VEGAS.com

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Vegas.com LLC
Private company
Industry Online Commerce
Hotel booking
Travel booking
Ticketing
Founded 1998
Headquarters Henderson, Nevada[contradictory], USA
Key people
Howard Lefkowitz was the original CEO and built the company to the national brand it eventually became. [1]
Revenue Not disclosed
Not disclosed
Number of employees
Not disclosed
Website www.vegas.com

VEGAS.com, LLC is a destination-specific Online Travel Agency (OTA) founded in 1998 and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.[contradictory] VEGAS.com provides extensive travel content and books discounted travel products including hotel rooms,[2] air-hotel packages, show tickets, tours, dining, golf, and other activities exclusively for the Las Vegas destination. VEGAS.com was one of The Greenspun Corporation's family of companies.[3]

History[edit]

www.Vegas.com was previously operated by The Las Vegas Sun, a newspaper distributed in Las Vegas.[4] In 2005, in a Chicago Tribune article, Vegas.com was ranked among the 50 most popular travel websites.[4]

Souvenir stores[edit]

The company also operates five souvenir stores in Las Vegas, in partnership with Marshall Retail Group.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.vegas.com/about/press/bizpresshoward.html.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Yancey, Kitty Bean (December 10, 2004). "Vegas poised to raise the stakes in new year". USA Today. Retrieved 16 November 2013. 
  3. ^ Stutz, Howard (November 28, 2012). "Las Vegas Sun parent realigns management". Las Vegas Review Journal. Retrieved 16 November 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Frommer, Arthur (September 11, 2005). "50 most popular travel sites have hidden gems". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 16 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Inside Business: Vegas.com, partner open souvenir shops". Las Vegas Review Journal. May 21, 2008. Retrieved 16 November 2013. 

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