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Las Vegas Healthy For Medical Tourism

Las Vegas has the potential to become a major destination for medical tourism.

08/08/2014

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Mandalay Bay Plans Major Expansion

The Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas is planning a $66 million expansion that will boost its convention center from the seventh-largest to the fifth-largest in America.

04/24/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks to the National Convention of the NAACP on July 16, 2013 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

NAACP Bringing Convention To Las Vegas

Las Vegas has been selected to host the NAACP national convention in July 2014.

07/22/2013

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Tourism Campaign Plays Off NSA Outcry

Las Vegas tourism officials are riffing on outcry over national surveillance programs by telling data companies “what happens here, stays here.”

06/27/2013

Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for MJCI)

Former Mayor Gets Contract Extension

Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman will continue working as host committee chairman for the valley’s tourism board.

06/12/2013

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April Tourism Flat, Room Rates Up

Tourism officials say they counted 3.34 million visitors to Las Vegas in April, up a slight 0.5 percent from the same month in 2012.

06/11/2013

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Consumer Electronics Show Hits Town

Las Vegas’ biggest annual convention kicks off tomorrow. More than 150,000 people are expected to attend the International Consumer Electronics Show and see the latest gadgets that will be on store shelves later this year.

01/07/2013

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Monorail Pulls Out Of Bankruptcy

The Las Vegas Monorail Company has emerged from bankruptcy protection.

11/20/2012

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LVCVA: Prince Pictures Broke “Vegas Code”

Those infamous nude photos of Prince Harry have become fair game for the Vegas tourism agency.

08/24/2012

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McCarran Name Change On Standby

A proposal to change the name of McCarran International Airport is on hold for now.

08/15/2012

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