Monorail snubs marathon for meager savings

Spillman, Benjamin
December 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/15/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 50, pP4
The article focuses on the Las Vegas Monorail and the efforts of Las Vegas, Nevada to attract tourists from China. It describes the implications of the decision of Las Vegas Monorail to maintain normal operating hours on the day of the 2008 Las Vegas Marathon. It presents the statement issued by Las Vegas Monorail spokeswoman Angela Torres highlighting the financial reasons behind the decision. It relates that the government of China has imposed a ban to going to Las Vegas in all government-funded trips.


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