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The impact of travel and tourism in Southern Nevada celebrates another successful year.

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The impact of travel and tourism in Southern Nevada celebrates another successful year. The event was bigger than ever before in 2016, as Las Vegas welcomed a record-breaking 42.9 million visitors, including a record 6.3 million meetings and convention delegates, which resulted in an estimated $60 billion in local economic impact. The travel and tourism industry supported more than 407,000 jobs in Southern Nevada and generated $16.9 billion in local wages and salaries. On May 7-13, Las Vegas joined the U.S. Travel Association, and destinations across the country, in recognizing National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW). This year’s NTTW theme is “Faces of Travel.”

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The Science of Ripley's Believe it or Not Encounter the amazing side of science

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You won't believe your eyes at Springs Preserve's new exhibit The Science of Ripley's Believe it or Not Encounter the amazing side of science

WHAT: Las Vegas, NV – Explore the real science behind the unbelievable! The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not! appears exclusively at the Springs Preserve, daily now through May 7, 2017, inside the Origen Museum.

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