Airlines and airports are taking steps to convince the traveling public that flying is no more dangerous than going to the grocery store.
Analysts say top Democratic donor Stephen J. Cloobeck’s commitment improves the chances of recalling the Las Vegas mayor.
“We’ll see some great rates at hotels; we’ll see airfare sales,” travel expert Gabe Saglie said.
City, state and national tourism leaders cheered on the battered hospitality industry Tuesday, celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week on the Strip with a “red takeover.”
Hotel-casino employees worked toward complying with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s move to close all nonessential Nevada businesses for 30 days in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19.
For at least the next 30 days, casinos on the Las Vegas Strip and across Nevada will sit empty. No tourists. No jackpots. No entertainment. No buffets.
St. Patrick’s Day revelers at Rock & Reilly’s pub watched Gov. Steve Sisolak’s news conference announcing the 30-day closure of casinos and other nonessential business. After the conference, REM’s “It’s the End of the World as We Know it” played at the pub.
Travel spending, including on transportation, hotels and attractions, is projected to fall by $355 billion this year, the group said.
Here’s an updated roundup of the latest changes to Las Vegas casinos.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. employees will be paid while Strip resorts are closed, and the closure “will not impact health care eligibility,” according to a company statement.