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

Bar Harbor, Maine

Blount sailings to stop in Maine, Canada


  • USA Today

Blount Small Ship Adventures will offer sailings in 2015 that include visits to less-frequented destinations in Maine and Canada's New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The Two Nation Vacation: Maine & New B… Read More