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You’ve got a ticket to ride (with extra perks) on the Las Vegas Monorail

This transportation system is right on track. So, if you want to get visitors (and yourself) around to the wonders of Las Vegas, you want …

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Gauging massive impact of gaming resort industry on Nevada

You’re seeking gaming industry expertise? Then seek out Virginia Valentine, who applies that expertise every day as head of the Nevada Resort Association (http://www.nevadaresorts.org/). Since …

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Foundation teams with gaming properties to put Las Vegans to work

While the Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow has helped job-seekers find gainful employment in almost every field in Nevada – from renewable energy and construction to teaching and information technology — there is perhaps no place that FIT has partnered with more than Nevada’s all-important tourism community.

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Stars give back to Las Vegas at Mondays Dark

Mondays Dark talent showcase shines a bright spotlight not only on Vegas performers, but on deserving local charities that benefit from their talents.

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Hospitality is not rocket science … or is it?

Hospitality is the engine of Las Vegas tourism. And Stowe Shoemaker is the man who revs that engine until it’s ready to roar.

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Surfing Vegas

Famously, Robert De Niro once asked, “You talkin’ to me?” Who else could have uttered those immortal words? We nominate Ira David Sternberg — because …

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Nevada State Museum a boon to cultural tourism

Think of him as a regional encyclopedia on legs. As such, Dennis McBride ensures that tourists and locals alike can discover that our hometown and …

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An arts education and the American Dream

Dr. Nancy Uscher guides arts education at UNLV, from where students trained in the arts can be launched into careers that enrich our city, our culture and our image to the world.

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Mob Museum building has intriguing history

Historian/journalist/author Geoff Schumacher is Las Vegas’ (law-abiding) mob expert, whose encyclopedic knowledge lends an authoritative stamp to the Mob Museum’s fascinating exhibits, artifacts and public …

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Creating a kingdom of culture

Arts impresario/salesman supreme/master marketer/passionate promoter/accomplished musician Myron Martin is a force for the advancement of culture in Las Vegas. With a twinkle in his eye …

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Charity is a ‘Win-Win’

Jeff Civillico’s energetic and daring production, “Comedy in Action” has migrated from Planet Hollywood to The Linq to The Flamingo to its current home at …

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