Even before the mass shooting on the south Strip last month, the neighborhood wasn’t exactly buzzing with activity.
Cars and trucks entered the site of the Las Vegas shooting Thursday to begin removing left behind equipment and merchandise.
A court order has been blamed for keeping Route 91 Harvest festival vendors from retrieving equipment and merchandise left at MGM Resorts International’s concert venue during the panic of the Strip shooting.
After the Las Vegas Strip shooting, questions remain for how over a week’s time the shooter smuggled an arsenal of weapons into a hotel room. But the shooter is not the only person to use the privacy that comes with a hotel room in the Las Vegas Valley.
The operator of the hotel closest to the Route 91 Harvest Festival grounds not operated by MGM Resorts International said the Tropicana Las Vegas experienced a 35 percent cancellation rate on bookings in the days immediately following the Oct. 1 mass shooting.
Caesars Entertainment’s top executive said his company is seeing a slight downturn in casino play from Asian guests as a result of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting.
When police leave and the Route 91 Harvest festival signage is taken down, property owner MGM Resorts International will have to figure out what to do with the site.
A return to normalcy for Las Vegas tourism may still be weeks away, but there should be no long-term effects on tourism to Southern Nevada because of the Oct. 1 shootings.
Security for trade shows of all sizes is up for review following the Las Vegas Strip shooting.
Here is the timeline of events for the LVCVA following the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting.