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Seminoles buy Hard Rock

Dec 7, 2006
Florida's Seminole tribe is buying the Hard Rock brand — the famed rock-n-roll-themed cafes, a collection of memorabilia and two casino hotels — in a deal worth close to $1 billion. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Travel

Hard Rock sold!

Dec 7, 2006
Florida's Seminole tribe has snapped up the famed Hard Rock chain of cafes, casinos, concert and hotel venues. And it may have been a steal, Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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Open Skies outlook grows cloudy

Dec 6, 2006
The transportation department has nixed a plan to give foreign investors more influence over domestic airlines — a move that could wipe out EU interest in the so-called Open Skies treaty. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Airports want to raise fees

Nov 28, 2006
Many of the agencies that run America's airports are pressing to charge airlines higher landing and terminal fees — but passengers may be the ones footing the bill. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Travel

Investors banking on friendlier economic skies

Nov 22, 2006
A private investment firm has offered to buy Qantas Airways for close to $10 billion. John Dimsdale looks at why they're keen to invest in the airline, given the industry's reputation as a money drain.
Posted In: Travel

Perception of security

Nov 22, 2006
Thousands of Americans will have items confiscated from their carry-on luggage this holiday weekend. Bob Moon checks into how the TSA identifies which items it considers a threat.
Posted In: Travel

An airline bid down under

Nov 22, 2006
Two investment firms have teamed to make an $8.5 billion offer for Australia's Qantas Airways.
Posted In: Travel

We're paying more for holiday travel

Nov 22, 2006
The plane tickets, the hotel, gasoline — getting to Grandma's house is more expensive than ever this year. Amy Scott breaks it down.
Posted In: Travel

Sloan Sessions: US Air's play for Delta

Nov 20, 2006
Host Scott Jagow and Newsweek's Allan Sloan discuss US Airways' hostile takeover bid for Delta Air — and what the outcome will mean to passengers.
Posted In: Travel, Wall Street

Holiday travelers, take a deep breath

Nov 17, 2006
It's the perfect recipe for Thanksgiving travel madness: packed planes, confusing security rules and lots of novice travelers. Hillary Wicai reports.
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