Tag: Casinos

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 19:54 0

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees with wearable 'panic button' devices they ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 5, 2019 23:37 0

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response is, “Then don’t do this.”  ... Read More

MGM won’t buy Wynn Encore Harbor Casino in Boston: 35 Million in fines

MGM won’t buy Wynn Encore Harbor Casino in Boston: 35 Million in fines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 07:50 0

After talks of MGM buying Wynn Resort's Encore Boston fell apart Tuesday night, lawmakers are hoping both casinos will now re-focus on the business at ... Read More

Why to boycott Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts, Cesars Entertainment and Harrah’s

Why to boycott Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts, Cesars Entertainment and Harrah’s

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 21:15 0

Tourism is everyone's business and the livelihood of an entire state can depend on this industry. The State of Nevada, Hawaii, Florida are good examples. ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

mm Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019 01:13 0

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during a brainstorming session held last ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35 0

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences ... Read More

Visitors to Walter E. Washington Convention Center encouraged to ask Alexa

Visitors to Walter E. Washington Convention Center encouraged to ask Alexa

editor editor- April 10, 2019 02:47 0

Through a strategic partnership between Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, and Volara, the voice hub for the ... Read More

The Iconic Transformation of the Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo

The Iconic Transformation of the Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:16 0

Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo in the heart of the Monaco playground for the world’s rich and famous founded in 1864 was turned into a modern age ... Read More

Gambling is big business in tourism

Gambling is big business in tourism

mm Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019 02:22 0

The gambling industry, which happens to be a really big one worldwide, is one of the most popular in terms of tourism. That’s why casino ... Read More

Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences

Unique hotels lead to successful guest experiences

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 26, 2019 20:03 2

The contemporary traveler sees a hotel more than just a place to sleep and take a shower. The hotel has become part of the travel ... Read More

Live like a local in Nassau, Bahamas

Live like a local in Nassau, Bahamas

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 8, 2018 10:43 0

Travel destination - the Bahamas - is a Caribbean archipelago located off the coast of Florida with a long history of colonization. Read More

Where  in the U.S. Casinos are in desperate need for revenue

Where in the U.S. Casinos are in desperate need for revenue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 27, 2018 08:11 0

Gambling is an important revenue stream for tourism in the Mariana Islands, a U.S. territory north of Guam. In Mariana Islands, The chairman of the House ... Read More

Australian gambling resorts bet heavily on tourism

Australian gambling resorts bet heavily on tourism

editor editor- December 23, 2011 09:01 0

Australian gambling resorts are spending heavily to attract international tourists, but competition from Macau, Singapore and further afield is intense. Read More

Singapore’s gambling on casinos paid off in 2010

Singapore’s gambling on casinos paid off in 2010

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2011 22:02 0

SINGAPORE (eTN) - It did not take too long for Singapore to reap the financial benefits of its new casino complexes. Read More

Hawaii legislators kill Waikiki gambling proposal

Hawaii legislators kill Waikiki gambling proposal

editor editor- February 26, 2010 04:40 0

HONOLULU — Lawmakers in Hawaii have decided not to allow gambling on the isles. Read More

Singapore tourism to get boost from integrated resorts

Singapore tourism to get boost from integrated resorts

editor editor- February 12, 2010 05:00 0

SINGAPORE — Singapore has been missing that "certain something" as a tourist destination. Read More

New travel restrictions may hamper Macau’s gambling industry

New travel restrictions may hamper Macau’s gambling industry

editor editor- October 23, 2009 09:20 0

HONG KONG - Macau casino revenue climbed 22.3% in the July-to-September period to a record 31.78 billion patacas ($3.81 billion), the city's Inspection and Coordination ... Read More

Italy’s tourism minister proposes more casinos to boost tourism

Italy’s tourism minister proposes more casinos to boost tourism

editor editor- October 23, 2009 04:46 0

MILAN - Italy could get an extra 10-15 luxury casinos if Tourism Minister Vittoria Brambilla's plans go ahead, her spokeswoman said on Thursday. Read More

Putin is calling in the chips on the gambling industry

Putin is calling in the chips on the gambling industry

editor editor- July 1, 2009 07:19 0

MOSCOW – Nearly two decades after the Soviet collapse set Russia's roulette wheels spinning again, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is calling in the chips on ... Read More

Belize Free Zone and casinos in Corozal closed

Belize Free Zone and casinos in Corozal closed

editor editor- May 2, 2009 05:30 0

Belize’s Ministry of Health this morning held a press conference in Belize to share the following information on the swine flu, which the World Health ... Read More

Cruise ships can run casinos while in Bermuda ports

Cruise ships can run casinos while in Bermuda ports

editor editor- June 10, 2008 02:33 0

Cruise ships will be allowed to open late-night casinos in port after Cabinet approved a plan aimed at fighting off increasing competition from rival cruise ... Read More

Prosecutors raid tourist casinos in Seoul

Prosecutors raid tourist casinos in Seoul

editor editor- May 28, 2008 05:00 0

Seoul prosecutors yesterday raided the headquarters of Grand Korea Leisure, a subsidiary of the state-run Korea Tourism Organization, and foreigner-only casinos in Seoul run by ... Read More

Casino tourists bring growth and strain to Macau

Casino tourists bring growth and strain to Macau

editor editor- January 22, 2008 06:23 0

Macau — The world's busiest casino town is straining to handle the affections of the world's largest population. Read More

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