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19th Nov 2017
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Environmental Reviews of California Bullet Train Pushed Back to 2020

By Associated Press Supporters of the bullet train in California earlier this year. The project has been delayed for a number of reasons, including, most recently, a push-back in dates...

19th Nov 2017
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Celebrity Builds a New Ship for the Galapagos and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

By Sarah Enelow, Skift A Royal Caribbean ship is shown at the company’s private destination, Labadee, in Haiti. The company is rolling out new tech to make cruising easier. Royal...

19th Nov 2017
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Chinese Companies Are Now Investing in Flying Car Technology

By Adam Minter, Bloomberg A photo from the sale of Terrafugia to Geely. A Chinese automotive company has acquired one of the most innovative flying car companies. Terrafugia / Twitter...

19th Nov 2017
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U.S. is Poised For Biggest Thanksgiving Travel Rush Since 2005

By Barbara Powell, Bloomberg U.S. highways, such as this one in Seattle, will be crowded with some 45.5 million travelers next week for Thanksgiving. Bala Maniymaran / Flickr Skift Take:...

19th Nov 2017
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Airbnb Growth Story Has a Plot Twist and 7 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

By Sarah Enelow, Skift Airbnb is acquiring Accomable, also known as the “Airbnb of accessible travel.” Airbnb Skift Take: This week in hospitality, Airbnb is acquiring the an accessible travel...

19th Nov 2017
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U.S. Approves Delta Joint Venture With Korean Air

By Associated Press The U.S. DOT approved a join venture between Korean Air and Delta. Pictured is a Korean Air jet at Heathrow International Airport in London. Frans Zwart /...

18th Nov 2017
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Why In-Flight Entertainment Screens May Persist and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

By Sarah Enelow, Skift American Airlines’ premium economy. Earlier this year, American Airlines announced that it will accept new Boeing 737 Max aircraft without in-seat screens. American Airlines Skift Take:...

18th Nov 2017
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Popularity of Ridehailing Services Will Hurt New Car Sales

By Joe Ryan and David Welch, Bloomberg An image from Uberpool. growth in ridehailing companies will reportedly hit global car sales. Uber Skift Take: Car ownership has been a mainstay...

18th Nov 2017
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Times Square Desnudas and Costumed Characters Have Businesses Moving Elsewhere

By David M. Levitt, Bloomberg Times Square landlords are confident they can withstand competition from new developments in other parts of the city. David M. Levitt / Bloomberg Skift Take:...

18th Nov 2017
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Last-Minute Tickets Bought by Lawyers and Consultants Boost Airline Profits

By Justin Bachman, Bloomberg Most legacy airlines try to hold back seats so that last-minute business travelers can buy them at high prices. Pictured are travelers on a Delta Air...