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Virtuoso launches first Travel Tech Summit

Virtuoso, a US-based global network specialising in luxury and experiential travel, is hosting its inaugural Travel Tech Summit during the Virtuoso Travel Week event on 14 August. The summit will consist of three components: A ‘Big Ideas Session’ where speakers will address the industry’s tech strategies that are driving the industry forward. A ‘VC Panel’ centred on the innovations and longer-term...

Las Vegas celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day

Meeting and convention industry leaders in Las Vegas gathered at the ‘Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas’ sign, 7 April, symbolising the resort community’s united commitment to moving business forward in honour of Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID). Industry leaders also descended on Washington, DC to meet with Nevada’s federal delegation this week and to champion efforts to help the industry move for...

Circa Resort & Casino aiming for events jackpot

The Circa Resort & Casino, downtown Las Vegas’ first new resort in 40 years, will debut its 3,250sqm meeting and convention space in September 2022. The opening of the new event space will mark a next phase in Circa’s evolution since its establishment in 2020. The events space will offer organisers an upscale Las Vegas experience off the main Strip. Derek Stevens, CEO of Circa, commented: “As ...

Las Vegas welcomed 2.2m convention attendees since June 2021

An estimated 2.2m convention attendees were hosted throughout Las Vegas since in-person tradeshows returned to the destination in June 2021, according to research published by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). Las Vegas welcomed more than 32m visitors in 2021, which was a significant increase from 2020 visitation of 19m visitors and was down only 24% below the 2019 pre-pande...

Las Vegas celebrates return of international travellers

Las Vegas has welcomed the reopening of the US’s borders to fully vaccinated international travellers. Steve Sisolak, governor of Nevada, said: “I am thrilled to welcome international visitors back to our great state and to fabulous Las Vegas. We know you’ve missed travelling just as much as we’ve missed welcoming you – and I’m thrilled that Las Vegas was at the top of your list. “Las Vegas ...