Articles tagged “money”

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Lunar New Year in China Will Reveal New Travel and Spending Habits

Lunar New Year in China Will Reveal New Travel and Spending Habits

Xiaoqing Pi, Bloomberg

Lunar New Year is always the best way to take the pulse of changing consumer habits in China.

4 years ago

Delta Air Lines’ New CEO Wants to Improve International Results

Delta Air Lines’ New CEO Wants to Improve International Results

Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

It would be hard to improve the U.S. domestic market right now, but the international market makes things harder than they seem they should be.

4 years ago

New York City’s Uber Drivers Strike to Protest Fare Cuts

New York City’s Uber Drivers Strike to Protest Fare Cuts

Selina Wang, Bloomberg

Uber in New York is already cheap. This is too cheap to be sustainable. At this rate Uber should hope it can replace drivers with driverless cars before they totally revolt.

4 years ago

Spain Looks Beyond Its Record Tourism Numbers Towards Even More Growth

4 years ago

Marriott CEO: Sagging Stock Market Won’t Hurt Hotel Bookings

Marriott CEO: Sagging Stock Market Won’t Hurt Hotel Bookings

Oshrat Carmiel, Bloomberg

Short-term, Sorenson is right. It's what happens if the gloom continues that worries others in the industry.

4 years ago

The Tax Challenges for Airbnb Hosts, Lyft Drivers and the On-Demand Economy

The Tax Challenges for Airbnb Hosts, Lyft Drivers and the On-Demand Economy

Carole Feldman, Associated Press

In addition to the direct participants in the economy, there's still a large underground economy of cleaners, gophers, and unofficial hosts that keeps it humming.

4 years ago

Uber Is Trying to Start a Price War With Its Rivals in the U.S.

Uber Is Trying to Start a Price War With Its Rivals in the U.S.

Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg

Price wars are welcomed by consumers when they appear and resented when they go away.

4 years ago

Tourist Bungee Jumping Provides Bright Spot in New Zealand’s Economy

Tourist Bungee Jumping Provides Bright Spot in New Zealand’s Economy

Tracy Withers and Matthew Brockett, Bloomberg

Tourists are more fickle then milk, so New Zealand needs to make sure its solutions are more diverse than tying a few extra bungee cords to bridges.

4 years ago

American Airlines Won’t Accept Argentina’s Currency for Airline Tickets

American Airlines Won’t Accept Argentina’s Currency for Airline Tickets

David Koenig, Associated Press

Airlines don't make moves like this until they've exhausted every available alternative. Hopefully it will be a wakeup call for Argentina's new leadership.

4 years ago

The First Debit Card for U.S. Travelers to Cuba Is Now Available

The First Debit Card for U.S. Travelers to Cuba Is Now Available

Christine Armario, Associated Press

U.S. travelers still have a long way to go before their travel to Cuba is equal to that of all of the island's other visitors.

4 years ago

Colorado Ski Resorts Already Worried About Weather and Strong Dollar This Winter

Colorado Ski Resorts Already Worried About Weather and Strong Dollar This Winter

Associated Press

Global climate change + stronger dollar = lousy winter on Colorado slopes.

4 years ago

Tourists on 6 Greek Islands to Be Hit With Higher Taxes This Week

Tourists on 6 Greek Islands to Be Hit With Higher Taxes This Week

Associated Press

Most tourists won't understand the hikes until it's too late, which is why tourists are often the hardest hit by unpopular taxes.

4 years ago