The World Travel Awards Names Las Vegas as the World’s Leading Meetings and Conference Destination for 2017
For the first consecutive year, Las Vegas was named the World’s Leading Meetings and Conference Destination for 2017 by the World Travel Awards. The World Travel Awards is held once a year recognizing and supporting global travel. The event rewards on excellence and inspiration for the tourism industry. The awards are voted on by executives that work within the tourism and travel industry, as well as the consumer. It is a prestigious awards ceremony giving recognition where recognition is due.
Las Vegas was recognized for its 22,000 plus meetings and conventions and for attracting tens of million visitors in one year. Last year Las Vegas broke their own record attracting more than 42.9 million visitors to the city.
“It is an incredible honor for Las Vegas to be recognized once again as the World’s Leading Meetings and Conference Destination by the World Travel Awards and fellow travel professionals,” said Senior Vice President of Marketing- Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Cathy Tull.
Tull added, “Throughout the destination, our resort partners are continually investing in expanding meetings offerings, and we look forward to even more exciting developments in the years to come.”