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Business class can fly for companies

Mar 5, 2009
Hiring a private jet is generally looked down upon as bad form for companies who have received a buyout. Ronni Radbill explores the fine line between what's considered frivolous business travel when it comes to taxpayer money.
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Gas taxes don't cover road upkeep

Feb 26, 2009
A report finds the U.S. is only spending one-third of what's necessary to keep up its roads. The gas taxes that pay for roads and bridges now aren't as effective as cars become more fuel efficient. Sarah Gardner reports.
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Tijuana getaway cheap for the fearless

Feb 26, 2009
Steady drug and gang crime have made traveling to Baja California a venture for the brave and open-minded. But those who can put the violence in perspective can find great deals and opportunities. Phillip Martin reports.
Posted In: Mexico, Travel

Good fun funds through hard times

Feb 24, 2009
New Orleans tourism is still a multibillion-dollar business. This strong hospitality revenue is helping the city battle the current financial climate and boost up reconstruction funds. Kate Archer Kent reports.
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New gold rush challenges old town

Feb 12, 2009
A rise in gold over the past several years is reviving interest in the Old West's historic gold fields. But one town in Colorado worries about the effects the rush will have on its tourism. Megan Verlee reports.
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My Morning Commute: Busker

Jan 30, 2009
Like many city workers, a street busker may be able to drive to the job. But factor in an ever-changing final destination, an amp and a dog, and you've got quite a shlep. We follow a busker in Ireland on his way to work
Posted In: Jobs, Travel

Upscale hotels are hiding their cuts

Jan 29, 2009
Revenue at luxury hotels is down as more travelers settle for cheaper accommodations. But hotel staff is going the distance to make sure their customers don't notice. Dan Grech reports.
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U.S. travel requirement bad for tourism

Jan 9, 2009
A new security procedure requires those coming to the U.S. to fill out an online form at least three days before departure in order to get clearance. One U.K. expert thinks this could hurt tourism. Stephen Beard reports.
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In major cities, vacancy lights flashing

Jan 6, 2009
If you have the money to go on vacation right now, the hotel industry will have a great deal for you. Jill Barshay reports hotels in Midtown New York are going at almost a fraction of what they were last year.
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NYC subway could raise its fare

Dec 24, 2008
Millions of New York City residents rely on the subway to get around. But as it continues to lose money, the MTA may soon have to hike it's $2 ride fare up to $3. Jeremy Hobson gets commuters' reactions.
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