The recurring theme at last week’s International Aviation Forecast Summit involved China, China and more China. And why not?
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Southern Nevada visitor volume showed its first decline in 14 months in May as the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported Thursday that tourist stays for the month were off 3.9 percent to 3.6 million people.
Along with fireworks and searing heat, expect about 307,000 visitors to swarm Las Vegas to celebrate Independence Day, most of whom will be driving into town.
The Nevada Division of Tourism will spend $200,000 to sponsor six events — four in Northern Nevada and two in Southern Nevada — to generate tourism in the state.
More than 4.1 million airline passengers passed through McCarran International last month, marking the airport’s best May performance since 2007, the Clark County Department of Aviation will report Wednesday.
Allegiant Air has served Las Vegas and resort cities in Florida for a long time. But by fall, the Las Vegas-based deep-discount air carrier will link them for the first time, inaugurating service between McCarran International Airport and Destin, Florida.
The Rattler, a more than 360-foot long green and pink water slide at Wet N’ Wild, was recently ranked by the Travel Channel as being an “insane” water ride, along with six others across the country.
Online travel booker Travelocity.com this week grouped Las Vegas with Nashville, Tennessee, and Houston as sites American travelers like for July Fourth pyrotechnics, based on a national survey.
A new financing plan that reduces public funding for a $1.4 billion domed stadium from $700 million to $550 million received a lackluster response Thursday from the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee and the project’s developers.
Walt Disney Co. has had more than 240 “nuisance” alligators captured and killed over the last 10 years at its Florida theme park property, according to state records.