'Preview Las Vegas' predicts return to prosperity tourism and gaming

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Rikki Cheese

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Business leaders gathered on Thursday for the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce's "Preview Las Vegas," the organization's annual meeting to predict trends in the year ahead.

Gaming analyst Jeremy Aguero of Applied Analysis said, " The last several years have been about surviving the recession and business owners have done a phenomenal job of that. Now it's time to transition and think about how do we take advantage of this economic recovery."

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority President Rossi Ralenkotter spoke about positive tourism trends.

"We've had 22 straight months of increases in visitor counts and convention attendance and so we truly are seeing the recovery cycle for the industry itself," Ralenkotter said...