LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto visited the Las Vegas Convention Center's new wing and spoke about how the rebounding tourism industry. 

Cortez Masto said the new West Hall was "mind-blowing" when seeing it for the first time on Monday and that it will be a "game changer" for the industry as it recovers after pandemic shutdowns. 

Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto visited the Las Vegas Convention Center's new wing and spoke about how the rebounding tourism industry.

"This is a premier space. The technology that went into it to be able to accommodate a lot of these trade shows, along with they type of customer service we provide ... it's going to provide an opportunity for so many to enjoy the conventions they're participating in, and the comforts as well," Cortez Masto said. 

Cortez Masto added that conventions and events to be held at the newly expanded convention center will bring in revenues that can help with further recovery. 

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority President Steve Hill guided Cortez Masto's tour of the space. 

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