December 19, 2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Tourism officials say the number of visitors to Las Vegas increased slightly in November compared with last year.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported Monday that 3.24 million visitors came to town in November, up 4.6 percent from the same month last year. The winter months are typically slow in Las Vegas.
Gambling revenue for the Las Vegas Strip rose by 22.6 percent to $529 million.
Room occupancy increased by about 2 percent from last November, led by higher motel occupancy. Average room rates rose slightly to $109.
The number of conventions and meetings held in Las Vegas in November dropped by 2.6 percent year-over-year.
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