The pandemic wiped out business travel, and new technology makes it unlikely it’ll ever get back to pre-pandemic levels.
Plus: The Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest makes bank and toy prices go up.
Plus: iPhone celebrated its 14th birthday and flights are taking off.
United’s airplane order will cost $30B+ (before discounts) and is the latest move from the airline that signals a bullish air travel future.
To woo homeowners onto its platform, Airbnb is offering mentorship, while Vrbo will let users transfer ratings.
Plus: Airbnb released 100+ upgrades, and AI lawmakers are a hit.
Cosi -- which provides furnished, short-term apartment rentals -- is thriving in the era of post-pandemic travel, collecting a €20m Series A investment.
Southwest Airlines is expanding to 10 new cities by the end of 2021. It’s a ballsy bet that echoes the airline’s rogue history.
Forget skipping the security line — Clear wants you to use it for all of your credit card purchases.
Some analysis suggests airline loyalty programs are more valuable than the actual airlines. The truth is not that simple.
A satellite company just bought the WiFi division of GoGo, Inc.
Think you deserve some time off? A growing number of companies agree.
TechniSoil turned bottles into the first plastic-paved stretch of highway in California.
Some tech companies are making vacation time mandatory to prevent employee burnout.
The summer blockbusters are postponed this year. But their tie-in toys weren’t.
Need your tent to come with fresh linens and air mattresses? These companies have your back.
Canceled flights, business losses: Your insurance probably can’t help you.
Live in a city? Good luck sleeping this month.
Take a dive into the hottest new industry of our no good, very bad pandemic summer.
The sales may not help mend the airline’s reputation -- British lawmakers called it the company a “national disgrace.”