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While business travel still lags, hotel industry leader expects full recovery by 2024 | Illinois

(The Center Square) – A battered hotel industry is enjoying summer travel, but business travel, the industry’s big money-maker, is still reluctant to book. Leisure travel came roaring back this year as pent-up demand sent a surge of travelers onto the road and into various lodging across Illinois. June saw hotel occupancy hit 72%, 2% …

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LA voters to decide whether to put homeless in hotels | News

LOS ANGELES — A proposal that would require hotels in Los Angeles to place unhoused people in vacant hotel rooms and the city to consider its affordable housing needs before approving new hotel developments will come before voters in 2024, it was announced, Friday. The citizen-initiated petition, filed in June, collected over 126,000 signatures and …

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FCSO: Former Simon House executive director wanted for fraudulent use of a credit card | Crime

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I couldn’t work during the Rogers outage. Can my employer force me to take it as a vacation day?

THE QUESTION Can my employer force me to take a vacation day because of the Rogers internet outage? Our team is all remote and many of us weren’t able to get online, myself included. The company is requiring people who weren’t able to work that day to take a vacation day or an unpaid sick …

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Arkansas Cherokee leads mission trip to Indian children’s home | News

MUSKOGEE – Under the direction of a Cherokee Nation citizen from Arkansas, a group of largely youth spent time in July assisting the Murrow Indian Children’s Home with outside chores and other projects. Randall Curtis, youth minister for the Arkansas Episcopal Church, had planned the cultural mission trip to the Muskogee home for a year. …

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TRIP OF A LIFETIME: Community steps up to give students trip to Wild Adventures | News

One hundred twenty-three Baldwin County students recently made their way to Valdosta’s Wild Adventures theme park for a wonderful trip, but it turns out that just getting there was an adventure in itself. It’s an experience that has served as a reminder of the good that can be done when the community comes together for …

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‘Slap in the face’: Travel agents’ anger at Air New Zealand’s axing of commissions

Disruption to Air New Zealand flights this month kept travel agents busy. Photo / Marty Melville Travel agents’ frustration at Air New Zealand slashing commissions is mounting as they do more work for the airline for free. This month, Air New Zealand cut longstanding 3 per cent short-haul commissions for travel to Australia and the …

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