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42 million fun seeking visitors traveled to Las Vegas during 2015. Las Vegas has approximately 150,000 hotel/motel room inventory to accommodate these visitors.
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* According to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority the number of visitors during 2015 topped 42 million.
* That figure is 900,000 higher than last year’s total of 41.1 million visitors. The year 2014 also set a record, since it was the first year during which more than 40 million people traveled to Las Vegas.
* Tourism officials point to luxury resorts – plus world-class dining, entertainment and shopping in the gaming city – as reasons for the continuing growth.
* Southern California remains a key to the Las Vegas success. More than 44,000 cars crossed the California-Nevada state line at Primm each day during 2015. That figure is about 2,000 cars a day higher than in 2014.
While tourism remains the biggest draw, convention business climbed significantly during 2015, surpassing the 2014 total during November.
Through August 2016, 5.7 million people had attended a convention in Vegas. The 2015 total for the full year was 5.2 million.
Year on year, the cost of a room is up slightly ($130) on the Strip and a little lower ($61) downtown. Room occupancy rates – 90.2% on the Strip and 80.1% downtown – are figures about which hoteliers in other cities can only fantasize.
In excess of 350,000 jobs are supported by Tourism in Southern Nevada. Approximately 43 percent of the total workforce.