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| Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Virgin Galactic will soon launch first tourists into space

Destinations, Tourism

Almost 15 years ago, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson made a bet on launching tourists into space from the scrublands of southern New Mexico. Now, he’s about to move the headquarters of his space venture to the so-called “Land of Enchantment.” Virgin Galactic’s move into its permanent headquarters at Spaceport America, north of Las Cruces, signifies Read More →

| Friday, May 10th, 2019

It’s survival of the fittest for luxury yachts


By Fran Golden It used to be that if you wanted to see blue-footed boobies and giant colonies of sea lions sunning in the Galapagos Islands, you had to travel a bit as Charles Darwin did, on a research-style vessel whose creature comforts came second to up-close nature encounters. That’s changed. The new wildlife-seeking crowd wants to see endangered species Read More →

| Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Follow these tips to get the most out of traveling by train


By Mark Ellwood First time planning a train trip? Start here. Seat is a fantastic resource if you’re starting from scratch. The site compares the routes, with everything from pricing data to the different amenities offered on each train. It’s Google for train lovers. America’s much-maligned rail system is hiding a few gems. One of my favorite trains Read More →

| Friday, April 26th, 2019

Mending broken hearts with destination divorce parties in Vegas


By Sarah Firshein In October 2015, Ariel Khawaja traveled to Cozumel, Mexico, to say “I do” before a group of 55 wedding guests. Three years later she corralled her two best friends to stand beside her in Las Vegas as she said two other magic words: “I don’t.” Anchoring the trip around a Drake concert, Read More →

| Friday, April 19th, 2019

World’s tallest modular hotel to rise in Manhattan

Destinations, Real Estate, Tourism

By Patrick Clark The world’s biggest hotel company is betting that factory-built guest rooms are a key to juicing revenue — and helping guests get a better night’s sleep. Marriott International is laying plans for what it says will be the tallest modular hotel in the world, in Manhattan’s NoMad neighborhood. Its 168 guest rooms Read More →

| Friday, April 12th, 2019

Best golf courses to play if you’re not playing at the Masters


For golf fans, few weeks of the year are as anticipated as Masters Week. The energy on the course transmits itself through the television, in part because for many of us in northern climates, we can finally begin to dream about the end of winter. And for the lucky few that are able to win the ticket lottery — Read More →

| Friday, April 5th, 2019

Amgen, Novartis sue each other over migraine drug Aimovig

East Ventura County, Health Care & Life Science, Latest news, Law & Goverment

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