Travel and tourism

Unemployment insurance form and clipboard on a desk.
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Associated Press
March 30, 2020 - 5:22 am
A record-setting wave of jobless applicants overwhelmed Nevada’s unemployment system following casino closures because of the coronavirus pandemic, state officials acknowledged Friday.
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Mitch Kelly
March 20, 2020 - 8:46 am
One of the biggest conventions in Las Vegas will take a pass on 2020 over fears about COVID-19 (coronavirus).
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Exterior photo of the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino June 30, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Associated Press
March 15, 2020 - 6:06 pm
In an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus, all MGM Resorts Internationaland Wynn Resorts Ltd properties will be closing tuesday, and will stay closed until further notice.
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McCarran International Airport
Mitch Kelly
March 06, 2020 - 7:20 am
In spite of the high number of international travelers that come through McCarran Airport, as well as the fact that McCarran is the 5th busiest airport in the U.S., airport officials say they have no plans at this time to screen passengers for the coronavirus.
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 A Korean Air plane lands as taxis are lined up at the new 'LAX-it' ride-hail passenger pickup lot at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on November 6, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
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Mitch Kelly
March 04, 2020 - 5:54 am
In response to the increasing spread of the coronavirus in South Korea, Korean Air announced on Tuesday that it would be suspending flights between Incheon and Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport.
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The Adobe logo is displayed on the side of the Adobe Systems headquarters January 15, 2010 in San Jose, California.
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Mitch Kelly
March 03, 2020 - 6:14 am
Coronavirus concerns continue to swell and another convention has been canceled in Las Vegas because of that.
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McCarran International Airport
Associated Press
February 28, 2020 - 5:26 am
There were more than 4.1 million passengers at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas last month, according to new numbers released by the airport Thursday.
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People wearing face masks walk in front of the Grand Lisboa Hotel on January 28, 2020 in Macau, China.
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Mitch Kelly
February 04, 2020 - 8:00 am
Coronavirus fears in the gambling mecca of Macao, China, have led officials in that city to decide to close their casinos for a couple of weeks.
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McCarran Airport Parking Garage
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Mitch Kelly
February 03, 2020 - 6:03 am
Starting today, it’s going to cost a little bit more to park at McCarran Airport.
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Mitch Kelly
January 31, 2020 - 8:01 am
The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is throwing one last big party before closing the doors.
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