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Dec 07, 2017, 11:55 ET Las Vegas Launches First-Ever Virtual Reality Art Program At Miami Art Week $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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, 06:00 ET Las Vegas To Debut Never-Before-Seen Virtual Reality Art Collection During Miami Art Week $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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


Oct 04, 2017, 04:00 ET Las Vegas Community Unites With #VegasStrong Marquee Tribute $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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, 15:17 ET Las Vegas To Host Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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, 17:15 ET Las Vegas Breaks Tourism Record, Welcoming 42.9 Million Visitors In 2016 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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, 15:20 ET Country Music Legend George Strait Announces New Dates To Exclusive Las Vegas Concert Series $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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" $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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


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

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,...


Feb 03, 2016, 06:00 ET Las Vegas Kicks-Off Big Game Weekend with Famous Budweiser Clydesdales $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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


Dec 30, 2015, 08:43 ET Las Vegas Breaks Tourism Record With More Than 42 Million Visitors In 2015 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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


Dec 10, 2015, 12:58 ET Las Vegas Toasts Strip Legend Frank Sinatra in Honor of 100th Birthday Celebration $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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, 13:05 ET Vegas-bound WestJet Guests Hit The Jackpot $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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


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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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...


Dec 17, 2014, 09:46 ET Las Vegas Breaks Tourism Record With More Than 40 Million Visitors $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 Says "I Do" to a Wedding Redo in Las Vegas on Luckiest Day of the Year $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 Expands "What Happens Here, Stays Here" Fall Campaign With Launch Of "Transformation" $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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


Oct 13, 2014, 06:00 ET Las Vegas Launches Fall "What Happens Here, Stays Here" Campaign With "Watercooler" $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 Las Vegas To Welcome Same-Sex Couples To Say "I Do" With Dazzling Wedding Celebrations $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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


Jun 20, 2014, 23:55 ET Las Vegas Brings Vegas Season To Chicago $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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


Feb 05, 2014, 06:00 ET Las Vegas Enables Travelers To Experience Their Own "What Happens Here" Moment This Presidents' Day Weekend $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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....