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IRobot, DraftKings, Zillow, Lyft, AMC, and Other Stock Market Movers

Text size Corporate earnings were the main factor driving moves in individual stocks early on Friday. The (Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images) Stock futures were lower Friday as investors responded to news that hiring in July was far stronger than expected. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were down 0.4%, S&P 500 futures were …

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CheapOair Shares Good News for Air Travelers – National Cheap Flight Day is Coming Soon! | News

New York, NY, Aug. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – National Cheap Flight Day is August 23rd and CheapOair® ‘s data once again shows that both domestic and international airfares are trending downward. According to an analysis of average fares over the last two months, the average cost of a domestic airline ticket has dropped 20% …

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Twenty Four Seven Hotels Announces Grand Opening of 108-Room Hampton Inn & Suites Rancho Cucamonga | Business

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 1, 2022– Twenty Four Seven Hotels, a third-party hospitality management company for premium-branded, select-service and lifestyle hotel segments in the western US, today announced the grand opening of the 108-room Hampton Inn & Suites Rancho Cucamonga in Calif. The new addition brings the company’s total portfolio to 26 hotels, 17 of …

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Two years after the airline bailout, what are consumers getting?

When the 2008 financial crisis roiled banks, the federal government jumped in with an enormous bailout effort. Two years later, Congress slapped the industry with a sweeping set of reforms and important consumer protections. That made sense. The government is by the people and for the people, after all. So bailing out banks meant that …

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HOTEL EQUITIES TO MANAGE SAWRIDGE INN AND CONFERENCE CENTER | News

Edmonton, AB, July 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hotel ownership, management, and development firm Hotel Equities (“HE”) continues to grow its management portfolio in Canada as it assumes management of the Sawridge Inn and Conference Centre, located in Edmonton South, Alberta. The 136-room hotel, owned by 2430776 Alberta Ltd, offers spacious, pet-friendly accommodations, and is …

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Bread Financial, AAA Sign Long-term Agreement to Deliver Reimagined Credit Card Program | Business

COLUMBUS, Ohio – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Jul 28, 2022– Bread Financial (NYSE: BFH), a tech-forward financial services company that provides simple, flexible payment, lending and saving solutions, today announced a new, multi-year agreement with AAA, one of North America’s largest and most trusted membership organizations serving over 56 million US members. Issued and supported by …

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Certares and HHM Partner to Acquire Historic California Hotel | News

Philadelphia, PA, July 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Certares Management LLC (together with its affiliates, “Certares”), a leading investment specialist dedicated to the travel, tourism, and hospitality sectors, has acquired the Courtyard San Diego Downtown . The hotel is a recently renovated lifestyle Marriott asset located centrally in Downtown San Diego on Broadway, close to …

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Airline Stocks Have Tumbled. One Answer: the Upsell.

Illustration by Elias Stein Text size Americans are traveling this summer as if they’d been locked at home for years. Despite that, airline stocks are trading down as carriers grapple with labor woes, airport congestion, record fuel prices, grumpy passengers, and recession fears. In the past month, analysts have cut major airlines’ earnings-per-share estimates. Result: …

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Airlines Are Getting Creative With Upselling — and It’s Driving Revenue

Text size Airlines want to make travelers’ journeys more comfortable, for a price. Dreamstime Getting there is half the fun. Given how miserable travel has been recently, that equation doesn’t hold much promise for how enjoyable this summer’s revenge vacations will be. But airlines want to make your journey more comfortable and convenient — for …

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Travel Demand Is Strong. So Why Are Airline Stocks Trading Lower?

Travelers wait to offload their flight at Portland International Airport. Staffing shortages, the Covid-19 pandemic and other issues have led to historic levels of disruptions in US air travel. Nathan Howard / Getty Images Text size This should be a golden age for airlines like United Airlines and American Airlines . Travel is surging and …

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