What we’re reading: Game of Thrones promos, new Legoland hotel, strike slams Lufthansa


Winter is coming: MGM teams with HBO to hype ‘Game of Thrones’

MGM Resorts and Luxor Hotel and Casino, and HBO have formed an advertising partnership.

In the lobby of the Luxor, Game of Thrones banners hang. Show-themed key cards let guests into their rooms, and Game of Thrones pillow-toppers decorate beds. A Game of Thrones commercial plays on in-room TVs.

Legoland Hotel to open in California

LEGOLAND will open a hotel in California.

Within the three-story, 250-room hotel are three themed guest rooms: pirate, adventure, and kingdom. At least eight LEGO® models are on display in each room.

Strike prompts Lufthansa to cancel 500-plus flights

A strike by more than 33,000 workers has forced Lufthansa to cancel more than 500 flights.

The strike is expected to last for about five hours from 5 a.m. (12.00 a.m. ET) the union said on Wednesday, setting the stage for the next round of wage talks on Friday.

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