Travel and tourism

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Associated Press
October 10, 2019 - 6:03 am
The cost of the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion is nearing $1 billion, after the government board that oversees the project added more than $45 million to the budget.
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Caesars Palace
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Mitch Kelly
October 09, 2019 - 6:48 am
Resort fees have become an increasingly contentious topic in the travel and tourism industry, but the pushback against the fees isn't stopping Caesars Entertainment from raising resort fees at three of their properties.
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Associated Press
October 09, 2019 - 5:53 am
The government agency that promotes Las Vegas tourism is banning members from accepting gifts and tightening restrictions on travel.
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McCarran International Airport
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Associated Press
September 26, 2019 - 6:56 am
Officials say that for the 11th straight month, the number of passengers using McCarran International Airport was up in August compared with the same month a year ago.
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Mitch Kelly
September 10, 2019 - 4:19 am
Four people, including three former members of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, face felony charges related to an investigation that looked into the misuse of close to $100,000 in Southwest Airlines gift cards.
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McCarran International Airport
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Associated Press
August 22, 2019 - 3:57 am
Authorities say an air traveler was detained by Las Vegas police after he punched an airline pilot at a McCarran International Airport gate where crew members determined he was too intoxicated to board a flight.
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August 14, 2019 - 6:41 am
The 'Storm Area 51' event has evolved into a music festival.
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Mitch Kelly
August 13, 2019 - 6:38 am
Las Vegas is fondly known as the "9th Island" to residents of the state of Hawaii. Now, Hawaiian Airlines is making it a bit easier to get to Paradise.
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McCarran International Airport
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July 31, 2019 - 6:20 am
Airport officials in Las Vegas say a 3.1% jump in the number of passengers for the first half of 2019 puts McCarran International Airport on record pace to top 50 million passengers for the year
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July 03, 2019 - 7:45 am
4th of July Weekend is here, and it means big business for Las Vegas.
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