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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The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority routinely encourages conventioneers to mix business with pleasure when they conduct meetings in Southern Nevada. Tuesday, the board of directors took its own advice.
The Las Vegas Regional Strategic Plan for Medical and Wellness Tourism was unveiled Wednesday evening at a meeting of healthcare and tourism professionals, organizations and nonprofit groups.
The Las Vegas Monorail is observing its 10th anniversary Saturday with a series of open-house events at each of the system’s seven stations.
Las Vegas visitor volume continued its record pace, posting the best June on record and the third-best month of 2014.
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.
As business travel is rebounding, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has unveiled a series of advertisements promoting the city as a place to have conventions and trade shows as well as corporate meetings.
SALT LAKE CITY — Construction has begun on a $1.8 billion project to remake terminals at Salt Lake City International Airport.
A bill that passed the U.S. House on Wednesday contains a message that federal agencies shouldn’t discriminate against Las Vegas or other resort cities when they plan conferences or meetings.
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has given its top executive an 8 percent raise and a 50 percent bonus. It’s the largest compensation increase the board has ever approved.
Tourism experts are saying the three-day Fourth of July weekend that begins Friday is going to be hot and it has nothing to do with the weather. Some 330,000 visitors are expected for the holiday weekend.
Southern Nevada’s tourism economy continues to fire on all cylinders as May’s visitor volume climbed 3.2 percent from last year to 3.6 million people.
A double-digit percentage increase in international passenger traffic assured McCarran International Airport of its ninth straight month of growth in May.
The Regional Transportation Commission has launched a new website for visitors seeking information about transit routes on the Strip and to the Las Vegas Convention Center and McCarran International Airport.
After the year Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority President and CEO Rossi Ralenkotter had, it wasn’t a matter of whether he’d be offered a raise for the 2014-15 fiscal year, but how much the increase would be.
The Nevada Commission on Tourism is considering expanding its international marketing program to include attracting visitors to the state from India.
According to a recent study conducted by Wallet Hub, Las Vegas ranks 31 out of the 100 biggest American cities that were given consideration for staycations. The No. 1 spot went to a city you might not normally think of for local flavor.
Las Vegas may get an unwitting assist from Delta Air Lines to convince foreign air carriers to fly nonstop international routes from Asia to McCarran International Airport.
It didn’t take long for Southwest Airlines to work out the details of making its new mobile boarding passes available systemwide.
For the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, it’s all about the research. It’s something that President and CEO Rossi Ralenkotter has driven into the culture of the organization that markets and promotes Southern Nevada to the world.
Managers of Southern Nevada’s largest taxi group have posted a memorandum to employees, warning them of the consequences of going to work for mobile application rideshare companies.
Anna Martini, president of Montreal-based fashion retailer Dynamite, said she hopes the Las Vegas store, which opened May 1 at Fashion Show mall, will be the 30-year-old company’s flagship location.
While the percentage of travelers to Las Vegas who gamble continues to fall, those who play have the highest average gambling budget in five years.