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Tourists spending more in Las Vegas

Posted at 9:49 PM, Apr 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-21 00:49:47-04

Tourists are spending more money in Las Vegas.

A new report from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authroity found average spending increased for lodging, food and drinks, transportation, shows and sightseeing. The largest jump was for shows even though fewer people actually saw one.

The average stay also went up to an average of 4.4 days.

The only decrease was the amount of money spent on shopping.

Las Vegas saw 42.3 million visitors last year.