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Flight Attendants’ Anxiety About Coronavirus – and Jobs. MGM Resorts Suspending Buffets.

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It’s a scary time not only for some travelers — but people working in the travel business. Meanwhile, coronavirus has claimed a Vegas institution: the buffet.

Those are some of today’s headlines and blog posts that caught my eye.

A Tall Tail

A330 vs. Gulfstream IV: guess who won that incursion?

MGM Resorts Suspending Buffets

You know something’s bad when Vegas starts closing buffets.

Leo the Lion is seen near a sign for Hakkasan night club outside the MGM Grand (an MGM Resorts property) in Paradise, Nevada, which is adjacent to Las Vegas.

MGM Resorts announced today it will temporarily close buffets at several Vegas resorts this Sunday.

Some Flight Attendants Growing Anxious Over Coronavirus

Contracting a viral illness isn’t the only thing concerning flight attendants right now. The future of their jobs (as well as others’ in the travel industry) are growing worrisome. 

Oh, Shoot! Tourists Are Bringing Guns into New York

An alarming amount of firearms are being brought through New York City airports.

Visiting Japan During Coronavirus

A travel writer recently took a trip to Japan. Here’s what it was like.

— Chris

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