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Nevada governor issues new directive to enable conventions for up to 1,000 people to go ahead

Nevada State, US governor Steve Sisolak (pictured) has raised the legal limit on public gatherings from 50 to 250 people, and to 1,000 for conventions. Sisolak told a press conference in Las Vegas on 29 September that declines in the states Covid-19 test positivity rate warranted an increase in the 50-person maximum of gatherings, which had been in place since May. The new directive is active from...

Las Vegas goes red for hospitality workers and the spirit of travel

On 5 May, Las Vegas was lit up in red on as resorts, landmarks and attractions honoured hospitality workers during National Travel & Tourism Week (NTTW). The annual celebration is a national initiative of the US Travel Association, and aims to recognise the contributions of the US travel industry. The venues and establishments that participated in the Red Takeover were: Welcome to Fabulous Las...

Caesars donates food and supplies during Covid-19

Caesars Entertainment has donated more than 250,000lbs of food and thousands of personal protection supplies across the United States to combat Covid-19.

Las Vegas welcomed 3.5m visitors in January

Las Vegas welcomed approximately 3.5m visitors in January, according to research published by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA).

Elon Musk’s The Boring Company is boring holes in Vegas

Elon Musk’s The Boring Company has neared the halfway point of its tunnelling project as the Las Vegas Convention Centre.

Blackstone to acquire MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay for $2.5bn

MGM Resorts International is selling the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay resorts and casinos on the Vegas strip, for about $2.5bn.

CAESARS FORUM launches new US roadshow

CAESARS FORUM, the new in-construction Las Vegas venue by Caesars Entertainment, is launching a new roadshow campaign across the US.

Meetingselect and Certain partner at CES

Meetingselect, a Netherlands-based global meeting management platform, has announced a partnership with Certain, an enterprise event automation platform.

Vegas first for Fraternal Order of Police Conference & Expo in 2023

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), in partnership with MGM Resorts International, has announced that it will host the 2023 Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Conference & Expo will take place at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino.

CAESARS FORUM hits construction milestone

CAESARS FORUM, the new event venue being constructed in Las Vegas by Caesars Entertainment, has reached a new construction milestone.

PCMA announces Vegas and Columbus as hosts for Convening Leaders

Global industry association for event professionals, PCMA, has announced that its flagship Convening Leaders event will be hosted at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas in 2022, and in Columbus, Ohio in 2023.