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. 

La. ranks fourth in casino employment


  • KTAL-TV (Shreveport, La./Texarkana, Texas)

Numbers released Wednesday by the American Gaming Association show Louisiana's 19 commercial casinos employ 15,706 and paid $603 million in wages last year. The state is behind only Nevada, New Jersey… Read More

Guests embrace Ayurveda teachings at Calif.'s Chopra Center


  • XETV-TV (San Diego)

Ayurveda healing is based on eating natural foods, relaxing with massage and calming the mind through yoga and meditation. Sara Harvey, chief operating officer at the Chopra Center in the Omni La Cost… Read More