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Business Travel Resumes, Though Not at Its Former Pace

Mr. Harteveldt was more optimistic about the prospects for business travel. “If developed countries’ economies remain strong and the war in Ukraine doesn’t spread, then the business travel industry will […]




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Disney Takes Visitors to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Galactic Starcruiser will have its grand opening on Tuesday. March, April and most of June are sold out.Disney started working on the starcruiser project about six years ago, Mr. Trowbridge […]




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How Omicron Could Knock Economic Recovery Off Track

LONDON — This week, Marisha Wallace finally had to admit that her planned five-day ski holiday in Switzerland in mid-December was not salvageable: The Swiss government’s sudden decision to impose […]




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Hotel and Airline Bookings for Business Travel Resume, Hesitantly

Business travel has started again, but in fits and starts.Hotels and airlines have reported a rise in bookings for travel in the United States in the last couple of months.The […]




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British Restaurants Are Battling a Staff Crisis, Worsened by Brexit

The problem is not just Britain’s stricter immigration rules. Other workers, in Britain and elsewhere, have left the hospitality industry looking for more stable employment, according to Kate Shoesmith, the […]




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Bill and Melinda Gateses’ Divorce Spotlights a Secretive Fortune

The fortune of Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates exceeds the size of Morocco’s annual economy, combines the value of Ford, Twitter and Marriott International and is triple the endowment […]




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One Way to Get People Off the Streets: Buy Hotels

With offices in San Francisco booming and ample opportunity for overtime, Mr. Sanchez said that at his peak he could max out at $22 an hour, or a little over […]




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Airbnb Is Driving Hosts Elsewhere With Costly Pandemic Policies

Another host, Anthony Farmer, filed a proposed class-action lawsuit against Airbnb in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in November. The suit, which is attempting to override […]




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Falling Behind on Weekly Rent and Afraid of Being Evicted

Before the new Nevada moratorium was imposed, one weekly rental company — the Siegel Group — was especially prolific, filing 328 eviction actions in both Nevada and Arizona since the […]




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Nobody Is Going to Conventions. Convention Centers Are Growing Anyway.

“There’s various ways they could do it,” he said. “It’s not straightforward.”Even in the best of times, convention centers are loss leaders, said Mr. Sanders, the Texas professor. But the […]