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CES K-9 donations enhance security

In June 2018, the blockbuster trade show’s owner/producer, the Consumer Technology Association, gave the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority the gift of Bo and Wells — two black Labrador Retrievers that are “vapor wake dogs” — to enhance the LVCVA’s security efforts.

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MOVING PEOPLE: LVCVA announces collaboration with Elon Musk’s The Boring Company

If approved, The Boring Company would begin plans for a loop of underground express-route tunnels that would transport passengers in high-speed, autonomous electric vehicles across the convention center’s campus, opening in time for CES 2021. The people mover would also potentially link the convention center to Downtown, the Las Vegas Boulevard resort corridor and McCarran International Airport.

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HOLY SOW! Chinese New Year is a tourism boon as local resorts, businesses ham it up for Year of the Pig

Rev up your celebration engine once again for The Year of the Pig as Chinese New Year fever descends over Las Vegas for a tourist onrush (and economic windfall) that began Feb. 5 and stretches over 15 days.  Also known as Spring Festival and Lunar New Year, it’s a holiday that basks in an ever-widening spotlight in our tourist corridor, where catering to Asian visitors grows ever grander.

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