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Jul 19, 2018, 22:37 ET Celebre el Día de la Independencia de México en Las Vegas con artistas de renombre mundial

LAS VEGAS, 19 de julio de 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE /-- Cada mes de septiembre, la "Capital Mundial del Entretenimiento" invita a visitantes...


Jul 19, 2018, 17:10 ET Celebrate Mexican Independence Day In Las Vegas With World-Renowned Entertainers

Every September, the "Entertainment Capital of the World" invites visitors from around the world to celebrate Mexican Independence Day with a lineup...


May 22, 2018, 08:00 ET Las Vegas Celebrates Adult Freedom By Debuting 'Only Vegas Moments' Campaign

Today Las Vegas introduced 'Only Vegas Moments,' a series of four digital short films and broadcast spots. The campaign's cultural storylines...


Feb 08, 2018, 12:36 ET Las Vegas Is A Sports Fan's Dream

Not content being just the Entertainment Capital of the World, Las Vegas is conquering the world of sports like no other city could dream of doing....


Dec 07, 2017, 10:55 ET Las Vegas Launches First-Ever Virtual Reality Art Program At Miami Art Week

Last night (Wednesday, Dec. 6), the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) debuted the first and only destination virtual reality art...


Nov 20, 2017, 05:00 ET Las Vegas To Debut Never-Before-Seen Virtual Reality Art Collection During Miami Art Week

Pioneers in the travel and tourism industry, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), will unveil a groundbreaking destination...


Oct 09, 2017, 06:41 ET Las Vegas Dims Marquee Lights And Honors Victims And Heroes With A Sunday Night Tribute

The Las Vegas community dimmed the lights of its digital marquees for 11 minutes Sunday night to honor the victims and heroes of last week's tragic...


Oct 04, 2017, 04:00 ET Las Vegas Community Unites With #VegasStrong Marquee Tribute

The digital marquees along the iconic Las Vegas Strip and throughout the Las Vegas Valley are currently displaying a message of strength, unity and...


Jan 11, 2017, 14:17 ET Las Vegas To Host Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit

On August 26 – 29, the senior executives and leaders in all areas of global aviation will meet in Las Vegas to discuss emerging changes that will...


Jan 10, 2017, 16:15 ET Las Vegas Breaks Tourism Record, Welcoming 42.9 Million Visitors In 2016

For the third consecutive year, Las Vegas continued historic visitation growth, setting a new all-time record. The "Entertainment Capital of the...


Nov 17, 2016, 03:20 ET Country Music Legend George Strait Announces New Dates To Exclusive Las Vegas Concert Series

Yesterday (Wednesday, Nov. 16), "King of Country Music" George Strait announced he will extend Strait to Vegas, his exclusive concert series at...


Aug 29, 2016, 12:11 ET Las Vegas Launches New 'What Happens Here, Stays Here' Spot, "Postcard"

Debuting today, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (Las Vegas) returns to its creative storytelling roots with the latest 'What Happens...


Jun 14, 2016, 09:28 ET "What Happens Here, Stays Here" Confessions Sealed Forever During The Riviera Hotel & Casino's Implosion

Las Vegas bid farewell to the Strip's original high-rise, the Riviera Hotel & Casino, as the Monaco tower was imploded at 2:37 a.m., Tuesday, June 14....


Apr 11, 2016, 10:00 ET Las Vegas Unveils Limited Edition #WHHSH Beer

Capturing the essence of "What Happens Here, Stays Here" (WHHSH) and adult freedom, Las Vegas will unveil its limited edition #WHHSH Beer this month...


Feb 03, 2016, 06:00 ET Las Vegas Kicks-Off Big Game Weekend with Famous Budweiser Clydesdales

The Budweiser Clydesdales have added another iconic background to their portfolio of classic images; the Las Vegas Strip. The famous Budweiser...


Dec 30, 2016, 08:43 ET Las Vegas Breaks Tourism Record With More Than 42 Million Visitors In 2015

Las Vegas continued its historic visitation growth, setting another new record by surpassing 42 million visitors for the first time. This breaks last ...


Dec 10, 2015, 12:58 ET Las Vegas Toasts Strip Legend Frank Sinatra in Honor of 100th Birthday Celebration

This Saturday, Dec. 12 marks what would have been the 100th birthday of legendary performer Frank Sinatra. While it has been several decades since...


Oct 05, 2015, 01:05 ET Vegas-bound WestJet Guests Hit The Jackpot

What do you get when you combine Vegas-bound WestJet guests with a stunning acrobatic display, a world-class DJ, a private airplane hangar, showgirls ...


Jul 01, 2015, 06:00 ET Stars Align As Las Vegas Brings Vegas Season To Hollywood With Supermodel Hannah Davis And DJ Brody Jenner

Las Vegas brought summertime bliss to Los Angeles today with a Vegas Season pop-up experience at Hollywood and Highland. Angelenos were treated to...


Jun 22, 2015, 06:00 ET Vegas Season Surprise Pop-Up Brought Summer Sweet Treats To Toronto Streets

On Friday, June 19, Kardinal Offishall, the fabulous Vegas showgirls and DJ Starting from Scratch hit the streets of Toronto to celebrate Vegas...


Mar 24, 2015, 03:00 ET Fabulous Las Vegas Welcomes LGBT Events

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...


Mar 14, 2015, 05:39 ET Las Vegas Shows "What Happens Here, Stays Here" With Kiss Cam Stunt At Boise State vs. Wyoming College Basketball Game

To echo the iconic "What Happens Here, Stays Here" message, Las Vegas enlisted the help of the crowd at the Boise State vs. Wyoming college...


Mar 03, 2015, 06:00 ET Las Vegas Is a Slam Dunk for College Basketball Fans During the 2015 NCAA Men's Tournament

It's college basketball tournament time and Las Vegas offers the ultimate experience for fans. From the world's largest race and sports book at...


Feb 20, 2015, 02:17 ET Las Vegas Global Business District Takes Major Step Forward

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) Board of Directors voted today to approve a contract for the purchase of the historic Riviera ...


Feb 09, 2015, 06:00 ET Las Vegas Launches Third "What Happens Here, Stays Here" Commercial "The Secret"

Las Vegas launched the third and final installment of the 2014-2015 "What Happens Here, Stays Here" campaign today with "The Secret." Experience the...