Monthly Archives: April 2011

Neverland in Vegas: Resort to add Jackson-inspired complex

Cirque du Soleil wants to recreate Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch in Sin City.

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‘Flash sale’ websites grow, but so do consumer frustrations

Inspired by the meteoric rise of Groupon, more than two dozen companies are now vying for a spot in vacationers’ inboxes.

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How the new DOT airline rules will benefit you

Hobica analyzes the Department of Transportation’s sweeping new set of rules expanding the situations in which airlines must provide compensation …

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Space tourism travel comes closer to fruition

The idea that an ordinary person taking a trip beyond Earth’s atmosphere is no longer fantasy. Private companies are soliciting passengers for …

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Airlines turn to Twitter to ease passengers’ frustrations

Airlines have embraced Twitter to gauge customer complaints, address operational hiccups and promote services — even if not providing immediate …

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Elton John returns to Las Vegas; tickets on sale today

Britian’s piano man has signed on for another round of concerts in Vegas, and tickets for the first shows go on sale today.

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Spanish cities celebrate Easter in spectacular style

Holy Week, or Semana Santa, is filled with ritualistic traditions as part of an Easter tradition celebrated throughout Spain. Andalusian cities …

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NTSB releases new details on Obama flight incident

The National Transportation Safety Board released new information today on the incident Monday involving First Lady Michelle Obama’s flight. …

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10 great places to roll up your sleeves and get dirty

Mike Rowe, host of Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs With Mike Rowe, shares the dirty details of some of his favorite filthy spots.

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Recent air controller incidents no sign of crisis, experts say

Recent incidents involving air controllers napping on the job aren’t a sign that safety in the system has suddenly worsened, veterans say.

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