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Las Vegas Tourism Market expanding

Las Vegas Tourism Market expanding

26 November 2011 Press Release Tourism News

Room tax revenue up 16.3% through Q3 2011 Average daily room rate up 10.7% through Q3 2011 Convention attendance up 9.9% through Q3 2011 Introduction of Convention Center renovation plan in Q1 2012

IHG to reposition Crowne Plaza chain

IHG to reposition Crowne Plaza chain

26 October 2011 Hotel News Travel Events News

InterContinental Hotels Group has outlined a global reposition strategy for its Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand during the annual Americas Investors & Leadership Conference in Las Vegas. Close to 5,000 conference attendees heard plans for a multi-year process with a clear three-phased approach.

Overseas visitors boost tourism sector in Las Vegas

Overseas visitors boost tourism sector in Las Vegas

Las Vegas’ growing popularity among international travellers is no secret, but new data garnered primarily from US Department of Commerce research suggest the international visitor market now contributes more to Las Vegas’ bottom line than ever before. Also in the United States today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Joins CCRA’s Preferred Travel Partner Program

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Joins CCRA’s Preferred Travel Partner Program

24 June 2011 Press Release Travel Events News

CCRA Travel Solutions - the leader in global travel integration for travel professionals and industry suppliers - today announced The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority as the newest addition to its Preferred Travel Partner Program. As part of the program, The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority will provide travel agent services, commissionable booking opportunities and incentive programs to registered users of the CCRAtravel.com hotel reservation portal.

New Vegas hotel to boost tourism

New Vegas hotel to boost tourism

2 December 2009 Hotel News

Las Vegas’ first luxury non-gambling, non-smoking hotel opened yesterday (December 1) in the US’ biggest private development, CityCenter. The 57-storey Vdara Hotel & Spa (pictured) will have 1,500 rooms and forms one of the key parts of the $8.5bn project.

Can Restaurants Save New York City or Las Vegas Economies?

Can Restaurants Save New York City or Las Vegas Economies?

1 October 2009 Focus

The Old Guard is in trouble when it comes to making a living on the New York City restaurant scene. Tavern on the Green declared bankruptcy in September, not even two weeks after Café des Artistes closed its doors. The owners said after 92 years in the restaurant business, the company could no longer pay employees’ health and pension benefits. Indeed, reports say they were $250,000 behind in health insurance and $116,000 in pension payments