Passenger counts continue to soar at McCarran International Airport as the Clark County Aviation Department on Thursday reported the fifth best February on record and the largest monthly percentage increase in passengers since August.
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MGM Grand, the host hotel-casino for the megaboxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquaio on May 2, expects a 35 percent revenue windfall from the fight weekend compared to the room, food and beverage revenues on a typical weekend. Some 98 percent of the hotel’s 6,800 rooms are booked, with room rates, as of Friday, starting at $1,600 a night for May 1 and 2.
A bill introduced Tuesday in Congress seeks to promote international tourism to the United States while requiring new layers of security for nations that are granted the easiest access.
Nevada Commission on Tourism members on Monday approved the means to pay for the 1,200-space garage on 61 acres of former Union Pacific railroad yard in Symphony Park.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and the city’s resorts are gearing for their own version of March Madness this week. March historically has been the busiest month of the year for Southern Nevada tourist visits, not only because of the focus on popular sporting events but because the convention calendar is packed.
Golden Nugget Las Vegas will hold a ceremony Friday to mark its $6.5 million upgrade of 20,000 square feet of convention space.
Free-spending roundball fans following their favorite colleges in the West Coast, Mountain West, Western Athletic and Pac-12 conferences are expected to spend millions of dollars this week, offering a hefty midweek boost for hotels and restaurants.
The go-go pace to get started on the $2.3 billion overhaul of the Las Vegas Convention Center campus took a breath Tuesday. Members of the board of directors of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority voted to delay action on hiring a third-party owner representative to oversee the Las Vegas Global Business District project.
Visitation to Las Vegas inched up slightly in January while the average daily room rate soared to its highest level since September 2007, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported Friday.
Passenger counts at McCarran International Airport started 2015 the way they left off in 2014 — with a slow and steady climb.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air will expand its route system by nearly 9 percent with the addition of 22 new round-trip flights in May and June, the company announced Tuesday.
For a decade, north Strip casino operators anticipated a redevelopment of the area that would include new megaresorts and entertainment complexes rivaling projects underway on the boulevard’s southern end.
The state’s new Global Tourism Summit — the event replacing the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism — will be Nov. 16-17 in Southern Nevada, an executive with the Nevada Tourism Commission said Tuesday.
U.S. airlines have lost at least five percentage points of their share of flight bookings from the United States to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia since 2008, due to fierce competition from Gulf carriers, according to data seen by Reuters.
A state board on Tuesday approved a $20.2 million contract with an out-of-state firm to market Nevada to tourists.
Two decades ago, local leaders took innovative steps to move pedestrian traffic across the Las Vegas Strip at what then was the busiest intersection in town.
Lost in the shuffle of Las Vegas’ record-setting visitor volume of 2014 was another trend important to the city: The meetings and trade show industry is back.
More than 300,000 tourists are expected to begin pouring into Southern Nevada Friday night for Super Bowl weekend.
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.
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