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Angie Giroux

Angie Giroux is a senior editor in charge of SmartBrief's travel and hospitality content, including newsletters for the aerospace and aviation industries. Before joining SmartBrief, she was with a Washington, D.C.-based trade association.

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COVID-19: Lessons learned in the travel industry
COVID-19: Lessons learned in the travel industry

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the airline, cruise and hotel industries, possibly forever.

Coronavirus: Aviation, hospitality industries respond
Coronavirus: Aviation, hospitality industries respond

Due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus, the travel business is doing what it can to adjust to the situation.

Hotels, restaurants warm guests with special cocktails for winter
Hotels, restaurants warm guests with special cocktails for winter

Hotel bars and restaurants everywhere spice up their drink menus during the winter.

How hotel restaurants transform into a winter wonderland
How hotel restaurants transform into a winter wonderland

Food and beverage programs at leading hotels know that outdoor dining isn’t just for warm months of the year, and many guests want to experience winter weather in a special way.

Hotels, tour operators get adventurous with experiential travel
Hotels, tour operators get adventurous with experiential travel

Travelers are increasingly seeking to up the ante with their travel experiences, creating a segment -- and opportunity -- in adventure or experiential travel.

How travel companies are becoming friendlier to the environment
How travel companies are becoming friendlier to the environment

Airlines, airports, hotels and travel advisors are taking steps toward travel options that are friendlier to the environment and lessen their carbon footprint.

Airport lounges step up their game to serve millennials, solo travelers
Airport lounges step up their game to serve millennials, solo travelers

Millennials and those adding leisure to business trips are growing segments for the travel industry.

How airlines, hotels are expanding business travel programs
How airlines, hotels are expanding business travel programs

Hotels and airlines are working harder than ever to make business travelers more comfortable.

How hotels are encouraging a good night's sleep
How hotels are encouraging a good night's sleep

As luxury increasingly intersects with wellness, hospitality providers are paying more attention to helping guests sleep in ways both big and small.

Beer-centric travel is on the rise
Beer-centric travel is on the rise

When 42% of Americans say they prefer beer to wine or liquor it makes perfect sense that many hospitality companies have jumped on the beer wagon, seeking ways to set themselves apart.