Las Vegas Draws Huge Crowd in 2015

Last year, Las Vegas exceeded more than 40 million visitors for the first time, and the odds are good that number will grow in 2015. So what is it about the “Entertainment Capital of the World” that draws the visitors? Gaming, of course, but don’t forget prime shopping, an exciting culinary scene and top-tier shows.

Here are a few highlights of “Vegas by the Numbers” in 2014, courtesy of Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority: 

  • 3.2 million people visited The Adventuredome at Circus Circus
  • 729,753 pizza slices served at Shawn McClain’s FIVE50 Pizza Bar at ARIA 
  • 267,436 toilet paper rolls used by the Blue Man Group at Monte Carlo
  • 100,000 pints of Guinness gulped at New York-New York’s Nine Fine Irishmen
  • 52,640 massages and facials enjoyed at Spa Bellagio 
  • 34,580 costume changes by the Jabbawockeez at Luxor
  • 5,704 corks collected at Rock ‘n Roll Wine Amplified Festival at MGM Resorts Village
  • 1,117 ice buckets in the shape of FDR’s hat box, in the suites at Delano Las Vegas 
  • 520 victories at Excalibur’s Tournament of Kings
  • 1 million Hershey’s Kisses distributed across Las Vegas to celebrate the opening of Hershey’s Chocolate World at New York-New York