LVCVA: Las Vegas to host Labor Day weekend events Sept. 1-4

LAS VEGAS, 2017-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Las Vegas will say goodbye to summer with thrilling Labor Day weekend pool parties, concerts, comedians and DJ performances, Sept. 1-4. “The Entertainment Capital of the World” is the ultimate Labor Day weekend getaway, offering a special experience for all visitors. SPLASHING ALLOWED Whether guests prefer to splash… Read the full press release

IHG® to launch a new, high-quality midscale brand at its 2017 Americas Conference in Las Vegas

New Brand Will Serve Unique, Growing Midscale Traveler in Market Worth $20 Billion Denham UK, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading global hotel companies, revealed plans to launch a new, high-quality midscale brand at its 2017 Americas Conference this week in Las Vegas. It will target more… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels hosts its 63rd annual convention in Las Vegas

More than 5,000 Hotel Franchisees Convene to Discuss Travel and Business Outlook ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, is hosting its 63rd annual convention this week in Las Vegas, themed “Future Ready.” More than 5,000 hotel owners, general managers and hotel… Read the full press release

Tourism Remains Southern Nevada’s Leading Industry with Its Unmatched Economic Impact

                      Las Vegas, Nevada, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism continues to be Southern Nevada’s most vital industry, creating record-breaking visitation and unmatched economic impact in 2016. A recent study by Applied Analysis determined that Southern Nevada’s tourism industry continues to generate more economic activity… Read the full press release

Spirit announces service from Pittsburgh to Dallas/Fort Worth, Myrtle Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Las Vegas, Houston and Los Angeles

New nonstop service from Pittsburgh to seven destinations begins in summer of 2017 MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Hey yinzers! Are you counting down to summer, but still saving up for that dream vacation? Have no fear people of the Three Rivers, Spirit Airlines is here to save you from expensive summer travel!… Read the full press release

Air Partner to arrange hosted buyer flights for IMEX America exhibition in Las Vegas

Air Partner to arrange hosted buyer flights for IMEX America exhibition in Las Vegas   Gatwick, England, 2016-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner, a global provider of aircraft charter and scheduled airline travel, is working with IMEX America to arrange hosted buyer flights for the 2016 exhibition in Las Vegas for the sixth consecutive… Read the full press release

Global internet sensation Joseph Griffin returns to Las Vegas to properly capture the sights and sounds of the iconic Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS, 2015-11-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Global internet sensation Joseph Griffin made his triumphant return to Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 19, to properly capture the sights and sounds of the iconic Las Vegas Strip. This time, he filmed a few familiar places from his original ‘selfie’ video paired with additional only in… Read the full press release

Las Vegas named No. 1 trade show destination for 21 years in a row according to Trade Show News Network’s “2014 TSNN Top 250 Trade Shows in the U.S.” list

LAS VEGAS, 2015-4-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Las Vegas comes of age as it is named the No. 1 trade show destination for the 21st consecutive year, according to the Trade Show News Network’s (TSNN) “2014 TSNN Top 250 Trade Shows in the United States” list. Las Vegas hosted 60 of the largest shows held… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines inaugurates new seasonal service between Las Vegas and Mammoth Lakes, California

SEATTLE, 2015-1-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines inaugurates new seasonal service between Las Vegas and Mammoth Lakes, California, today, giving locals and visitors alike an opportunity to enjoy the nightlife of Vegas and ski fresh powder during the winter season. Alaska’s nonstop flight from Las Vegas to Mammoth Lakes will operate on Mondays and Thursdays… Read the full press release

Las Vegas will host one of the largest pyrotechnic fireworks shows in the world this New Year

The Entertainment Capital of the World Welcomes the New Year with Explosive Fireworks Displays, Concerts, Nightlife and Dining LAS VEGAS, 2014-12-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Las Vegas is the ultimate destination to bring in the New Year with stellar experiences across the Strip and beyond. The destination will host one of the largest pyrotechnic fireworks shows… Read the full press release

Las Vegas launches the first national broadcast commercial of the new “What Happens Here, Stays Here” fall campaign

World-Class Destination Introduces New Extension of Classic Slogan with the Launch of TV Spot and Social Media Activation LAS VEGAS, 2014-10-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Las Vegas officially launched the first national broadcast commercial of the new “What Happens Here, Stays Here” fall campaign on Monday, Oct. 13, along with an interactive social activation. The… Read the full press release

Las Vegas to welcome variety of special events and programming specific to the LGBT community this fall

LAS VEGAS, 2014-8-28 — /Travel PR News/ — This fall, Las Vegas continues to welcome a wide-variety of special events and programming specific to the LGBT community. From one end of the Strip to the other, Las Vegas is unassuming and welcomes the LGBT community, providing each person the opportunity to experience the trip of a lifetime…. Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines opens new seasonal service between Las Vegas and Mammoth Lakes, California

Mammoth Lakes, California, 2014-8-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Test your luck at the slots and then head to the slopes with new seasonal service operated by Alaska Airlines between Las Vegas and Mammoth Lakes, California. Alaska’s nonstop flight from Las Vegas to Mammoth Lakes will operate on Mondays and Thursdays between Jan. 15 and April… Read the full press release

Las Vegas marks Mexican Independence Day with world-class Latin performers and festivities

Star-studded Performances By Luis Miguel, Alejandro Fernández, Gabriel Iglesias, Marc Anthony, Pepe Aguilar, Arturo Sandoval, Marcos Maidana, and Many More LAS VEGAS, 2014-8-15 — /Travel PR News/ — No other destination in the U.S. celebrates Mexican Independence Day quite like Las Vegas, and this year’s festivities will bring unparalleled excitement in honor of El Grito. More than… Read the full press release

Las Vegas welcomes wide-variety of special events, conferences and programming specific to the LGBT community

The Entertainment Capital of the World Bolsters its Reputation as the Premier LGBT Travel Destination by Welcoming Special Events Throughout the Year LAS VEGAS, 2014-04-30 — /Travel PR News/ — This year, Las Vegas is thrilled to welcome a wide-variety of special events, conferences and programming specific to the LGBT community. From one end of the… Read the full press release

Major sporting events to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, 2014-3-7 — /Travel PR News/ — From fast cars and college hoops, to Major League Baseball, Las Vegas is the place to be this month for major sporting events. The destination will host hundreds of thousands of visitors who will experience the annual NASCAR weekend, four NCAA Basketball Conference Championships, the Chicago Cubs and the… Read the full press release

The Las Vegas economy to receive multi-million dollar boost in 2014 thanks to new convention business and return of rotating shows

New and rotating shows to generate hundreds of millions of dollars in local non-gaming economic impact.  Las Vegas, NV, US, 2014-2-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Las Vegas economy is expected to receive a multi-million dollar boost this year thanks to the addition of new convention business and the return of rotating shows. The American Library Association’s annual… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to add daily flights to Boise, Las Vegas and San Francisco from Salt Lake City next summer

Fares available for booking Dec. 24 between Salt Lake City and Boise, Las Vegas and San Francisco  Seattle, WA, US, 2013-12-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Airlines is adding daily flights to three more cities from Salt Lake City next summer, marking the latest in a series of route expansions. The carrier will begin flying nonstop from Salt… Read the full press release

Las Vegas’s travel and tourism industry leaders attend Connecting America Through Travel (CATT) conference in Washington D.C.

Washington D.C., United States, 2013-11-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — 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.S. Travel Association and was co-chaired by Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) President/CEO Rossi Ralenkotter, former chairman… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan™ members can now earn double miles on flights from Seattle to LA, San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Santa Rosa and Las Vegas

Seattle, WA, United States, 2013-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Airlines is offering members of its Mileage Plan™ double miles on nonstop flights between Seattle and five California cities and Las Vegas. Starting today through May 31, 2014, Alaska customers can earn double miles on all flights between Seattle and Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Santa… Read the full press release

Las Vegas’s “What happens here, stays here” turns 10 years

From Infamous Super Bowl Snub to Global Movie Franchise, a Look Back at How the Campaign Shaped the Destination and Pop Culture LAS VEGAS, 2013-10-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — Las Vegas is a world-class vacation destination built on the principle of adult freedom, and no other tagline encapsulates this mentality better than the destination’s iconic “What happens here,… Read the full press release

Las Vegas’ Third Annual Howl-O-Week Oct 25 – Nov 3 2013

Eat, drink and be scary during Las Vegas’ Third Annual Howl-O-Week Las Vegas, NV, United States, 2013-10-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — LAS VEGAS-Las Vegas is the ultimate destination for a monstrous good time this Halloween. As the paranormal takes over, visitors can expect everything except the ordinary throughout October, culminating with the annual Las Vegas Howl-O-Week experience Oct…. Read the full press release

Tree-like custom art sculpture to be installed in the recently renovated lobby of the AAA Five Diamond Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas

Las Vegas, U.S.A., 2013-09-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — An original, tree-like art sculpture will be installed in the recently renovated lobby of the AAA Five DiamondFour Seasons Hotel Las Vegas, further enhancing the sleek space by reflecting its indoor-outdoor feel. The installation will be complete on Wednesday, October 2, 2013. Conceived and created by Toronto-based artist Ken Gangbar, the 17-foot… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announced HOT low fares starting at $69 one-way for flights to select nonstop destinations nationwide

2013-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines Challenges YOU to Seize Your Vacation with Fares Starting as Low as $69 One-Way to Select Nonstop Destinations Nationwide Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and wholly-owned subsidiary AirTran Airways are challenging Americans to stop allowing their vacation days to go unused and to seize the moment to Carpe Vacay!  According to… Read the full press release

Top Latin Artists and Entertainers to Celebrate Mexican Independence Day at Las Vegas

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, 2013-08-15— /travelprnews.com/ — Travelers 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… Read the full press release

Jerome Astolfi appointed General Manager at Twist by Pierre Gagnaire, Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas

Hong Kong, 2013-08-06— /travelprnews.com/ — Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is delighted to announce the appointment of Jerome Astolfi as General Manager at Twist by Pierre Gagnaire. Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas’ Forbes Five-Star restaurant is the only restaurant in the United States by the celebrated three-star Michelin chef, Pierre Gagnaire. “We are delighted to welcome Jerome to the Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas team…. Read the full press release

Las Vegas takes actions against privacy invasion

LAS VEGAS, 2013-07-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — 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 while in the destination. By sending open letters to the heads of major Internet and telecommunication companies… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association Announced the 2014 Through 2020 IPW Host Cities across U.S.

Washington, D.C., 2013-06-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The U.S. Travel Association today announced locations for its next seven annual IPW marketplaces, locking in host cities that span America through 2020. Future host cities are: Chicago, Illinois – 2014 (last hosted in 1998) Orlando, Florida – 2015 (last hosted in 2010) Miami, Florida – 2016 (last hosted in 2009)… Read the full press release

LVCVA and ITA are joining forces to promote travel and tourism exports

LAS VEGAS, 2013-06-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — 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 Trade Kenneth Hyatt today joined Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins, Chairman of the LVCVA Board of… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to fly nonstop between Anchorage-Phoenix and Anchorage-Las Vegas

Carrier will also begin using Bombardier Q400 aircraft on two intra-Alaska routes next year ANCHORAGE, Alaska, 2013-06-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Airlines will begin flying nonstop between Anchorage and Phoenix, starting Dec. 18, and Anchorage and Las Vegas, starting Dec. 19, 2013. Introductory fares of $179* for Anchorage-Las Vegas and $189* for Anchorage-Phoenix are available for… Read the full press release