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Super Bowl 2024 Drives Most Expensive Hotel Rates in Game History

After a controversy around hosting the Formula 1 race, the Super Bowl will be another test for how well Las Vegas handles mass sporting events.

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Discussion Questions:

  1. What is supply and demand?
  2. Between tickets, hotel rooms, and flights, how might the Super Bowl in Las Vegas illustrate the concept of supply and demand?
  3. How is supply and demand impacting prices around this year’s Super Bowl?
  4. What is economic impact?
  5. What is the difference between direct effects and indirect effects as it relates to economic impact?
  6. How many visitors are expected to visit Las Vegas for the Super Bowl?
  7. How will those visitors make an impact on the economy?
  8. According to this story, what is the expected economic impact for the city of Las Vegas?
  9. Do you think all economic impact predictions are accurate? Why or why not?
  10. According to this story, how many times has Las Vegas hosted the Super Bowl?
  11. From an event management perspective, why is it important that the city handles the event well?
  12. What challenges might the city face from an event management perspective?
Chris Lindauer
After working for nearly a decade in professional sports, Chris Lindauer, formed Sports Career Consulting to provide unique sports business education opportunities in and out of the classroom. In the eighteen years (and counting) that followed, Chris has inspired thousands of students to pursue their passions and explore the career of their dreams. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, two teenage daughters and their dog.


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