Travel & Hospitality

Lead Editor: Angie Giroux-Scheide

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Free Bet blackjack a hit at 2 Calif. casinos


  • San Francisco Chronicle (free content)

Two tribal casinos in Northern California are offering a variation of blackjack with free bets. The game, dubbed Free Bet, was created by Geoff Hall, who also created Blackjack Switch. In Free Bet, th… Read More

Windstar Cruises to enhance sailings with private land events


  • Travel Weekly

Each of Windstar Cruises' 2015 itineraries will include a private land experience that highlights the local culture of its destination. Events include workshops on letter-drawing and lantern-making in… Read More