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. 

Texas judge dismisses suit against historical horse racing


  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

A judge dismissed a lawsuit that Texas state Rep. Matt Krause filed against the Texas Racing Commission to block a plan to install gaming machines at racetracks across the state. Racetrack owners said… Read More

Experts: Future travel leaning toward experiences, human touch


  • Travel Weekly

Panelists and speakers at the ASTA Global Convention stressed the growing importance of human contact and "experiential over the material" among consumers. Amadeus executive Carolyn Cauceglia pointed… Read More