Las Vegas in prime position for kickoff of summer vacation season

Las Vegas in prime position for kickoff of summer vacation season

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  • Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal
May 21, 2023 4:11 PM
  • Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas is peaking as a must-see travel destination just as the start of the summer vacation season nears.

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Las Vegas is expected to be the third-most popular destination in the country during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, according to AAA. That’s great news for hospitality industry executives fretting over the possibility of a downturn in visitation as a result of inflation, soaring interest rates and high gasoline prices.

When the three-day Memorial Day weekend that kicks off the traditional start of summer vacations arrives Friday, thousands of visitors will pack Las Vegas resorts as they break away from their homes.