With a three-day Memorial Day weekend on the horizon and a growing national economy, Las Vegas officials are expecting travel to the Las Vegas Valley to compete with the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight and New Year’s for the biggest event of 2015 so far.
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The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors zipped through approval of a $228.1 million budget in a special meeting on Thursday.
PBR (Professional Bull Riders), the bull riding organization based in Pueblo, Colo., is pushing the marketing envelope for this weekend’s Last Cowboy Standing event in Las Vegas by giving it a spring-break theme in hopes of driving new and young fans to the sport.
Tourism is booming, the population is growing and the economy is heating up — a combination of factors that eventually led to Great Recession in 2007 and 2008. But a panel of forecasting experts speaking at an event heralding the publication of the 35th edition of “Las Vegas Perspective” on Tuesday say the conditions are different now than they were seven years ago.
Repeating a popular marketing campaign that drew millions of visitors to the city in 2014, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority previewed its $16 million summer campaign that will include a series of humorous television advertisements juxtaposing the Christmas season with visiting Southern Nevada.
The Society of American Travel Writers will return to Las Vegas later this year for the organization’s 60th anniversary convention, it was announced Thursday. The Downtown Grand will be the host hotel for the event.
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.
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.
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