Is Las Vegas becoming the competitive bowling capital of the world?

?All the casinos in town that have bowling centers, there?s a reason: It?s a popular sport, anyone can do it and it?s also a great demographic,? said South Point general manager Ryan Growney. ?(Bowlers) like to drink beer, they like to have a good time, they like to gamble ? so it?s a demographic that casinos are going to obviously try to reach …
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Asia's travel and tourism industry 'to face talent crisis'

Asia's travel and tourism sector is booming but will faces a severe shortage of skilled workers in the next 10 years, a top industry executive said Wednesday. Investments in human capital have lagged behind spending on infrastructure such as airports and hotels, said David Scowsill, president and chief executive of the London-based World Travel and Tourism Council. "We are indeed facing a talent …
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Now We’re Talking: Marriott to Give Free WiFi to All Marriott Rewards Members Next Year

The reason we were all “meh” about Marriott Hotels’ wireless phone chargers a few weeks ago was simply because Marriott is still charging for WiFi up in the guest rooms. But it looks like they’ve had a change of heart because…

Marriott International will be giving all members of its Marriott Rewards program free WiF at all Marriott brands (about 3,800 hotels) starting on January 15, 205. #stunned #flabbergasted #theendishere

Here’s the official Marriott statement:


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UPDATE 1-Accor goes digital to combat online rivals

* Accor buys French travel software company Wipolo PARIS, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Accor, Europe's largest hotel group, plans to spend 225 million euros (283.5 million) between 2014 and 2018 to beef up its digital business in response to the challenge from online booking rivals like Expedia and Booking.com. In a statement ahead of an investor day detailing the plan, Accor said that as part of the plan …
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US warns against Burundi travel amid Shebab threat

WASHINGTON – The United States on Thursday issued a stark travel warning for Burundi after threats by al-Shebab militants and imposed a de facto night-time curfew on US government staff in the country. The State Department warned all American citizens to avoid non-essential travel to the small, impoverished country, nestled in Africa's Great Lakes region. "The terrorist organisation al-Shebab …
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