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What Las Vegas convention travel downturn? The $6.25 billion Las Vegas Sands sale last week is more a testament to confidence in the meetings and event travel rebound than it is to the current business climate.

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Early Check-In

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At least one investment firm doesn’t think the Las Vegas convention business is dead. Las Vegas Sands Corp. announced last week plans to sell its Venetian Resort and neighboring Sands Expo and Convention Center in Sin City to investment firm Apollo Global Management for $6.