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The Deadliest Garden in the World: Visit Alnwick’s Poison Garden in Northumberland, England The mind reels to think of all the early humans who sacrificed themselves, unwittingly, in the prehistoric quest to learn which plants were safe to eat, which were suitable for healing, and which would maim or kill whoever who touched them. Even now, of course, the great majority of us rely on experts to make these distinctions for us. Unless we’re steeped in field training and/or folk knowledge, it’s safe to say most of us wouldn’t have a clue...
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Long Live CES! | By Terence Ronson

Traveling to Las Vegas at the start of the year to see what tomorrow looks like, has been something I've always looked forward to through the years. CES was that for me, opening my eyes to what the future holds. I would be one of some 200,000 walking around the stalls taking delight in inspecting and testing the various gadgets, appliances or the latest in technology of most things that touch our lives. This year, all these could only be enjoyed vicariously and virtually as a consequence ...
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Allegiant Air is adding 21 low-cost leisure routes to this year with service to 3 new cities - here's the full list

An Allegiant Air Airbus A320 aircraft. Ryan Fletcher / Allegiant Air is adding 21 new routes and three new cities in 2021. The route expansion spans from coast to coast with the first routes launching in March. Regions with beaches, national parks, and/or mountains are among the main focus as that's where travel trends are now pointing. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Allegiant Air is continuing a nationwide expansion with 21 new routes planned for 2021...
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United is preparing for a Boeing 737 Max resurgence in February with the 12 first routes just added to its schedule - here's the full list

A United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9. Philip Pilosian/ United Airlines revealed the first 12 routes that its Boeing 737 Max aircraft will fly. The newly ungrounded jets will be based in Denver and Houston with routes from coast to coast. United operates the larger Boeing 737 Max 9 jet and is currently the only airline in the US to operate the type. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. United Airlines has scheduled the first routes for its Boeing 737 Max aircraf...
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The life of Sheldon Adelson, the late casino billionaire behind The Venetian and Marina Bay Sands, who donated more than $120 million to Republican causes in 2020

Gambling giant Las Vegas Sands Corp's Chief Executive Sheldon Adelson speaks during an interview with Reuters in Macau, China, December 18, 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate and Republican donor, died on January 11 at the age of 87. Adelson, who was chairman and majority shareholder of the world's largest casino operator, Las Vegas Sands, was worth an estimated $33 billion in January 2021 before he died, per Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Adelson...
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This service lets you rent Winnebago Mercedes-Benz Sprinter RVs picked up from airports for $199 a day. See how it works.

Blacksford's van. Blacksford Newcomer Blacksford is disrupting the RV rental market by creating a platform of rentable Winnebago-converted Mercedes-Benz Sprinters.Blacksford is currently located at McCarran International Airport by Las Vegas and the Bozeman Airport in Montana with plans to expand to new locations in the coming year.The company was founded by Jonathan Distad after he had a less-than-optimal experience trying to rent an RV for a family vacation.Blacksford rentals range fr...
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Alaska Airlines is buying another 23 Boeing 737 Max jets for a total of 68 and adding new routes to its namesake state

Boeing 737 Max aircraft of Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and Gol Linhas Aéreas. LINDSEY WASSON/Reuters Alaska Airlines and Boeing signed an agreement in principle for a total of 68 of the 737 Max aircraft with an option for 52 more. Deliveries will take place over the next four years as Alaska uses the jets to replace its Airbus A320 family fleet.  Alaska has not yet taken delivery of a Boeing 737 Max yet but plans to fly the jet in March 2021. Anchorage, Alaska will also see three ...
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The Ultimate Guide to a Vegas Garden Wedding You’ll Never Forget

Everyone wants an original wedding. The trouble with getting married in Vegas is that it’s one of the most popular destinations in the world when you’re looking to elope. Brides shy away from the cliche of a Vegas shotgun wedding in hopes of creating a more cosmopolitan experience. But you can have it both ways. Here’s how to plan the ultimate Vegas garden wedding you’ll never forget.  Planning a Las Vegas Wedding You don’t need to roll through a drive-thru for your wedding to...
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The best Cyber Monday 2020 travel deals for domestic getaways — with flexible booking dates through the end of 2021 and beyond

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Getty Images/Yumi mini Due to COVID-19, the travel industry has been upended and the landscape continues to shift.Hotels, booking sites, and tour operators are still offering significant savings for Cyber Monday 2020 and Travel Tuesday 2020 (December 1). However, with the ongoing pandemic, many people aren't sure if travel is safe right now, or when they will be ...
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All 11 US airlines are running Black Friday sales, but the meager discounts are just another sign of an industry in crisis — here's the list

Flying on a Spirit Airlines Airbus A320neo. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider All 11 major US airlines are participating in Black Friday in which flyers can get the jump on deals for 2021 travel. Those not offering discounted flights are offering sale prices or bonuses when purchasing points or miles.  International flight deals are largely missing as travel restrictions continue to hinder where Americans can travel.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Black Friday is here, ...
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Frontier Airlines is launching 19 new routes and expanding to 3 new cities in 2021 with a new shortest route at 167 nautical miles — here's the full list

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A321. Carlos Yudica / Frontier Airlines is planning massive growth in 2021 with 19 new routes and entry into three new cities. The bi-coastal expansion will focus primarily on California and Florida but cities across the US will see increased service.  In the Caribbean, Frontier is taking the fight to Spirit Airlines with increased service to the Dominican Republic and US Virgin Islands.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Fronti...
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Frontier Airlines is launching 19 new routes and expanding to 3 new cities in 2021 with a new shortest route at 171 nautical miles — here's the full list

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A321. Carlos Yudica / Frontier Airlines is planning massive growth in 2021 with 19 new routes and entry into three new cities. The bi-coastal expansion will focus primarily on California and Florida but cities across the US will see increased service.  In the Caribbean, Frontier is taking the fight to Spirit Airlines with increased service to the Dominican Republic and US Virgin Islands.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Fronti...
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Bartech Unveils BarTouch Cloud to Enhance Manual Minibar Operations Efficiency

Las Vegas — November 18, 2020 — Bartech, a Las Vegas-based provider of automatic, profit-generating minibar solutions for the global hospitality industry, has announced the launch of BarTouch Cloud, an advanced manual minibar management solution designed to address the needs of today's hotels in a post-COVID industry environment. With guests expected to remain socially distanced and with properties limiting the presence of non-essential staff for the foreseeable future, BarTouch Cloud ens...
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I'm a flight instructor in Las Vegas, where clients rent private planes for up to $1,000 an hour. Business is booming as people are coming out of the woodwork wanting to learn to fly.

Carl May has been a pilot and flight instructor for nearly two decades. Carl May Carl May is a 38-year-old flight instructor and director of flight operations for All In Aviation in Las Vegas. He's been teaching and flying planes around the US for 17 years. Despite the ongoing pandemic, business for All In Aviation has boomed this year, and May has nearly doubled his staff of flight instructors since April. He typically sees several clients a day for three- to four-hour flight lessons on p...
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Private jet firm XO just added 15 aircraft to its fleet in a major fleet expansion that will help corner the new market of first-time private jet flyers

XO is expanding its fleet to 58 aircraft with the addition of 15 light jets. Perry Correll/ Private aviation firm XO just added 15 Cessna Citation Ultra jets to its fleet, growing to 58 aircraft in total. It's the first light jet to be flown by XO, offering a greater variety to new and existing members over the traditional super-midsize and long-range aircraft operated by the firm. Thomas Flohr, the CEO of XO's parent company, Vista Global, told Business Insider that member...
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Golden Nugget Leverages Knowland to Prospect for New Business

Knowland, the leader in group hospitality analytics for hotels, convention and visitor bureaus, conference centers and other meeting venues, announced today that Las Vegas hotel and casino, the Golden Nugget, has leveraged Knowland's historical database of actualized events to amplify its group sales and prioritize leads.
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Oracle Deals an Ace in the Hole for Casino Group in Historic Downtown Vegas

For both the oldest to the newest casinos in downtown Las Vegas, prioritizing the guest experience is always the smartest bet. Derek and Greg Stevens, the brothers who own The D Las Vegas, Golden Gate Hotel & Casino and the soon-to-open Circa Resort & Casino are doubling down on this idea, using Oracle to modernize each casino to deliver an exceptional and safer guest experience that uniquely blends the vintage Vegas feel with contemporary expectations.
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Atari is opening gaming-inspired hotels around the US, with vintage arcades and pop culture nightclubs. See what they will look like.

Atari. Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images An Atari themed hotel is planned in Arizona, with more locations to come. Atari is behind hundreds of iconic games, including Pong and Centipede. New renders show what the gaming inspired hotel could look like. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Atari, the brand forever linked with iconic games like Pong and Centipede, will soon be a theme for a gaming-inspired hotel in Arizona and Las Vegas.In January, strategy organization GSD G...
Tags: Travel, Gaming, Video Games, Entertainment, US, Trends, Tech, Features, Arizona, Pop Culture, Las Vegas, Atari, Pong, Esports, Phoenix, Gensler

The best hotels in the US with in-room jacuzzi or hot tubs for every budget

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Miraval Resort For most Americans, international travel to exotic destinations is still off the table, but there are plenty of indulgent places to stay in the US. For added luxury, or to simply savor extra room for social distancing, many hotels offer rooms with private jacuzzis for a spa-like stay.We rounded up highly-rated hotels around the US with this desirable feature, ranging from $94 to $879...
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Las Vegas: One Destination’s Approach to Travel Recovery | By Rachel Bird

The Las Vegas strip was the leading commercial casino market in the U.S. in 2019, generating nearly $7 billion in revenue. However, its appeal for domestic and international tourism goes beyond gambling. As a top destination for shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife, Las Vegas has drawn interest around how it's rebounding from the impacts of COVID-19.The Las Vegas travel industry is navigating the complexities and uncertainties of the constantly ev olving COVID-19 landscape,...
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MGM Resorts International Announces Comprehensive Health And Safety Plan For Meetings And Conventions

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) today announced a comprehensive plan designed to facilitate the safe return of meetings and conventions at the company's properties in Las Vegas and throughout the United States, subject to local regulations and restrictions. MGM Resorts' "Convene with Confidence" plan is the result of months of work with experts and builds on the company's Seven-Point Safety Plan to provide a comprehensive approach to health and safety. This includes the option for a...
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Travel: Ready to return to Vegas? Here’s what’s new

If what happens in Vegas really stays in Vegas, then there’d be no worry of bringing COVID-19 back home after your southern Nevada getaway. Alas, the famous slogan doesn’t apply to contagious diseases. That’s why the novel coronavirus pandemic is no joke even in a city crawling in comedy clubs, not that anyone can take in a show just yet. But after months of being uncharacteristically lifeless, the vast majority of casinos, hotels, restaurants and stores are back in business downtown and along t...
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Park MGM reopening as first Las Vegas smoke-free casinoPark MGM reopening as first Las Vegas smoke-free casino

Park MGM and NoMad Las Vegas accepting guests from 30 Septembe
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14 Fun Things to Do in Las Vegas for Kids (adult’s like these too)

Should you visit Las Vegas with kids? Once again on our US travels, we were faced with many people telling us Vegas just wasn’t a kid-friendly destination. Much like they told us about Mardi Gras in New Orleans with kids. We went and had a great time. If a place has kids living in it, then usually you can find kid friendly attractions. Exploring downtown Las Vegas Sure Vegas is unsavory in many ways, but you can avoid that – and introduce an education at the same time. You’...
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First smoke-free Vegas casino

After the Las Vegas Strip went dark in March, the reopening of the legendary destination’s hotels has been a slow and gradual process. MGM Resorts, which owns several properties on the Strip, has just announced the reopening dates of its last two hotels — meaning all MGM properties worldwide will soon be open again — but with a big change. The Park MGM and NoMad Las Vegas will reopen on September 30, smoke-free. Photo: Park MGM In a statement, Anton Nikodemus, President of MGM Resorts’ Las...
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Covid-19 Diary : Sunday 13 September, 2020

  An introductory request.  If you’re finding these twice-weekly Covid-19 diary entries helpful, can I ask you to reciprocate in a small measure.  As you might have seen on Friday, I’m holding the annual fundraising drive to secure the needed funds to be able to continue to devote my time sufficiently to keep writing this for you.  I have to make a choice twice every week at present – do I spend a day researching my latest diary entry, or do I go out and work somewhere for the day instead? Ther...
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Las Vegas COVID-19 Pandemic Update | By Shannon Okada

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) reported that the number of visitors to Las Vegas in June and July of 2020 totaled 2,503,100, which represented a 65.7% decrease from 7,293,300 visitors in June and July of 2019. Visitors to Las Vegas in the year-to-date period through July 2020 totaled 11,170,700, a 55.0% decline from the 24,825,500 visitors during the same period of 2019. However, visitor numbers increased 35.0% from June 2020 to July 2020.
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Mohegan Sun Adopts Wireless eTray Technology by Bartech to Provide Guests With Convenient and Safe In-room Purchase Options

Las Vegas — September 1, 2020 — Bartech, the leader in automatic minibar solutions for the global hospitality industry, has partnered with the Mohegan Sun Casino & Resort to implement its advanced eTray solution, an innovative platform that allows hoteliers to sell non-refrigerated products within the guestroom without the need for an existing minibar. As reopening properties face the need to adapt services to address guest concerns over potential health risks, Mohegan Sun's adoption of t...
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The best cheap hotels in Las Vegas

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Dennis Hohl / EyeEm / Getty Images Las Vegas hotels are lavish and live large, and often offered at competitive prices.Many casinos and hotels have reopened following shutdowns due to the novel coronavirus and we rounded up the best affordable hotels in Vegas, with updated information on their new COVID-19 policies.Our hotel selections are rated four stars and higher, and are based on our own trave...
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The coronavirus outbreak has triggered unprecedented mass layoffs and furloughs. Here are the major companies that have announced they are downsizing their workforces.

People gather at the entrance for the New York State Department of Labor offices on March 20, which closed to the public due to the coronavirus outbreak in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Andrew Kelly/Reuters The spread of the coronavirus is projected to impact millions of jobs worldwide.In just 22 weeks, more than 57 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance — that's more than the number of claims filed during the Great Recession.The travel and hospitality industries h...
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