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At Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, Work And Play Go Hand In Hand

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Conveniently located in southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun offers easy access to Boston, New York City, Hartford, Providence and surrounding areas, but feels a world away amidst the sweeping scenic views…

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Marriott Invests in Experiential Travel

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PlacePass users can tour Downtown Abbey filming locations Meeting planners have a new tool to entice business travelers who attend corporate events, thanks to Marriott International. The world’s largest hotel company announced this week it has invested in PlacePass, a Cambridge, Massachusetts, travel-tech company. PlacePass has developed a web-based meta-search platform to assist travelers in…

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Trump’s Travel Ban Blocked—Again

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President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban hit a roadblock yesterday, and if the travel industry seems slow to react, well, that might be because it’s already reacted. A federal judge on Wednesday put a temporary halt on the president’s second executive order seeking to put a 90-day block on travelers from Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia,…

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Nearly Half of European Companies to Cut Travel to United States

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Business travel professionals didn’t like President Donald Trump’s original travel ban, and they don’t like the revised one, either, according to a new survey. The good news? They’re slightly less pessimistic. The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) polled its U.S. and European members this week to assess the business travel impact of the president’s revised…

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom to Bring Avatar to Life

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Pandora–The World of Avatar, courtesy Walt Disney Imagineering On May 27, the theme park that has everything will unveil its newest immersive attraction: Pandora–The World of Avatar. Set to debut in Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Pandora transforms the mythical universe depicted in Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Cameron’s smash 2009…

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Banksy Opens Art Hotel with “the Worst View in the World”

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Photo courtesy of www.walledoffhotel.com Want to book a night in the world’s coolest hotel? Well, if controversial art is your thing then we have the hotel for you! After 14 months of construction, Banksy’s boutique hotel will officially open on March 11. Banksy has attained both fame and infamy through graffiti art portraying radical political…

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EU Parliament Proposes Reinstating Visas for Americans

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Forget language barriers, currency exchange rates and presidential travel bans. The newest obstacle that U.S.-based meeting planners may face when organizing an international meeting is a visa requirement from European countries. Late last week, the European Union Parliament voted to approve a measure that urges the European Union Commission to require visas for American passport…

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President Trump Signs Revised Travel Ban

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UPDATE MARCH 6: President Trump’s new revised travel ban issued Monday removes Iraq from the list of mostly Muslim nations that faced restrictions and limits the United States’ refugee program. The changes will take effect March 16. PUBLISHED MARCH 3: While President Trump’s Russia crisis moves to eclipse the good will generated from his speech to Congress on Tuesday night, his…

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