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.
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Nevada tourism leaders are considering establishing a statewide air service development group that would work with airlines to solve some of the wide-ranging challenges communities in the state have recruiting new flights.
Denver-based Frontier Airlines announced Tuesday that it will start nonstop service between St. Louis and Las Vegas three times a week in January.
Southern Nevada’s tourism economy took the foot off the gas in September, improving at a rate that wasn’t as robust as it had been in recent months.
RENO — Of all Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki’s tourism experiences, it was a Las Vegas event that grabbed the most interest — and the most razzing — from friends and industry colleagues in a tribute lunch at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism on Tuesday.
Downtown Project Tuesday morning unveiled a new 44-room, nongaming boutique hotel named Oasis at its Gold Spike property, creating the first hotel in its development portfolio.
Eight-year-old Bushwacker, 1,750 pounds of bucking bull, is retiring this year and this week’s 2014 World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center is the bull’s swansong.
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.
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.