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Courage, leadership, investment needed to effectively push medical tourism here, experts say
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
When people fly out of town for medical care, they often go abroad for low-cost surgery or head to such world-class centers as the Mayo Clinic for care they can’t get at home. They don't usually think of coming to Las Vegas for ...
Las Vegas-to-Monterrey flights launching in December
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
A discount air carrier says it will start offering nonstop service again between Las Vegas and the Mexican city of Monterrey. Mexican company VivaAerobus is launching four...
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What a trip: New show in Las Vegas melds entertainment with tourism promo
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The Mexican state of Veracruz has taken a new approach to marketing itself to tourists: It's launched a Las Vegas Strip show that features ...
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Bumpy road to the Grand Canyon Skywalk now paved
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Getting to the Grand Canyon Skywalk used to include a teeth-chattering drive over a washboard road fraught with dips and twists. Motorists have a smoother drive to the Hualapai Tribe's most popular tourist destination now that ...
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Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
New York City officials are turning up the heat on Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statues of Liberty impersonators — Times Square costumed characters who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists. The city wants to rein in ...
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Las Vegas visitation up 3.1 percent in June
Friday, July 25, 2014
The number of visitors coming to Las Vegas jumped 3.1 percent in June compared with a year earlier, helped by a lift in convention attendance. A report released Friday by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says...
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Test program to shorten customs lines at Las Vegas airport
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Overseas visitors coming to Las Vegas could soon be spending less time in customs lines. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Thursday that McCarran International Airport will be...
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Las Vegas airport traffic up 1.3 percent in June
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport has climbed up 1.3 percent compared with a year earlier. Data released Thursday show nearly 3.7 million people arrived and departed from...
Computer problems cause grief for Allegiant passengers at McCarran, across country
Computer problems cause grief for Allegiant passengers at McCarran, across country
Friday, July 18, 2014
Allegiant Airlines passengers arriving this morning at airports across the country were in for a rude awakening as a temporary outage of the airline's computerized check-in system forced delays and …
Lake Tahoe casino undergoing $60 million in renovations, will reopen as Hard Rock
Thursday, July 17, 2014
The Park family acquired the property formerly known as The Horizon in March and announced a partnership with Warner Hospitality. The new owners say the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe will …
Downtown Las Vegas jumps again
Downtown Las Vegas jumps again
Thursday, July 10, 2014
From its frontier infancy through the mid-20th century, the only Las Vegas was downtown Las Vegas. But the city center known as Glitter Gulch lost the glamour battle post-1960 with the newer Strip, a stretch of...
Las Vegas is placing its bets on Hollywood
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Tahoe trashed: Beach crowds take memories, leave garbage
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The recent holiday weekend saw tens of thousands of people cram the shores of Lake Tahoe, presumably, to enjoy clean water and mountain scenery. Then a bunch of them treated the shoreline like their own personal garbage dumps. The mess took some of the shine off what was …
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In Las Vegas, defying the odds of reality
Monday, July 7, 2014
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Calif. officials seek to accelerate plans for bullet train’s LA County section
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
In a strategic shift to secure new funding for California's bullet train project, state officials intend to accelerate their plans to build a Los Angeles County section of the $68 billion ...

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