CARSON CITY – Sorry, Charlie. Hoover Dam and the Strip aren’t that cool anymore. They don’t even make the Top 5 list for Southern Nevada in the state Tourism Commission’s Discover Your Nevada online survey of the state’s scenic treasures.
While long-haul international travel grew by 40 percent between 2000 and 2010, the United States market share dropped from 17 percent to 12 percent. U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., climbed aboard the U.S. Travel Association’s 2012 Vote Travel campaign tour bus in Henderson on Wednesday to talk about how he thinks the $1.9 trillion travel and tourism industry can again become a player.
February operating results for Las Vegas taxi companies provided ammunition for both sides in the ongoing debate about the condition of the industry.
February was a hot month for Las Vegas tourism.
Allegiant Travel Co. continued its aggressive growth in March but projected it will slow as the year goes on.
Allegiant Travel Co. Chairman and CEO Maurice Gallagher formally voiced his opposition Monday to U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer’s request that carry-on bag fees be included in the up-front price of a plane ticket.
Culminating more than a year of planning, Allegiant Travel Co. will launch its first scheduled flight over an ocean on June 29, when it begins its Las Vegas to Honolulu route.
With more than 200 drivers waving “No more cabs!” signs on red, white and blue paper, the Nevada Taxicab Authority on Monday rejected several companies’ requests for temporary permits to cover a major event — the second such rejection in recent weeks.