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S. Windsor-based online ticketing goes mobile

Patricia Daddona |

South Windsor's Ticket Liquidator, an online ticket marketplace, has launched a mobile app intended to improve customers' shopping experience.

Coping strategies evolve as tourism advocates seek to restore funding

Patricia Daddona |

A move is afoot to restore regional tourism district funding, but in Connecticut's uncertain fiscal climate, attraction owners and tourism officials aren't relying on the state for support and have...

State announces new regional marketing push

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut Office of Tourism on Friday announced a new regional marketing program already under way aimed at expanding its partnerships with organizations and local tourist businesses across...

Anti-casino coalition worried about societal effects of 3rd gaming site

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

Eleven groups, most of which are religious organizations, are opposing a proposal for a third casino in the state, citing the potential for adverse social impacts as well as what they say are...

Trade pubs rank Mohegan Sun's Arena tops

Patricia Daddona |

National industry trade publications Pollstar Magazine, Billboard Magazine and Venues Today rank Mohegan Sun's arena as the top concert venue in the world.

Police unions push for East Windsor resort casino

Patricia Daddona |

As the Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes plan a public meeting tonight on one of three possible sites for a third casino, the East Windsor police union and its public safety committee have endorsed...

Candy shop with dining, bar to sweeten Foxwoods

Patricia Daddona |

The Sugar Factory American Brasserie is opening a confectionary shop at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket in February.

New site eyed for third casino in Windsor Locks

Patricia Daddona |

The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes on Thursday said they will meet with the public Jan. 26 to discuss two potential sites for a third casino in Windsor Locks -- one at Bradley International...

Boating industry's $146M economic impact touted

Patricia Daddona |

The $146 million economic impact of Connecticut's retail boating industry supports a workforce of 7,000 people, according to the Connecticut Marine Trades Association (CMTA).

Subway HQ in Milford hiring 150

Patricia Daddona |

Amidst a global expansion, Sandwich maker Subway is seeking 150 new employees at its headquarters this year, according to the Milford-based company.

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