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.
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Nothing is simple when it comes to Caesars Entertainment Corp. Take last week’s announcement that the company is selling four casinos to its Caesars Growth Partners subsidiary for $2.2 billion.
For five days, CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 invaded every square inch of the Las Vegas Convention Center on Paradise Road. Produced by the Association of Equipment Manufacturing, the show estimated it attracted about 125,000 attendees who created an estimated nongaming economic impact of $157.3 million for the city, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
Local exhibitors are having a strong week at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014, the construction industry trade show that is consuming 2.5 million square feet at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Everything’s bigger here. Through Saturday, CONEXPO-CON/AGG takes up 2.5 million square feet, or every available inch of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Produced by the Association of Equipment Manufacturing, the show is expecting about 125,000 attendees who will create an estimated nongaming economic impact of $157.3 million to the city, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
The ultimate buffet of big-time sports events is being served up this month as Las Vegas welcomes 3.54 million fans for everything from NASCAR races and Major League Baseball games to a high-profile boxing card and no less than four college basketball conference tournaments.
Research shows flights are at their cheapest exactly 54 days in advance. That and 10 other tips can help you save big bucks on your next vacation.
October visitation at Lake Mead National Recreation Area in 2013 came in 43 percent below at 267,253 visitors, according to a new report released by the National Park Service showing the effects of the 16-day government shutdown last year.
Travel leaders everywhere are rejoicing.
Thousands of workers, most wearing T-shirts and jeans or cargo pants, helped put together the largest domestic trade show, CONXEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 in Las Vegas. Together it will take crews 29 days to create an experience for the construction industries.
Las Vegas visitation soared in January, with an 8.2 percent increase over 2013. According to the monthly Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority count, 3.39 million people came to the city, up from the 3.13 million who came in January 2013.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Beatles performing in Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is looking for locals who have a great story about when Beatlemania swept through Las Vegas.
More than 100 undeniably bright people tossed around ideas Tuesday when asked “What do we want Las Vegas to be?” One suggestion: Emulate Orlando.
International outbound travel by U.S. citizens was up 1 percent in 2013.
The Great Las Vegas Arena Race featured a scene Monday rarely seen: Rick Arpin and Port Telles sitting side by side on a sports venue policy panel, representing the two front-running arena proposals in Las Vegas.
Occasionally, a restaurant chain such as Papa John’s or Panda Express comes calling for space to sell its food at the Thomas &Mack Center.
Allegiant Air’s Las Vegas-based parent, which has grown from nothing to $1 billion in revenue since 1999 by connecting small and midsized towns with major vacation spots, offered a peek at this intriguing sidelight in its fourth-quarter report.
Apparently, a widely publicized shooting in the heart of a tourist area can’t hold Las Vegas down. A year ago, a shooting and a fiery crash at Flamingo Road and the Strip killed three people, starting talk that tourism would plummet.
The fashion world has descended on Las Vegas this week with two major trade show collections, Modern Assembly and MAGIC Market Week, here along with a few independents.
Las Vegas would like you to know all is forgiven — at least, unofficially.
Spring break travel data show Las Vegas is increasingly a destination for spring breakers.
At the February meeting of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors on Tuesday, the group was given a glimpse into the organization’s first six months of fiscal 2014. Things are looking up.
Capitalizing on a trend of women taking more solo trips than ever before, Shasta Nelson created TravelCircles, a group travel service aimed at women who go to places like Afghanistan or Greece to do the tourist thing, connect with local women and engage with the culture.