Las Vegas visitor count plunges in August

Knightly, Arnold M.
October 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);10/20/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 42, p16
The article reports on a decline in the number of visitors in Las Vegas, Nevada, in August 2008. It cites the association of a decline in conventions and the number of people attending them with a decline in tourism numbers. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority states that nearly 3.2 million people visited the area in August, a 4.3 percent decline from the same month in 2007. According to the article, August was the sixth month this year that tourism decreased from 2007.


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