Articles tagged “nevada”

Tourism

Las Vegas Tourism Chief: Becoming a Sports Hub and What’s New at The Sphere

Las Vegas' is banking on the NHL Draft and the Sphere to bring new eyes to destination and entice tourists.

Las Vegas Tourism Chief: Becoming a Sports Hub and What’s New at The Sphere

Online Travel

Nevada Says Ditch the Dice, Come for the Outdoors

Nevada wants people to know that it has more than casinos and entertainment attractions like The Sphere. The state is investing in tourism that supports its local communities outside of Las Vegas.

Nevada Says Ditch the Dice, Come for the Outdoors

Tourism

Ask Skift: How Has Las Vegas Tourism Changed?

Las Vegas has made rapid recovery from the pandemic, but casinos are far from the only attraction that's boosted the city's rebound. Here's a look at what else Las Vegas is showcasing to attract visitors.

Ask Skift: How Has Las Vegas Tourism Changed?

Airlines

Southwest Vows to Recover by March

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Southwest’s earnings, Inspirato’s challenges, and Nevada’s pitch to business travelers.

Southwest Vows to Recover by March

Business Travel

Nevada Wants Business Travelers for Longer Blended Stays Outside of Las Vegas

A new state-wide program predicts six community projects across rural Nevada will tap into the emerging blended travel market, and that convention delegates will welcome a break from the Strip's bright lights.

Nevada Wants Business Travelers for Longer Blended Stays Outside of Las Vegas

Business Travel

Las Vegas Emerging This Fall as the Hottest Corporate Travel Destination Despite Variant Worries

The city is in tune with the pandemic protocol: after the tourists, next come the business travelers. Las Vegas is edging towards recovery, but Delta variant concerns may spoil the party yet.

Las Vegas Emerging This Fall as the Hottest Corporate Travel Destination Despite Variant Worries

SkiftX

Nevada’s new slogan, 12 years in making, ropes in The Killers to market it

Every change in state/nation branding comes with criticism these days, especially amplified by social media feedback loop. Nevada's new branding, generalizations as all such things are, will have the initial period of tumult, and then everyone will forget.

Nevada’s new slogan, 12 years in making, ropes in The Killers to market it

Media and PR

Nevada Tourism teams up with BuzzFeed to take its marketing efforts viral

This is the first we've seen of a tourism board getting truly digital savvy in its marketing efforts in an attempt to take its message mainstream, and could be the first in a new tourism ad trend.

Nevada Tourism teams up with BuzzFeed to take its marketing efforts viral

SkiftX

Vegas making a comeback, thanks to baccarat

Mass market slot machines aren't doing that well, but high-end Baccarat play are booming. Sign of the economic times, really.

Media and PR

Burson-Marsteller lands a $3 million Nevada state tourism account

Burson-Marsteller is able to sell the most challenging destinations, so it shouldn't be too tough to continue selling people on the promise that Vegas is going to get them a little closer to their dreams.