Month: October 2020

Woman still missing weeks after night out alone on vacation

A Seattle woman has been missing for more than three weeks after taking a Lyft for a night out alone while on a trip to Dallas, Texas, her family said.

Marisela Botello, 23, was last seen in the early hours of Oct. 5 going out in the nightlife district of Deep Ellum for what was supposed to be the final night of her stay with her boyfriend, NBC program “Dateline” reported.

“She was scheduled to fly back to Seattle that Monday,” her aunt, Dennesly Castillo, told the program. “But she never made the flight. And she hasn’t returned home.”

Move Over, Sustainable Travel. Regenerative Travel Has Arrived.

VisitFlanders, the tourism organization representing the Northern Belgium region, used local input to rethink its mission, repositioning its stance from growing travel for the sake of the economy to creating an “economy of meaning,” according to its master plan. That includes, among other initiatives, linking visitors with locals who share their passions for things like history or food and making storytelling central to sites like its World War I battlefields.

“We’ve managed to shift the thinking from having their primary objective be about growing the numbers, to creating flourishing destinations, flourishing communities and having them say what kind of

2020 Bermuda Championship Odds and Picks

Bermuda Championship sunset

The PGA Tour’s next stop is the Bermuda Championship. Photo by @Bermuda_Champ (Twitter)

  • The Bermuda Championship at Port Royal Golf Course tees off Thursday, October 29th
  • Will Zalatoris and defending champion Brendon Todd are the top two favorites to win outright
  • We’ve narrowed down the golfers with the best chance of emerging victorious and provided the best value bets below

The last two weeks on the PGA Tour have featured fantastic fields at the CJ Cup and Zozo Championship, which can’t be said about the Bermuda Championship this week. Defending champion Brendon Todd is the lone top-50 player in the

More Than 200 Airlifted to Safety After Wildfire Trapped Them in Popular Camping Area

SHAVER LAKE, Calif. — More than 200 people were airlifted to safety early Sunday after a fast-moving wildfire trapped them in a popular camping area in California’s Sierra National Forest, one several fires that broke out amid record-breaking, triple-digit temperatures that baked the state.

The California Office of Emergency Services said Black Hawk and Chinook helicopters were used for the rescues that began late Saturday and continued overnight. At least two people were severely injured and 10 more suffered moderate injuries. Two campers refused rescue and stayed behind, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office said.

A photo tweeted by the National

Demand Is Rising For Properties In Vacation Home Markets

The ability to work remotely has many home buyers toying with the idea of moving to vacation home markets, which are seeing increased interest as shifting priorities and preferences transform where and how people want to live. 

Page views of for-sale listings are up nearly 50% from a year ago in metro areas typically considered vacation destinations, defined as metros with at least 65,000 people and five times more vacation homes than the nation as a whole. That’s compared to a 37% increase in page views nationally.