July visitor count falls second straight month

Perhaps calendar year 2017 was just too good when visitor counts set new highs almost every month making comparisons of this year to last unfair. The number of visitors coming to Mesquite fell in July for the second straight month and fourth month … [Read more...]

No sizzle in June visitor count

June temperatures may have been sizzling in Mesquite, but the number of visitors who basked in the hot summer sun fizzled with almost 7,000 fewer people than the year before. According to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority report, … [Read more...]

May visitor counts are all positive

The numbers in the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) report for May were all positive for the Mesquite tourism industry. Visitor volumes rose 1.9 percent in May to 118,100 people versus last year’s total of 116,000 visitors. Las V … [Read more...]

Mesquite April visitor count declines

The number of visitors to Mesquite in April declined by a slight 0.8 percent to 122,300 people. That’s the second year in a row that visitor counts in April have declined. April 2017 saw a 1.2 percent decline from the previous year. The percentage d … [Read more...]

Mesquite visitor count declines in March

For the first time in six months the number of visitors to Mesquite showed up in red ink with a 4.1 percent decline in March compared to a year ago. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported that 133,100 people visited Mesquite in … [Read more...]

February visitor count shows continual increases

In February 2016, 110,561 people visited Mesquite when the month had one extra day. In February 2017, that number fell to 103,365 with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority blaming the decrease on having one less day in the month. While … [Read more...]

January visitor count starts new year in the right way

The number of visitors in Mesquite for January barely got in the six-digit numbers but was enough for a 2.2 percent gain year over year. January 2017 saw 98,600 people visiting Mesquite. That number hit 100,700 this year. The Las Vegas Convention … [Read more...]

Mesquite tourism finishes strongest year since 2008

Mesquite’s tourism numbers finished out the 2017 calendar year in strong fashion according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). The total number of visitors for the year was up 22,400 from 2016 to a total of 1,368,500 p … [Read more...]

Mesquite visitor counts increase in November

Visitor volumes showed a positive gain in November when 110,894 people came to Mesquite contributing to percentage increases in all categories of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) monthly report. The total visitor count was up … [Read more...]

October visitor count down in Mesquite

Mesquite’s visitor count in October fell by 4.8 percent but remained healthy at 124,719 people versus 131,023 compared to last year. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority attributed similar declines in the Las Vegas metro area to “trip can … [Read more...]