Breaking Travel News is joined by Terry Jicinsky, senior vice president of operations, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, during the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa.
The Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority has completed $20 million in recent improvements to the Las Vegas Convention Center. The LVCVA implemented the changes, which are designed to enhance the customer experience, to the 3.2 million-square-foot facility over the past two years while working around shows and events in the building.
The Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) are joining forces to promote travel and tourism exports.
Rossi Ralenkotter talk to Breaking Travel News at the World Travel Market 2012.
The Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority has joined forces with British Airways to celebrate the airline’s new direct route from Gatwick airport in style. Customers at British Airways’ new Gatwick North Terminal check-in area were treated to a glass of English bubbly at a pop-up Las Vegas bar and entertained by tunes from a grand piano, a chorus line of twelve showgirls, circus performers and a four-tier ‘inaugural cake’.
Las Vegas is the No. 1 trade show destination in North America, and two long-time trade shows who helped Las Vegas garner that title will continue to call it home, generating an estimated $1.4 billion in non-gaming economic impact for Southern Nevada over the life of the new contracts.
Reene Ho-Phang, country manager, China, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority at ITB Asia 2012
Travellers who plan to attend IMEX America 2012 from October 9 - 11 in Las Vegas can tap into the best of the vibrant, glitzy destination on their mobile devices or desktops via a simple, state of the art tool that is quick to download and easy to use.
After a record breaking event in Abu Dhabi, which saw 3,000 delegates in attendance, Abu Dhabi Airports Company has officially handed over to Las Vegas. Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport will co-host the 19th World Route Development Forum from October 5th–8th 2013.
Cathy Tull, senior vice president, marketing, Las Vegas Convention Center, at the World Travel Awards Caribbean & The Americas Gala Ceremony 2012
Rossi Ralenkotter, chief executive, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority talks Breaking Travel News through the latest developments on the ground in this most enduring of destination.