tourism

(Photo: Los Angeles Convention Center)

LA Convention Center expecting a big year

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – This year is expected to be one of the biggest for the L.A. Convention Center in decades, it was reported today. The Convention Center has booked 29 conventions for 2014, surpassing […]

02/25/2014

Los Angeles skyline with the San Gabriel Mountains in the background

42.2 million people visited Los Angeles in 2013

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A record 42.2 million people visited Los Angeles in 2013 — up nearly 2 percent from the number of visitors to the City of Angels the previous year, Los Angeles Tourism […]

01/07/2014

Hollywood Walk of Fame

Tour companies booted from Hollywood Walk of Fame

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Tourists will no longer be hassled by tour bus companies on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in an effort by city officials to make the area more safe and inviting. Beginning this […]

10/20/2013

A security guard walks along the drained canal at the Venetian hotel-casino, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, in Las Vegas.  (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Canals run dry at Venetian in Vegas for 1st time

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It’s not often you can use the word “dry” to describe a Las Vegas landmark, but tourists hoping to cruise along the Venetian hotel-casino’s indoor canals are finding them tapped out. […]

09/19/2013

(AP Photo)

Summer travel forecast: Better, but no blowout

NEW YORK (AP) — This summer, high rollers are flying to lavish vacation hot spots for their vacations. The rest of us are headed to places like nearby campgrounds. The good news: At some U.S. […]

05/24/2013

Uganda loses tourists with Ebola cases, deaths

(AP) – The latest Ebola outbreak in Uganda has dimmed hopes of a successful year for the country’s growing tourism industry, government officials and tour operators said on Wednesday, as tourists began to cancel trips […]

08/01/2012

Electronic Gaming Convention commits to L.A. through 2015

(CNS) – The operators of the nation’s largest computer and video game trade show announced today a commitment to keep the annual event in Los Angeles for three years, despite plans for major construction on […]

07/30/2012

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