Articles tagged “las vegas”

Development of Fontainebleau Resort in Las Vegas Gets Kickstarted by New Tax Law

Development of Fontainebleau Resort in Las Vegas Gets Kickstarted by New Tax Law

Oshrat Carmiel, Bloomberg

There's no question that the new U.S. tax law will benefit business, including developers such as Steven Witkoff. The issue is whether the law will negatively impact the working and middle classes, and trigger a runaway deficit.

4 weeks ago

Las Vegas Tourism Saw Visitor Decline After Mass Shooting

Las Vegas Tourism Saw Visitor Decline After Mass Shooting

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

It'll most likely take months for Las Vegas to see the record tourism numbers the city is used to having, but it's a resilient travel destination and likely always will be.

2 months ago

Las Vegas Gambles It Can Attract Millennials With Instagram-Worthy Moments

Las Vegas Gambles It Can Attract Millennials With Instagram-Worthy Moments

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press

Can the Vegas casinos attract millennials with zip lines and bunk beds? Some of them, sure. But the casinos may have to open their marketing toolboxes anew if they think retooling slot machines will attract this sought-after target market in droves.

2 months ago

Las Vegas Massacre May Cost Insurers More Than $1 Billion

Las Vegas Massacre May Cost Insurers More Than $1 Billion

Hannah Levitt and Sonali Basak, Bloomberg

Hoteliers and casinos, sadly, could continue to face more lawsuits over security and negligence due to the balance they are forced to weigh between local laws that keep doors open to firearms and the public safety problem these weapons present.

2 months ago

New Owner of the Stratosphere Hotel in Las Vegas Is on a Hot Streak

New Owner of the Stratosphere Hotel in Las Vegas Is on a Hot Streak

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Placing bets on the sleepier side of the Strip could prove to be a winning formula not only for the Stratosphere's new owners but for other nearby hoteliers, too.

3 months ago

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.

3 months 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.

3 months 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.

3 months 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.

4 months 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.

4 months 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.

4 months 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?

4 months ago