Articles tagged “las vegas”

Next Issue for Las Vegas Is Getting the Marketing Message Right After the Shooting

Next Issue for Las Vegas Is Getting the Marketing Message Right After the Shooting

Anita Snow, Associated Press

Like other destinations have before, Las Vegas is grappling with how to get visitors to return to the city after a tragedy. Softer messaging to the most-likely visitors instead of national campaigns might be a fruitful place to begin.

20 hours ago

Forging Ahead in Puerto Rico and Las Vegas — Meetings Innovation Report

Forging Ahead in Puerto Rico and Las Vegas — Meetings Innovation Report

Deanna Ting, Skift

With so much weighing on the minds of meeting and event planners today, we wanted to take a closer look at what lies ahead.

5 days ago

Las Vegas Tourism Braces for Changes After Shooting

Las Vegas Tourism Braces for Changes After Shooting

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press

Las Vegas will impose new security measures after the massacre, and other destinations would be prudent to do likewise until there is a change in the country's insanely permissive gun laws.

1 week ago

Las Vegas Casino Execs Talk Security and Recovery After Shooting

Las Vegas Casino Execs Talk Security and Recovery After Shooting

Christopher Palmeri and Lisa Du, Bloomberg

Las Vegas hotels and casinos aren't sure what the future of hotel security will look like, but they do know they move forward with growth and event strategies in wake of the tragedy.

2 weeks ago

Nevada Gun Tourism is Still Steady After Vegas Shooting

Nevada Gun Tourism is Still Steady After Vegas Shooting

Christopher Palmeri and Alexandra Stratton, Bloomberg

Don't count on mass shootings to deter travelers' interests in gun tourism. Guns are big business and are a major driver for some travelers, most of whom have no bad intentions.

3 weeks ago

The Unshakeable Value of Live Events — Meetings Innovation Report

The Unshakeable Value of Live Events — Meetings Innovation Report

Deanna Ting, Skift

The importance of face-to-face meetings and live events is more invaluable than ever.

3 weeks ago

Wynn Las Vegas Increases Security Following Mass Shooting

Wynn Las Vegas Increases Security Following Mass Shooting

Christopher Palmeri , Bloomberg

Is it only a matter of time before metal detectors and baggage screenings are standard at hotels in the United States?

3 weeks ago

Global Hotel Security Issues Highlighted in Las Vegas Attack

Global Hotel Security Issues Highlighted in Las Vegas Attack

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press

A sad, but increasingly necessary sign of the times: the transformation of the hotel lobby into the airport security-screening area.

3 weeks ago

8 Questions About Hotel Safety and Security Raised by the Las Vegas Shooting

8 Questions About Hotel Safety and Security Raised by the Las Vegas Shooting

Deanna Ting, Skift

Short story: Hotels are just as fine as other businesses. It’s guns in the U.S. that are the problem.

3 weeks ago

Las Vegas Massacre Raises Concerns About Safety at Live Events

Las Vegas Massacre Raises Concerns About Safety at Live Events

Christopher Palmeri and Jessica Brice, Bloomberg

3 weeks ago

Las Vegas Downtown Sees Revival With Reopening of Golden Gate Hotel-Casino

Las Vegas Downtown Sees Revival With Reopening of Golden Gate Hotel-Casino

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press

It isn't exactly an off-the-beaten-track experience but Las Vegas beyond the Strip — meaning downtown — is getting more attention with the reopening of the notorious Rat Pack hangout, the Golden Gate casino-hotel. Like Orlando beyond the theme parks, tourism destinations can be multifaceted for visitors who venture beyond the knee-jerk attractions.

2 months ago

Pot Tourism in Las Vegas Is the Latest Attraction Beyond Casinos

Pot Tourism in Las Vegas Is the Latest Attraction Beyond Casinos

Associated Press

Entertainment, including live shows, had already been displacing the casinos as a main tourist draw in Las Vegas. We'd be surprised if weed didn't turn out to be another.

4 months ago