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WBTV Charlotte
'Tough Mudder' returning to Cabarrus Countyto be the home of intensely fun experiences including the Tough Mudder challeng
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 hours ago
to be the home of intensely fun experiences including the Tough Mudder challenge,” said Donna Carpenter, Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau President and CEO. “We’re excited to welcome everyone back and are ready to roll out the red... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
MO: Airplanes to Drop 'Pumpkin Bombs' in St. Charles County to Celebrate HalloweenHallow's Eve festivities may want to venture out on Oct. 28 to Smartt Field in
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 11 hours ago
Hallow's Eve festivities may want to venture out on Oct. 28 to Smartt Field in St. Charles County. The St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau notes in its most recent newsletter, and this is a direct quote, that "airplane pumpkin drop... Read more
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Japan Update
Okinawa weddings popular among couples from HK and TaiwanAt an Okinawa Resort Wedding Fair in Taiwan, sponsored by the Okinawa Conventio
Japan Update / Posted 12 hours ago
At an Okinawa Resort Wedding Fair in Taiwan, sponsored by the Okinawa Convention and Visitors Bureau. attracted 1,400 participants in two days and 61 couples signed an agreement to tie the knot on Okinawa. That is 22% more than the organizers’... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Manchin to visit Eastern Panhandle, speak about the economyManchin is scheduled to speak in Harpers Ferry at the groundbreaking ceremony f
WVVA Bluefield / Posted yesterday
Manchin is scheduled to speak in Harpers Ferry at the groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of the Jefferson County Convention and Visitors Bureau. The only Democrat in the state's congressional delegation, Manchin faces re-election next... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Manchin to visit Eastern Panhandle, speak about the economyManchin is scheduled to speak in Harpers Ferry at the groundbreaking ceremony f
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Manchin is scheduled to speak in Harpers Ferry at the groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of the Jefferson County Convention and Visitors Bureau. The only Democrat in the state's congressional delegation, Manchin faces re-election next... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
As economy improves, so does Michigan tourismthing does the trick," said Michael O'Callaghan, executive vice president and c
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 days ago
thing does the trick," said Michael O'Callaghan, executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau. "You can have a great advertising campaign for a candy bar and people will buy it once, and... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Lowndes County, Starkville look to renew restaurant taxessales tax Friday. The current 10-year term of the tax is set to end July 18, 2
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
sales tax Friday. The current 10-year term of the tax is set to end July 18, 2018. Higgins and Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Nancy Carpenter addressed the supervisors Friday. They plan to attend Tuesday's... Read more
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The Telegraph
AARP, SSP, city to hold Oct. 25 forum in Alton on livable senior communitieslivable. Other local panel participants are: Brett Stawar, president and chief
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
livable. Other local panel participants are: Brett Stawar, president and chief executive officer of the Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau; Amanda Smith, Madison County Transit District; Mike Rathgeb, Spencer Homes LLC; Jon Becker,... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
MACVB director committee has narrowed searchChristopher Ginn, Voice Correspondent MACOMB — The Macomb Area Convention and
McDonough County Voice / Posted 4 days ago
Christopher Ginn, Voice Correspondent MACOMB — The Macomb Area Convention and Visitors Bureau has narrowed its search for a new executive director to four candidates. The search process is cyclical and informed by the feedback generated during... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Jefferson City hosts Missouri's Special OlympicsSo, it’s more than just competition, it’s a big social event, as well.” Accord
KOMU Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
So, it’s more than just competition, it’s a big social event, as well.” According to Diane Gillespie of Jefferson City’s Convention and Visitors Bureau, the games are expected to bring in close to $200,000. McLean said the money continues to... Read more
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PR.com
Colorado's Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers Association to Host Web and Social Media Workshops for Innkeepers and Aspiring Innkeepers November 6thattendees in keeping up with the electronic times. Chelsy Offutt - Director of
PR.com / Posted 4 days ago
attendees in keeping up with the electronic times. Chelsy Offutt - Director of Communications for the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau. Chelsy will focus on a Social Media tour for a travel journey, both for beginners and... Read more
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11 News Houston
The New Yorker's Guide to Houstonthan 10,000 restaurants representing cuisine from more than 70 countries and Am
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
than 10,000 restaurants representing cuisine from more than 70 countries and American regions, according to the Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau. Whether you are looking for great barbecue or something exotic, there is something for... Read more
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asianage
Jet Airways launches non-stop flights between Chennai-Parisof Atout France, Sheetal Munshaw said. Terming the new flight connectivity bet
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
of Atout France, Sheetal Munshaw said. Terming the new flight connectivity between India and Paris as a good news, Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau, Managing Director, Nicolas Lefebvre said, "It (the new flight connectivity) gives Paris new... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Lake Charles ranks number 2 in nation for small destinationsan exceptional visitor experience," said Shelley Johnson, executive director of
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 days ago
an exceptional visitor experience," said Shelley Johnson, executive director of the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau. "The staff at the bureau is grateful for the many partnerships that we have across all... Read more
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The Telegraph
Hartford officials considering options for future of Confluence Towercosts and trying to cut back on nighttime lighting, Hickerson said, but the mov
The Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
costs and trying to cut back on nighttime lighting, Hickerson said, but the moves haven’t been enough. Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau President Brett Stawar said the region saw success with past events at the tower during the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Jet Airways launches non-stop flights between Chennai-Parisof Atout France, Sheetal Munshaw said. Terming the new flight connectivity bet
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
of Atout France, Sheetal Munshaw said. Terming the new flight connectivity between India and Paris as a good news, Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau, Managing Director, Nicolas Lefebvre said, "It (the new flight connectivity) gives Paris new... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
County backs CVB bid to keep state competitionsJefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau leaders will make a presentation
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau leaders will make a presentation to officials from the Missouri State High School Activities Association Monday in an attempt to keep the state high school track and cross country championships in... Read more
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The Morning Sun
County approves truck paymentsMurphy reported that three candidates took part in the first round of interview
The Morning Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Murphy reported that three candidates took part in the first round of interviews for the vacant position of Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau director. A second round of interviews will take place in the coming weeks. “I was very... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Fun, Food, Frights: Boo at the Zoodisplays, and spooky attractions for the Haunted Train and Haunted House. Boo
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
displays, and spooky attractions for the Haunted Train and Haunted House. Boo at the Zoo is sponsored by the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau, Coca-Cola, Cumulus Broadcasting with B98.5, Alice 107.7 and KOKY 102.1, Delta Dental and New... Read more
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WALB Albany
Augusta Economic Development Authority Board Launches Search for New Leader“and more in line with other local business organizations such as the Augusta M
WALB Albany / Posted 7 days ago
“and more in line with other local business organizations such as the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau.” The minimum qualifications for the president position include a Bachelor’s degree from an... Read more
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WALB Albany
ASU homecoming to bring in millions over the weekAlbany State University's homecoming is expected to have more than a million do
WALB Albany / Posted 7 days ago
Albany State University's homecoming is expected to have more than a million dollar impact on the local economy. Albany Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Rashelle Beasley said the week-long event will bring in three to four million... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Augusta Economic Development Authority Board Launches Search for New Leader“and more in line with other local business organizations such as the Augusta M
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 days ago
“and more in line with other local business organizations such as the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau.” The minimum qualifications for the president position include a Bachelor’s degree from an... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
ASU homecoming to bring in millions over the weekAlbany State University's homecoming is expected to have more than a million do
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 days ago
Albany State University's homecoming is expected to have more than a million dollar impact on the local economy. Albany Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Rashelle Beasley said the week-long event will bring in three to four million... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Armstrong: Join the IHSA Destination DeKalb volunteer teamIllinois University’s Huskie Stadium. The IHSA Destination DeKalb Committee, le
Daily Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Illinois University’s Huskie Stadium. The IHSA Destination DeKalb Committee, led by chair Wendy West, the DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau and NIU is busy planning to welcome thousands of visitors to the community. In 2015, more... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
JeffTran offers free experiencecity should update the printable maps on the city's website so landmarks are ma
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
city should update the printable maps on the city's website so landmarks are marked properly, such as the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau, now located at 700 E. Capitol Ave. but shown on the maps at its former East High Street... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Most of Hoga still off limits for toursare available online at aimmuseum.org. While the submarine is the more attenti
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
are available online at aimmuseum.org. While the submarine is the more attention-getting draw, the North Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau advertises both vessels in addition to what the museum itself offers, said Bob Major, the... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
109 new laws took effect in Nevada on Oct. 1Assembly and the Senate Majority Leader from the commission. The terms of those
Nevada Appeal / Posted 9 days ago
Assembly and the Senate Majority Leader from the commission. The terms of those members expired Oct. 1 under the new law. Instead, the Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau and Virginia City Tourism Commission would each get a seat on the bo... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Duck Seasonsmaller species is still prevalent at Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area. The free
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
smaller species is still prevalent at Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area. The free breakfast was sponsored by the Great Bend Convention and Visitors Bureau and organized by the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks &... Read more
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Business Wire
Rockwell Automation démontre sa solidarité envers Houstonpar les travaux de reconstruction déjà en cours, et en étroite collaboration av
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
par les travaux de reconstruction déjà en cours, et en étroite collaboration avec Visit Houston, le Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, et le Centre des congrès George R. Brown, Rockwell Automation a mis en place des stratégies... Read more
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Business Wire
Rockwell Automation demonstra compromisso com HoustonAutomation, impressionada com a recuperação que já está ocorrendo e trabalhando
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
Automation, impressionada com a recuperação que já está ocorrendo e trabalhando com o Visit Houston, o Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau e o Centro de Convenções George R. Brown, tem planos para garantir o sucesso do evento desse... Read more
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New Kerala
Rockwell Automation Demonstrates Commitment to Houston - newkerala news #278366region recover." Impressed by the recovery already occurring and working close
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
region recover." Impressed by the recovery already occurring and working closely with Visit Houston, the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the George R. Brown Convention Center, Rockwell Automation has plans in place to ensure... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Orleans Parish: TS Nate PrepsOrleans hotels remain open. City officials are in contact with hotels and conve
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
Orleans hotels remain open. City officials are in contact with hotels and conventions in town through the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau (NOCVB) in order to ensure safety of New Orleans visitors as well as New Orleans... Read more
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Business Wire
Rockwell Automation beweist Verpflichtung gegenüber Houstonvon der bereits eintretenden Erholung und in enger Zusammenarbeit mit Visit Hou
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
von der bereits eintretenden Erholung und in enger Zusammenarbeit mit Visit Houston, dem Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau und dem George R. Brown Convention Center, hat Rockwell Automation Pläne eingesetzt, um den... Read more
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Business Wire
Rockwell Automation Demuestra su Compromiso con Houstonestá impresionada por la recuperación que ya está en curso y trabaja estrechame
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
está impresionada por la recuperación que ya está en curso y trabaja estrechamente con Visit Houston, el Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau y el George R. Brown Convention Center, ha puesto en marcha planes para asegurar el éxito del... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Even the NRA recoils from bump stocksfrom one county commissioner to another by a vote of the commission. Tourists
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
from one county commissioner to another by a vote of the commission. Tourists are money: The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau will drop $5 million more into marketing and social media this year, a 25 percent increase... Read more
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Business Wire
Rockwell Automation Demonstrates Commitment to HoustonImpressed by the recovery already occurring and working closely with Visit Hous
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
Impressed by the recovery already occurring and working closely with Visit Houston, the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the George R. Brown Convention Center, Rockwell Automation has plans in place to ensure the success of this... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
JC-based horror film to premiere mid-OctoberJones directed “Darkness Reigns” primarily at the former Truman Hotel, accordin
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Jones directed “Darkness Reigns” primarily at the former Truman Hotel, according to a news release from the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau. Double Tree Hotel, Capital 8 Theaters and the riverbank also were featured in the film,... Read more
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WALB Albany
Tuskegee-Morehouse Classic expected to welcome 20,000 peopleColumbus and an economic impact of almost $700,000 in the few days it will be h
WALB Albany / Posted 11 days ago
Columbus and an economic impact of almost $700,000 in the few days it will be here,” said President and CEO of the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau Peter Bowden. Bowden says every year the event gets bigger and bigger. A long-standing... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Tuskegee-Morehouse Classic expected to welcome 20,000 peopleColumbus and an economic impact of almost $700,000 in the few days it will be h
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 days ago
Columbus and an economic impact of almost $700,000 in the few days it will be here,” said President and CEO of the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau Peter Bowden. Bowden says every year the event gets bigger and bigger. A long-standing... Read more
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KXXV Waco
'Where to Retire' magazine names Waco a top destinationnamed a top retirement destination by Where to Retire magazine. Carla Pendergr
KXXV Waco / Posted 11 days ago
named a top retirement destination by Where to Retire magazine. Carla Pendergraft is the director of marketing at the Waco Convention and Visitors Bureau. She said she has people calling from all over the world who are interested in moving to... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Latest Virginia Beach tourism numbers break records, report saystraveled to Virginia Beach in 2016; a 9.4 percent increase over 2015. Overnight
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 11 days ago
traveled to Virginia Beach in 2016; a 9.4 percent increase over 2015. Overnight visitation also grew. The Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau says these numbers released by the U.S. Travel Association mark the fifth consecutive year of... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Summit County area calendar of eventsTrail, 2400 Harrington Road. For more information, visit summitmetroparks.org o
The Suburbanite / Posted 11 days ago
Trail, 2400 Harrington Road. For more information, visit summitmetroparks.org or call 330-865-8065. - The Akron/Summit Convention and Visitors Bureau is sponsoring "Planning Successful Reunions in Greater Akron/Summit County" as part of their... Read more
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11 News Houston
Fort Worth looks to make a dent in downtown hotel shortagerestaurants retail. That’s what makes it a destination for 10 million people a
11 News Houston / Posted 12 days ago
restaurants retail. That’s what makes it a destination for 10 million people a year, says Mitch Whitten of the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau. What it doesn’t have is enough hotel rooms. “There are weekends we sell out,” Whitten... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Scarecrow Fest returns with new attractionspost on farms. Bidding to bind the 32nd annual Scarecrow Fest closer to its ho
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
post on farms. Bidding to bind the 32nd annual Scarecrow Fest closer to its host city’s roots, the Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau has unveiled the Greater St. Charles Farm Tour as part of the fest, which still will feature... Read more
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Times Leader
Suggested state hotel-tax increase blastedsensitive” to finances because the value of each dollar shrinks to 80 cents whe
Times Leader / Posted 12 days ago
sensitive” to finances because the value of each dollar shrinks to 80 cents when they cross their border, he noted. County Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Janet Hall was monitoring the proposed tax increase and had alerted county... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Fort Worth looks to make a dent in downtown hotel shortagerestaurants retail. That’s what makes it a destination for 10 million people a
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 12 days ago
restaurants retail. That’s what makes it a destination for 10 million people a year, says Mitch Whitten of the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau. What it doesn’t have is enough hotel rooms. “There are weekends we sell out,” Whitten... Read more
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The Telegraph
Village approves Motor Fuel Tax fundingGodfrey LLC, at 3049 Godfrey Road, for $7,725 in remodeling improvements. The
The Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Godfrey LLC, at 3049 Godfrey Road, for $7,725 in remodeling improvements. The board also approved was an add for the 2018 Convention and Visitors Bureau Guide Magazine at a cost of $1,750. The board also approved setting trick-or-treating times... Read more
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The Telegraph
Alton Area Landmarks Association’s house tour explores Alton’s rootstour will be held from 12 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $12 per person, and ar
The Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
tour will be held from 12 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $12 per person, and are available in advance at the Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau. Day-of-tour tickets can be purchased at Haskell Playhouse at 1211 Henry St. For more... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
City in Arkansas signals support for $70M television show shootAsa Hutchinson, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, the Fayetteville
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Asa Hutchinson, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce and the Fayetteville Convention and Visitors Bureau. Tan said she could not disclose the name of the series. Arkansas Online reported in... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Las Vegas is America's tourism capital. What now?industry is vital for the local government. Las Vegas attracted a record 43 mil
KECI Missoula / Posted 14 days ago
industry is vital for the local government. Las Vegas attracted a record 43 million visitors last year, according to the convention and visitors bureau, up 10% in the last decade, and they spent $35.5 billion. The state and local government... Read more
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