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Hurricane Sandy means fewer people leaving Las Vegas

When Keith and Deb Berner went to McCarran International Airport on Monday morning, they didn’t expect problems. Their destination, Cleveland, was well out of Hurricane Sandy’s way, and they had a nonstop flight. Still, United Airlines had canceled the 10:55 a.m. departure.

Condé Nast hails Las Vegas resorts

Condé Nast Traveler published its 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards in its November 2012 issue.

Australian company the major player behind new Wet ‘n’ Wild park

The company with a majority stake in the new Wet ‘n’ Wild water park being built in Las Vegas has Australian roots and corporate interests in water parks, theme parks and well-recognized movie titles such as “Get Smart” and “Gran Torino.”

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Las Vegas visitation rises slightly in August

Visitation to Las Vegas rose slightly in August, helping the city stay on track toward its year-end goal of 40 million visitors.

Allegiant Air passenger tally up 9.5 percent in September

Allegiant Travel Co. continued to grow at a brisker pace than much of the airline industry, but it did not attract enough passengers in September to fill all extra seats of an expanded schedule.

Wet ‘n’ Wild water park brand returning to Las Vegas

The Wet ‘n’ Wild water park brand is returning to Las Vegas, officials said Thursday. The planned park, which had been known as Splash Canyon, is set to open in May. Construction of the $50 million park in southwest Las Vegas is already under way with offsite utilities, roadwork, infrastructure and excavation of the wave pool and other areas.

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