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Disney Makes a Bold Move to Knock Off Nintendo's Biggest Franchise

Disney Makes a Bold Move to Knock Off Nintendo’s Biggest Franchise

Walt Disney (DIS) has very few rivals when it comes to families. The company offers a brand of entertainment that generally spans all ages. That’s part of what has made the Disney+ streaming service so popular, and it’s a major driver for its theme parks. Disney World and Disneyland attract families because they offer inoffensive …

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Las Vegas Casino Closing, Another Will Take Its Place

Las Vegas Casino Closing, Another Will Take Its Place

Land has become unbelievably precious in Las Vegas and not just on the Las Vegas Strip. Yes, any buildable property on the Strip itself has been selling for exorbitant prices, but anything that’s downtown or Strip-adjacent has increased in value as well. This has forced resort/casino operators to give deep consideration to how every property …

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Casino Giant Has Huge Off-the-Las-Vegas-Strip Plans

Casino Giant Has Huge Off-the-Las-Vegas-Strip Plans

Sports fans understand that smaller market teams with fewer resources must take a different approach than their well-heeled rivals. The New York Yankees don’t have to carefully develop young prospects through their farm system. They can simply let other teams do that and buy those players when they become free agents. Small market teams like …

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Major Cruise Line Drops Vaccine Requirement From U.S. Ports

Where Carnival, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean Sit on Covid Vaccines

Cruise line covid-19 vaccination and testing rules, which were imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at the beginning of the pandemic, have been stricter than most. After the pandemic started in early 2020, the CDC signed a No Sail Order on March 14, 2020, which was finally lifted after nearly eight months …

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These stocks soared up to 12% after inflation cooled

These stocks soared up to 12% after inflation cooled

Amid the euphoria following what appeared to be the first sign of slowing inflation, stocks staged a broad rally on Aug. 10, with dozens of large-cap stocks rising 5% or more. Those included several tech names that investors loved during the early stages of the coronvirus pandemic, along with cruise lines, credit-card lenders and chip-related …

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Major Cruise Line Drops Vaccine Requirement From U.S. Ports

Major Cruise Line Drops Vaccine Requirement From U.S. Ports

As the cruise industry has made its way back from its covid-related March 2020 through July 2021 closure, a lot of people have put off cruising until it returned to “normal.” That’s a relative word, however, as your normal and my normal may not be the same. Some people waited to cruise until masks were …

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What the CDC Decision Means for Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruisers

What the CDC Decision Means for Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruisers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention kept Royal Caribbean (RCL) – Get Royal Caribbean Group Report, Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL) – Get Carnival Corporation Report, Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH) – Get Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. Report and every other cruise line from sailing from ports in the U.S. from March 2020 through July …

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Norwegian Drops Covid Testing. Will Royal Caribbean, Carnival?

Norwegian Drops Covid Testing. Will Royal Caribbean, Carnival?

The cruise industry has faced a public perceptions problem ever since the pandemic began. Like Walt Disney’s (DIS) – Get The Walt Disney Company Report theme parks and many other travel destinations, the cruise industry ceased operations almost as soon as the covid pandemic was declared in March 2020.  Once vaccinations became widely available, the …

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Will Las Vegas Strip Casinos Ban a Popular Bad Habit?

Will Las Vegas Strip Casinos Ban a Popular Bad Habit?

Las Vegas caters to every sin. You can experience “pride” when you pull off some sort of improbable gambling beat, “greed” when you see your winnings pile up, “lust” during all sorts of R-rated performances, “gluttony” as you partake of the city’s many fine culinary offerings (and its endless buffets), “wrath” when your losing or …

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