Travel industry leaders aren’t hitting the panic button just yet over the Senate’s failure to reauthorize legislation that provides a funding mechanism to market the United States to the world.
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The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority will embark on a new strategy next year to target three markets expected to be most relevant to the city in the next decade.
In the mood to rent a Tesla Model S? Or the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray? Enterprise Rent-A-Car, the No. 5 car rental car company at McCarran International Airport by revenue in 2014, is expanding by adding a unit of its Exotic Car Collection to McCarran’s Airport Rent-A-Car Center.
Kampgrounds of America is moving its designated recreational vehicle park in Las Vegas from the Strip to the Boulder Highway. KOA and Boyd Gaming Corp. announced an agreement this week to re-brand the Sam’s Town RV park as Las Vegas KOA at Sam’s Town.
A new year’s event, called Evolve Vegas NYE, is 20 months in the planning and has been about all her four-person staff has worked on since the doors of the Las Vegas Gay Visitors Bureau opened in mid-2013.
After more than an hour of debate laced with Old School vs. New Wave marketing strategy, the Nevada Tourism Commission voted 4-2 to recommend Las Vegas-based B&P Advertising and Public Relations to run a $1.75 million winter marketing campaign.
The state’s August gaming revenue numbers may have been lackluster, but at least the tourists came to Las Vegas last month. And in record numbers.
Representatives of the Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort are going to have to wait a few more days for the Nevada Tourism Commission to iron out the details of its $1.75 million winter marketing campaign.
Josh Ripple has been around the sports and entertainment block. Now at 55, Ripple, of Las Vegas, might have his most intriguing position of all — chief operating officer of Life is Beautiful, the three-day music/art/culinary/learning festival in downtown Las Vegas set for Oct. 24-26.
The Las Vegas marketing communication firm R&R Partners is going international with plans to open an office in Mexico City.
Tesla who? That appeared to be the message at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority meeting.
A committee that advises the Nevada Tourism Commission on how to market the state to prospective winter visitors deadlocked on two votes over which company it wants to run the $1.75 million campaign.
The Strip is famous for allowing what often isn’t allowed elsewhere — strolling with a glass drink in hand among them. It’s the one piece of real estate where oversized margarita drinks don’t raise eyebrows among pedestrians. But one indulgence might disappear from the Strip’s sidewalks in the name of public safety: drinks in glass containers.
Las Vegas had the weakest monthly percentage increase of visitors of the year in July, but still had the third-best month by total numbers, attracting 3.5 million people as the city continued its record visitation pace.
Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, “Are we there yet?” The real headache for many travelers is a quickly growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.
McCarran International Airport will have the fifth-largest percentage growth in passengers among major North American airports over the next 10 years, a leading aviation consultant says.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority may get some professional real estate help acquiring land south of the Convention Center in its bid to transform the campus into the Las Vegas Global Business District.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority routinely encourages conventioneers to mix business with pleasure when they conduct meetings in Southern Nevada. Tuesday, the board of directors took its own advice.
The Las Vegas Regional Strategic Plan for Medical and Wellness Tourism was unveiled Wednesday evening at a meeting of healthcare and tourism professionals, organizations and nonprofit groups.
Las Vegas visitor volume continued its record pace, posting the best June on record and the third-best month of 2014.
The Las Vegas Monorail is observing its 10th anniversary Saturday with a series of open-house events at each of the system’s seven stations.
International passenger arrivals at McCarran International Airport continued its torrid pace in June as 3.7 million people passed through the gates at the Las Vegas airport’s terminals, a 1.3 percent increase over June 2013.
As business travel is rebounding, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has unveiled a series of advertisements promoting the city as a place to have conventions and trade shows as well as corporate meetings.
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