The Nevada Tourism Commission is revamping its annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism into a shorter, meatier annual event focused on attracting international visitors.
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Smaller hotels like Rumor and Artisan allow companies to revamp entire properties to fit their needs. “We pretty much have a ‘don’t say no’ mentality,” said Michael Crandall, senior vice president at The Siegel Group. “We say yes to pretty much anything that’s within our means.”
The Hualapai Tribe, which owns the horseshoe-shaped Grand Canyon Skywalk on the northwestern Arizona reservation, and the family of the Las Vegas businessman who developed it have reached a financial settlement.
Discounter Spirit Airlines, one of the fastest growing commercial air carriers at McCarran International Airport over the past two years, is adding a red-eye route to and from Kansas City.
Passenger counts at McCarran International Airport soared to their highest level in 5½ years in March, completing a quarter that has the airport on pace to serve more than 40 million for the year.
Bob Engelbrecht tells each of his 60 pilots that a grandmother should feel comfortable flying in a Sundance helicopter. “That’s a huge priority for us,” said Engelbrecht, the company’s CEO. “People want to know that they can fly with confidence.”
The Republican National Committee will make a technical site visit to Las Vegas on Thursday to help determine whether the city will win the right to host the 2016 convention where the GOP will nominate its presidential candidate.
Nevada’s senators, Harry Reid and Dean Heller, have signed on to a bill to extend the Brand USA public-private partnership to promote tourism.
For most low-frequency international air carriers with flights to McCarran International Airport, it’s all about getting residents of that country to Las Vegas. But there’s a twist with the new Edelweiss Air flights from Zurich — Swiss marketers will be trying to persuade Southern Nevadans to travel to Switzerland.
The next big thing is coming, Las Vegas. At least, that’s what nightlife guru Jon Taffer said while getting ready for his annual Nightclub & Bar Show to open in late March
Lion Fight Promotions, the Las Vegas-based Muay Thai fight promotion company, is taking its stand-up kick and punch strike show on the road for the first time.
As more states acknowledge same-sex marriages and tourism entities recognize the value of marketing to the gay community, police and security forces need to expand their policies to be sensitive to providing a safe environment for gay travelers, a speaker at a security conference said Thursday.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. — The first United Airlines flight landed at Atlantic City International Airport from Chicago on Tuesday, signaling what transportation officials hope will be a new era of prosperity for the struggling facility and the gambling resort it serves.
The High Roller opened for business Monday five days after Clark County officials certified the wheel’s safety and operating and safety procedures and granted the Linq’s management team an operating permit.
Las Vegas is getting smaller. That is, if you call 1,600-room and 1,100-room Strip hotels “boutique” properties. By the end of the year, Las Vegas will have about a half-dozen hotel-casinos that operators classify as “boutique,” “luxury” or “lifestyle” in their marketing efforts.
Las Vegas tourism is two-for-two so far in 2014. Year-to-date visitation rose 5.8 percent in February, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. In all, 6.5 million people have come to the city this year, up from the 6.2 million who came at this point in 2013.
The city of Henderson envisions itself becoming a nationally recognized bicycle community, the type that lures tourist dollars as a destination.
A consultant for the UNLV stadium board Thursday recommended building a new on-campus multi-purpose stadium with a capacity of 50,000 to 60,000 seats and offered a slew of proposed events the stadium could potentially host.
Passenger counts at McCarran International Airport climbed for the fifth straight month in February with international arrivals continuing to lead the way.
Vikings, topical urinal screens, vaporized alcohol shots and Star Trek beer, oh my. The 2014 Nightclub & Bar Show featured a slew of new products this week that drew crowds and made some innovative entrepreneurs very busy.
Nevada will try to draw more Millennials and young Generation X travelers to the state after receiving a travel research report that shows they take more trips than typical American leisure travelers and baby boomers.
Organizers of the Reno National Championship Air Races said they plan more of a festival atmosphere at 51st competition at Reno Stead Airport in September.
The industry-only Pizza Expo 2014 runs through Thursday at the Las Vegas Convention Center’s North Hall. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is estimating the number of attendees to be 12,000, bringing a nongaming economic impact of $15.1 million to the city.