Tech 2020-04-25T11:19:00Z
Uber Jaunt passenger drone

One of Uber's newest partners plans to fly electric helicopters that can charge in 7 minutes. Take a look at the Jaunt Journey eVTOL.

Jaunt's Journey eVTOL plans to take to the skies in the next decade operate aerial ride-share flights for Uber and will later be autonomous.
Transportation 2020-04-25T11:09:00Z
Voom Helicopter Airbus

Airbus' on-demand helicopter travel startup shuttered amid the pandemic. Take a look at the rise and fall of Voom.

While the business couldn't continue operating amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the knowledge acquired during its tenure will help grow urban air mobility, its CEO says.
Transportation 2020-04-24T23:17:00Z
Virgin Australia Boeing 737 800

Perth Airport has resorted to blocking Virgin Australia planes with a bulldozer in an attempt to get the airline to pay its debt

According to 7news, four Virgin Australia planes are being blocked by heavy machinery and company vehicles at Perth Airport.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-24T21:07:00Z

Before-and-after photos show how Miami's strict lockdown measures have finally emptied out the popular spring break destination — for now

Before Miami became a coronavirus hot spot, it was a popular vacation destination for spring break and parties. Now the city looks eerily different.
Reviews 2020-04-24T21:05:00Z

The Chatwal, a luxury Marriott hotel in Midtown, commands a high price but offers a luxurious stay that's classic New York

The Chatwal is just two blocks from Bryant Park and Times Square and offers a quintessential luxury Manhattan stay with Marriott Bonvoy earning potential.
Travel 2020-04-24T20:47:00Z

You don't have to be a military history buff to appreciate the Higgins Hotel New Orleans, a new Hilton boutique property attached to the National World War II Museum with competitive prices and vintage decor

With a great location, brand new spacious rooms, and fun Americana decor, the Higgins Hotel New Orleans is one of the city's most exciting new hotels.
Transportation 2020-04-24T20:29:58Z
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-24T20:10:00Z

'It really is crowded; it's too crowded': Locals in small towns like Sedona, Arizona, say hiking trails and campgrounds are full of people who fled big cities to hunker down in their 2nd homes

In small communities across the US, from the Hamptons to Jackson, Wyoming, locals are complaining of an influx of people from big cities.
Travel 2020-04-24T19:05:00Z

Park MGM Las Vegas is one of the newer additions to the strip, earning buzz for incredible on-site dining, entertainment, and affordable rooms

Park MGM Las Vegas is a serious draw in Sin City thanks to offerings like Lady Gaga's residency, Eataly, and sleek but no-frills rooms at a value.
Transportation 2020-04-24T18:09:25Z

Haunting photos of the Brooklyn Bridge show how the coronavirus pandemic turned New York City into a ghost town

The Brooklyn Bridge walkway is normally so crowded that it can be hard to move more than a few steps at a time. The coronavirus has changed that.
Transportation 2020-04-24T16:11:22Z

One of the last cruises at sea now has just 8 passengers left after 4 died of the coronavirus and hundreds abandoned ship. Here's how a 140-day world tour turned to disaster.

MV Artania started its trip from Germany in December 2019 on what was meant to be a seamless, 140-day world tour.
News 2020-04-24T16:00:00Z

A third of the global population is on coronavirus lockdown — here's our constantly updated list of countries locking down and opening up

China, Denmark, El Salvador, France, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, and Spain have implemented mass quarantines to slow the coronavirus spread.
Transportation 2020-04-24T15:46:11Z

Passengers on a packed American Airlines flight to New York didn't wear masks, and flight attendants are calling for them to be required

The airport enforced social-distancing rules, but about half the passengers on the full American Airlines flight did not wear masks.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-24T15:08:00Z

The owners of the real-life castles featured on 'The Crown' and 'Downton Abbey' are losing income and overwhelmed with maintenance needs because of coronavirus shutdowns

Castles in the UK have temporarily closed, leaving their owners without a major source of income and remaining staffers overseeing thousands of acres.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-24T15:02:00Z
Transportation 2020-04-24T14:46:28Z

The 10 longest routes flown by airlines in 2019

New aircraft technology is constantly seeing new additions to the list with airlines wanting to fly further and further on a single tank.
Travel 2020-04-24T13:16:58Z

A Spanish-mission style hotel and winery just outside San Diego, Ponte Vineyard Inn offers an affordable and low-key alternative to Napa Valley

A Spanish-mission style hotel and winery in Southern California, Ponte Vineyard Inn offers an affordable and low-key alternative to Napa Valley.
Transportation 2020-04-24T13:12:00Z

A rare British 1961 camper van owned by a CEO accused of fraud is going up for auction — see inside

The 1961 Bedford CA, offered without reserve, is estimated to auction off between $60,000 and $80,000, according to RM Sotheby's.
Travel 2020-04-23T21:54:00Z

The best cheap or free online resources to learn a new language

From casual apps to structured classes and software geared towards visual learners, we curated a list of the best affordable or free websites and apps to learn a new language.
Personal Finance 2020-04-23T21:22:00Z

Your airline and hotel elite status could be valid through 2021, as loyalty programs adjust in light of the coronavirus

Nearly every major US airline has adjusted its elite status timeline and requirements, and hotels have also tweaked their policies.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-23T20:52:00Z

A luxury hotel company that owns multiple Ritz-Carltons received millions in small-business aid thanks to a loophole in the coronavirus bailout program

A trio of hotel companies chaired by Dallas hotel exec Monty Bennett benefited the most from the coronavirus bailout for small businesses.
Reviews 2020-04-23T20:34:00Z

I stayed at the Moxy Chelsea and was impressed by its central location, co-working spaces, and excellent views

The Moxy Chelsea brings NYC's Flower District indoors and offers exceptional city views. Here's why I was so impressed by this Marriott Bonvoy hotel.
Transportation 2020-04-23T18:18:55Z

This $2,800 inflatable camping tent that can turn even a tiny car into a camper and sleeps 2 adults — see how it works

Netherlands-based Fjordsen's XL Rooftop Tent starts at €2,650, about $2,871, including a retractable ladder and an electric air compressor.
Travel 2020-04-23T15:01:00Z

14 signature cocktail recipes from hotel bars around the world — plus the tools and spirits you'll need to make them

From margaritas with a twist to breezy spritzes, these cocktail recipes from hotel bar experts will make you an at-home master mixologist in no time.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-23T14:29:00Z

'Parc de la Distance': A maze-like park that looks like a fingerprint from above was designed for outdoor social distancing

The proposed park has individual pathways and staggered entry times to enforce social distancing as Austria lifts its coronavirus lockdown.
Travel 2020-04-23T14:01:00Z

This is the pitch deck now-$31 billion Airbnb used when it was just getting started

BI Prime offers an inside look at now-$31 billion Airbnb — and the deck that got its co-founders their big break at Y Combinator.
Transportation 2020-04-22T21:06:31Z

American Airlines just raised its checked bag fees, even though hardly anyone is flying right now

American Airlines said it was raising its checked bag fees on certain tickets to better align with its airline joint venture partners.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-22T20:20:00Z

Monaco — the famous yachting destination on the French Riviera — has banned its millionaire residents from taking out their superyachts under coronavirus lockdown

Each year, Monaco hosts the Monaco Yacht Show, an event which drew 30,000 yachting industry insiders, buyers, and $4.3 billion of superyachts in 2019.
Transportation 2020-04-22T19:56:49Z

TSA employees have contracted COVID-19 at 58 airports in the US despite few travelers

US Transportation Security Administration employees have seen fewer passengers pass through their checkpoints than ever but are still getting the virus.
Travel 2020-04-22T19:03:00Z

Read the pitch deck that business travel startup Lola used to secure $37 million in funding

Read the original pitch deck that helped business travel startup Lola secure $37 million in funding from investors.
Personal Finance 2020-04-22T16:42:00Z

The 5 best credit cards for Amazon purchases — earn bonus rewards, get cash back, and enjoy purchase protection

You can buy just about everything at Amazon. Make sure you're doing it with a credit card that earns you bonus points or cash back.
Transportation 2020-04-22T16:39:00Z

This startup wants to fly you from Manhattan to Boston in 36 minutes for less than the price of a first-class airline ticket — here's how

The VTOL startup aims to allow travelers to skip the airports, train stations, and bus terminals by heading to the nearby helipad instead.
Travel 2020-04-22T15:57:00Z

The Heathman Hotel in downtown Portland boasts a modern look, a notable library of signed books, and surprisingly affordable rates — though standard rooms start small

The Heathman Hotel Portland has a storied past dating back to 1827 but after a recent renovation, the iconic hotel still feels fresh and modern. Here's why I will definitely return.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-22T15:48:00Z

Half of all travel-related jobs in the US could be eliminated by the end of April, according to a new report

The impact of the coronavirus on the travel industry is nine times worse than the impact of 9/11, Oxford Economics found.
Transportation 2020-04-22T12:32:00Z

Coronavirus demolished air travel around the globe. These 14 charts show how empty the skies are right now.

Airlines have grounded large portions of their fleets and are operating half as many flights, while passenger numbers have fallen 97%.
BI Prime Finance 2020-04-22T12:14:00Z

There's more than $10 billion waiting to pounce on the struggling real-estate sector. Distressed debt tied to a trendy Brooklyn hotel could be one of the first hospitality opportunities.

The sales effort is one of the first signs that lenders of souring hotel property debt could seek to part with troubled loans.
Travel 2020-04-21T20:50:00Z

The best US island hotels that don't require a passport

Our top island hotels include luxe retreats, family-friendly resorts, historic inns, and affordable hotels that are easy to access from the mainland.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-21T20:20:00Z

Hotels are selling credits and 'bonds' for future discounted travel in order to stay afloat during coronavirus shutdowns

Travelers can buy credits for hotels affected by the pandemic and redeem them for a higher value later, when it's safe to travel again.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-21T14:53:00Z

Inside Waiheke, the 'Hamptons of New Zealand,' where billionaires are hunkering down in their mega-mansions during the pandemic

Waiheke Island, near Auckland, is home to mega-mansions tucked away in remote corners — exactly what billionaires want for their pandemic quarantine.
Travel 2020-04-21T14:20:00Z

The best eco-friendly and sustainable hotels in the US

Our list of the most eco-friendly hotels in the country includes LEED-certified, environmentally friendly properties packed with green amenities and initiatives.
Transportation 2020-04-21T14:11:05Z

Boeing just flew its first COVID-19 airlift mission with a huge private jet instead of the massive oversized cargo plane Trump touted

President Trump proudly announced at the White House that three Boeing 747 Dreamlifters were donated to transport supplies. This is not that plane.
News 2020-04-21T04:43:00Z

Richard Branson is offering up his private island as collateral in order to save Virgin Atlantic from collapse

Branson's Virgin Australia airline announced bankruptcy on Tuesday. Another Virgin-backed UK airline, Flybe, went bankrupt last month.
Personal Finance 2020-04-20T21:36:00Z

8 of the best credit card offers in April, from up to 100,000 points with Southwest to the best beginner rewards card

The best credit card offers of April, including bonuses from Amex, Southwest, the Chase Sapphire Preferred, and more.
News 2020-04-20T21:04:42Z

Sweden has nearly 10 times the number of COVID-19-related deaths than its Nordic neighbors. Here's where it went wrong.

Sweden, which has yet to order any lockdown amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, has seen 14,777 COVID-19 cases and 1,580 deaths from the virus.
Travel 2020-04-20T19:58:00Z

The best beach hotels in the US

From Hawaii to California, Florida to Maine, some of the best beach hotels are found in the US. Here are our top picks for a beach vacation without having to travel far.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-20T17:17:00Z

Meet the Duke of Westminster, the 29-year-old British millennial who's richer than the Queen

Hugh Grosvenor, Prince George's godfather, recently made headlines for donating over $15 million towards coronavirus relief efforts in the UK.
Travel 2020-04-20T16:54:00Z

Hotel Casa de Sierra Azul in Oaxaca, Mexico is a former 19th century colonial home with a gorgeous courtyard in the heart of town — rooms can vary dramatically, so here's why I recommend the junior suite

Hotel Casa de Sierra Azul is a quiet boutique hotel in central Oaxaca, Mexico with a charming central courtyard, wonderful breakfast, and great value.
Reviews 2020-04-20T16:03:00Z

The Riviera Palm Springs is my go-to for a cheap boutique stay in the California desert

The Riviera Palm Springs is a glam desert getaway that's also highly affordable. Read our hotel review for everything to know before booking.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-20T15:05:00Z

LA's skies are smog-free and peacocks are roaming the streets of Dubai. Photos show how nature has returned to cities shut down by the coronavirus pandemic.

Air pollution dropped in several cities, while mountain goats overran a Welsh town as people stay indoors to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Travel 2020-04-20T14:53:00Z

The 15 states where tourism has been hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic

Hawaii's tourism sector has suffered the biggest hit of all 50 states, according to a new report from WalletHub.
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