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. 

James Packer sets sights on Strip again


  • Bloomberg
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal

Australian billionaire James Packer has purchased part of a loan covering land on the Las Vegas Strip, and could build a hotel-casino on the site, which was the New Frontier Hotel & Casino. Packer own… Read More

August grand opening planned for ice cream bar-influenced nail salon


  • Wicked Local

Owner Jennifer Nguyen says Averie's Nail Spa, in Cohasset, Mass., will hold its grand opening this month. The salon, which was designed to look like an ice cream bar with chocolate-brown tables and wh… Read More