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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Las Vegas visitor volume grew 1.4 percent in November, but it seems like a moot point.
Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport increased for the 15th straight month in November, driven again by double-digit percentage increases in international traffic.
These days, it may not be enough for those in the hospitality industry to simply attempt to broadly market to gay tourists. It’s more complicated than that because of the various niche groups within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
Visitors may see a lot of things in Las Vegas, but Heidi Klum’s naked body on the walls of McCarran International Airport won’t be one of them.
For the past two years, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has said that it would attract a record-breaking 40 million tourists to Southern Nevada, toppling a record that has stood since 2012. Now it’s happened
Nightlife operator Hakkasan Group announced Tuesday it will acquire The Light Group for $36 million, giving the company control over more than a half-dozen Strip nightclub operations.
Several Southern Nevada tourism enterprises got early Christmas presents Wednesday when the Nevada Tourism Commission unanimously approved $414,854 in grants for programs and activities designed to deliver more tourists to rural Nevada.
The Las Vegas Indie rock band Imagine Dragons has joined the parade of local entertainment celebrities boosting tourism by participating in a “What happens here, stays here” television advertisement for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
Las Vegas witnessed the rise of the megaresort on the Strip. Now a brothel may be setting a similar trend for the sex industry in which opulent brothel resorts cluster as close to Las Vegas as the law will allow. Or maybe it’s another gimmick.
Southern Nevada recorded its best-ever October visitation totals and the second-best month ever last month, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported Wednesday.
For more than 100 people who spent big bucks and traveled thousands of miles to get to Southern Nevada last week, President Obama’s three-day trip to Las Vegas resulted in a huge disappointment. They had to postpone or cancel their helicopter trips to see the Grand Canyon.
Southwest Airlines got the traffic bump it expected in Las Vegas with the repeal of the Wright Amendment contributing to a 3.4 percent increase over last year in passengers using McCarran International Airport in October.
A rule change allowing Chinese visitors to return to the U.S. multiple times over a 10-year period is being hailed as a boon to American tourism, with the federal government predicting the economic impact could be $85 billion by 2021.
Less than a year after the National Finals Rodeo nearly left Las Vegas for new pastures, the Super Bowl of rodeos and Las Vegas have patched things up and look to celebrate the NFR’s 30th year in Southern Nevada next month.
R&R Partners spent 90 minutes dazzling members of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors on Thursday en route to winning a multimillion-dollar, three-year advertising and marketing communications agreement.
Room-tax revenue, the primary source of income for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, climbed to record levels in the 2014 fiscal year giving the agency the happy task of figuring out what to do with a cash windfall.
Whether it’s a beer festival, country music concert or truck race on a dirt lot across from the Luxor on the Strip’s south end, MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment Corp. are among the landowners and event promoters using open space as outdoor venues.
Two companies exhibiting at this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association trade show figure there’s still some mileage left on tires well after they’ve been removed from their cars.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Grand Canyon officials say hotels, mule rides and restaurants at the South Rim will remain open to millions of visitors once they award a temporary concessions contract.
New programs are helping speed up the hotel check-in process for busy travelers, or in at least one case, letting them go straight to their rooms by using their smartphone to unlock doors.
The crowds in Laughlin don’t get much bigger than this — some 9,500 Toby Keith fans packed into a modular outdoor entertainment center only a football field or two from the main drag in town. Anthony Marnell III, who owns the side-by-side riverfront Edewater and Colorado Belle casino hotels, spent $4 million for the events venue.
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.