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A British Airways' B777 passenger jet is shown at the gate after landing at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009.
British Airways cancels flights amid global computer outage
May 27, 2017
British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday ...
This Feb. 14, 2013, photo, shows the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J.
Interactive experiences a big part of New Jersey casinos' futures
May 27, 2017
Getting new customers involved in more interactive experiences is going to be a big part of the future for casinos everywhere ...
Named The Keep, the Atlanta campus will become Switch's fourth Prime campus.
Switch to build massive data center in Atlanta
May 25, 2017
>Switch will develop a 1 million-square-foot Prime Data Center campus in Atlanta, the company announced Thursday. ...
NAVYA and Keolis, in partnership with the city of Las Vegas, launched the first completely autonomous, fully electric shuttle ever to be deployed on a public roadway in the United States. The shuttle is being launched in the new Innovation District that was recently created by the city of Las Vegas in downtown Las Vegas on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017.
Las Vegas launches website highlighting Innovation District
May 25, 2017
The city of Las Vegas has launched a website to promote the Innovation District in the downtown area. ...
Jeremy Aguero, a principal analyst with Applied Analysis, poses at his office building in Summerlin Wednesday, August 3, 2011.
Is Las Vegas building a new bubble? Analyst gives his take
May 24, 2017
Don’t worry, Las Vegas isn’t racing toward another economic cliff. So said analyst Jeremy Aguero this morning to business, community and government leaders at ...
Demonstrators seeking a hike in the minimum wage to $15 an hour rally at Sahara Avenue and Paseo Del Prado on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
Las Vegas rally for minimum wage hike part of nationwide protest
May 24, 2017
Raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour would allow working families to afford rent and basic amenities and stimulate the economy, demonstrators outside ...
Average gas price in Nevada jumps more than 7 cents
May 22, 2017
Gasoline prices are on the rise in Nevada. reports the average retail price of a gallon of gas in the state has increased more than 7 cents in the past week, to an average of ...
David Wight returns a volley as he warms up on the courts during the Sin City Showdown pickleball tournament at the Plaza Hotel on Saturday, April 8, 2017.
Off-Strip resorts host unique events to reach new customers
May 22, 2017
n early April, nearly 250 people from across the U.S. and Canada converged on the Plaza in downtown Las Vegas for the Sin City Showdown, one of few tournaments in Southern Nevada sanctioned by the USA Pickleball Association. Say what now? “Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in the country,” Plaza CEO Jonathan Jossel said of this fast-paced racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis, and has about 2.5 million players, according to ...
The List: Residential care facilities, May 21, 2017
May 22, 2017
Find out about residential care facilities. This week, we rank them by number of of licensed beds as of May 1.
The Data: May 21-27, 2017
May 22, 2017
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]
Damage control versus doing the right thing
May 22, 2017
Social media was never meant to be a place where customer service issues were handled. But that’s the way it has evolved, at least in part because companies avoid dealing with problems their policies create until the collective voices rain down on them via their Facebook and Twitter profiles.
Jared and Shannon DeBehnke own Elite Motor Rentals in downtown Las Vegas, where customers can cruise the streets in the three-wheeled Polaris Slingshot.
Husband and wife trying to create a market for a ‘bucket-list experience’
May 22, 2017
Those looking for a different way to see Las Vegas can find it in a three-wheeled convertible.
Ashley Morris bought Capriotti’s in 2008. The sandwich shop was founded in 1976 in Delaware by Lois Margolet and her brother, Alan Margolet. They named the restaurant after their grandfather.
CEO: Surround yourself with smarter people
May 22, 2017
The CEO of Capriottii’s talks about the importance of being surrounded by smarter people than you, his favorite sandwich on the menu, and whether or not a cashier should lend money to the vice president of the United States when he’s short on cash.
The Notes: May 21-27
May 22, 2017
In the People: Anthony Stelluto, Brian Blakley, Scott Sellers, John Tsarpalas, Rosamari McNulty, Stewart Wilson, Dr. Eva Littman, Josh Ford and more ...
The real key to success is cultivating great relationships
May 22, 2017
We are all in business to make money, and strong relationships help us do that. Just as important is the personal fulfillment that comes from all these positive interactions.