Las Vegas visitor totals in May increased almost 5 percent with special events making the month a record for tourist volume
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Josh Ripple has been around the sports and entertainment block. Now at 55, Ripple, of Las Vegas, might have his most intriguing position of all — chief operating officer of Life is Beautiful, the three-day music/art/culinary/learning festival in downtown Las Vegas set for Oct. 24-26.
Tesla who? That appeared to be the message at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority meeting.
The Las Vegas marketing communication firm R&R Partners is going international with plans to open an office in Mexico City.
A committee that advises the Nevada Tourism Commission on how to market the state to prospective winter visitors deadlocked on two votes over which company it wants to run the $1.75 million campaign.
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.
Las Vegas had the weakest monthly percentage increase of visitors of the year in July, but still had the third-best month by total numbers, attracting 3.5 million people as the city continued its record visitation pace.
Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, “Are we there yet?” The real headache for many travelers is a quickly growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.
McCarran International Airport will have the fifth-largest percentage growth in passengers among major North American airports over the next 10 years, a leading aviation consultant says.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority may get some professional real estate help acquiring land south of the Convention Center in its bid to transform the campus into the Las Vegas Global Business District.
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.