by Calculated Risk on 5/27/2021 04:58:00 PM
From the Las Vegas Visitor Authority: April 2021 Las Vegas Visitor Statistics
Visitation continued to ramp up in April as the destination welcomed more than 2.5M visitors, up more than 15% MoM and down roughly -27% vs. pre-COVID levels in Apr 2019.
Hotel occupancy increased to 65.6%, up 10.1 pts MoM, with Weekend occupancy improving to 83.5%, up 5.8 pts MoM and within 13 pts of Apr 2019 levels.
The first graph shows visitor traffic for 2019 (blue), 2020 (orange) and 2021 (red).
Visitor traffic was down 27.3% compared to the same month in 2019.
Convention traffic was non-existent again in April, and was down 100% compared to April 2019.
Note: A convention is scheduled for early June (HT MS): “Informa Markets, organizers of the World of Concrete, has received approval from the Nevada Department of Business and Industry to move forward with its 2021 in-person edition. The event is scheduled to be held June 8-10, 2021 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.”