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Las Vegas Tourism Shows Signs of Steady Recovery

The Las Vegas tourism industry continues to show signs of a steady recovery, with officials forecasting 39-million visitors to the destination in 2011.


November 23, 2011

Guestroom at Wynn Las Vegas.

Guestroom at Wynn Las Vegas.

The Las Vegas tourism industry continues to show signs of a steady recovery, with officials forecasting 39-million visitors to the destination in 2011, only the second time in history the city will reach that mark.

“After a year and a half of steady growth, we can say with confidence the tourism industry in Las Vegas is in recovery,” said Tom Collins, Clark County commissioner and chairman of the board of directors for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). “We expect the growth we have seen to continue in 2012.”

Through the third quarter of 2011, Las Vegas has experienced 19 consecutive months of growth in visitor volume and the average daily room rate.

Moreover, occupancy at Las Vegas properties has increased more than 4 points to 85.2 per cent, more than 20 points ahead of the national average.

For more, visit LVCVA’s site



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