The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors has canceled plans for a special meeting to consider a multimillion-dollar food service contract that would have ousted long-time contractor Aramark Sports and Entertainment Services and replace it with contractor that was recently fired by the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Ohio.
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The recurring theme at last week’s International Aviation Forecast Summit involved China, China and more China. And why not?
Las Vegas needs to better prepare for a projected increase in tourism, the head of the U.S. Travel Association said Thursday at an event at Tropicana.
Marriott International closed Friday morning on its $13 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, bringing together its Marriott, Courtyard and Ritz Carlton brands with Starwood’s Sheraton, Westin, W and St. Regis properties.
Korean Air marked its 10th anniversary flying into McCarran International Airport with desserts and gifts to passengers on Wednesday and a water cannon salute.
An aviation expert who monitors passenger traffic at airports across the country says McCarran International will maintain its status as the nation’s ninth busiest airport in five years.
Hainan Airlines, the Chinese commercial air carrier that will begin nonstop flights between Beijing and Las Vegas in December, has started selling tickets for flights that begin.
An estimated 3.5 million Chinese tourists are wanting to travel to the United States next year but may never get here because of regulatory issues, government red tape and airlines and airports that aren’t ready for them.
Cathy Tull, senior vice president of marketing for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, said Tuesday that the marketing campaign “What happens here, stays here” is still working, including with millennials.
The French government on Tuesday pledged more aid to help the country’s struggling tourism sector cope after a wave of Islamist attacks, bringing to 10 million euros its contribution to a campaign to promote the country abroad.
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