Cake, champagne greet passengers on first Beijing-Las Vegas nonstop flight
Hainan Capt. Zhao Zhi Long guided the airline’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner into McCarran International Airport nearly an hour ahead of schedule on Friday and once the nearly 300 Chinese travelers, media and tourism leaders arrived, they were treated to champagne, cake, gift bags, a brief performance by some of the Cirque du Soleil “Ka” cast and a welcoming ceremony.
Don’t fear a bubble despite rising new-home prices in Las Vegas
Las Vegas’ housing market is a far cry from the boom days of a decade ago, but at least one thing is approaching those levels again: new-home prices.
Some house flippers still at home in Las Vegas, despite slimmer profit margins
When Jose Navarro started working at foreclosure auctions during the recession, Las Vegas’ economy was a mess – but it was a great time to flip houses.
In like a lion: Dancers, pomp celebrate Lucky Dragon grand opening in Las Vegas
Dragon and lion dancers danced and marched past baccarat players to a staccato beat of drums and cymbals while gamblers snapped cellphone pictures Saturday as Las Vegas’ newest boutique hotel property, Lucky Dragon, celebrated its grand opening.
Don’t like Strip casino parking fees? Blame the airlines
Tourism is a copycat business world with few original ideas so it isn’t hard to look at what airlines have done over the past decade to see the Strip parking correlation.
Las Vegas credit scores improve enough to climb out of bottom 10 US cities
Credit data company Experian recently said Las Vegas improved its year-to-year average credit score to climb out of the bottom 10 U.S. cities in the annual State of Credit report.