November 22, 2019

The 2019 Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — The 2019 Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon returned for its 11th year on Sunday, November 17, 2019, with runners participating in the 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon and the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to run on the famed Las Vegas Boulevard. The world’s largest nighttime running event serves as the only private event to shut down the Las Vegas […]

Swoop takes off with 5 new direct flights from Winnipeg including Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Ltd., launches a series of inaugural flights from Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG), starting with a direct flight to Orlando International Airport (MCO).  Swoop travelers will be taking off on inaugural routes to McCarran International Airport (LAS) on November 15, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) on November […]

SEMA show brings the latest automotive technology to Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — The Speciality Equipment Market Association, or SEMA Show, takes place November 5 – November 8, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention […]

Las Vegas saddles up for National Finals Rodeo with top-tier entertainers

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LAS VEGAS – Every December, the Entertainment Capital of the World invites cowboys and cowgirls to party ‘til the cows come home with a lineup of incredible events and entertainment during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR), which kicks off on Thursday, Dec. 5. World-class entertainment taking over iconic Vegas venues include: Country songstress Shania Twain will kick off […]

LEVEL arrives in Las Vegas on its inaugural flight from Paris

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LAS VEGAS — The first nonstop LEVEL flight from Paris to Las Vegas arrived at McCarran International Airport on October 30, 2019 with a water arches salute. LEVEL, the low-cost long-haul airline from IAG and sister airline to Aer Lingus, British Airways and Bueling, will operate two flights per week on Wednesday and Sunday.   To celebrate […]

Las Vegas welcomes new nonstop flight from Frankfurt operated by Lufthansa Group’s Eurowing

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LAS VEGAS — Lufthansa Group subsidiary, Eurowings, launched direct flights to Frankfurt, a main Lufthansa Hub, to Las Vegas. The inaugural flight, EW 1274/ LH 5436 was welcomed with an official water arch conducted by McCarran International Airport.  The flight is expected to have an economic impact of $63.2 million to the local Las Vegas […]

NBAA, Civic leaders welcome convention’s sustainably fueled aircraft display in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS —  Civic and business leaders welcomed the return of the world’s largest business aviation trade show to Las Vegas on Oct. 21, and welcomed the first-time availability of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) at Henderson Executive Airport (HND) as part of the event’s aircraft display.  NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) opens this […]

Skate America debuts in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — Making its Las Vegas debut, U.S. Figure Skating’s 2019 Skate America brought the world’s top figure skaters to the Orleans Arena Oct. 18-20, 2019.  The event featured three days of competition in the ladies, men’s, pairs and ice dance disciplines. The field included 60 competitors, including Olympic- and World-level athletes, from 10 […]

Pac-12 men’s and women’s basketball tournaments to continue in Las Vegas through 2022 events

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SAN FRANCISCO – During the annual preseason media days for Pac-12 basketball, the Pac-12 today announced that the Conference’s end-of-season basketball tournaments for both men’s and women’s basketball, presented by New York Life, will continue in Las Vegas through 2022. The men’s event will remain at T-Mobile Arena, while the women’s tournament will take place at […]

Las Vegas celebrates

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Las Vegas celebrates Mexican Independence LAS VEGAS — Throughout Las Vegas, revelers enjoyed concerts and performances during the 2019 El Grito festivities. Acts include: Luis Miguel at Caesars Palace, Alejandro Fernández at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, Café Tacvba at Mandalay Bay Beach, Gloria Trevi with Karol G  at Zappos Theater in the Planet Hollywood,  […]