In The News: Division of Research and Economic Development

KESQ News
November 14, 2019

People around the Coachella Valley depend on tourism to drive our local economy. Experts say approximately half of our jobs are in some way connected to tourism or hospitality. Protecting them is vitally important.

TechRepublic
November 7, 2019

Las Vegas has been in a constant state of reinvention, while its latest, as a citywide, family friendly amusement park, seems like its most inclusive. Las Vegas can hook you up, young, old and in-between. No longer is this desert town geared merely for adults only, with an inspired, evolved-to-iconic status ad campaign, "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas," but home too, to one of the nation's most exclusive shopping centers, Fashion Show, as well as its discount sister-stop, the Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. There are lots of outdoorsy activities (for fall through early spring), and the opportunity to indulge in five-star hotels and restaurants. Vegas is also a world-class concert venue and convention destination.

Whittier Daily News
November 1, 2019

ICYMI, we published the annual Southern California Casino Guide Monday (you may have seen our special email to you loyal Casino Insider subscribers), but since everyone likes to eat we wanted to highlight our list of all of the restaurants at the area’s casinos.

Vegas Inc
October 30, 2019

A frequent traveler to Las Vegas for business, Joe Jensen has often wondered if the hotel check-in process could be shortened.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 29, 2019

UNLV and Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s soon-to-open Black Fire Innovation research and technology hub has caught the eye of technology giant Intel.

Hospitality Technology
October 29, 2019

Black Fire Innovation is a new research and technology hub created to drive innovation in the hospitality, gaming and entertainment industry. The hub is now announcing its collaboration Intel, which will provide technology and computing resources in order to help develop next-generation data-rich consumer experiences while also offering research and internship opportunities for students and partners at the Black Fire Innovation facility. The 43,000 square-foot-space was designed to change the landscape of hospitality with its replica integrated resort labs, where new concepts can be created and tested.

SBC Americas
October 29, 2019

Research and technology hub Black Fire Innovation has announced a collaboration with Intel in an attempt to boost hospitality customer experience.

CasinoBeats
October 29, 2019

Research and technology hub Black Fire Innovation has announced a partnership with Intel as a key computing partner, as it strives to advance hospitality customer experience.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 28, 2019

How do casino companies get more millennials into their properties?

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 28, 2019

How do casino companies get more millennials into their properties?

Nevada Current
October 28, 2019

Deborah Pinkerton took her grandson for his 18-month check up in August when his pediatrician found elevated blood lead levels.

The Nevada Independent
October 4, 2019

To go big, sometimes you have to start small.