Travel & Hospitality

Lead Editor: Angie Giroux-Scheide

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SmartBrief keeps readers informed about travel and hospitality news. Our vast range of topics include hotels, car rental agencies, travel agents, luxury accomodations and destinations, spa news, gambling and casinos, as well as gadgets and other innovations and trends that make life on the road a little easier. 

South Korea markets casinos to Chinese visitors


  • Reuters

Casinos in South Korea are marketing to Chinese gamers to boost business, but they are courting mass-market gamblers instead of high rollers via giveaways of rice cookers and iPads. "The decrease in c… Read More

MGM Resorts posts earnings growth in Q1


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • Investor's Business Daily

First-quarter profit at MGM Resorts International was $169.9 million, up from $102.7 million last year and beating analysts' predictions. Revenue was down 11% to $2.33 billion on weakened results in M… Read More