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.
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The 2014 Nightclub & Bar Show’s exhibition starts Tuesday at the Las Vegas Convention Center, led by Jon Taffer, the trade show’s founder and host of Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue” show. Taffer’s trade show, in its 29th year, is bigger than ever.
Another Las Vegas entity wants to sell naming rights — and this time it’s for an LED screen.
About 10 magnifying glasses supported on long, thin pieces of metal are bunched together, giving off the effect of a glass garden. Perched about waist-high, the glasses revealed the small pictures and phrases placed behind them, all part of a social media scavenger hunt.
Lee Butts plans to modernize Helldorado Days, an 80-year-old Las Vegas tradition, as its new executive director and production manager.
Nestled in a world within CityCenter, the Mandarin Oriental’s spa gives off ancient Asian vibes designed to relax and transport.
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.
The Las Vegas Convention Center will be transformed into a merchandise marketplace Sunday. Picture it filled with rows and rows of candy, sunglasses and light-up T-shirts, grouped together with costume jewelry, martial arts supplies and Halloween decorations.
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.
This weekend promises to be Big.
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.