Travel and tourism

Aerial view of the Las Vegas Strip
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Associated Press
December 01, 2020 - 5:02 am
The coronavirus pandemic’s widespread impact has reminded Las Vegas officials that they need to diversify their economy beyond tourism.
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Barriers have been installed for TSA workers at McCarran Airport
Transportation Security Administration
Mitch Kelly
November 24, 2020 - 4:36 am
Thanksgiving travel will be a different experience this year, and for many it will be their first time flying during the COVID- 19 pandemic.
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 An aerial view shows McCarran International Airport amid the spread of the coronavirus on May 21, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Mitch Kelly
November 20, 2020 - 5:45 am
Nearly 2 million travelers passed through McCarran International Airport last month, an increase from the previous month but less than half the number from a year ago.
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Allegiant Air
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Mitch Kelly
November 18, 2020 - 8:06 am
Las Vegas-based Alleigant Airlines has announced that four new non-stop routes will be flying into and out of McCarran Airport beginning early next year.
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 Daniel Suarez, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Ford, and Clint Bowyer, driver of the #14 Toco Warranty Ford, lead the field at the start of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on September 15, 2019
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Mitch Kelly
November 11, 2020 - 5:03 am
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has extended its race sponsorship with Las Vegas Motor Speedway through 2031.
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This image was shot with a fisheye lens.) An exterior view shows guest rooms at the shuttered Park MGM on the Las Vegas Strip
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Mitch Kelly
November 04, 2020 - 6:02 am
The Park MGM was one of the last hotels on the Strip to reopen after the mass closures of mid-March.
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Aerial view of the Las Vegas Strip
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Mitch Kelly
October 29, 2020 - 5:39 am
Good news, bad news for Nevada casinos.
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Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak speaks during a news conference on the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on March 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Associated Press
October 27, 2020 - 5:05 am
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak said Monday that he hopes to lift limits and allow conventions to return at 50% capacity by Jan. 2021, but said he couldn’t do so unless the pandemic reversed course.
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Barriers have been installed for TSA workers at McCarran Airport
Transportation Security Administration
Mitch Kelly
October 23, 2020 - 5:47 am
Passenger traffic at McCarran Airport dipped slightly in September versus August.
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Tunnel Under The LVCC
The Boring Company
Mitch Kelly
October 14, 2020 - 6:50 am
Elon Musk’s Boring company is seeking the permits necessary to extend a tunneling network that's currently being built under the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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