Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport broke the 4 million mark for the second time this year, all but assuring that the airport that serves Las Vegas will have more passengers in 2015 than last year.
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The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and the city’s resorts are gearing for their own version of March Madness this week. March historically has been the busiest month of the year for Southern Nevada tourist visits, not only because of the focus on popular sporting events but because the convention calendar is packed.
Golden Nugget Las Vegas will hold a ceremony Friday to mark its $6.5 million upgrade of 20,000 square feet of convention space.
Free-spending roundball fans following their favorite colleges in the West Coast, Mountain West, Western Athletic and Pac-12 conferences are expected to spend millions of dollars this week, offering a hefty midweek boost for hotels and restaurants.
The go-go pace to get started on the $2.3 billion overhaul of the Las Vegas Convention Center campus took a breath Tuesday. Members of the board of directors of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority voted to delay action on hiring a third-party owner representative to oversee the Las Vegas Global Business District project.
Visitation to Las Vegas inched up slightly in January while the average daily room rate soared to its highest level since September 2007, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported Friday.
Passenger counts at McCarran International Airport started 2015 the way they left off in 2014 — with a slow and steady climb.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air will expand its route system by nearly 9 percent with the addition of 22 new round-trip flights in May and June, the company announced Tuesday.
For a decade, north Strip casino operators anticipated a redevelopment of the area that would include new megaresorts and entertainment complexes rivaling projects underway on the boulevard’s southern end.
The state’s new Global Tourism Summit — the event replacing the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism — will be Nov. 16-17 in Southern Nevada, an executive with the Nevada Tourism Commission said Tuesday.
U.S. airlines have lost at least five percentage points of their share of flight bookings from the United States to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia since 2008, due to fierce competition from Gulf carriers, according to data seen by Reuters.
Two decades ago, local leaders took innovative steps to move pedestrian traffic across the Las Vegas Strip at what then was the busiest intersection in town.
A state board on Tuesday approved a $20.2 million contract with an out-of-state firm to market Nevada to tourists.
Lost in the shuffle of Las Vegas’ record-setting visitor volume of 2014 was another trend important to the city: The meetings and trade show industry is back.
More than 300,000 tourists are expected to begin pouring into Southern Nevada Friday night for Super Bowl weekend.
The Nevada Tourism Commission is revamping its annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism into a shorter, meatier annual event focused on attracting international visitors.
This week, nearly a quarter-million people will be in Southern Nevada for 20 events, six of which forecast attendance of 24,000 people or more.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority isn’t satisfied with attracting a mere 40 million visitors to the city in 2014.
One of the nation’s top commercial real estate conferences is renewing a contract that will keep the show in Las Vegas through 2019 with an option to continue through 2022.
The World Financial Group Continental Cup, which set an attendance record of 51,215 over four days at The Orleans Arena in January 2014, will return to the same venue next year.
Las Vegas visitor volume grew 1.4 percent in November, but it seems like a moot point.
Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport increased for the 15th straight month in November, driven again by double-digit percentage increases in international traffic.
These days, it may not be enough for those in the hospitality industry to simply attempt to broadly market to gay tourists. It’s more complicated than that because of the various niche groups within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.