Last call for Germany’s €9 ticket to ride – POLITICO

Last call for Germany's €9 ticket to ride – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article BERLIN — Germans are finishing a three-month experiment in what happens when you cut the cost of public transport to almost nothing. Since June, some 38 million residents and visitors have bought a state-subsidized €9 ticket valid for one month of travel on all buses, trams, metros and … Read more

The Problem With Companies Paying for Abortion Travel

The Problem With Companies Paying for Abortion Travel

On August 5, Indiana became the first state to pass an abortion ban since Roe v. wade was overturned. The next morning, the Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly announced that because of the new restrictions, it expected to have to start hiring outside the state. In the meantime, it was expanding its employee health plan … Read more

Survey: Majority of US Employers Planning Abortion Travel Benefits

A new survey reveals that more than one-third of US employers currently offer travel and lodging benefits to employees seeking abortions in a different state. According to Willis Towers Watson, a human resources consulting firm, 35% of American companies are either partially or fully financing their workers’ elective or medically critical abortions; and an additional … Read more

Basecamp Glamping LLC brings elevated camping experiences to the Philly region

Basecamp Glamping LLC brings elevated camping experiences to the Philly region

For those who want a taste of the great outdoors without totally leaving indoor amenities behind, a new business is providing campers with a more comfortable and unique experience. BaseCamp Glamping LLC aims to introduce people to a more glamorous side of camping by supplying things like movie setups, telescopes, cornhole and s’mores kits. It … Read more

Visit New Orleans: A Travel Guide for Planning a New Orleans Vacation

Visit New Orleans: A Travel Guide for Planning a New Orleans Vacation

NOTew Orleans hospitality runs the gamut: swank, budget, historic, and spanking new. Rest assured that you’ll find a room to suit your aesthetics and your wallet. (Want a hotel that’s haunted? We got that.) Airbnb and other short-term rental services are popular with visitors who want to experience real neighborhoods. But keep in mind that … Read more

American Airlines is tripling pilots’ pay after a scheduling glitch left thousands of flights without pilots

American Airlines is tripling pilots' pay after a scheduling glitch left thousands of flights without pilots

CNN — American Airlines has agreed to pay its pilots triple their normal rate after a computer scheduling glitch left thousands of flights with understaffed cockpits. The malfunction in the scheduling program occurred early Saturday morning and allowed pilots to drop flights the airline was counting on them to fly throughout the rest of this … Read more

Airlines coping with the revival of travel after a pandemic

Airlines coping with the revival of travel after a pandemic

After a period of relative quiet, the airline industry is now facing a renewed surge in travel as people return to work and normalcy. Airlines are cautiously optimistic about their prospects for the rest of the year after months of steep booking declines due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While some routes are seeing increased demand, … Read more