LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Nearly 3.2 million people visited Las Vegas last month as the city's tourism sector continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The new visitor volume, reported by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, is up 6.4% compared to August last year.
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It's down 10.5% from the same month in 2019, however, before the coronavirus outbreak.
Convention attendance also continues to make up ground. There were 406,500 people attending conventions and trade shows this past August. That figure is up 20.5% year-over-year and down 38.2% from August 2019.
Hotel occupancy was 76.8% for August, and the average daily room rate was $148.09.