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International arrivals up sharply at McCarran

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.

United launches first Atlantic City flights

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. — The first United Airlines flight landed at Atlantic City International Airport from Chicago on Tuesday, signaling what transportation officials hope will be a new era of prosperity for the struggling facility and the gambling resort it serves.

Convention numbers down, but tourist volume up in February

Las Vegas tourism is two-for-two so far in 2014. Year-to-date visitation rose 5.8 percent in February, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. In all, 6.5 million people have come to the city this year, up from the 6.2 million who came at this point in 2013.

The expo for expos comes to Mandalay Bay

The trade show for putting on trade shows is headed to Las Vegas. EXHIBITOR2014 is being held March 16-20 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center and will feature a conference and expo for industry only. Show management is expecting about 6,000 attendees and 275 exhibiting companies.

MGM, Pinnacle team up on marketing efforts

MGM Resorts International and Pinnacle Entertainment announced a partnership Thursday between the casino companies’ customer loyalty programs. The marketing relationship allows the casino operators to offer rewards and provide access to gaming and entertainment in areas where they don’t have properties.