Disney Makes a Bold Move to Knock Off Nintendo’s Biggest Franchise

Disney Makes a Bold Move to Knock Off Nintendo's Biggest Franchise

waltz disney (SAY) has very few rivals when it comes to families. The company offers a brand of entertainment that generally spans all ages. That’s part of what has made the Disney+ streaming service so popular, and it’s a major driver for its theme parks. Disney World and Disneyland attract families because they offer harmless … Read more

Spirit-Frontier merger in question after another vote delay, JetBlue circles

Spirit-Frontier merger in question after another vote delay, JetBlue circles

The fate of Spirit Airlines’ merger with fellow budget carrier Frontier Airlines is growing murkier. Spirit this week delayed its shareholder meeting for a third time, opening the door to more talks from both Frontier and rival suitor JetBlue Airways. The latter two delays each came just hours before Spirit shareholders were due to vote … Read more

Norwegian Drops Covid Testing. Will Royal Caribbean, Carnival?

Norwegian Drops Covid Testing.  Will Royal Caribbean, Carnival?

The cruise industry has faced a public perceptions problem ever since the pandemic began. Like Walt Disney’s (SAY) – Get The Walt Disney Company Report theme parks and many other travel destinations, the cruise industry ceased operations almost as soon as the covid pandemic was declared in March 2020. Once vaccinations became widely available, the … Read more

Crypto Broker Voyager Digital Declares Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Crypto Broker Voyager Digital Declares Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Photo: justin sullivan (Getty Images) Like its namesake, Voyager Digital wanted to go where few crypto trading companies have gone before, to truly make crypto “mainstream” with items like debit and credit cards that earn users crypto rewards. Instead of going “to the moon” and beyond, Voyager is taking a parabolic trajectory back down to … Read more

Welcome to a summer of travel hell

Welcome to a summer of travel hell

Fasten your seatbelts: there’s travel turbulence ahead. What started as a summer of so-called “revenge travel,” after two years of the pandemic, has turned into travel hell. “I’m extremely frustrated and disappointed,” said one flier. “They got a few people on board, and then all of a sudden, canceled the flight,” said another. Kyndal Young … Read more

Hundreds of flight cancellations and delays kick off busy July Fourth weekend

Hundreds of flight cancellations and delays kick off busy July Fourth weekend

Travelers at LaGuardia Airport in New York on June 30, 2022. Leslie Josephs | CNBC Airlines canceled nearly 600 flights on Friday and more than 7,600 others arrived late, a tough start to a busy holiday weekend after a messy spring for air travel angered passengers and drew sharp criticism from Washington. The delays included … Read more

All eyes on airlines as July Fourth holiday weekend nears

All eyes on airlines as July Fourth holiday weekend nears

DALLAS — Airlines that have stumbled badly over the last two holidays face their biggest test yet of whether they can handle big crowds when July Fourth travelers mob the nation’s airports this weekend. Problems were popping up well before the weekend, with some disruptions caused by thunderstorms that slowed air traffic. American Airlines canceled … Read more

How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

Nearly 60% of Americans said they were worried about hidden cameras in Airbnb homes in 2019. And 11% of vacation home renters said they had discovered a hidden camera during a stay, according to a survey by the real estate investment company IPX1031. Spy cameras are not a new problem. In South Korea, more than … Read more