Travel services

June 03, 2018 - 4:18 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Concert ticketing service Ticketfly says it's working to get its system back online after a data breach leaked users' personal information and disrupted services at live music venues. The San Francisco firm's parent company, Eventbrite, said Sunday it's working with outside...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, SoftBank Group Corp. Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son, left, speaks during a SoftBank World presentation at a hotel in Tokyo. SoftBank will spend $2.25 billion for a nearly a 20 percent stake in General Motors’ autonomous vehicle unit. GM said Thursday, May 31, 2018, that it will also sink another $1.1 billion into Cruise Automation. The capital infusion is designed to speed large-scale deployment of self-driving robotaxis next year. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
May 31, 2018 - 5:16 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Two technology giants announced major new investments in self-driving vehicles Thursday, bringing the world a step closer to a time when autonomous cars are a part of everyday life — a reality that General Motors aims to achieve in some places as early as next year. The deals, and...
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May 25, 2018 - 6:04 pm
Paul Bloch, a veteran Hollywood publicist for Rogers & Cowan who counted John Travolta, Eddie Murphy and Tom Cruise among his clients in a career that spanned more than five decades, died Friday after a long illness. He was 78. Bloch died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said...
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May 23, 2018 - 9:50 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The LPGA Tour and BMW Group Korea have reached an agreement for a South Korean tournament that will start next year. LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan and BMW Group Korea Chairman Hyo Joon Kim announced Wednesday that the first event will be played in October 2019 at LPGA...
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Lindsey Magnani and her son Kahele Rodrigues, 2, listen as an official shows them how to use a respirator that was given to them to help protect against ash from Kilauea volcano, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Volcano, Hawaii. Free respirators were being handed out to communities around the volcano after it erupted early Thursday, sending a plume of ash about 30,000 feet into the air. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
May 18, 2018 - 1:22 am
VOLCANO, Hawaii (AP) — A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island erupted anew Thursday with little sound and only modest fury, spewing a steely gray plume of ash about 30,000 feet (9,100 meters) into the sky that began raining down on a nearby town. The explosion at the summit of Kilauea came shortly after...
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April 10, 2018 - 1:00 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks rally NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are sharply higher in midday trading on Wall Street after conciliatory remarks on trade from China's leader helped put investors in a buying mood. Automakers and technology stocks climbed after President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) said he...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2016, file photo, tourists look at a classic American car parked beside the cruise ship terminal in Havana, Cuba. Cuba is one of four destinations where a new trip-planning company called ViaHero is offering its services. For a flat fee of $25 a day, a ViaHero expert on the ground in your destination plans your trip, from lodging and airport pick-up to what to see and where to eat. The service combines authentic local recommendations, the convenience of online booking and the old-school guidance of a travel agent. In addition to Cuba, ViaHero plans trips in Iceland, Japan and Colombia. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)
April 04, 2018 - 11:09 am
Is a company called ViaHero creating a new model for travel? For a flat fee of $25 a day, travelers can use a service called ViaHero to hire locals on the ground to plan out their trips, arranging everything from lodging and airport pickup to sightseeing and dining. The service combines authentic...
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April 02, 2018 - 9:59 am
HONOLULU (AP) — The owner of land along an isolated Molokai peninsula has evicted the company that had been operating mule rides on the Kalaupapa Trail. R.W. Meyer Ltd. announced Saturday that Kalaupapa Rare Adventures has been evicted due to failed lease negotiations. There was no immediate...
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This undated image provided by Georgia Tourism shows the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. Scenes from the movie "Black Panther" depicting the fictional Museum of Great Britain were filmed at the High. A number of other scenes from the movie were shot in Atlanta and elsewhere in Georgia, according to Georgia Tourism. (Roland Alonzi/Georgia Tourism via AP)
March 21, 2018 - 12:24 pm
The blockbuster movie "Black Panther" depicts a fictional futuristic country in Africa called Wakanda. But fans might be surprised to learn that many location shoots for the film were done in Georgia. Here's a list from Georgia Tourism of destinations in Atlanta and elsewhere in the state that were...
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March 14, 2018 - 9:20 am
Business travelers are getting their own March Madness-style tournament bracket themed on the greatest business trips in history. Participants will choose from 32 options for greatest business trip including first trip to the moon, Marco Polo's travels and Paul Revere's ride. To play, go to...
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