With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy releases you might have missed.
Every day people turn to Facebook to share the moments that matter most to them. On Dec. 8, the company highlighted the most talked-about global topics, the top ten global Live videos, and more in Facebook’s 2016 Year in Review. See the full release for the top 10 lists and details on how to access “Your Year in Review.”
Boeing on Dec. 6 issued a statement regarding the Air Force One program. See the full release to see the full text of the statement.
Prominently situated on a hill overlooking the Potomac, MGM National Harbor opened its doors to the public at 11 p.m. last night, introducing the first luxury gaming resort to the Capital Region. The debut marks an entirely new generation of entertainment and hospitality projects in the U.S.: a fully integrated resort in the heart of a major metropolitan area. See the full release for an inside look at MGM National Harbor.
Millennials are more likely than GenXers or Boomers to quit their job in the next six months, and nearly one third of them say that is exactly what they plan to do. A new survey by Clutch, a leading B2B ratings and reviews site, finds that millennials more often report less job fulfillment than the generations of workers before them and that they rely heavily on their managers for accurate, consistent, and immediate feedback. See the full release for more details on the survey.
Eleven Consecutive Billion-Dollar Days of Online Desktop Spending from Thanksgiving through Cyber Week Mark the Longest Streak Ever
comScore reported holiday season U.S. retail e-commerce spending from desktop computers for the first 34 days of the November-December 2016 holiday season. For the season-to-date, $38 billion has been spent online, marking a 12% increase versus the corresponding days last year. See the full release to learn more about the 2016 Christmas shopping season.
Pigeon Forge (Tennessee) tourism officials are reinforcing that the city’s many attractions, theatres, restaurants, and lodging properties are operating as usual after recent wildfires in the area. The announcement comes after Gatlinburg Mayor Mike Werner encouraged visitation to the area as a show of support. “If you really want to do something for Gatlinburg, come back and visit us,” Werner said in a Nov. 30 press conference. See the full release to find out more about how the wildfires affected tourism in the Great Smoky Mountains.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.