The tourism industry finished 2015 strong with visitation indicators finishing ahead of 2014 in nearly every category.
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The state Transportation Board on Monday awarded a $35 million contract to upgrade the pedestrian bridges at the Las Vegas Strip at Tropicana Avenue, but the new escalators and other improvements won't be completed in time for the opening of MGM Resorts International's new 20,000-seat arena.
McCarran International Airport on Friday opened its arms to travelers celebrating the Mexican Independence Day holiday weekend, serving up performances by Mariachi Oro Del Rancho, a 19-member student band from Rancho High School. Mexico's Independence Day, Sept. 16, is Wednesday.
The state of Nevada will close its Chinese-licensed tourism office in Beijing by the end of the year, but that doesn't mean the state is abandoning efforts to market to the one of the largest tourism markets in the world.
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority President and CEO Rossi Ralenkotter has received a $100,000 annual salary increase and a one-time $127,862 bonus.
Southern Nevada imports a lot from California. We can count on the Golden State for tourists, relocating residents, expanding businesses — and stubbornly high gasoline prices.
Tourism experts are saying the three-day Labor Day weekend that begins Saturday will bring the heat — and it has nothing to do with Las Vegas temperatures.
The electronics industry can come together to showcase its products at the Consumer Electronics Show and draw 170,000 visitors to Las Vegas every January. So maybe the endurance and fitness industries can do the same in Sin City in the autumn as the weather turns pleasant.
It's not exactly the downtown arena or stadium that Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman had in mind and it sometimes gets overshadowed by the Strip's new outdoor festival sites such as Rock in Rio.
McCarran International Airport will be the fifth fastest-growing airport in the country over the next 10 years, a noted aviation expert said Tuesday.
British Airways will expand its Las Vegas presence early next year with three additional seasonal flights between London's Heathrow International Airport and McCarran International.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and newly formed Clique Hospitality, founded by former Light Group CEO Andy Masi, are partnering on a new cocktail lounge called Clique to open this winter at The Cosmopolitan.
Southern Nevada visitation continues to roll as Las Vegas recorded its second-busiest month of 2015, tallying 3.7 million tourists to the destination, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported Friday.
McCarran International Airport had its largest post-recession month-over-month passenger percentage increase in July, breaking the 4 million barrier for the first time in more than seven years.
The last time Las Vegas hosted a Routes event, the number of airline seats coming into McCarran International Airport expanded by 17 percent. On Tuesday, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors approved spending $490,000 to host the Routes Americas Development Forum in February 2017.
Las Vegas' newest venue for small conferences, corporate retreats, weddings and parties isn't in a Strip resort.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on Tuesday reported a record June for visitation, despite convention attendance being off by 16.6 percent.
While average daily room rates and hotel occupancy rates are below historic highs, Las Vegas is seeing the highest level of visitation in its history, economist Jeremy Aguero told members of a new committee this week.
All United Airlines flights were grounded for almost two hours early Wednesday due to a computer hardware problem, creating travel headaches for thousands of passengers that stretched into the afternoon.
The governor on Monday signed an executive order forming a committee to prioritize tourism improvement projects in Southern Nevada and draft a report with recommendations in the next year.
With Fourth of July falling on a Saturday this year, some valley officials are expecting travel to the Las Vegas Valley to compete with the biggest events and holidays of the summer.
The oldest of the pedestrian bridges that crisscross the Las Vegas Strip will be overhauled in a $26 million upgrade that will be paid for by the people who use them most — Las Vegas tourists.
Las Vegas visitor totals in May increased almost 5 percent with special events making the month a record for tourist volume