Tennessee – Encouraging Tourists with Airline Vouchers

Debate here in the UK is should the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan be offering tickets to England football at Wembley if you book your jab. Over in Tennessee to boost tourist visits to the Volunteer State you can get up to $250 vouchers to use on American Airlines, Delta or Southwest Airlines. There are 10,000 vouchers available between 05 July – 15 September for … Continue reading Tennessee – Encouraging Tourists with Airline Vouchers

Las Vegas – First ‘Ground-up’ Resort Opens in Over a Decade

Las Vegas’s newest casino resort hotel opened 24 June 2021. It is the first ‘ground up’ casino to open on the strip for over ten years. At a cost of $4.3bn the mega Asian themed resort has been built on the site of the Stardust on the northern end of the strip. Resorts World is 66 stories high and spreads over 3,500 rooms that feature … Continue reading Las Vegas – First ‘Ground-up’ Resort Opens in Over a Decade

Disneyland – CA $100 Sandwich!

Due to welcome Disney guests early June, Avengers Campus will open with one ride. ‘Web Slingers’  a Spider-Man Adventure will be the first ride at any Disney Theme Park to feature a super-hero. The Avengers Campus is an extension to Disney’s California Adventure in Anaheim California. It is the cuisine choices that are making the news though as the Avengers Campus world features an Ant-Man … Continue reading Disneyland – CA $100 Sandwich!

New York – Little Island @ Pier 55

Visitors to New York now have a new attraction to visit on what will be an already packed itinerary. Constructed on the Hudson River, New York has unveiled it’s newest park. Little Island @ Pier 55 is a 2.4 acre playground with trails and an ampitheatre called the ‘The Amph’ that can seat 687 guests. Little Island boasts over 350 species of trees, shrubs and … Continue reading New York – Little Island @ Pier 55

Disney World & Universal Studios, Fl- no Masks Outdoors

As the world still is still juggling with the grip of Covid-19 some semblance of normality is being announced in some of America’s theme parks. Walt Disney World and Universal Studios are allowing guests to be outside without wearing a face covering. The wearing of masks is still enforceable in lines, on rides and anywhere inside. Daily visitor capacity is going to increase as well. … Continue reading Disney World & Universal Studios, Fl- no Masks Outdoors

MGM Resorts Return to Capacity

The Nevada Gaming Control Board has granted permission to MGM Resorts to operate their Casino floors at 100% capacity with no further social distancing rules. Outside of the gaming areas the 80% capacity restriction will still apply. This includes restaurants and pool areas. It seems that at last Las Vegas is bidding farewell to Covid-19. MGM Resorts was granted the waiver after it agreed to … Continue reading MGM Resorts Return to Capacity

Coronavirus – UK puts USA on Amber

The UK announced a traffic light system of countries that UK residents will be allowed to travel to from 17 May 2021. The travel industry and most of the population of the UK was very disappointed with the results. The decisions were analysed by data that included the rates of infection of Covid-19 as well as the success so far of the countries vaccination programme. … Continue reading Coronavirus – UK puts USA on Amber

Amtrak – 50 years old

Happy Anniversary Amtrak This week marked the anniversary of the passenger rail system created in 1971. President Biden, who was a regular commuter between Wilmington and Washington D.C when the Senate was in session and was sometimes referred to as ‘Amtrak Joe’ made an appearance to announce plans for a much needed boost to the rail system’s infrastructure. The President is offering that $80b be … Continue reading Amtrak – 50 years old

New Virgin Hotel – Las Vegas announces No Resort Fees

Due to open it’s doors on 25 March 2021 the new off ‘Strip’ Virgin Hotel, Las Vegas has bucked the trend and entices patrons with no resort fees, free parking and complimentary Wi-Fi. This news will no doubt set the ‘cat amongst the pigeons’.  It will be watched with interest to see if it’s competitors follow suite. This is a great move forward and could … Continue reading New Virgin Hotel – Las Vegas announces No Resort Fees