2016 experiences a record 42.9 million visitors in Vegas

Published on : Wednesday, January 11, 2017

las vegasIn 2016, Las Vegas witnessed a record number of 42.9 million tourists pouring in making it a third straight year as per the latest statistics of the officials. According to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority report, this place attracted more than 600,000 visitors in comparison to 42.3 million in 2015.

As per Rossi Ralenkotter, Authority chief executive confirms that this year the place wants to attract 43 million tourists. In addition to leisure visitors, Las Vegas in 2016 successfully attracted more than 6.3 million conventioneers. However, public agencies in Las Vegas are yet to disclose how they actually calculate their widely publicized number. Officials points out that they consider few key factors like hotel occupancy levels of more than 150,000 hotel rooms airline passenger count, freeway traffic and travel habits of the tourists worldwide.

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