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Feb 17, 2017

More than 340,000 people passed on Nevada’s hotel rooms last year and opted instead to book a place to stay using the home-sharing service Airbnb. The growth in the short term rental market is good for homeowners who made money from their residences but it could be a drain on the state’s all-important hospitality industry and eventually drive down room rates, according to an industry expert.

Feb 16, 2017

More than 340,000 people passed on Nevada's hotel rooms last year and opted instead to book a place to stay using the home-sharing service Airbnb. The $47 million in revenue that hosts took in is a loss for the state's hospitality industry that one expert says will only increase if not addressed.

Feb 13, 2017

University of Nevada Las Vegas students from the colleges of engineering, architecture, hotel management, health sciences, fine arts and construction management will be competing in Solar Decathlon 2017 at Denver this fall to showcase their skills in designing an energy-efficient, solar-powered home that can actively support aging residents.

Jan 31, 2017

It’s Chinese New Year on Saturday, and Las Vegas has much to crow about as it rings in the Year of the Rooster.

Jan 18, 2017

As you enter The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas lobby, you turn yourself over to the hotel’s newest “employee,” Rose, to guide you through its halls and amenities.

Jan 3, 2017

Throughout January, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood hotel-casino will collect donations for Las Vegas Business Academy in honor of National Mentoring Month.

Dec 29, 2016

Greg Griffin said it’s happened “a million times.” He’s probably exaggerating a tad, given he’s been driving a cab for only a few decades. “Well, it happens a lot,” he said.

Dec 20, 2016

Wynn Las Vegas is setting a new standard on the Strip: All 4,748 guest rooms will be equipped with artificial intelligence by next summer, the company announced Wednesday.

Dec 19, 2016

I’ve been in my room at the Hollander in Chicago about three minutes when I realize I’m not alone. An exaggerated sniffling noise comes from the top bunk, just over my left shoulder, startling me.

Sep 29, 2016

Robert Rippee of UNLV’s International Gaming Institute recently asked his students two questions about hotel rooms and hotel room desks.

Sep 26, 2016

I could be in Matt Graves’ shoes.

Yes, even knowing what I know after helping raise three children, after a career of covering too many murders, terrible accidents and natural disasters, after realizing marketing professionals seldom tell the whole truth, I wouldn’t have been any better off than Graves.

Sep 26, 2016

The topic at hand: whiskey. Rare whiskey. Lots of it. Like 1,400 bottles.

Yeah, that feels like kind of old news, doesn’t it.

Sep 21, 2016

A recently renovated Las Vegas mansion once owned by famed pianist and Las Vegas entertainer Liberace will house a charity event for homeless youth at the end of September.

Sep 21, 2016

Have you ever wanted to see the inside of Liberace's mansion?

The Liberace Mansion will be hosting a fundraising event to benefit its neighbor, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, on Sept. 29.

Sep 1, 2016

Hardly a week goes by on the PGA Tour without a former UNLV golfer showing up on the leaderboard. Last week at The Barclays it was Adam Scott, Ryan Moore and Charley Hoffman each finishing in the top 13.

Aug 17, 2016

Hotels planning to grow their business in the next year are looking at more than comfier beds or putting in a pool. Instead, they’re looking at improving hotel technology, both to provide better services to guests and to run their business more effectively.

Jul 20, 2016

Lori Orchow Haney won’t be heading to work next Monday morning. She’s already arranged to take the day off for a very special trip: heading to the Cracker Barrel restaurant at the Silverton to be there on opening day.

Jun 27, 2016

Bo Bernhard, the executive director of the International Gaming Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, was named to the Philip G. Satre chair in gaming studies at the University of Nevada, Reno.