Apple announces iPhone 12 mini, the ‘smallest and lightest 5G phone in the world’

Apple is announcing a new iPhone 12 mini today. It’s the first time Apple has used the “mini” moniker on its iPhone line, after using it on the iPod mini, iPad mini, and Mac mini previously. The new iPhone 12 mini has a 5.4-inch screen, which means Apple has squeezed a larger display than the 4.7-inch screen found on this year’s iPhone SE into an iPhone 12 mini handset that’s

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Southwest Airlines Announces Plans to Add Service at O’Hare Next Year

Southwest Arlines plans to offer flights out of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport next year, the airline announced Monday.



a large passenger jet flying through a cloudy blue sky: A Southwest Airlines jet makes its approach to Love Field Airport, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)


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A Southwest Airlines jet makes its approach to Love Field Airport, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)


The company, which has long operated out of Midway Airport, expects to add service to O’Hare Airport beginning in “the first half of 2021.” Details on schedules and fares are

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Ahead of festive season, govt announces Rs 1 lakh crore ‘stimulus’ package



Nirmala Sitharaman wearing a blue shirt: Ahead of festive season, govt announces Rs 1 lakh crore 'stimulus' package


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Ahead of festive season, govt announces Rs 1 lakh crore ‘stimulus’ package

In what could be termed as second round of stimulus, the government today announced measures that by its own estimate would give a demand boost of Rs 1 lakh crore. The measures announced today largely fall in two categories – one, boosting consumer demand and another giving a push to capital expenditure by the

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FinMin announces Travel cash voucher, special festival advance schemes for government employees



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FinMin announces Travel cash voucher, special festival advance schemes for government employees

In an attempt to stimulate demand and boost consumer spending ahead of the upcoming festive season, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a Travel (LTC) cash voucher and special festival advance schemes for government employees.

“Indications are that savings of govt. and organized sector employees have increased, we want to incentivize such

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Playa Hotels & Resorts Announces Final Phase of Post Pandemic Openings | Money

About Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (“Playa”) is a leading owner, operator and developer of all-inclusive resorts in prime beachfront locations in popular vacation destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. Playa owns and/or manages a total portfolio consisting of 21 resorts (8,172 rooms) located in Mexico, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic. In Mexico, Playa owns and manages Hyatt Zilara Cancun, Hyatt Ziva Cancun, Panama Jack

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Pure announces travel-friendly budget portable DAB+ radios

Pure has announced a trio of portable DAB radios designed to please music lovers and streaming fans alike. 



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Pure announces travel-friendy budget portable DAB+ radios

The travel-friendly Elan DAB+ (£39.99), Elan Connect (£69.99) and Elan Connect+ (£89.99) pick up FM and DAB/DAB+ stations, but can also be paired with with smartphones and laptops via Bluetooth.

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Looks-wise, Pure has kept things simple with a choice

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Universal Music Group announces a new luxury hotel chain called UMUSIC Hotels

Universal Music Group and investment holding company Dakia U-Ventures, LLC made a rather brief announcement in August of a partnership to develop what they called “a new music-focused experiential hospitality category.” They promised more details at a later date.

Today, the two companies are revealing the first three locations for UMUSIC Hotels, their music-themed luxury hotel venture, with projects underway in Atlanta, Orlando, and Biloxi, Mississippi.

“Everyone’s looking for an

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Jet2 announces extra flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to two countries exempt from UK travel quarantine

The Leeds-based airline and package holiday provider is putting on additional flights to Rhodes and Madeira.

This is in response to customer demand.

Jet2 is adding more November services to Rhodes from five of its UK bases including LBA and Manchester Airport.

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Jet2 is putting on additional flights to Rhodes and Madeira.
Jet2 is putting on additional flights to Rhodes and Madeira.

Extra Saturday services will depart

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A New Theatre Festival Announces Lineup

Homecoming: A New Theatre Festival will take place 10 – 14 November, 2020.

Homecoming: A New Theatre Festival Announces Lineup

Award-winning genre explorers Encompass Productions return to the White Bear Theatre with HOMECOMING: A NEW THEATRE FESTIVAL, hosting five world premieres. A celebration of theatre returning to its true home – the stage – Homecoming features new work from a wide array of London’s very best theatre companies and award-winning talent:

TUES 10 NOV: TOO CLOSE TO

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Crescent Hotels & Resorts Announces New Name for Phoenix Resort

Classified in: Tourism and vacations, Covid-19 virus

PHOENIX, Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — After more than a year of planning, the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort has announced its new name: Hilton Phoenix Resort at the Peak. The all-suite resort is managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized operator of major hotels, resorts and conference centers throughout the United States and Canada.

More than a year

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Park Hotels & Resorts Announces Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call on November 6, 2020

TYSONS, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE: PK) (“Park”) today announced that it plans to report financial results for the third quarter 2020 after the stock market closes on Thursday, November 5, 2020. Park will hold a conference call on Friday, November 6, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss its earnings results and current operational environment.

The conference call will be accessible by telephone

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Dallas Children’s Theater Announces MY FARAWAY ADVENTURE KIT

Running at 70 minutes, with a limit of 25 families participating in each performance, MY FARAWAY ADVENTURE KIT is perfect for ages 4-10.

Dallas Children's Theater Announces MY FARAWAY ADVENTURE KIT

Dallas Children’s Theater is bringing its unique brand of family fun to the virtual world through a Zoom-centered production featuring Dallas clown artists Slappy and Monday. Dubbed the MY FARAWAY ADVENTURE KIT, families will purchase online access, receive their very own box filled with tools and clues

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Southwest Airlines Announces New Service to Miami, Palm Springs, and Montrose (Telluride), Colorado, with one-way fares as low as $39

DALLAS, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today primed its winter flight schedule for seekers of sun and snow with service details for new destinations in Florida, California, and nestled in the Colorado Rockies. The carrier announced new seasonal service to Montrose Regional Airport (Telluride) on the Western Slope of Colorado, begins Dec. 19, the same day as previously announced seasonal service to Steamboat Springs. Service

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Evers announces $109 million in grants for Wisconsin small businesses hurt by the pandemic, including hotels, music venues, movie theaters

As the Wisconsin economy continues to struggle six months into the coronavirus crisis, Gov. Tony Evers has announced $109 million in new and renewed grant funding for small businesses.



Tony Evers sitting on a table: Gov. Tony Evers speaks to reporters in his office at the Wisconsin State Capitol in December 2019.


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Gov. Tony Evers speaks to reporters in his office at the Wisconsin State Capitol in December 2019.

Among those that stand to benefit: music venues, hotels, restaurants, bars, nonprofit cultural venues, and privately owned movie

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Lonely Planet Announces 2nd Edition Of Bestselling Ultimate Travel List Book — And U.S. Destinations and Experiences Rank High

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Twenty-nine of the world’s best travel experiences are in the United States, according to leading global travel authority Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel List released today.  

Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel List is the 2nd edition of the travel powerhouse’s bestselling coffee table book. It’s the definitive wish-list of the 500 most thrilling, memorable and interesting travel experiences in the world –

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TCS World Travel Announces Dates for Its First All-Inclusive Luxury Expeditions On Ground-Breaking New Airbus A321neo Private Jet

Travelers Can Explore Nine Legendary Destinations On “Around The World” Luxury Jet Tour In New Customized Airbus A321neo-LR Aircraft: October 10 – November 2, 2021 And December 30, 2021 – January 22, 2022

TCS World Travel, the world’s leading operator of private jet expeditions, today announced dates for its first scheduled all-inclusive luxury tours on its new private Airbus A321neo-LR aircraft. The new ground-breaking private Airbus will take to

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Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. Announces Redevelopment of Northwestern Mutual Children’s Theater & Playzone as Community Park

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. and Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, today announced a major capital revitalization project for the Northwestern Mutual Children’s Theater & Playzone, which has been in place at Henry Maier Festival Park since 2006. 

A premiere destination for families within the region, the new Northwestern Mutual Community Park will continue to be a featured area at Summerfest, as well as 

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Koddi Announces Entry Into Vacation Rental and Alternative Accommodations Markets – Press Release

Company Expands Footprint by Bringing Advanced Adtech into New Travel Sub-Verticals

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Koddi, a leading marketing technology company for the travel and hospitality industries, today announced it is pursuing a strategic entry into two new travel markets – vacation rentals and alternative accommodation.

“Vacation rental and alternative accommodations have fared better than most travel-related sectors over the past six months,

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Williams Sonoma Announces Ina Garten & Friends: A Virtual Book Tour Event Series Featuring Jennifer Garner and Katie Couric | Business Ap

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 14, 2020–

Williams Sonoma, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) portfolio of brands, announced today the launch of a new virtual event series with Ina Garten to celebrate the launch of Ina’s new cookbook, Modern Comfort Food. At each event, Ina will be joined by one of her favorite celebrity friends as she shares behind-the-scenes stories of filming her award-winning television show, writing her best-selling

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Marriott Announces New Escape to Luxury Offerings



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Toronto Marriott City Centre Hotel

Marriott International announced a new offering for guests who book at participating hotels in North America, the Caribbean and Latin America, dubbed Escape to Luxury with Marriott Bonvoy.

Launching at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts and EDITION properties, the offering will be available for a limited time each month to both Marriott Bonvoy members and non-members as a

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