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The Austin Convention Center is pleased to announce the return to live, in-person events this month. The center will welcome a total of four events during May, all of which have received approval by Austin Public Health as events which have sufficiently demonstrated the ability to facilitate an elevated dedication towards the department and the […]

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  As part of National Travel and Tourism Week, and underscoring the week’s theme of “The Power of Travel,” the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) released a case study on May 4 citing the many successes achieved by hosting East Coast Volleyball’s 2021 Northeast Volleyball Qualifier (NEQ) tournament. NEQ was the city’s first in-person […]

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The Mirage Hotel & Casino is doubling down in 2021 and adding even more comedians to its Aces of Comedy lineup. Taking The Mirage Theatre stage this summer and fall are Kathleen Madigan, Whitney Cummings, Ron White, Iliza Shlesinger, George Lopez and Heather McMahan. Additionally, Tom Segura has added two dates to his recently announced run. All shows are scheduled to begin at 10 […]

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  Caribe Royale Orlando, Central Florida’s largest all-suite convention hotel located in the heart of the nation’s No. 1 convention and tourist destination has achieved a major milestone in its $125 million phased renovation. A stunning 50,000 square foot all-new grand ballroom and the first tower of fully renovated one-bedroom suites are now open, and […]

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MGM Resorts International was awarded recognition on the Forbes list of Best Employers for Diversity 2021. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The Best Employers for Diversity were selected based on Statista’s innovative methodology, guaranteeing unbiased results and providing reliable insights. Over 50,000 […]

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On May 4, Omni Hotels & Resorts announced the start of construction on the highly anticipated Omni PGA Frisco Resort in Frisco, Texas, featuring 501 guest rooms and seven four-bedroom golf villas. Set to open in Spring 2023, this extraordinary resort development in partnership with PGA of America and the City of Frisco will become a leading destination for […]

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New Orleans CityBusiness, a weekly business newspaper, has named three members of the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority to its “Power 25” ranking including Jerry Reyes, president of the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority and General Manager of the Westin Canal Place Hotel; Don C. Hubbard, commissioner of the […]

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  Caesars Entertainment, Inc. shared exciting details on its $400 million master plan investment in Atlantic City, where it owns and operates three of the region’s preeminent casino destinations – Caesars, Harrah’s Resort and Tropicana Atlantic City. The plans include remodeled room towers; freshly appointed interior design elements; enhancements to the casinos’ gaming floors; new […]

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Destinations International, the world’s largest resource for official destination organizations, convention and visitors bureaus (CVBs) and tourism boards, announced that registration is open for the 2021 Annual Convention. The event will take place on July 13-15, 2021 in Baltimore, MD. Early Bird registration rates for Destinations International members apply through May 28, 2021. Registration and more information […]

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  Ocean Casino Resort doubles down on recent success with a reinvestment of $15 million into the resort, team members and surrounding North Beach community. “Ocean’s interest in our people, product, and community is a testament to the progressive direction our property is moving toward as we enter into the summer months,” said Terry Glebocki, CEO for […]

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