Posts Tagged: Visitation

Most Tourism Indicators Tick Up in October

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The October Statistics from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) have arrived, and many tourism indicators are positive after months of mixed results. As noted in our post on gaming numbers, it’s important to remember that some of this is attributable to correction from last year’s tragic October 1 shooting. The recovery in… Read more »

McCarran Airport Traffic Hits New Record in October

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The latest statistics are out from McCarran International Airport, and passenger counts hit a new high of 4,436,756. For those counting, that’s the 4th new record in the last 12 months. Air traffic is up 2.2% over the year and 2.4% for the year to date. International passenger counts continue to see stronger gains than… Read more »

Spirit Soars to Second-Largest McCarran Carrier

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Despite a small dip of 0.4 percent from a year ago (there is a typo in the chart below), passenger volume at McCarran remains above 4 million for the seventh consecutive month in September. With 3 quarters in the books, passenger counts for the year to date have risen by 2.4 percent. Septembers decline was… Read more »

August Tourism Stats a Mixed Bag for Las Vegas

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The August numbers are out from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). While overall visitor volume was down 0.2% compared to August 2017, convention attendance was up 17.9% and auto and air traffic saw modest gains as well. The story is more mixed for the year to date, with convention attendance down slightly… Read more »

McCarran Sees 1.5% Bump in August Passengers

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The August passenger counts from McCarran International Airport are out. The total volume of arriving and departing passengers was 4,306,334 – an increase of 1.5% from August 2017. For the year to date, traffic was up 2.7% over the same period last year. Passenger growth was largely driven by international carriers, which saw a 6.9%… Read more »

Las Vegas Tourism Stats Trend Down in July

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The latest statistics from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) are out, and they show downward trends in most tourism indicators for the month of July. As noted on our blog, air traffic was up 2.3 percent from a year ago. However, traffic on I-15 was down 2 percent and overall visitor volume… Read more »

McCarran Traffic Hits New Heights in July

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July statistics from McCarran International Airport show a new record for passengers arriving or departing from the Las Vegas metro area. With more than 4.4 million people passing through the airport, McCarran posted a 2.3% increase over July 2017. Year to date traffic is up an even healthier 2.9% compared to the same point in… Read more »

Las Vegas Visitation Mostly Down, Rates Up in January

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The latest numbers are out from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, and it’s another mixed bag for tourism indicators in January. Most visitation measures were down. Visitor volume was down 3.3% and convention attendance fell 16.7% compared to January 2017. LVCVA attributed most of this to shifts in the CES schedule and the… Read more »

2017 Vegas Tourism Indicators Trend Up Despite Rocky Fourth Quarter

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The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has released its summary of tourism indicators for December and 2017. It would be fair to say that the fourth quarter was not great for Southern Nevada. While there were a few highlights compared to the same month a year ago – a 16.1% jump in convention… Read more »

McCarran Traffic Hits Record 48.5M in 2017

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McCarran International Airport welcomed 48.5 million arriving and departing passengers last year, according to a release from the airport. This is a new record and the seventh consecutive year the commercial airport serving Southern Nevada posted a year-over-year increase, with the 2017 total marking a 2.2 percent upturn from the year prior. The previous passenger… Read more »