Visitation fell 4.2 percent to 3.6 million tourists in October, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported Thursday, the second steepest year-over-year drop of 2017.
The Las Vegas Victims Fund committee is holding two town hall meetings Tuesday to get input on the draft protocols it released Nov. 16, outlining who should receive donations following the Oct. 1 shooting.
Marc Minami thinks he knows a deal when he sees one. In the middle of October, the Las Vegas resident bought a bump stock — named for how it causes a gun to bump its trigger against a shooter’s finger for quicker firing — online for about $200.
Mandalay Bay is adding to its security even as it cuts hours of other employees.
Boyd Gaming is informing guests at all its properties that hotel personnel will enter a room if a “Do Not Disturb” sign is left on a door for more than 48 hours.
Should lawsuits filed against MGM Resorts International over the Oct. 1 Strip shooting result in judgments against the company, executives believe their insurance will cover any losses.
The Culinary union said it will look into whether Mandalay Bay followed proper procedures when it cut employees’ work hours, effective immediately, in response to the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting.
Serena Talledo and other Mandalay Bay employees say they were told this week that MGM Resorts International is reducing their schedules as a result of the company’s hardships in the aftermath of the Oct. 1 mass shooting.
Following the Las Vegas shooting, Las Vegas hotels provided at least 1,875 cumulative room nights to families of victims. A couple of airlines also provided free flights to at least 260 victims’ family members.
Even before the mass shooting on the south Strip last month, the neighborhood wasn’t exactly buzzing with activity.