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.
McCarran International Airport has landed KLM Royal Dutch Airlines for year-round three-times-weekly nonstop air service between Las Vegas and Amsterdam beginning in June.
Bill Hornbuckle, an MGM executive and one of the nine members of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board, on Thursday said his company fears that its customers would be “choked out” by people wanting to park close to the stadium on event days.
County Aviation Director Rosemary Vassiliadis told commissioners the airport would supplement McCarran International Airport as the county’s population grows, more resort hotels open and football fans come to the area to see Raiders games.
XpressWest, the high-speed rail proposal to link Las Vegas with Los Angeles via Victorville, California, has been acquired by a company that provides rail service in Florida.
he Las Vegas tourism industry has come full circle since the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings, which intensified the Great Recession.
Retired Las Vegas tourism boss Rossi Ralenkotter said he did not intend to cash out his accrued paid time off, but newly released records show his attorney asked for more than $234,000 in untaken leave as part of a nearly $1.2 million severance package.
As bullish as Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Co. is on its planned $600 million Sunseeker resort in Florida, don’t expect the company to build anything like it in Southern Nevada.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. CEO Mark Frissora dismissed the notion Thursday that parking fees are impacting visitation tothe Strip.
If Southern Nevada were to form an organization to attract marquee sporting events to Las Vegas, it would need to consider whether attracting an event might displace a long-term major existing convention or trade show.