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Report details 'devastating year' to Nevada’s resort industry

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Posted at 11:42 PM, Mar 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-10 03:02:08-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A newly-released report from the Nevada Resort Association shows just how devastating the coronavirus was to the resort industry.


The association estimates resorts nationwide lost more than $100 billion as a result of the two-month shutdown.

Another startling number, the industry lost close to 150,000 jobs, setting employment in the industry back a decade.

But there is good news, industry experts say we can only go up from here. They expect visitation to continue to grow in Las Vegas this year.