For the past two years, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has said that it would attract a record-breaking 40 million tourists to Southern Nevada, toppling a record that has stood since 2012. Now it’s happened
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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.
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.