Diversification — the perennial catchphrase for rebuilding a Nevada economy less reliant on tourism — has come to the visitor industry.
Tourists descended on Las Vegas in greater numbers as the total visitor count in April rose 4.8 percent from one year ago to 3.35 million.
As expected, schedule reductions to try to offset rising fuel costs led to a drop in the May passenger counts for Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel.
The rebuilding of airline schedules at McCarran International Airport will gain momentum in the second half of this year with the weekly flight counts projected to run close to 5 percent ahead of last year.
Within four years, the air traffic controllers who maintain the safe distances among planes flying into and out of McCarran International Airport should have a little more separation of their own.
With gates being taken out of commission due to repaving outside Concourse C, McCarran International Airport will launch a $13 million interior renovation.
Several hotel-casinos have sold out for the Saturday peak of the three-day Memorial Day weekend, including Caesars Palace, Bellagio and The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, although rooms were easier to find for Friday and Sunday nights.
Discount French carrier XL Airways resumes its seasonal service to McCarran International Airport today , the only nonstop flights to Paris.
Those hoping to promote Las Vegas as a destination for medical tourism should temper their expectations in light of stiff competition and the style of Sin City, participants at a conference in Las Vegas said Tuesday.
The gradual recovery this year of traffic at McCarran International Airport continued during April.
While trying to convince travel industry executives that tourists to Mexico should not fear being caught in a narco war, Mexican President Felipe Calderón dropped a startling proposal for reining in the costs of U.S. health care.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on Thursday passed its budget for the year starting July 1 with no discussion.
Two years later, the sour aftertaste left by President Barack Obama’s zings about Las Vegas still hasn’t disappeared.
Streamlining the process of obtaining a visitor visa would help create more than 1 million new jobs in the United States and drive $859 billion in new economic output through 2020, World Travel & Tourism Summit participants said Tuesday in Las Vegas.