Tourism

Stratosphere, Arizona Charlie’s purchase likely to clear final hurdle

The Stratosphere on Las Vegas Blvd on September 30, 2015.

The company that owns PT’s Pubs will likely get the final approval it needs to purchase the company that owns the Stratosphere and three other Nevada casinos today at ...

Enclave special events venue marks opening with shooting victim fundraiser

The Enclave, a multipurpose special events venue on Eastern Avenue near Russell Road, features the Vivace Rooftop Deck.

Enclave, a three-story 75,000-square-foot multi-purpose special events venue on Eastern Avenue near Russell Road, will mark its completion on Thursday night with the opening of its 5,000-square-foot Vivace Rooftop Deck. ...

How the Route 91 attacks will change the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon

People run along the Las Vegas Strip during the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in Las Vegas on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016.  Chase Stevens/Las Vegas News Bureau

The organizers of the Las Vegas Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon operate out of San Diego, but the Oct. 1 massacre still carries deep personal meaning for them. Beyond the obvious need for logistical adjustments to next month’s marathon plans in the wake of ...

'This affects all of us': Tourism industry begins looking to post-shooting economy

MGM CEO Jim Murren attends a multi-faith vigil for the victims of the mass shooting at Las Vegas country music festival is held at Guardian Angel Cathedral on Las Vegas Blvd, near the Encore Hotel and Casino, Monday Oct. 2, 2017.

MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren and other local and international tourism executives spoke Tuesday about the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, to thank those who responded to the tragedy and also to reassure people that the shooting hasn’t damaged Las Vegas’ image among travel industry professionals. Murren spoke at a press conference at the Sands Expo, just down the hall from the meeting rooms where people were gathering for ...

How the resorts, Metro get on the same page to address threats

A view of the Las Vegas Strip before casinos dimmed their marquees signs for 11 minutes, to honor the victims and heros of the Oct. 1 mass shooting, shooting, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Las Vegas.

“These aren’t little tribal pieces in separate casinos,” he said. “It’s one system. We are Las Vegas, and the harm to one is harm to all.”

Will Las Vegas tourism suffer in wake of shooting?

Marquees along the Las Vegas Strip pay respect to the victims and first responders of the previous Sunday's mass shooting Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

Figuring out how business on the Las Vegas Strip will be affected by Sunday’s mass shooting will have to wait, said the man in charge of promoting Las Vegas. “It’s really too soon to ...

Agassi lends voice to 'Vegas Strong' ad as a response to tragedy

A new ad for Las Vegas hit social media and broadcast television Wednesday, but it has nothing to do with gambling, partying or any of the usual things people think of when they think of the Las Vegas Strip ...

After massacre, Las Vegas gets back to beers, slots, shows

In this Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, photo, tourists pose for photos in front of the Welcome to Las Vegas sign that has flowers honoring the people who died in a mass shooting on Sunday on the Strip. Even though the city is in mourning, for many, it is business as usual, with celebrations and parties continuing.

The fountains at the Bellagio casino went off like clockwork, the water swaying and pulsating in time to Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA." Two faux showgirls in pink headdresses tried to ...

Las Vegas tourism likely to remain strong, similar to Orlando

Casinos all along the Las Vegas Strip display words of prayer for the victims of Sunday night's deadly mass shooting, as well as, information for donating blood and locating missing loved ones, Monday Oct. 2, 2017.

Las Vegas' $60 billion tourism economy might see little impact in the wake of Sunday's massacre at an outdoor country music festival, if Orlando's experience following last year's Pulse nightclub mass shooting is any indication ...

Las Vegas airport logged 4 million passengers last month

Las Vegas aviation officials say more than 4 million airline passengers have traveled through the city's airport in each of the last six months. Clark County Aviation Director Rosemary Vassiliadis says the McCarran International Airport is on track this year to ...

Viva Las Vegas as celebs pack Sin City for Mexican holiday

An advertisement for Mexican entertainer Franco Escamilla is reflected in a window along the Las Vegas Strip, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. Often mistaken for Cinco de Mayo, Mexican Independence Day will be celebrated this weekend, and as an entertainment oasis near Mexico, Las Vegas will roll out the red, white and green carpet to celebrate "El Grito."

Las Vegas never needs an excuse to party, and as an entertainment oasis a short trip from Mexico, the city will roll out the red, white and green carpet starting Friday to celebrate Mexican Independence Day. A premier boxing match, a bell-ringing ceremony and more than a dozen performances by Latin megastars, including ...

Golden Knights chief: Team already scoring economic goals off the ice

Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz, pictured in June, said this week at the Nevada Economic Development Conference that the team has 170 full-time employees, 70 percent of whom relocated to the Las Vegas Valley.

Before their first face-off, the Vegas Golden Knights are having an economic impact as Southern Nevada’s first major league team. ...

What’s behind those massive building wraps on the Las Vegas Strip

A 200-foot-tall-by-45-foot wrap on MGM Grand promotes the long-anticipated middleweight championship fight on Saturday.

You don’t have to be a boxing fan in Las Vegas to know when one major bout is done and another is on its way. If you’re near the Strip, just look up at the colossal murals affixed to the MGM Grand’s towers. Contractors working for Screaming Images recently took down the mural announcing the Mayweather/McGregor fight ...

Las Vegas awarded over $2.8M for anti-terrorism efforts

A birds-eye view of the Las Vegas Strip at dusk, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016.

The federal government has awarded Southern Nevada more than $2.8 million for anti-terrorism efforts. Rep. Ruben Kihuen says the federal program will ...

Golden names Parmelee new VP of food and beverage

Gaming and hospitality industry veteran Todd Parmelee has been named Golden Entertainment’s vice president of food and beverage operations. ...