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Las Vegas’ McCarran tops list of buzzworthy U.S. airports
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, except when travelers are stuck at the airport. According to a new report from the media tracking company Zignal Labs, McCarran Airport was the most mentioned airport on online media during ...
Paint-your-own-pottery studio opens, art gallery relocates in Las Vegas
Paint-your-own-pottery studio opens, art gallery relocates in Las Vegas
Monday, January 12, 2015
Openings & Closings:
Art enthusiasts in the Las Vegas Valley received a couple extra gifts this holiday season in the form of business openings. Also around the valley, plans are in the works for Rainforest Café to eventually move ...
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Las Vegas drinking laws explained
Friday, January 9, 2015
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This party town’s love for libations runs deep. Still, revelers are subject to some city ordinances, county regulations and state laws — and they can be confusing for visitors and locals alike. Here’s a rundown of what's legal and illegal if you're drinking in public ...
In Las Vegas books, college football title game is a big hit
In Las Vegas books, college football title game is a big hit
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
College football fans and ESPN executives aren't the only ones applauding the new championship playoffs. Bettors and bookies seem to like it a lot, too ...
Spike in ecotourism among benefits of new national monument, leaders say
Spike in ecotourism among benefits of new national monument, leaders say
Monday, December 22, 2014
Nevada has a new national monument — and state leaders hope it will drive more visitors to the Las Vegas Valley and stoke the local economy. Spanning more than 22,000 ...
Pieology Pizzeria among Downtown Summerlin openings; 24-hour café debuts at Westgate
Pieology Pizzeria among Downtown Summerlin openings; 24-hour café debuts at Westgate
Monday, December 22, 2014
Openings & Closings:
A pizzeria built on customizable options is among several recent openings at Downtown Summerlin. Also, a salon, café and chocolate maker open new locations and ...
Las Vegas breaks own record with 40 million visitors
Las Vegas breaks own record with 40 million visitors
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Las Vegas tourism officials say 40 million people have visited the destination in 2014, breaking an all-time record for the gambling and entertainment hub. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority ...
$15 million renovation at Golden Nugget completed; popular comic book store plans comeback
$15 million renovation at Golden Nugget completed; popular comic book store plans comeback
Monday, December 15, 2014
Openings & Closings:
A $15 million renovation has given the Golden Nugget’s Gold Tower a sparkling look. Also, restaurant openings spread across the Las Vegas Valley, Cox Communications celebrates added services, and a popular comic-book retailer ...
Airline returns with flights between Mexico, Las Vegas
Friday, December 5, 2014
VivaAerobus officials say the airline has begun flying nonstop between Monterrey, Mexico and Las Vegas again. The airline said Friday that it would offer the flights four days a week — on Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday. VivaAerobus returns after ...
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Medellin now known for holiday lights, not drugs
Thursday, December 4, 2014
The city once wracked by drug violence has undergone massive social and economic transformation, and it's now known in tourist circles for spectacular Christmas light displays that veil churches, buildings, parks and even ...
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Las Vegas visitor traffic up 3 percent in October
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Tourism officials say nearly 3.6 million people visited Las Vegas in October, up 3.2 percent compared with a year ago. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority said Wednesday that ...
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Developers look to create underground NYC park
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City's High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban sanctuary of flowers, grasses and trees. Private planners inspired by the High Line's success are now looking deep under Manhattan at a proposal to ...
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Longer visas for Chinese could spur tourism in Las Vegas, elsewhere
Thursday, November 20, 2014
A rule change allowing Chinese visitors to return to the U.S. multiple times over a 10-year period is being hailed as a boon to American tourism, with the federal government predicting the economic impact could be ...
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Times Square’s biggest and most expensive digital billboard is set to shine
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
In an era when digital screens large and small proliferate but attention is increasingly scarce, some marketers are making a huge bet that one of the biggest displays in the world will captivate audiences. Their gamble: the largest and most expensive ...
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Grand Canyon offers incentive for quieter aircraft
Monday, November 17, 2014
Air tour operators at the Grand Canyon would be able to take more visitors over the most popular flight routes under a proposed incentive to ...

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