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LVCVA Receives Top Honor For Financial Reporting for the 30th Consecutive Year

April 11, 2014

National award is highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting


LAS VEGAS - For the 30th consecutive year, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has been awarded a Certificate of ... MORE  

ICONIC “WHAT HAPPENS HERE, STAYS HERE” CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES FIRST-EVER NATIONAL LGBT BROADCAST INITIATIVE

April 7, 2014

Las Vegas Introduces New Nationally Broadcast Television Commercial Targeting LGBT Community and Embraces Its Role as an Unassuming and Welcoming World-Class Destination

 

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Las Vegas Celebrates Two Decades as No. 1 Trade Show Destination

March 28, 2014

20 Consecutive Years at the Top

 

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas has been named the No. 1 trade show destination for the 20th consecutive year, according to the Trade Show News Network's (TSNN) "2013 TSNN Top ... MORE  

LAS VEGAS TRANSFORMS INTO OASIS OF SIZZLING LGBT POOL PARTIES THIS SUMMER SEASON

March 27, 2014

Everyone's Welcome, Even Straight People to Experience all the Glitz and Glam of the Destination's Summer Season, Kicking Off March 29

 

Las Vegas is splashing i... MORE  

Historic Las Vegas Images Pop with Vivid Color Enhancements

March 24, 2014

New Exhibition Re-Visualizes Timeless Black and White Photos with Color

 

The Las Vegas News Bureau is presenting a unique collection of photos of historic Las Vegas landmarks that have been enhanced with vibrant colors and ... MORE  

IT’S FABULOUS ‘GLAS’ VEGAS THIS WEEKEND

March 14, 2014

Famous ‘Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas' Sign Goes Green for St. Patrick's Day

 

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority (LVCVA) in ... MORE  

Las Vegas Hosts 21st International Safety Conference

March 12, 2014

Experts from around the world gather to share tourism safety practices.

 

Las Vegas-The International Tourism Safety Association, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the Las Veg... MORE  

Country Music’s Biggest Superstars Kick up Their Boots in Las Vegas, April 3-7 for “The Week Vegas Goes Country®”

March 11, 2014

The Entertainment Capital of the World hosts a non-stop country party for the ACM Awards

 

The biggest names in country music will bring the party to Las Vegas April 3-... MORE  

March Brings Sports Madness to Las Vegas

March 4, 2014

Major sporting events to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors 

 

LAS VEGAS - From fast cars and college hoops, to Major League Baseball, Las Vegas is the place to be this month for major sporting ev... MORE  

2014 Brings New Convention Business To Las Vegas

February 6, 2014

New and rotating shows to generate hundreds of millions of dollars in local non-gaming economic impact.

 

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas economy is expected to receive a multi-million dollar bo... MORE  

Las Vegas Welcomes Nearly 40 Million Visitors in 2013

January 31, 2014

Meetings and Convention Industry Reaches Five-Year High in Las Vegas

 

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas welcomed nearly 40 million visitors in ... MORE  

Wrangler NFR Stays in Las Vegas through 2024

January 24, 2014

LAS VEGAS (January 24, 2014) - Following unanimous votes by the Las Vegas Events Board of Trustees and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Board of Directors, both organizations jointly announced today that they have reached an agreement to keep the Wra... MORE  

CUPID’S ARROW HELPS FUEL ROMANCE AND TRANSFORMS LAS VEGAS INTO RETREAT FOR SWEETHEARTS AND LOVERS

January 15, 2014

Las Vegas Ignites Passion with Destination-Wide Valentine's Day Specials

 

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas is the place to love and be loved this February. The destinatio... MORE  

THE YEAR OF THE HORSE RIDES INTO LAS VEGAS WITH WORLD-CLASS FESTIVITIES

January 13, 2014

Unrivaled Cultural Celebrations among Highlights for Ushering in the Chinese New Year

 

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas will celebrate Chinese New Year, Jan. 31 - ... MORE  

World Trade Center LV Partners With World Trade Center Mexico City

January 6, 2014

LAS VEGAS -The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announce a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the World Trade Center Las Vegas and the World Trade Center Mexico City to enhance inte... MORE  

LVCVA Unveils First Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at the Las Vegas Convention Center

December 23, 2013

Project made possible through $50,000 grant from the Consumer Electronics Association 

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) unveiled today four electro... MORE  

LAS VEGAS SELECTED AS HOST DESTINATION FOR 2014 BOYD GROUP INTERNATIONAL AVIATION FORECAST SUMMIT

December 16, 2013

Global Aviation Leaders to Convene in Las Vegas

 

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas and the Clark County Department of Aviation will host top aviation executives from around the world at th... MORE  

LAS VEGAS HOSTS THE ULTIMATE NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION AND GIVES VISITORS AN INCENTIVE TO START A RESOLUTION

December 4, 2013

Experience America's Party in the Entertainment Capital of the World and Ring in 2014 with a Rockin' Countdown, Over-the-Top Fireworks Display, Culinary Creations, Champagne and More


LAS... MORE  

LAS VEGAS TRANSFORMS INTO A WINTER WONDERLAND TO BEDAZZLE VISITORS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

November 21, 2013

World-Class Destination Offers Scrumptious Culinary Creations, Festive Lights, Ice Skating, Holiday Cheer and So Much More

 

LAS VEGAS - The lights of Las Vegas ... MORE  

LAS VEGAS LEADERS PARTICIPATE IN FIRST-EVER "CONNECTING AMERICA THROUGH TRAVEL" CONFERENCE

November 20, 2013


WASHINGTON - Leaders from Las Vegas's travel and tourism industry and business community participated in today's inaugural Connecting America Through Travel (CATT) conference in Washington D.C. The forum was organized by the U.... MORE  

LEGENDARY “WHAT HAPPENS HERE, STAYS HERE” CAMPAIGN CELEBRATES “VEGAS ENABLERS” AND THE PEOPLE WHO PUSH THE BOUNDARIES

November 13, 2013

World-Class Destination Introduces New Take on Classic Slogan with the Launch of TV and interactive Social Extensions

 

LAS VEGAS (Nov. 13, 2013)-For the first time in the 10 year run of the &qu... MORE  

LAS VEGAS CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF ICONIC “WHAT HAPPENS HERE, STAYS HERE” ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN WITH NEW TELEVISION COMMERCIALS

October 3, 2013

From Infamous Super Bowl Snub to Global Movie Franchise, a Look Back at How the Campaign Shaped the Destination and Pop Culture

LAS VEGAS-Las Vegas is a world-cl... MORE  

LAS VEGAS CASTS A SPELLTHIS FALL WITH TERROR-IFIC HALLOWEEN CELEBRATIONS

October 2, 2013

Eat, drink and be scary during Las Vegas' Third Annual Howl-O-Week

 

LAS VEGAS-Las Vegas is the ultimate destination for a monstrous good time this Halloween. As the paran... MORE  

Las Vegas Marks World Tourism Day

September 26, 2013

LAS VEGAS - Tourism is the economic driver of the Southern Nevada economy, and water is a precious resource in the region. The LVCVA and the local community will celebrate both on Friday, September 27, with the marking of World Tourism Day, which is themed, &... MORE  

LAS VEGAS WELCOMES LGBT TRAVELERS WITH STUNNING LINE UP OF EVENTS AND WORLD-CLASS ENTERTAINMENT

August 22, 2013

Famed "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" Sign to Dazzle in Rainbow Lights to Jubilate Las Vegas PRIDE, Fabulous Las Vegas, Gay Days and More

 

LAS VEGAS-Las Vegas ranks a... MORE  

LAS VEGAS IS NO. 1 DESTINATION FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND TRAVEL

August 21, 2013

Extensive DJ and Celebrity Appearances and Events Draw Travelers to the Entertainment Capital of the World

 

LAS VEGAS - As summer draws to a close, Las Vegas offers its guests one last "hurrah... MORE  

LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER RECEIVES $20 MILLION IN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS

August 16, 2013

LAS VEGAS -The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has completed $20 million in recent improvements to the Las Vegas Convention Center. The LVCVA implemented the changes, which are designed to enhance the customer experience, to the 3.2 million... MORE  

LAS VEGAS CELEBRATES MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH WORLD-CLASS LATIN PERFORMERS AND FESTIVITIES

August 13, 2013

Luis Miguel, Alejandro Fernandez, Enrique Iglesias, Marc Anthony, Carlos Santana, Lila Downs and More Are Among Top Latin Artists and Entertainers Celebrating El Grito

 

LAS VEGAS - <... MORE  

CELEBRATE AUGUST’S AMERICAN ARTIST APPRECIATION MONTH IN LAS VEGAS

August 8, 2013

LAS VEGAS - August marks American Artist Appreciation Month, so what better place to celebrate than in Las Vegas. Not often thought of as a destination for arts and culture, Las Vegas has a wide variety of offerings within the cultural spectrum, providi... MORE  

LVCVA’s CHRIS MEYER ELECTED VICE PRESIDENT/PRESIDENT ELECT OF CEMA

July 30, 2013

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority's (LVCVA) Chris Meyer, vice president of global business sales, has been elected to serve as the vice president/president elect of the Corporate Event Marketing Association (CEMA) Board of Directors. ... MORE  

LAS VEGAS ANNOUNCES NEW REWARDS PROGRAM TO “CASH IN ON VEGAS” BOOKING INCENTIVE

July 8, 2013

Travel Agents Can Now Reward Themselves for Their Tremendous Efforts

 

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has ... MORE  

LAS VEGAS CONVENTION AND VISITORS AUTHORITY AND JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE JOIN FORCES FOR UNIQUE CONTENT AGREEMENT

June 27, 2013

Integration Will Showcase Las Vegasdotcom and the Unfortunate Name Organization

 

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is proud to announce its upcoming content agreemen... MORE  

LAS VEGAS ISSUES OPEN LETTERS URGING COMPANIES AFFECTED BY RECENT PRIVACY INVASIONS TO PROTECT THEIR DATA FROM PRYING EYES AND EARS

June 26, 2013

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas today publically offered encouragements to organizations affected by the actions found in recent reports regarding data mining and privacy invasion outlining how to protect travelers' "What Happens Here, Stays Here" moments whil... MORE  

U.S. TRAVEL ASSOCIATION'S IPW TO RETURN TO LAS VEGAS IN 2020

June 13, 2013

IPW 2013 expected to generate $350 million in future Las Vegas travel

 

LAS VEGAS - After hosting a record-breaking IPW event this week, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and U.S. Travel Association have announce... MORE  

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH LAS VEGAS CONVENTION AND VISITORS AUTHORITY

June 11, 2013

LAS VEGAS - The Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) are joining forces to promote travel and tourism exports. Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for International ... MORE  

MULTI-PLATINUM ARTISTS AND ONE-OF-A-KIND MUSIC FESTIVALS CREATE LAS VEGAS’ 2013 SUMMER SOUNDTRACK

May 20, 2013

Entertainment Capital of the World Unveils Extensive Celebrity Line-up and Show Dates for Summer Concerts

 

LAS VEGAS -Summer is quickly approaching, and Las Vegas, the world... MORE  

LVCVA RECEIVES TOP HONOR FOR FINANCIAL REPORTING

May 17, 2013

National award is highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting

 

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LAS VEGAS HOSTS 20th INTERNATIONAL TOURISM SAFETY CONFERENCE

April 22, 2013

Experts from Around the World Gather to Share Best Tourism Safety Practices

 

LAS VEGAS - The International Tourism Safety Association, Las Vegas Con... MORE  

ONCE AGAIN LAS VEGAS No. 1 TRADE SHOW DESTINATION

April 18, 2013

 

19 Consecutive Years at the Top

 

LAS VEGAS - For the 19th consecutive year, Las Vegas has maintained its reigning title as the top trade show destination in the country, according to Trade S... MORE  

LASVEGAS.COM PARTNERS WITH USA TODAY TRAVEL MEDIA GROUP TO LAUNCH EXPERIENCE VEGAS AS FIRST IN TRAVEL EXPERIENCE SERIES

April 15, 2013

LAS VEGAS - LasVegas.com and USA TODAY Travel Media Group have announced the launch of Experience Travel, a collection of travel planning tools and information to help travelers make the most of their trip by giving them the information they need, perso... MORE  

MAJOR INVESTMENTS CONTINUE REINVENTION OF LAS VEGAS

April 4, 2013

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas is known for continually reinventing itself to provide the best possible experience for visitors.  A series of new projects announced recently is injecting more than $5 billion into the destination over the next several years.... MORE  

LAS VEGAS POOL PARTIES GEAR UP FOR SUMMER 2013 SEASON

March 28, 2013

Daylife and Nightlife Converge in the Entertainment Capital of the World with an Electric Summer Experience Featuring the Hottest DJs and Lavish Settings

 

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas pool party scene ... MORE  

LAS VEGAS CONVENTION AND VISITORS AUTHORITY HITS RECORD RECYCLE RATE

March 26, 2013

68 percent of materials at Las Vegas Convention Center and Cashman Center are recycled

 

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Auth... MORE  

IT’S FABULOUS ‘GLAS’ VEGAS THIS WEEKEND

March 14, 2013

Famous ‘Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas' Sign Goes Green for St. Patrick's Day

LAS VEGAS - In honor of St. Pa... MORE  

LAS VEGAS ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET FOR COUNTRY MUSIC FANS APRIL 5-8 FOR “THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®”

March 8, 2013

LAS VEGAS - For one fun-filled weekend, fans will find the hottest names in country music on-stage and up-close and personal in the Entertainment Capital of the World for "The Week Vegas Goes Country." From free concerts to celebrity meet-and-... MORE  

LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER HOME TO NEW AMERICAN EXPRESS OPEN LOUNGE

March 7, 2013

LAS VEGAS - American Express OPEN and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority have unveiled a premium, state of the art OPEN Business Lounge inside the Las Vegas Convention Center.

 

The 3,400-square-foot lounge is promine... MORE  

LAS VEGAS GLOBAL BUSINESS DISTRICT UNVEILED TODAY

February 26, 2013

Defining Moment for Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority unveiled its plans today for the Las Vegas Global Business District, an overar... MORE  

LAS VEGAS SETS RECORD FOR VISITATION IN 2012 WELCOMING NEARLY 40 MILLION VISITORS

February 8, 2013

Increases in core indicators point to continued recovery for Las Vegas tourism

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas welcomed a record 39.7 million visitor... MORE  

DISCOVER CLOUD NINE WITH A ROMANTIC GETAWAY TO LAS VEGAS

January 29, 2013

 Bind Your Love and Heat up Your Relationship with Special Dining Menus, Heart Pumping Experiences and Relaxing Spa Treatments

 

LAS VEGAS - Love fills the air in La... MORE  

NAHB’s INTERNATIONAL BUILDERS’ SHOW RETURNS TO LAS VEGAS ANNUALLY THROUGH 2016

January 23, 2013

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) announced today that the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders' Show returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center for four years after a two-year absence.  Thi... MORE  

LAS VEGAS CELEBRATES CHINESE NEW YEAR 2013: YEAR OF THE SNAKE WITH WORLD-CLASS ENTERTAINMENT AND FESTIVITIES

January 17, 2013

Unrivaled Cultural Celebrations among Highlights for Ushering in a Year of Luck and Excitement this February in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - In Chinese astrology, The Year of the Snake is mar... MORE  

LAS VEGAS LAUNCHES COMPREHENSIVE BOOKING ENGINE LASVEGAS.COM

New advertising campaign supports new website while highlighting destination amenities

January 7, 2013

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas, one of the world's most exciting travel locations, has launched LasVegas.com, the only official website for the destination. Owned and... MORE  

LAS VEGAS IS THE PLACE TO BE IN DECEMBER

November 28, 2012

 

Special Events Fill Up Month

 

LAS VEGAS - From boots and ball gowns to running shoes and New Year's revelers, Las Vegas hosts a full calendar of special events in December, attracting as many as 275,0... MORE  

LAS VEGAS WILL RING IN THE NEW YEAR AND CELEBRATE IN STYLE

November 27, 2012

 

Entertainment Capital of the World Hosts Biggest Bash in the West with America's Party 2013 Complete with Rockin' Countdown, Champagne and Fireworks

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LAS VEGAS DECKS THE STRIP AND BEYOND WITH FESTIVE CREATIONS AND HOLIDAY CHEER

November 26, 2012

Enjoy Yuletide Flare as the World-Class Destination Transforms Itself into a Winter Wonderland

LAS VEGAS - The entertainment capita... MORE  

LAS VEGAS SCORES BIG WITH FALL SPORTS

November 9, 2012

Southern Nevada Reigns as a Preeminent Sport Destination of the World

LAS VEGAS - Fall in Las Vegas is a marquee time for sports fans. Visitors to the destination can p... MORE  

A “SNAPSHOT” OF DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS’ HISTORICAL EVOLUTION

Photos for Exhibition Include Vintage Hotels, Stores, Aerial Views and Street Level Shots

October 29, 2012

LAS VEGAS - From the archives of the Las Vegas News Bureau comes a rare look at Downtown Las Vegas as it appeared in the 1950s. Photographs of hotels, local businesses and storefronts comprise this unique collection now on display at The Mob M... MORE  

PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS WORLD FINALS TO STAY IN LAS VEGAS THROUGH 2015

October 25, 2012

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas is a preeminent destination for sporting events, and the city celebrates a long proud history with bull riders. Since 1993, Las Vegas has been the home of the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) World Finals. Now in its 19th y... MORE  

LAS VEGAS WELCOME SIGN AND STRIP MARQUEES TO TURN PURPLE FOR SPIRIT DAY ON OCTOBER 19

Resort corridor and Fremont Street Experience Unite in stand against bullying

October 16, 2012

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Strip - including the ‘Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas' sign - will go purple for Spirit Day on Oct. 19, joining other iconic landmarks, celebrities, corporate and government entities and millions of Americans in a stand against b... MORE  

SEMA and MAGIC Trade Shows Sign on to Stay at the Las Vegas Convention Center

Shows expected to generate $1.4 billion in local economic impact over the next several years

October 10, 2012

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas is the No. 1 trade show destination in North America, and two long-time trade shows who helped Las Vegas garner that title will continue to call it home, generating an estimated $1.4 billion in non-gaming economic impact for Southern Neva... MORE  

LAS VEGAS MIXES FRIGHT NIGHTS AND BRIGHT LIGHTS

Ghosts, Goblins, Glitz & Glam, Las Vegas Dishes out the Good Stuff During Howl-O-Weekend

October 2, 2012

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas is the ultimate trick-or-treat destination for adults this Halloween. Visitors will be treated from the abnormal to the paranormal throughout October. The tricked-out, month-long Halloween celebration will culminate with the annual... MORE  

Las Vegas Hospitality Association Honors LVCVA and Tourism Leaders

September 26, 2012

LAS VEGAS -The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) was in good company when it was among five tourism industry leaders recognized during the Las Vegas Hospitality Association's 2012 Distinction Awards dinner September 20th. LVCVA Presiden... MORE  

LAS VEGAS STRIP BECOMES A FASHIONISTA’S RUNWAY FOR FASHION’S NIGHT OUT

More Than One Million Square Feet of Shopping Space Comes Alive in the World’s Entertainment Capital

August 21, 2012

LAS VEGAS-Las Vegas has become a world-class shopping destination boasting more than one million square feet of luxury retail space, and sophisticated designers such as Prada, Christian Dior, Bulg... MORE  

Las Vegas Celebrates Mexican Independence Day with World-Class Latin Performers and Festivities

Luis Miguel, Carlos Santana, Marc Anthony, Carlos Mencia, Alejandro Fernandez and Maná are among the top Latin performers celebrating in Las Vegas this September

August 20, 2012

LAS VEGAS - Revelers looking for the best Mexican Independence Day celebrations this side of the Rio Grande need travel no further than Las Vegas for exciting El Grito! festivities.  Thousands of visitors will indulge in world-class M... MORE  

Rolling out the Red Carpet at the Las Vegas Convention Center

August 2, 2012

 

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is pleased to announce new carpet is being installed throughout the public areas of the Las Vegas Convention Center, including the grand concourse, lobbies, meeting rooms and hallways.

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