Las Vegas, the hardest-hit metro economy in America, just suffered another blow

CNN | Jan 13, 2021 at 1:39 PM
  • San Francisco (CNN Business)In the run-up to the Consumer Electronics Show last year, Gina Muoio was pulling 60-to-80-hour weeks at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
  • And for January 2021, CES was slated to be the first event held in a nearly $1-billion expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center and serve as the debut for a futuristic “people-mover” project from Elon Musk’s The Boring Company.
  • Hotels that had charged more than $400 per night for rooms during the week of CES 2020 have advertised rates in the $25 to $45 range this year.