Tourism officials in Las Vegas recently announced that 2012 was the best ever year for tourism in the city, which welcomed a record 39.7 million visitors to enjoy its dazzling lights and indulgent pleasures. The rise in tourism numbers for 2012 is substantial, with 800,000 more people visiting than in 2011 and 500,000 more than in 2007, the previous record high.
Las Vegas is undoubtedly one of the highlights of a tour of the USA; there is no other city like it on Earth. Offering luxurious hotels, classy bars, dazzling shows and world-class dining, everything is a spectacle in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas is just one of the cities that can be discovered whilst travelling around the country, and New York, Los Angeles and Chicago are others that present a unique experience.
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