The committee making recommendations to Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature on attracting events to the new Las Vegas stadium is leaning toward expanding the role of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Las Vegas Events, rather than forming of a new sports commission.
The new head of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says he will take a fresh look at how the organization markets itself and advocates for tourism initiatives with an emphasis on new technology.
The NFL’s premiere game generally occurs in the first week of February, right around one of the sweet spots for some major conventions and trade shows.
NoMad opens Oct. 12 inside Park MGM. It isn’t the first Las Vegas hotel tucked inside another. Nor will it be the last.
Stadium builders reached a critical stage in the construction of Las Vegas’ 65,000-seat, $1.8 billion indoor football stadium this week as they took the first step toward going vertical.
About 500,000 people stayed at Airbnb rentals in the Las Vegas area last year, the company reports. That’s almost double the amount of visitors in 2016.
Nevada gaming win tumbled for the second straight month as the Gaming Control Board reported a 7.7 percent decline, with Clark County and the Las Vegas Strip off by double-digit percentages.
United Airlines will add flights to Las Vegas during CES, Jan. 6-7 and Jan. 11-12, to and from eight cities and using larger aircraft on some routes.
When the Las Vegas stadium becomes a venue for a major music concert, it better be a sellout show. Otherwise, Las Vegas may not see another concert there for years.
A high-speed rail line between the two areas has been discussed since the 1970s. XpressWest was the most recent iteration of an idea that makes sense on so many levels, but hasn’t been able to get to the construction phase.