From alligator heads to the "Rat Pack" experience, see what Daymond John of "Shark Tank" loves about the new SLS Las Vegas.» Read More
The Rhode Island Airport Corp. announced Tuesday that Germany- based Condor Airlines will begin offering two round-trip flights per week to Frankfurt, starting in June. "This new international service will give Rhode Island travelers a direct, affordable connection to Frankfurt and Europe.
LAS VEGAS— Officials cut the ribbon Tuesday on the South Beach-inspired Delano Las Vegas, the renamed and renovated property on the campus of Mandalay Bay that was previously known as THEhotel.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Atlantic City's newest casino— and its biggest, costliest flop— went out with barely a whimper. Revel Casino Hotel opened a little more than two years ago amid high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market.
MACAU, Sept 1- Gambling revenue in the world's biggest gaming hub Macau fell 6.1 percent in August on an annual basis, the third consecutive monthly decline this year as a stepped up campaign against corruption and falling housing prices in China sapped demand from high-rolling VIP customers.
Casinos are closing in Atlantic City, while new ones are opening in Maryland and Massachusetts.
LAS VEGAS— A top federal water administrator said Friday that several myths stand in the way of broad agreements needed to deal with increasing demand for water in the drought-stricken and over-allocated Colorado River basin.
LAS VEGAS— Nevada gambling revenue rose less than 1 percent in July compared with the same month last year, with nearly a 5 percent gain on the Las Vegas Strip offsetting declines in Reno, Stateline on Lake Tahoe's south shore, and Wendover on the Utah line, the state Gambling Control Board reported Thursday.
CINCINNATI— Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines announced Thursday it is doubling its service from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Frontier will begin daily flights to Dallas-Fort Worth on Oct. 26, with multiday service also coming to Las Vegas; Phoenix; and Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Aug 27- New Jersey's Atlantic County, which includes the struggling gambling mecca of Atlantic City, saw the biggest employment drop of all U.S. metropolitan areas in July compared to the same time last year, according to preliminary U.S. Labor Department data on Wednesday.
Burger King plans expansion of Tim Hortons. Burger King said Tuesday it will buy Tim Hortons in an $11 billion deal that would create the world's third largest fast-food chain.
Las Vegas led with a 15.2 percent gain. But prices in Las Vegas, Phoenix, Miami and Tampa, Florida, are still at least 33 percent below their housing bubble peaks of almost a decade ago. But buying remains 4.3 percent below the July 2013 level, according to the National Realtors Association.
The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.
NEW YORK— Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, "Are we there yet?" The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use. Guaranteeing two queen beds or one king bed will cost you, as will checking in early or checking out late.
TRUCKEE, Calif.— Tesla Motors Inc. is building a supercharger station in the Sierra Nevada north of Lake Tahoe where drivers of the company's electric cars can recharge for free along Interstate 80, a newspaper says.
LAS VEGAS— The Moroccan-themed Sahara casino that once hosted Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and the Beatles seemed a lost cause in 2011, when its owners declared the 59- year-old property unprofitable and shut it down with little more than a vague promise to return.
Yellen: Job market makes Fed hesitant on rate hike. JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming— If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message:. North Texas, SMU and Troy University will begin beer sales to the general public this season.
As Sin City faces a shifting economic landscape, SLS Las Vegas is opening as the Strip's first major new casino hotel in five years.
LAS VEGAS— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid apologized Friday for jokes he made about Asians during a luncheon of business leaders in Las Vegas earlier this week. The Democrat was addressing the city's Asian Chamber of Commerce on Thursday when he told the audience, "I don't think you're smarter than anybody else, but you've convinced a lot of us you are."
The SLS Las Vegas is opening its doors tonight. CNBC's Jane Wells reports the 1,600 room hotel casino is catering to millennials and young hipsters who prefer clubbing to gambling.
Andy Johnson, Love Cloud Vegas founder, put a bed in a plane and is charging from $600 to $1,400 so people can join the mile high club. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details.