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Macau Gaming

article Daily visitation to Macau reaches 20,000 as quarantine measures for arrivals from Qingdao eased (10/29/2020)
(Macau) -- The number of visitors entering Macau each day has crept past 20,000, while hotel occupancy has climbed to around 40%, as the SAR’s recovery from the...
article Border issues continue to plague Macao gaming revenue in August (9/1/2020)
(Macau) -- Macao’s gross gaming revenue continued to languish in August, but the Asian casino region is preparing to see more tourists after border restrictions...
article Macau 2Q GDP dips 68pct as gaming, tourism exports fall (8/24/2020)
(Macau) -- Macau’s second-quarter exports of gaming services and other tourism services fell by 97.1 percent and 93.9 percent respectively, judged year-on-year,...
article Guangdong quarantine lifting won’t cause COVID-19 rebound (7/15/2020)
(Macau) -- The Macao government said on Tuesday it believes that today’s lifting of Guangdong’s 14-day quarantine requirement for all arrivals from Macao...
article Macao casinos applaud relaxing of Guangdong border-crossing rules (7/14/2020)
(Macau) -- The planned relaxation of border-crossing rules between Macao and China’s Guangdong Province on Wednesday is encouraging to casino operators, Asian...
article Over 100,000 apply for Macau-Guangdong border clearance on strong pent-up demand (7/14/2020)
(Macau) -- More than 100,000 people have tried to complete the transcoding procedures connecting the health codes of Macau and Guangdong Province over the past two days...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Genting

article Genting approved for feasibility study into US$600 million monorail system linking planned site of Miami casino complex (10/26/2020)
(Florida) -- The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners has approved a US$14 million study into the feasibility of Asian casino giant Genting Group and its local...
article Genting Group arrives in Miami on a monorail (10/26/2020)
(Florida) -- Genting Group has its hands in a number of industries around the world, including several resorts and casinos. It’s ready to tackle a new project,...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Virginia Gaming

article Traffic study continues for proposed casino (10/26/2020)
(Virginia) -- COVID-19 has impacted some of the daily traffic on area roadways with some employees not traveling to work as usual, but local officials still are trying...
article A Rosie’s slot parlor could be coming to Chesapeake. The company promised $15 million to address traffic concerns. (8/13/2020)
(Virginia) -- A company that wants to bring a slot-machine parlor to Chesapeake’s Greenbrier Mall put up $15 million and promised traffic improvements to overcome...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Chehalis Tribe

article Thurston County to ‘permanently’ close road near Lucky Eagle Casino in Rochester area (10/23/2020)
(Washington) -- Thurston County will soon “permanently” close 188th Avenue Southwest between Moon Road Southwest and Lucky Eagle Casino’s employee...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Circa Resort invites local rideshare drivers to experience 'Garage Mahal' (10/21/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Circa Resort & Casino is inviting local Uber and Lyft drivers to a trial run of the city's first fully-integrated ride-share hub, "Garage...
article Elon Musk’s Vegas Loop Will Only Serve Fraction of Convention Center Traffic, Report Claims (10/17/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- A report released Friday casts some serious doubts about the capabilities of Elon Musk’s underground people mover currently under construction below...
article Las Vegas braces for electric tourism boom with California’s gas car sales ban (10/15/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- A power source for Nevada’s tourism industry plans to switch its fuel from pump to socket. Experts say California’s phasing out of gas-powered...
article Elon Musk's Boring Co. has officially applied to create a system of underground tunnels connecting the entire Las Vegas strip (10/14/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- With its first Las Vegas project nearing completion, Elon Musk's Boring Company has set its sights on connecting the city's entire Strip, as well...
article Las Vegas Monorail Bankruptcy Begins, as Government Agency Pursues Acquisition (10/14/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Bankruptcy hearings for the Las Vegas Monorail Company began this week, with nearly 50 creditors attending the remote discussion. The bankruptcy filing is...
article California-to-Las Vegas Bullet train project gets moving (9/30/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- For those who live in Los Angeles, CA, looking to head out to Las Vegas for a weekend of gambling fun, the trip takes about 3 hours and 45 minutes...
article Elon Musk’s Tunnel Under Las Vegas for Self-Driving Cars Is Almost Complete (9/17/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- For most of 2020, Elon Musk has dominated news headlines for SpaceX rocket launches and Tesla’s wild stock movements, so much so that it’s...
article Tourism authority to buy idled Las Vegas Monorail for $24M (9/10/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The idled Las Vegas Monorail is being bought by the local tourism authority with plans to arrange the system's second Chapter 11 bankruptcy after 16...
article Tourism agency approves plan to buy Las Vegas monorail (9/2/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has agreed to a deal to buy the monorail transit system along the Resort Corridor. Tuesday’s action...
article Sale of Monorail to LVCVA may be official Tuesday (9/1/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- By the end of Tuesday, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority figures to win permission to acquire the Las Vegas Monorail Co. if two board votes...
article Las Vegas airport count improves again, but still 64% below last year's numbers (8/27/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport's passenger count rose to 1.6 million in July, a 56% increase from June's numbers but still well...
article High-Speed Rail Heats Up In California As Brightline Eyes Las Vegas Route Extensions (8/22/2020)
(California) -- Brightline, the sole private passenger rail service in the U.S., has a green light from transit agencies to begin planning two extensions for its $5...
article Boring Company approved to expand Vegas tunnel loop to nearby casino (8/9/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The Boring Company’s vision for a network of transport tunnels beneath Las Vegas has gained a little more traction, with local officials approving...
article Virgin out as partner in Las Vegas to SoCal high-speed rail project (8/8/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The planned high-speed train system set to run between Las Vegas and Southern California will no longer bear the Virgin Trains USA name. Instead, the Las...
article More than 1M visited Las Vegas in June, down 70.5% (8/7/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- More than 1 million people visited Las Vegas in June, the month casinos were allowed to reopen. But the 100 percent drop in convention attendance — that’s...
article Resorts World Las Vegas receives Clark County Commission approval to connect with Elon Musk’s underground tunnel system (8/7/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Genting Group’s US$4.3 billion Las Vegas integrated resort development, Resorts World Las Vegas, has been granted permission by the Clark County...
article Resorts World gets green light for underground people mover station (8/6/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Resorts World Las Vegas is cleared to move ahead with plans to build an underground station for The Boring Company's people mover. The property...
article Las Vegas Xpress train project plans for 2021 launch date (8/1/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- X-Train CEO Michael Barron has lofty hopes for his planned Las Vegas to Los Angeles luxury rail line, even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
article Las Vegas airport passenger count back up to 1 million in June — still 77% below last June (7/28/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport's passenger count was back over 1 million travelers in June, following the reopening of Nevada casinos...
article Elon Musk’s tweet sparks interest in underground people-mover project (7/22/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Elon Musk ramped up excitement for the Boring Co.’s underground people-mover project at the Las Vegas Convention Center late Tuesday.
article Less crowded these days, Las Vegas airport adjusts to new normal (7/12/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- While waiting for her luggage at McCarran International Airport, Christina Esposito of San Diego said she was concerned about traveling in the midst of...
21 Total Articles on this Issue

Busing

article Greyhound resuming NYC bus service to Atlantic City casinos (10/19/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- After a seven-month hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic, Greyhound Lines Inc. will resume bus service next week to the city’s casinos...
1 Article on this Issue

Poarch Creek

article Buses return to Wind Creek Bethlehem casino, with modifications (10/16/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Motorcoaches have returned to Wind Creek Bethlehem for the first time in seven months, albeit on a much more limited schedule and with several changes...
1 Article on this Issue

COVID-19

article Hong Kong and Singapore reach preliminary “travel bubble” agreement (10/15/2020)
(Hong Kong) -- Hong Kong and Singapore have reached a preliminary “travel bubble” agreement that would eliminate the need for people travelling between the...
article White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation (10/12/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention drafted a sweeping order last month requiring all passengers and employees to wear masks on all forms...
article Fauci, CDC chief raise concerns about full airline flights (6/30/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The government’s top experts in infectious diseases on Tuesday criticized American Airlines' decision to pack flights full while the...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Coeur d’Alene Tribe

article Unknown Object Shot at Bus Carrying Plummer-Worley Students After Football Game (9/14/2020)
(Idaho) -- A bus carrying Lakeside High School football players was shot at on Friday night while leaving the North Idaho town of Clark Fork, Plummer-Worley...
1 Article on this Issue

San Carlos Apache

article Nnee Bich’o Nii Apache Transit Services rides again (9/13/2020)
(Arizona) -- For nearly five and a half months, the Apache Transit fleet sat dormant, void of passengers due to the State of Emergency ordered by the San Carlos Apache...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article OP/ED: I-15 traffic is proof that Nevada tourism is recovering (9/11/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The amount of traffic from Southern California on I-15 into and out of Las Vegas for the Labor Day holiday is yet another strong indicator that people are...
article Nevada Target of Travel Restrictions From 17 States and D.C. (9/4/2020)
(Nevada) -- For the last two months, Nevada has been battling a surge in new Covid-19 infections. Now, its residents are facing self-quarantines and other precautions...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Bristol casino project expected to bring more flights to Tri-Cities Airport (8/28/2020)
(Virginia) -- More flights should come to Tri-Cities Airport if a Bristol casino project is approved by Bristol, Virginia, voters in the November general election,...
article Casino project expected to bring more travelers through Tri-Cities Airport (8/27/2020)
(Virginia) -- The Tri-Cities Airport is poised to take on additional passengers if the Bristol casino referendum is approved by city voters. The United Company, partners...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

China Gaming

article China announces travel blacklist to stop overseas gambling trips (8/26/2020)
(China) -- China is once again showing they are serious about putting an end to overseas gambling for their citizens. The country’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism has...
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Complimentary Caesars shuttle now includes Tropicana: Mr. A.C. Casino (8/17/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Leave the driving to Caesars. The complimentary Caesars Rewards Shuttle now includes Tropicana Atlantic City on its route.
1 Article on this Issue

Cheyenne River Sioux

article Sturgis rally visitors not allowed through Cheyenne River Reservation checkpoints (8/6/2020)
(South Dakota) -- Tourists heading to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally will not be allowed through checkpoints on the Cheyenne River Reservation. The regulation is part of...
article Sturgis rally travelers shouldn’t go through Cheyenne River reservation (8/3/2020)
(South Dakota) -- Two state government agencies are advising motorists headed to the Sturgis motorcycle rally they will face tribal traffic checkpoints on two...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Turtle Mountain

article Turtle Mountain Tribe invests in roads (7/24/2020)
(North Dakota) -- A part of a phased approach to planning and spending CARES act funding, the Turtle Mountain tribe began infrastructure improvements with the Turtle...
1 Article on this Issue

Land Issues

article With input from local tribes, LMN’s Washington ferry terminal is optimized for minimal environmental impact (7/17/2020)
(Washington) -- When the Mukilteo ferry terminal—the eastern terminus of the Washington State Ferries (WSF) system’s Mukilteo-Clinton route—was...
1 Article on this Issue

Philippines Gaming

article Manila airport authority severs ties with consortium over US$2 billion NAIA upgrade (7/14/2020)
(Philippines) -- The Manila International Airport Authority has terminated a deal with NAIA Consortium – a group comprising several of the Philippines’...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article DOT’s Transportation Self-Governance Program for Tribes Takes Effect (10/2/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Tribal Transportation Self-Governance Program has officially taken effect. The program provides a...
article American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association recognizes best tribal destinations (9/17/2020)
(Indian Country) -- The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) recognized the best tribal destinations and tourism industry leaders at its annual...
article Partner of Sask. woman who died in Alta. icefield crash calls for increased bus safety (7/21/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- Devon Ray Ernest remembers Dionne Jocelyn Durocher as a loving person, a caregiver and someone who loved her family more than she loved herself....
article U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5 Million Funding Opportunity for Tribal Transit Projects Nationwide (6/1/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the availability of $5 million in Fiscal Year...
article Winnipeg group gives free bikes to Indigenous students in need of transportation (5/10/2020)
(Winnipeg) -- A new program is giving bicycles to Indigenous youth who move to Winnipeg for school to help them get around the city as they pursue their studies. The...
article Work starts on Cattaraugus Territory section of Thruway (3/10/2020)
(Nevada) -- New York State Thruway Authority officials said Tuesday work has begun on a "critical" infrastructure project to repair and completely rebuild an...
article Ravn blames Quinhagak for hard landing that lead to lawsuit (3/6/2020)
(Alaska) -- In May of 2019, a Ravn plane landed so hard on the Quinhagak airstrip that it knocked off one of its landing wheels and scared the three passengers on board...
article Inuvik stop signs to include Indigenous languages (3/3/2020)
(North Canada) -- A new multilingual stop sign project in Inuvik, N.W.T., is hoping to highlight the importance of Indigenous language preservation. The community-based...
article Sinema cosponsors legislation to improve tribal roads (2/29/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has introduced the bipartisan Tribal Transportation Improvement Act with Republican Sen. John Thune of South Dakota. The...
article Sen. Thune introduces bill to fund tribal transportation infrastructure (2/28/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Senator John Thune, introducing a bi-partisan bill in Washington to help funding for tribal transportation programs. Sen. Thune introduced the bill...
article Alaska Natives say their voices are being ignored in ferry reshaping group (2/21/2020)
(Alaska) -- With the Alaska Marine Highway System in dire straights, Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced in January the formation of an AMHS Reshaping Work Group to come up...
article Treaty 3 communities, Ontario transportation ministry sign highway-twinning agreement (2/6/2020)
(Ontario) -- Four northwestern Ontario Indigenous communities have signed an agreement with the province's transportation ministry over the planned twinning of the...
article Warm weather creating 'crisis' for First Nations that rely on ice roads (2/4/2020)
(Ontario) -- Warm weather is playing havoc with the winter road network that connects remote First Nations in northwestern Ontario to the provincial highway system,...
article Shared-use paths picked for funding help in seven South Dakota communities (2/1/2020)
(South Dakota) -- A state panel has chosen seven South Dakota communities to receive transportation alternatives funding this year. They’ll be added to the state...
article Winter Roads Conditions Impacting Northern Ontario Communities (1/31/2020)
(Ontario) -- Northern Winter Roads are currently closed to full loads for transport trucks. Timmins – James Bay MP Charlie Angus says, “I spoke up in the...
article Napleton’s to pave lot for temporary casino parking in Rockford (1/28/2020)
(Illinois) -- Napleton Auto Group has purchased 3 acres behind its Perryville Road dealership that could be used to accommodate overflow parking when Giovanni’s...
article TSA apologizes after employee grabbed Native America woman's braids and said "giddy up" (1/16/2020)
(Minnesota) -- The Transportation Security Administration is apologizing to a Native American woman after she was reportedly humiliated by an agent during a security...
press release Houlton Band of Maliseets Getting Federal Funding To Purchase Snow Removal Equipment (1/16/2020)
(Maine) -- An American Indian tribe whose members live near the most northeastern point of the United States is getting help from the federal government to buy snow...
press release Nearly $5 million in funding awarded through FTA’s Tribal Transit Program (1/16/2020)
(Alaska) -- Approximately $5 million in federal funding has been awarded to American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments to support 39 transit projects in 20...
article TSA apologizes to Native American woman 'humiliated' during security screening (1/15/2020)
(Minnesota) -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has apologized to a Native American woman who was recently “humiliated” by an agent’s...

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