For a boxing match hyped as the “fight of the century,” there sure are a lot of available tickets out there. Here’s where you can find over 1,000 tickets as of Thursday night for Saturday’s showdown between Mayweather and Pacquiao.
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Rates for the cheapest rooms at MGM Grand, the host hotel for Saturday’s so-called fight of the century boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquaio , plummeted Thursday when the room cost fell to $499 a night from more than $1,500 for Friday and Saturday nights, according to Vegas.com .
By all accounts, March was a terrific month for tourism in Las Vegas. In fact, it was the second-best March ever. Yet visitation was down 1.7 percent to 3.6 million people last month.
The Riviera hotel casino closes it’s doors on May 4, 2015. If you can’t be there, then take a virtual walk through this classic Las Vegas property.
Key employees at swanky nightclubs in casino resorts in Nevada would be required to register with state gambling regulators under a bill designed to prevent unsavory workers from club-hopping and taking trouble with them.
Passenger volume at McCarran International Airport continued its moderate climb, domestically and internationally, in March with 3.9 million customers passing through the gates of the Las Vegas airport.
Fresh off staging a prestigious global equestrian event at the Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas Events is bidding to host the FEI World Cup in Las Vegas for 2018 with the host locations for 2016 and 2107 already locked up.
Las Vegas is losing ground as the “wedding capital of the world” as more destinations around the globe try to tap into the business of love and money.
Since the Circus Circus Adventuredome’s El Loco roller coaster ride opened, its cars have traveled more than 61,000 miles — about 2½ times around the world. But MGM Resorts International is getting even more mileage from the popularity of the ride that debuted a year ago at the nation’s largest indoor theme park.
A million-dollar man-made lake is giving thrill-seekers the chance to walk on water — and maybe try no-handed flying — just an hour outside of Las Vegas. It’s not a miracle, it’s a jet-pack.
When it comes to hotel room rates in Las Vegas for the fight of the century on May 2, it’s the Wild, Wild West out there. “It’s kind of a free-for-all,” said Vanessa Doleshal, Vegas.com business development manager.
Officials at McCarran International Airport officials, which is experiencing a boom in the number of international arrivals, on Tuesday unveiled some wow technology matching the enthusiasm of those tourists.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority unanimously approved a multimillion-dollar performance-based advertising and marketing communications agreement with R&R Partners on Tuesday.
Next time you go through McCarran International Airport’s security check, you should check your bins and pockets.
Police have had 78 interactions with people on the Strip who were carrying glass containers since Clark County commissioners in September banned carrying glass containers on the resort corridor.
Strong convention attendance boosted February visitation totals and the city’s average daily room rate continued to expand, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported Tuesday.
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.
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.
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