to thousands of viewers half a world away at relatively low cost.
The number of seats airlines fly into McCarran International Airport grew by 1.4 million in the recently ended 2016 fiscal year — sixth best among peer U.S. markets.
Disney World firefighters have been reprimanded for feeding gators in months before deadly attack on toddler.
The top executive of the association that conducts the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is concerned that high hotel rates for the 2017 show could price some conventioneers out of the market.
Gov. Brian Sandoval will extend the life of the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee so that the 11-member group can further evaluate a proposal for a 65,000-seat domed football stadium.
At a special tourism infrastructure meeting intended to narrow the field of prospective stadium sites, the list of potential locations instead grew on Monday.
Going into Monday’s special meeting of the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committeeat UNLV, there’s no panic. But there also isn’t a lot of confidence that everything will get done by July 28.
Rural airport managers strategized Thursday on how to preserve the limited commercial service they have and how to recruit airlines to connect their cities to McCarran and Reno-Tahoe international airports.
Southern Nevada visitor volume showed its first decline in 14 months in May as the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported Thursday that tourist stays for the month were off 3.9 percent to 3.6 million people.
Along with fireworks and searing heat, expect about 307,000 visitors to swarm Las Vegas to celebrate Independence Day, most of whom will be driving into town.
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