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Jan 30, 2015, 06:00 ET
Las Vegas celebrates Chinese New Year.

Las Vegas Welcomes Year Of The Yang With World-Class Cultural Festivities And Celebrations

The "Entertainment Capital of the World" will celebrate Chinese New Year this February with an impressive collection of symbolic decor,...

Dec 17, 2014, 09:46 ET
Vegas Breaks Visitor Record of 40 Million (PRNewsFoto/Las Vegas Convention & ...)

Las Vegas Breaks Tourism Record With More Than 40 Million Visitors

 Las Vegas reached a historic milestone, exceeding 40 million visitors for the first time.  The tourism industry in Southern Nevada...

Dec 14, 2014, 01:13 ET
Miami Couple Wins #IdoRedo Wedding Ceremony in Las Vegas on 12.13.14

Miami Couple Says "I Do" to a Wedding Redo in Las Vegas on Luckiest Day of the Year

Kristyn and Jason Wilczek of Miami found luck in Las Vegas on Dec. 13, 2014 or 12.13.14, the last sequential date of the 21st century. The couple...

Dec 08, 2014, 06:00 ET
Las Vegas Launches Latest "What Happens Here, Stays Here" Commercial

Las Vegas Expands "What Happens Here, Stays Here" Fall Campaign With Launch Of "Transformation"

Las Vegas launches the latest "What Happens Here, Stays Here" commercial today, titled "Transformation."  The 30-second spot makes its debut,...

Dec 03, 2014, 06:00 ET
View of Las Vegas ringing in 2014 from Delano Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

Las Vegas Rings In 2015 With Dazzling New Year's Eve Extravaganzas

 Las Vegas is the ultimate destination to bring in the New Year with stellar experiences across the Strip and beyond. The destination will host...

Oct 13, 2014, 06:00 ET

Las Vegas Launches Fall "What Happens Here, Stays Here" Campaign With "Watercooler"

 Las Vegas will officially launch the first national broadcast commercial of the new "What Happens Here, Stays Here" fall campaign on Monday,...

Oct 07, 2014, 23:15 ET
Fabulous Las Vegas to Welcome Same-Sex Couples to Say "I Do" with Dazzling Wedding Celebrations (PRNewsFoto/Las Vegas Convention and Visitor)

Las Vegas To Welcome Same-Sex Couples To Say "I Do" With Dazzling Wedding Celebrations

Now the "Wedding Capital of the World" Offers Perfect Happily Ever After In the Most Fabulous City on Earth  It's official, Las Vegas...

Oct 03, 2014, 06:00 ET

Las Vegas Summons The Halloween Spirit With Terror-ific Celebrations

 Las Vegas is the ultimate destination to celebrate Halloween. Visitors can expect everything from the abnormal to the paranormal this October,...

Sep 23, 2014, 06:00 ET

Dreams Come True As Couples Say "I Do" With Dazzling Wedding Celebrations In Las Vegas

 Couples searching for the perfect location for their destination wedding will find true happiness in Las Vegas, the "Wedding Capital of the...

Aug 13, 2014, 06:00 ET
Las Vegas Celebrates Mexican Independence Day (PRNewsFoto/LVCVA)

Las Vegas Celebrates Mexican Independence Day With Renowned Latin Performers And Festivities

 No other destination in the U.S. celebrates Mexican Independence Day quite like Las Vegas, and this year's festivities will bring unparalleled...

Aug 13, 2014, 06:00 ET
Las Vegas Celebrates Mexican Independence Day (PRNewsFoto/LVCVA)

Las Vegas celebra la Independencia de México con fiestas y reconocidos artistas latinoamericanos

Ningún otro destino en los Estados Unidos celebra el Día de la Independencia de México como Las Vegas, y los festejos de este...

Jun 20, 2014, 23:55 ET
Las Vegas takes over Wrigley Field with Wayne Newton to spread Vegas Season cheer! (PRNewsFoto/Las Vegas Convention and Visitor)

Las Vegas Brings Vegas Season To Chicago

Today, Las Vegas announced the beginning of Vegas Season with a city-wide activation in Chicago. Similar to the holiday season, Vegas Season comes...

Jun 18, 2014, 06:00 ET

Las Vegas Has A Pool For Every Personality

Summer is Vegas Season, and what summer in Vegas would be complete without a day spent by the swimming pool? Laid back or bursting with excitement,...

Apr 07, 2014, 08:29 ET

Iconic "What Happens Here, Stays Here" Campaign Launches First-Ever National LGBT Broadcast Initiative

For the first time ever, Las Vegas has created a new television commercial specifically geared towards the LGBT community. The television broadcast...

Mar 14, 2014, 17:54 ET
The famous "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign goes green for St. Patrick's Day.  (PRNewsFoto/Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA))

It's Fabulous 'Glas' Vegas This Weekend

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority (LVCVA) in partnership with Tourism Ireland have created a...

Mar 11, 2014, 03:00 ET

Country Music's Biggest Superstars Kick up Their Boots in Las Vegas, April 3-7 for "The Week Vegas Goes Country®"

 The biggest names in country music will bring the party to Las Vegas April 3-7 for a packed lineup of entertainment, music and more for "The...

Feb 05, 2014, 06:00 ET

Las Vegas Enables Travelers To Experience Their Own "What Happens Here" Moment This Presidents' Day Weekend

 This Presidents' Day weekend, Las Vegas is thrilled to welcome all travelers looking to celebrate adult freedom and create their very own...

Jan 16, 2014, 13:46 ET

Cupid's Arrow Helps Fuel Romance And Transforms Las Vegas Into Retreat For Sweethearts And Lovers

 Las Vegas is the place to love and be loved this February. The destination's romantic world-class restaurants, blissful spas, unique exhibits...

Jan 13, 2014, 03:00 ET

The Year Of The Horse Rides Into Las Vegas With World-Class Festivities

Las Vegas will celebrate Chinese New Year, Jan. 31 – Feb. 16 with a dazzling collection of symbolic decor, traditional Chinese cuisine and...

Dec 04, 2013, 03:00 ET

Las Vegas Hosts The Ultimate New Year's Eve Celebration And Gives Visitors An Incentive to Start A Resolution

Las Vegas is the place to be for the ultimate New Year's Eve celebration, with spectacular and stunning experiences across the Strip and beyond....