AUGUSTA, Maine-- Maine's American Indian tribes that have long seen gambling as the remedy for high unemployment and sluggish economic growth in their communities are a step closer to being able to operate casinos after winning initial approval in the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday.» Read More
Travel was tied up from Atlanta to Canada as yet another storm with wet, heavy snow hit the United States.
Feb 13- Orbitz Worldwide Inc, an online travel agency, reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as it booked more hotel stays and vacation packages. Earnings were $5.3 million, or 5 cents a share, in the fourth quarter, compared with a loss of $314.6 million, or $2.96 a share, a year earlier.
About 67 million international travelers visited the United States in 2012, a number boosted by a $72 million marketing program.
The place where the Right Stuff was born is now the home of the new private space industry.
Winter travel is up, especially among people booking near-term trips to warm-weather destinations.
NEW YORK, Feb 12- Cathy West fell for Chewy the minute she saw him. Within a day, West, who lives in Orange County, California, realized something was wrong. This week all dog fanciers were focused on the parade of purebreds at the 138th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, held at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Dallas, Seattle and other cities are connecting their airports to downtown by rail in hopes of easing headaches and attracting more business.
The FCC's deadline for public comment on permitting voice calls on planes is Friday. Many international carriers already allow it.
Shirley Temple, the child star who sang and danced her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers, has died, according to her publicist.
NEW YORK, Feb 10- Basset hounds, German shepherds and poodles sporting crazy hairdos are prancing in front of pet lovers this week at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Suzanne Dempsey, a doctor of veterinary medicine from the Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, has advice for would-be dog owners.
Whether a cheating spouse is forgiven may depend on whether an affair is emotional or physical, a survey by an infidelity website found.
LaGuardia Airport is on track for a $3.6 billion overhaul that should remove it from a number of travelers' "most-hated" lists.
*Genting Singapore, Landing International to develop $2.2 bln South Korea casino resort. HONG KONG, Feb 7- Casino operator Genting Singapore and Chinese property developer Landing International Development will develop a $2.2 billion casino resort in South Korea, joining global gaming firms rapidly expanding across Asia to court wealthy Chinese punters.
Customers at 14 hotels in eight states will get free credit monitoring for a year after a data breach.
As some hotel chains are going smoke free, smokers can search 250,000 smoking-allowed rooms on a new booking website.
Some workers are taking long stretches of time off to reassess their choices and travel, volunteer or learn new skills. NBC News reports.
Severe weather in the Northeast and Midwest led to flight cancellations, highway closures, train delays and power outages.
HONG KONG, Feb 5- Gaming revenues in Macau, the world's casino capital, grew at the slowest pace in 15 months in January, raking in a lower-than-expected 28.7 billion patacas, due to tempered spending by Chinese visitors ahead of a national holiday.
HONG KONG, Feb 5- Macau, the world's casino capital, raked in 28.7 billion patacas in gambling revenues for the first month of 2014, boosted by Chinese visitors flocking to the country's only legal casino hub ahead of a week-long national holiday.
Fourteen hotels in eight states are awaiting the results of an investigation into a nine-month security breach of customer information
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