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. 

Coquille Indian tribe chooses economic development CEO


  • KCBY-TV (North Bend, Ore.)

Judy Metcalf, who has served as the Coquille Economic Development Corporation's interim CEO since 2014, has been chosen by the tribe to continue permanently in the role. Metcalf started with the tribe… Read More

Senator calls on FTC to investigate rogue hotel booking websites


  • The Hill

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has asked the Federal Trade Commission to scrutinize business practices of certain hotel booking websites. The request stems from the potential for consumers to be defraud… Read More