Nevada casinos were ordered to shut down to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in March. Six months later, most — but not all — have reopened. It’s still unclear when tourism, Las Vegas’ financial lifeblood, will recover.
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By Eli Segall / RJ
The ultra-low-cost carrier flew almost 3.9 million passengers in the third quarter, up from just over 2 million during the same period last year.
Las Vegas visitation numbers tell the same story with hotel occupancy rates staying average, but resort operators managing to keep average daily room rates at their highest level in the pandemic era.
While Southwest Airlines resolves how its employees get COVID-19 vaccinations, the tourism industry watches and waits to see if it could ultimately affect them.
Work on the highly-anticipated Vegas Loop underground transportation system likely will begin within a year now that Clark County has approved the Boring Co.’s plans.
The rail company inked a memorandum of understanding with California officials regarding the use of 48 miles in I-15 right of way between Victor Valley and Rancho Cucamonga.
A late surge in COVID-19 cases affected Las Vegas’ busiest air carrier, but the problems were not related to Oct. 9-10 issues when hundreds of flights were canceled.
By Colton Lochhead / RJ
The return of the massive EDC festival is the latest sign that the major events that had been one of the missing pieces of the region’s economic recovery are finally making their comeback.
Clark County Commissioners Wednesday approved plans for the Boring Company’s Vegas Loop system, inching closer to digging beginning.
Brightline leaders say the high-speed rail plan would benefit Southern Nevada tourism with seamless train service to downtown Los Angeles and the Inland Empire.
Sandra Douglass Morgan, the state’s first African American chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, was appointed to the board of directors of Allegiant Travel Co. on Monday.