MGM Resorts International Introduces Real-Money Online Gaming In New Jersey On playMGM.com Platform

August 3, 2017 – MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), the world’s leading entertainment company, announced today its playMGM.com platform now offers real-money online gaming in New Jersey. The launch of two MGM Resorts-branded gaming sites – playMGMcasino.com and playMGMpoker.com – represents the company’s efforts in the real-money online gaming space which became legal in New Jersey in 2013. “We are thrilled to be entering…

Hilton Secures Landmark Hotel In New York City With Opening Of Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza

Key property located across from the United Nations Headquarters on Manhattan’s East Side welcomes global leaders and guests August 4, 2017 – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced today that ONE UN New York will join the Hilton network as Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza on August 30 as Hilton Hotels & Resorts’ seventh local property. The…

Crystal Bach Joins Award-Winning Crystal River Cruises Fleet

Crystal’s first ‘Rhine Class’ ship delivered to CEO and president, Edie Rodriguez, during handover ceremony in Germany August 4, 2017 – Crystal River Cruises, the World’s Most Luxurious River Cruise Line, today welcomed Crystal Bach to its award-winning fleet. The luxury river ship, the first of four “Rhine Class” ships set to sail the rivers of Europe, was delivered…

ILG Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results

August 4, 2017 – ILG (Nasdaq: ILG) yesterday announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017. “We are pleased with our results for the second quarter, which reflect a significant contribution from Vistana. On a pro forma basis, our branded vacation ownership sales and marketing platform delivered an increase of 21% in consolidated…

Generali Global Assistance’s Travel Insurance Division, CSA Travel Protection, Issues Statement on Outer Banks Mandatory Evacuation Coverage

August 4, 2017 – Generali Global Assistance’s Travel Insurance division, CSA Travel Protection, today issued  the following statement regarding the ongoing power outage situation that is affecting travelers in the Outer Banks area of North Carolina as it relates to its insurance policies for the vacation rental space. “This is a man-made event of unprecedented scope and duration that is…

Wynn Las Vegas Announces Frank Visconti As Senior Vice President of Retail

The Resort’s Luxury Retail Offering Continues To Expand With New Development, Wynn Plaza August 3, 2017 – Wynn Las Vegas announces the appointment of Frank Visconti as Senior Vice President of Retail. With more than 40 years of luxury retail and hospitality industry experience, Mr. Visconti is a pioneer in master planning new retail developments and was instrumental…

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Global Connections Travel Team Shares Advice at Building Better Moms Meetings

August 3, 2017 – Global Connections Inc. (GCI)a well-known travel club fulfillment and service provider has shared some personal and professional advice with members of Building Better Moms (BBM) in Leawood, KS. GCI travel staff has visited the group on a monthly basis offering do’s and don’ts for family travel and answering the mom’s travel questions. BBM focuses…

Go ‘Behind The Barre’ with JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts in Partnership with the Joffrey Ballet

Luxury Hotel Brand and America’s Premier Ballet Company Team Up to Bring On-Demand Barre Classes to Hotel Rooms Around the World August 3, 2017 – JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, in partnership with The Joffrey Ballet, today launched Behind the Barre, a series of workout videos available on demand for travelers staying in the brand’s guestrooms around…

Working with Carbon Offsets To Alleviate Poverty (COTAP), Expedia combats global economic inequality and climate change together

August 3, 2017 – To reduce global economic inequality along with greenhouse gas emissions from its corporate travel, global travel industry leader Expedia, Inc. has invested in four community-owned carbon offset projects from the global non-profit Carbon Offsets to Alleviate Poverty (COTAP.org). COTAP’s carbon offset projects counteract emissions through tree planting, agroforestry and forest protection.…