Golden Nugget Enhances Its Shine

Golden Nugget Atlantic City has begun the first phase of a multi-million-dollar hotel and room renovation project. The first phase is slated to be complete by May of this year. Aimed at enhancing the overall guest experience, transformative hotel upgrades will be carried throughout the hotel including rooms and suites.

8 Great Florida Keys Openings & Renovations

The Keys are known as a destination for fishing, boating, snorkeling, and scuba diving. The Keys have many resorts, including high-end hotels, boutique hotels, and all-inclusive resorts. Here are eight properties that are opening or undergoing renovations to make sure the Keys experience stays great.

Hawaii May Impose Green Tax on Visitors

Hawaii's governor, Josh Green, has proposed a $25 climate tax on tourists to protect the state's natural resources from the influx of visitors. The bill, HB206, would be collected when visitors check into a hotel or short-term rental.

Biden Administration Announces Nearly $1 Billion in Grants for Airports

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $970 million from President Biden’s Bipartisan Investing in America agenda to 114 airports across the country, spanning 44 states and three territories.

Tropicana Las Vegas to Close

Six decades after the storied Tropicana in Las Vegas that once had ties to the mob and was nicknamed the “Tiffany of the Strip,” the property is set to shut its doors for good to make room for a $1.5 billion Major League Baseball stadium that will be home to the relocating Oakland Athletics.

Get Stuffed

Unbeknownst to most, quahogging or as some may call it, clamming, plays an integral role in Rhode Island – aiding in the growth of its $5 billion Blue Economy (the sustainable use of ocean resources to benefit economies).

Top of the World — Colorado Convention Center Completes Expansion

Last month, hundreds of dignitaries gathered to celebrate the completion of the Colorado Convention Center (CCC) Expansion Project, signaling to the global convention industry that the facility is now open for business.

Hilton to Manage Expansion Space at the Indiana Convention Center

Hilton officials have signed the management agreement to operate the new convention space and an adjacent hotel Two important milestones on the path to construction of the sixth expansion of the Indiana Convention Center and a new 800-room Signia by Hilton Indianapolis have now been reached. “The two items we crossed off the to-do list […]

Fontainebleau Las Vegas Celebrates Grand Opening

In a prelude to one of Las Vegas' most anticipated grand openings, Fontainebleau Las Vegas hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Dec. 13, hours before the resort's public debut.

Air Service to Key West Takes Off

Seat capacity is increasing from several major cities.  Airline seat capacity is increasing on flights between several major cities and Key West International Airport (EYW), which is currently undergoing a major Concourse A expansion to be completed by summer 2025. JetBlue Airways has resumed nonstop service to EYW from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) on […]

Speaker Trends: Content is King

According to the Freeman 2024 Trends Report on attendee intent and behavior, When it comes to keynotes, content comes first. Attendees want substance, not celebrity. A thought- provoking, relevant topic will outweigh even the most prominent speaker.


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