After four years of scouting fanfest events at the Super Bowl and NBA and Major League Baseball All-Star Games, Las Vegas Events rolled out its own interactive Cowboy FanFest this week to give rodeo fans a chance to chat with sport superstars such as Trevor Brazile, compete in an offbeat Redneck Rodeo and allow kids to do mutton bustin’ in a replica NFR arena.
Union drivers at Las Vegas’ second-largest taxi cab company have voted to authorize a strike, although it would not start until Dec. 16 at the earliest.
October was a solid month overall for Las Vegas visitation.
Many rodeo aficionados have made the South Point and its Equestrian Center their home base for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and satellite events.
With its captive audience of about 40 million people a year, McCarran International Airport is popularly regarded as an arena where retailers can set the shop on auto pilot while raking in profits.
Watch out Las Vegas, the nerdbird is coming.
SPARKS – With Nevada’s unemployment at its lowest level in more than three years, Gov. Brian Sandoval said at an annual tourism conference Tuesday that he is confident the state’s economic rebound is gaining steam, but believes challenges remain.
The New York investment firm Dahlman Rose & Co. confirmed on Monday that it has been retained by the Las Vegas Railway Express as a financial adviser.
The $2 billion nightclub industry sets its sights on New Year’s with a laser focus, but it’s not only clubs vying for consumers’ late-night entertainment dollars. Concert venues, too, are playing the Las Vegas New Year’s Eve field in a big way.