Heat, crowds and water were among the ingredients for Las Vegas residents and visitors on Labor Day, the final holiday of the summer.
While none of the major tourism organizations released estimated visitation numbers, all indications point to a busy weekend with dozens of hotels sold out and rates towering above nightly averages, both signs of high demand.
After record passengers were reported in June, the total was eclipsed again in July, with 4.864 million arriving and departing through the gates at Reid International.
With convention attendance about double what it was a year ago, the city appears to have turned the corner on visitation with 3.5 million people here in July.
Thousands of people — and several ferrets, reptiles, birds and fish — gathered at Mandalay Bay for the annual SuperZoo convention on Tuesday.
The downtown Las Vegas casino-resort will open 35,000 square feet of ballroom and meeting space on Sept. 1.
Aviation consultants say the number of seats coming into Reid International Airport could lead to record tourism numbers and there’s room for more international growth.
There’s no timeline for a spinoff company to be formed, and the Sphere, less than a year from completion, has a new construction cost estimate that has climbed to $2B.
Nevada’s largest employer is chomping at the bit at the possibilities of the first F1 race in Las Vegas since 1982 and is planning multiple race packages.
Although the shortage of water could someday be a limiting factor, two gaming experts addressing NAIOP say Strip growth opportunities keep them bullish on what’s ahead.
The Las Vegas-based air carrier also announced special introductory one-way fares for the route.
Raiders games alone drew more than 540,000 to the $2 billion facility in its first nine months of operations with fans allowed inside.
Top executives received annual salary increases totaling $55,475 and one-time bonuses totaling $287,469 for their work leading the Las Vegas tourism rebound in 2021-22.
The hotel-casino’s shopping district will span 90,000 square feet and feature around 35 “luxury retail concepts.”
Hotel room tax revenue that pays off the bonds used to build Allegiant Stadium reached a post-pandemic monthly high as visitation continues to bounce back.