Study after study has concluded that stadiums aren’t effective economic development drivers. But a leading urban growth researcher says Orlando and Las Vegas are exceptions because of the strength of their regions’ tourism economies.
Shares of MGM Resorts International plunged as much as 10 percent Thursday morning after the company cut its earning guidance for 2018 due to weakness at two Strip properties.
Southwest Airlines says bookings are down since the fatal accident on one of its planes last week.
Resort executives must continually research return on investment for non-gaming amenities, which have become more important to their operations over time, Bob Boughner, former president and CEO of Atlantic City’s Borgata and a partner with Global Market Advisors, said Tuesday.
Las Vegas-based student travel company JusCollege was acquired for $25 million earlier this month
Frank Haas’s presentation on tourism security and safety was part of the two-day Las Vegas 25th anniversary International Tourism Security Conference, which ends Wednesday.
The Knights’ success and current Stanley Cup Playoff run has resulted in a marketing marriage with Las Vegas that has been far more successful than just about anyone could have imagined.
It’s a little puzzling why the meetings and convention industry chooses blue as its theme color. Clearly, it should be green. As in the color of money.
After six weeks of high-intensity meetings with generous high-fiving for the delivery of a comprehensive stadium development deal for the Oakland Raiders and UNLV football, the Las Vegas Stadium Authority got down to more mundane work Thursday.
A museum centered around cannabis and featuring a 360-degree theater will open in July in downtown Las Vegas.