Las Vegas reporting uptick in Reservations (and rates)

It is unlikely that any city in the US was hit as hard by the recession as Las Vegas. They experienced twin crashes in housing and tourism while still not being completely recovered from the downturn of the early 2000s. While housing may yet take a while to recover, signs of a recovery in the tourism industry are growing. Numbers just released by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority say the city attracted 3,330,658 visitors...

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Cedar Point named Best Amusement Park

As Academy Award winners often say, it’s an honor to be nominated by one’s peers and to win is just the icing on the cake. The same goes for the Amusement Park industry awards known as the Golden Ticket Awards. These are the destinations that industry insiders consider to be the top of the top. Calculated from an international poll conducted by Amusement Today, the Golden Ticket Awards are the results of a detailed survey...

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Last Minute Travel is proud to support independent music. If you’re in Southern California, we hope you’ll check out The Wellspring, who are playing a concert tomorrow night in Los Angeles. They’ve also made a download available on their Facebook page. We know you’ll become a fan of their music, we certainly...

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LastMinuteTravel.com Travel Temptations Sweepstakes Kickoff

Last Minute Travel is giving away free hotel nights at popular locations across the country. To qualify, just follow @LMTTweets on Twitter and RT (re-tweet) the contest Tweets as instructed. Then, those who follow and RT will be entered into a random drawing for those free hotel nights. We’ll have a new RT promo about every two weeks, so be sure to check back for new hotel packages and additional chances to win. Our first week will...

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New York City – A quick visit

Whether you know it as The Big Apple, Gotham, The World’s Capital, The City That New Sleeps, or just New York, New York – the city so nice they’re named it twice, there is no place else on Earth like it and everybody needs to visit at least once in their life. Last week I was in New York City for a conference at a posh Manhattan hotel. While there I took advantage of my free afternoon for a little self-guided tour....

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