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.
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Las Vegas visitation soared in January, with an 8.2 percent increase over 2013. According to the monthly Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority count, 3.39 million people came to the city, up from the 3.13 million who came in January 2013.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Beatles performing in Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is looking for locals who have a great story about when Beatlemania swept through Las Vegas.
More than 100 undeniably bright people tossed around ideas Tuesday when asked “What do we want Las Vegas to be?” One suggestion: Emulate Orlando.
International outbound travel by U.S. citizens was up 1 percent in 2013.
The Great Las Vegas Arena Race featured a scene Monday rarely seen: Rick Arpin and Port Telles sitting side by side on a sports venue policy panel, representing the two front-running arena proposals in Las Vegas.
Occasionally, a restaurant chain such as Papa John’s or Panda Express comes calling for space to sell its food at the Thomas &Mack Center.
Allegiant Air’s Las Vegas-based parent, which has grown from nothing to $1 billion in revenue since 1999 by connecting small and midsized towns with major vacation spots, offered a peek at this intriguing sidelight in its fourth-quarter report.
Apparently, a widely publicized shooting in the heart of a tourist area can’t hold Las Vegas down. A year ago, a shooting and a fiery crash at Flamingo Road and the Strip killed three people, starting talk that tourism would plummet.
The fashion world has descended on Las Vegas this week with two major trade show collections, Modern Assembly and MAGIC Market Week, here along with a few independents.
Las Vegas would like you to know all is forgiven — at least, unofficially.
Spring break travel data show Las Vegas is increasingly a destination for spring breakers.
At the February meeting of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors on Tuesday, the group was given a glimpse into the organization’s first six months of fiscal 2014. Things are looking up.
Capitalizing on a trend of women taking more solo trips than ever before, Shasta Nelson created TravelCircles, a group travel service aimed at women who go to places like Afghanistan or Greece to do the tourist thing, connect with local women and engage with the culture.
Look no further than your own backyard for the next big thing.
Some 70 new conventions of at least 500 attendees each are set to come to Las Vegas this year, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
This March, a handful of Las Vegas nightlife venues will have something to celebrate.
All the tourism officials were touting its economic benefits, but now they have proof.
Longtime newsman Geoff Schumacher is leaving the business.
Las Vegas came in as the top destination for singles and No. 2 for couples in a recent TripAdvisor survey.
Fashion entrepreneurs, listen up.
After a successful 2014 event, organizers of SHOT Show have decided to further commit to Las Vegas.
Super Bowl weekend is expected to ring up some super numbers in terms of tourism. The game betweeen the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos is expected to draw 292,000 visitors, up 2.5 percent from last year.