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MGM, Hakkasan form partnership to build, manage luxury hotels worldwide
MGM, Hakkasan form partnership to build, manage luxury hotels worldwide
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
MGM Resorts International and Hakkasan Group are partnering in a joint-venture to develop luxury hotels around the globe. Formation of MGM Hakkasan Hospitality was announced …
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Cowboys’ stadium is big, but it’s not Vegas
Sunday, April 13, 2014
The Academy of Country Music Awards couldn’t resist the lure of Jerry Jones’ giant TV screen for one year, but they’ll be back.
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Las Vegas’ big bet on gay tourism
Friday, April 11, 2014
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/las-vegas-big-bet-on-gay-tourism-2014-04-11
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Joe Downtown: Slotzilla zip lines tested with dummies as attraction sets to open
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Joe Downtown:
No one is saying exactly when Slotzilla will open, but project managers and engineers are this week testing 175-pound dummies on each of the four lower lines of the zipline attraction at the Fremont Street Experience. Lonnie Reed, principal of Themed Development Management, categorized the ride’s testing as some of the most ...
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Las Vegas tourism agency to spend $119 million on advertising, marketing
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The group that promotes Las Vegas tourism expects a slight bump in revenue next year, but is trimming its advertising and marketing costs. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority unveiled its...
Las Vegas Sands donating $7 million to bolster UNLV hospitality program
Las Vegas Sands donating $7 million to bolster UNLV hospitality program
Thursday, April 3, 2014
UNLV officials this morning announced a $7 million donation from the Las Vegas Sands Corp. to help build a new academic building for the hotel college. The donation comes as UNLV looks to bolster its hospitality and gaming education as Las Vegas’ primary industry faces ...
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Vegas welcome sign going blue for autism awareness
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The bulbs on the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign are going blue to shine a spotlight on autism. Clark County commissioners are expected to attend a ceremony Wednesday afternoon to mark …
Las Vegas is top trade show destination for 20th consecutive year
Las Vegas is top trade show destination for 20th consecutive year
Friday, March 28, 2014
Las Vegas’ status as the nation’s top trade show destination was reaffirmed again this week. For the 20th consecutive year, Las Vegas found itself atop the Trade Show News Network’s …
Linq observation wheel passes another hurdle toward full operation
Linq observation wheel passes another hurdle toward full operation
Thursday, March 27, 2014
The High Roller, the towering observation wheel located within Caesars Entertainment’s new Linq development, has been granted an operating permit from...
Vegas has most expensive room service in the country, nobody is surprised
Thursday, March 27, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/27/most-expensive-room-servi_n_5035672.html?utm_hp_ref=travel
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Job with a view: Workers clean glass at Grand Canyon Skywalk
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Workers from a Phoenix-based company had an awe-inspiring view as they dangled from ropes to clean the glass at the Grand Canyon Skywalk. The more than 40 panes of glass underneath the horseshoe-shaped bridge aren't easily accessible. Technicians from Abseilon USA had to …
Only in Vegas: Transportation Authority moves to regulate party buses
Monday, March 24, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2014/03/24/only-in-vegas-state-moves-to-regulate-party-buses/
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Report: NHL commissioner meets with prospective Las Vegas ownership group
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/hockey/shoalts-conference-imbalance-works-in-favour-of-seattle-and-las-vegas/article17560340/
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Las Vegas has everything, except NCAA Tournament games
Friday, March 14, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/15/sports/ncaabasketball/las-vegas-has-everything-except-ncaa-tournament-games.html
Water park plans to blow away visitors with new attraction
Water park plans to blow away visitors with new attraction
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Q&A with Tim Fisher of Wet ’N’ Wild:
What could make Wet ’N’ Wild better? The water park's boss details upgrades for Year Two that include more parking and shade, heated water and an "exhilarating" new ride called...

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