Wearing a Face Mask? That’s Winning in Vegas

Caesars Entertainment properties in Las Vegas are making it profitable to be wearing a face mask inside its reopened hotel-casinos. Caesars this past weekend introduced a promotion in which employees randomly walked the casino floor and awarded players a $20…

CLIA Extends Suspension of Cruising From US Ports Until September

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced on June 19 that its ocean-going cruise line members will voluntarily extend the suspension of cruise operations from U.S. ports until Sept. 15, 2020, as the coronavirus outbreak continues. “The current no-sail order…

Caribbean American Heritage Month Kicks Off With Online Celebration

June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month and, in celebration, the Facebook Group ‘Travel Advisors Who Sell the Caribbean’ has launched a month-long campaign that will spotlight a different destination each day. The initiative is called “Rediscover the Caribbean One…

Hotel CEO’s See Enhanced Role for Travel Advisors

Chief executives of major hotel companies speaking on a virtual panel see an enhanced role for travel advisors as the industry navigates its way through the COVID-19 pandemic. Appearing on the NYU International Hospitality Investment Conference “CEO’s Check-In” panel, Mark…

Upcoming Virtual Conference to Focus on 'New Travel'

A week-long New Travel Conference will be held virtually from June 8-12 with the purpose of “rejuvenating the travel industry.” The conference aims to connect travel companies with travel advisors and travel and lifestyle media. The goal of the conference,…