Why older, single women are buying camper vans

Apr 26, 2021
Ilsa Chapple of Cascade Campers says many customers come in when "they're on their own for the first time in a long time."
A Cascade Campers van in Death Valley, California. Ilsa Chapple transforms cargo vans into camper vans, enabling owners to live on the road.
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A new airline is launching, focusing on smaller airports

Avelo Airlines will offer nonstop flights to secondary airports across the Western U.S.
Avelo Airlines will offer nonstop flights to secondary airports across the Western U.S.
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We're buying a lot more stuff these days

Feb 26, 2021
Money can’t buy happiness, but that’s never stopped anyone from trying.
Spending on goods has gone up during the pandemic, but you can get your kids only so many trampolines.
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Airlines, struggling with COVID-19 headwinds, tally their 2020 financial losses

Jan 28, 2021
With vaccines starting to roll out, will travelers want to take to the skies again in 2021?
What will 2021 look like for air travel? American and Southwest lost billions of dollars in 2020.
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Not the usual crowd for the holidays in Hawaii

Dec 24, 2020
A look at how one Hawaiian bed-and-breakfast is faring during the pandemic.
Thomas and Janice Fairbanks, innkeepers at The Old Wailuku Inn at Ulupono.
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OPEC has to decide whether it will continue to curb oil output

Nov 27, 2020
Ramping up production when demand is still weak could have major consequences on a relatively stable oil market.
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Hotel operators forecast bleak prospects as COVID-19 surges

Nov 19, 2020
The holidays, usually a busy time for the hotel industry, won't help this year as many families stay at home.
A closed hotel is seen in April in New York City.
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People are growing tired of COVID-19 safety measures, even as the virus surges

Nov 10, 2020
The human body isn't wired to stay in a constant state of fight-or-flight.
People have lunch at Bottino Restaurant in Chelsea as New York City restaurants open for limited capacity indoor dining on Oct. 1.
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Airlines add routes to beach and ski destinations, cut back on others

Oct 27, 2020
With international and business travel way down, airlines are adding more flights to domestic leisure spots.
U.S. airlines have added new routes to domestic vacation destinations in hopes of luring more passengers.
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Airlines seek additional federal funds to keep staff on board as pandemic continues

Sep 18, 2020
Airline executives are pressing for another $25 billion in aid to prevent job cuts into next year.
Southwest Airlines Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly, center, speaks with other airline executives after a meeting at the White House regarding an extension of federal aid on Sept. 17.
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