Statistics released by the LVCVA for August of 2018 showed Laughlin visitor numbers down 1.2% (compared to the same period in August of 2017).
Laughlin visitor volume for August 2018 was 159,000 compared to 160,900 in August of 2017.'
Laughlin visitor volume for the year (YTD) is 1,328,300 and it was 1,335,600 for the same period in 2017. This is a year to date decrease of -0.5%
Meanwhile, the Average Daily Room Rate in Laughlin was up 9.9% in August to $52.71, compared to $47.94 for the same period in 2018.
Average Daily Room Rate for the year to date in Laughlin is also up 7.7%.
RevPAR also increased by 11.9% to $33.89.
Gross gaming revenue was down in Laughlin for August of 2018, -2.25% but is still up by 2.5% year to date.
The Laughlin River Regatta resumed in August after a one-year absence (previously the Bullhead Regatta).
Resort Fees are now in place at many of the Laughlin Casino-Hotels. See the Laughlin Resort Fee Guide here. Room rates and restaurant prices also seem to be on the rise. Meanwhile, August Visitor Volume and Gaming Revenue were down.
Sources: Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
* NOTE: ADR & RevPAR figures for 2017 have been restated to reflect implementation of updated accounting rules in 2018 at some properties. Previously published 2017 ADR and RevPAR figures may reflect former accounting methods.
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