November 2006
Financial & Insurance Meetings;Nov/Dec2006 Supplement, Vol. 42, p24
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the modes of transportation in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hotels are providing their own transportation services for their guests. The McCarran International Airport is one the busiest airports in the world. Las Vegas has 1,000 taxis, limousine services, shuttles, trolleys and trams for ground transportation. Las Vegas also provides a $650-million monorail with seven stations at the Las Vegas Strip.


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