Month: May 2021

Just in Time for Summer Vacation: Family Travel Startup Offers Up to 70% off Hotels and Other Travel Products | State

NEW YORK, May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Expedition, a global family-travel community started in 2020 by two former Wall Street Journal editors, this week launched a booking platform that offers families deep discounts on travel worldwide.

Families who sign up for a free membership can book the same hotels and car rentals as on public sites, but at a significant discount. With a paid Adventurer membership ($249 a year), they can score up to 70% off hotels and resorts.

“We started The Expedition to help families see the world,” said Ryan Sager, co-founder of The

World’s busiest airport: The pandemic has yielded a new No. 1

(CNN) — Seven of the world’s top 10 busiest airports in 2020 were in China while the former world’s busiest airport — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the United States — fell to No. 2 in the rankings after 22 consecutive years in the top spot.

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in China was the world’s busiest airport in 2020, rising to the No. 1 spot from its No. 11 ranking in 2019, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by airport trade organization Airports Council International (ACI).

Dramatic shifts in the top 10 list for passenger numbers — and the decimation

Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire push tour to 2022, including American Family Insurance Amphitheater show in Milwaukee

Another 2021 concert is off the calendar for Summerfest’s renovated American Family Insurance Amphitheater. 

Austin’s homeless residents fear what’s next once camping ban takes effect

AUSTIN (KXAN) — While a controversial ban on public camping motivated Austin voters to get to the polls — and passed Saturday with nearly 58% of the vote — by Monday, many of Austin’s homeless still seemed unaware that the proposition existed, let alone passed.

Dozens of tents remain set up downtown beneath the I-35 overpass at 6th and 7th streets.

Abigail Wilson is among those who just found out about the Prop B ban. She said she had no interest in going to a shelter, and instead would seek refuge in a more isolated spot.

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