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Delta will hire 1,000 pilots by next summer as travel continues to skyrocket

A Delta Air Lines passenger jet taxis on the tarmac at LaGuardia Airport in the New York City borough of Queens on September 7, 2016. Robert Alexander/Getty Images Delta wants to hire over 1,000 pilots by next summer, according to an internal memo seen by Insider. Travel is beginning to rebound fast, and travel spending is now nearing pre-pandemic levels. Airlines like United, American, and Cathay Pacific also plan to hire more pilots. See more stories on Insider's business page. Delta...
Tags: Travel, New York City, Trends, Queens, Delta, Tsa, Airlines, United, Cnbc, Laguardia Airport, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Reuters, Cathay Pacific, Jim Cramer, United American


The first Royal Caribbean cruise in the US just launched after 15 months of no sailing - here's what happened

Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas cruise ship. Royal Caribbean The first cruise sailing out of a US port in over a year departed on Sunday from Florida, Bloomberg reported. The Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas cruise is operating as a "simulated voyage." All of the guests - Royal Caribbean employees and their adult plus-ones - are cruising for free. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lines of people waiting to board a cruise ship may seem like an unfamiliar sig...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, Cdc, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Cnn, Cruise, Miami, Royal Caribbean, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Jimenez, Joe Raedle Getty, Aaron Saunders, Cruise Industry


Top Stories this AM: The NFL's first openly gay player; Yang's mental health gaffe; to catch a pistachio thief

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: The NFL's first openly gay player just came out of the closet. Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib came out as gay on his Instagram account because "representation and visibility are so important." Nassib commemorated his coming out by making a $100K donation to an LGBTQ+ charity. Yang's messy...
Tags: News, California, New York City, NFL, Newsletter, Trends, Unesco, Ralph Lauren, Esports, League Of Legends, Yang, Larsson, Carl Nassib, Nassib, Las Vegas Raiders, Andrew Yang


Top Stories this AM: The NFL's first openly gay player; Yang's mental heath gaffe; to catch a pistachio thief

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: The NFL's first openly gay player just came out of the closet. Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nas sib came out as gay on his Instagram account because "representation and visibility are so important." Nassib commemorated his coming out by making a $100K donation to an LGBTQ+ charity. Yang's mess...
Tags: News, California, New York City, NFL, Newsletter, Trends, Unesco, Ralph Lauren, Esports, League Of Legends, Yang, Larsson, Nassib, Las Vegas Raiders, Andrew Yang, Top Stories This Am


Hotels desperate for staff are giving out $1,300 fitness machines, free rooms, and knife sets to stop employees leaving for rival chains

Hotels have struggled to retain workers during the pandemic. Carsten Koall/picture alliance via Getty Images Hotels are offering perks like free accommodation and fitness machines to recruit and retain staff. The industry is scrambling to find workers amid a huge labor shortage. One hotel is giving kitchen staff a free knife set and weekly sit-downs with an executive chef. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hotels are scrambling to find perks to both recruit and retain employ...
Tags: New York, Jobs, News, Hotels, New York City, US, Employment, Trends, Bank Of America, Economy, New Jersey, The Times, Retail, Starbucks, The New York Times, Federal Reserve


Amex just opened its newest lounge inside LaGuardia Airport's brand-new terminal and it's just what the infamous airport needed

Touring American Express' new Centurion Lounge at LaGuardia Airport. Thomas Pallini/Insider American Express just opened a new Centurion Lounge at New York's LaGuardia Airport on Monday. The 10,000 square foot space is open to American Express Platinum and Centurion cardholders flying on any airline. Complimentary hot meals and alcoholic beverages are on offer as flyers await their flights in LaGuardia's brand-new Terminal B. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Airports, Air Travel, Planes, New York City, US, Trends, Features, Flying, New Jersey, Delta, American Express, Aviation


Anti-vaccine groups used Telegram to send 'apparent death threats' to BBC journalists, report says

Anti-lockdown protests in London. Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images Telegram users reportedly shared BBC journalists' addresses and info in an anti-vaccination group. BBC News asked staff to undergo training for handling "in-person" attacks, The Observer reported. Attacks on reporters hit unprecedented levels in 2020, The Committee to Protect Journalists said. See more stories on Insider's business page. BBC News is said to have tightened its newsroom security...
Tags: Apps, New York, London, News, Media, US, Trends, Social Media, Tech, Bbc, BBC News, Unesco, The Observer, Journalists, Telegram, Committee to Protect Journalists


Man sues 7 airlines including JetBlue, Southwest and Delta, which he accuses of discriminating against travelers who can't wear masks because of medical conditions

A Southwest Airlines agent in Los Angeles. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters JetBlue, Southwest, Delta, and four other airlines were sued over their mask requirements. Lucas Wall, of Washington DC, said his anxiety condition means he can't wear a mask. He said he's been living in his mother's retirement community in Florida and is stranded there. See more stories on Insider's business page. A frequent flier on Monday filed a lawsuit against seven airlines - Southwest, Alaska, Allegia...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, News, Trends, Washington Dc, Delta, Tsa, Airlines, US District Court, Southwest Airlines, Jetblue, Wall, Department Of Transportation, Transportation Security Administration, Jfk Airport


A major cruise line says its customers' private information may have been accessed during a data breach

Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship in March 2020. Sam Greenwood/Getty Images Carnival Corp says a data breach in mid-March may have impacted its guests' and employees' personal data. The company's Carnival, Holland America, and Princess cruise lines were affected. Data like Social Security and passport numbers may have been accessed, the Associated Press reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. Carnival Corp says its guests' and emplo...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Trends, Hack, Data Breach, Social Security, Associated Press, Carnival, Holland America, Carnival Cruises, Princess, Carnival Corp, Tech Insider, Carnival Holland America, Ransomware Attack, Cruise line


The EU has lifted restrictions for all US travelers, whether they're vaccinated against COVID, or not

European tourists outside the Louvre in Paris. Francois Mori/AP Photo American travelers can start taking European vacations again, whether they're vaccinated or not. The European Council said Friday that member states should "gradually lift the travel restrictions." The list will be reviewed every two weeks, and will be updated as needed, the council said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The European Union has officially lifted all bans against American travelers.In a...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, News, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Cnn, Tourism, Louvre, Reuters, European Council, Speed desk, Paris Francois Mori, Deutsche Welle France s Agence France Presse, Alexandra Ma Sophia Ankel


The 5 best cat carriers in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good cat carrier is comfortable and safe for your pet and easy for you to transport. We tested 30 pet carriers, including soft-sided carriers, hard-sided kennels, and backpacks. The best cat carrier, Mr. Peanut's Gold Series Expandable Carrier, unzips to give a pet extra space. The right cat carrier can make getting a feisty feline from Point A to Point B less stressful. Whether you're headed to the vet or the airport, a good carrier should have a h...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Cats, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Gadd, Grey, Frisco, Oakland California, Phoebe, Reston Virginia, Sherpa, Subaru of America Inc


10 of the best hotels in Santa Barbara whether you're on a budget or want to splurge on a celebrity favorite

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Booking.com Santa Barbara offers some of the world's poshest stretches of coastline and wine country. The region is also home to high-end hotels, many of which are notoriously expensive. We found the best Santa Barbara hotels for all, including affordable picks and a few splurges. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky As a travel journalist based in Southern California, when it comes to Santa Barbara,...
Tags: California, Cdc, Trends, Morocco, Marriott, Keurig, Starbucks, Tripadvisor, Santa, Pacific, Oprah, Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean, Santa Barbara, Joe, Southern California


I flew on JetBlue's brand-new Airbus A220 and saw why it's the perfect plane to lead the airline into its next era

Flying on a JetBlue Airways Airbus A220-300. Thomas Pallini/Insider JetBlue Airways is the latest US airline to fly the Airbus A220, a next-generation aircraft to replace the airline's Embraer E190s. The 140-seat aircraft is configured in a unique 2-3 arrangement and gives flyers more seating choices based on preference. JetBlue plans to fly the aircraft across the country thanks to the aircraft's 3,400-nautical mile range and fuel efficiency. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, News, Air Travel, Boston, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Flying, Atlantic, Delta, Miami, Aviation, Airbus


Royal Caribbean postpones cruise after 8 crew members on board test positive for COVID-19

The Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of The Seas arrives at Port Everglades on June 10, 2021 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Royal Caribbean International is delaying its first passenger cruise on the Odyssey of the Seas cruise ship after eight members of the crew tested positive for COVID-19, the agency's CEO said in a statement on Facebook.The ship was supposed to set sail on July 3, but will now set sail on July 31."During routine testing, eight crew members received a ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Trends, Royal Caribbean, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Royal Caribbean International, Port Everglades, Michael Bayley, Kelly McLaughlin, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Speed desk, Fort Lauderdale Florida Joe, Raedle Getty Images Royal Caribbean International


The EU plans to lift restrictions for all US travelers, reports say

European tourists outside the Louvre in Paris, France. Francois Mori/AP Photo American travelers could start taking European vacations again soon. EU states agreed Wednesday to allow nonessential travel from the US, European media reported. Reuters reported that the change could take place in the coming days. See more stories on Insider's business page. The European Union plans to drop all bans against American travelers, multiple reports say.EU member states agreed Wednesday to lift C...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, News, France, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Tourism, European Commission, Louvre, Reuters, Alexandra Ma, Travelers, Paris France, Deutsche Welle


I flew on Set Jet, where flights on private jets cost the same as typical airlines' first class, and saw why it's one of aviation's best kept secrets

Flying on private jet firm Set Jet. Thomas Pallini/Insider Set Jet is a membership-based private jet firm offering seats on private aircraft on set routes across the American West. Flights cost less than $500 but still offer most of the trappings of a traditional private jet flight. I flew on a Set Jet flight and was impressed by the luxury of the service for the low price point. See more stories on Insider's business page. Flying on a private jet is the very pinnacle of air trave...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, California, Planes, Trends, Features, Flying, Arizona, San Diego, Aviation, Las Vegas, Airlines, Costa Rica, Private Jets


Affirm lets you pay off large online purchases over time - here are 60+ stores across home, fashion, and travel that accept it

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Affirm It's now easier and more convenient to buy the things you need, when you need them, with microloan providers like Affirm. Affirm lets you pay for online purchases over a period of time (usually three, six, or 12 months). Annual percentage rates (APR) range from 0-30% and Affirm does not charge any additional fees. It's available at 60+ of our favorite online retailers, including mattress...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Personal Finance, Kitchen, Home, Style, Trends, Gifts, Brooklyn, Retail, Mother's Day, APR, Gifts For Kids, Gifts For Men, Gifts For Her, Connie Chen


United will not furlough active flight attendants and says it will welcome the 'vast majority' of staff back to work after COVID aid expires

United Airlines employees help a passenger at LaGuardia Airport, Saturday, March 21, 2020, in New York, N.Y. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer United will welcome the "vast majority" of employees back to work due to travel resurgence. CNBC reported that the airline would not furlough most active flight attendants. "We continue to move closer to full frontline staffing levels," a spokesperson told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. United Airlines will not furlough active flight...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Airlines, Biden, United, Cnbc, Laguardia Airport, United Airlines, Flight Attendants


I was stranded in Bogotá airport for 10 hours and it taught me the true value of credit card perks and not taking no for an answer

Flying home from Bogota, Colombia on American Airlines. Thomas Pallini/Insider American Airlines canceled two of my flights when flying home from Bogotá, Colombia to New York, effectively leaving me stranded in the country. I managed to get out of Bogotá using multiple tactics and passed the time thanks to a credit card perk. American ended up giving me $24 in meal vouchers and a free layover hotel but had to fly me 2,000 miles from my original destination. See more stories on Insider&#...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Airports, Air Travel, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Colombia, Flying, Chase, American Express, Dallas, Miami


I flew an eVTOL simulator around Los Angeles and saw why they may make traditional pilots obsolete- here's what it was like

Flying Honeywell's eVTOL simulator. Thomas Pallini/Insider Electric vertical takeoff and land aircraft, or eVTOLs, will likely be flying around cities in less than five years. Flying them may not be traditional pilots but trained operators using simplified cockpit systems. Engineers are working to make the aircraft as simple as possible to avoid a pilot shortage. See more stories on Insider's business page. Electric vertical takeoff and land aircraft, better known as eVTOLs o...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Los Angeles, Trends, UPS, Flying, San Diego, Aviation, Flying Cars, Electric, United, Honeywell, Los Angeles International Airport, Dodger Stadium


As travel picks up, hotels are looking for ways to cut labor costs by removing daily room cleanings

Chambermaid Alina Teaca prepares a room at the Radisson Blu Hotel Hamburg Airport for the next guest. Marcus Brandt/picture alliance via Getty Images Hotels want to permanently reduce daily cleanings and breakfast, The Washington Post reported. The new business model comes as hotels look to cut labor costs after the pandemic. Housekeepers said no daily cleaning during the pandemic was more dangerous for them. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hotels are considering cuttin...
Tags: Post, News, Washington Post, Hotels, Trends, Marriott, Miami, The New York Times, Times, Don, Bellisario, Robert W Baird Co, Chartres Lodging Group, American Hotel and Lodging Association, Robert Kline, Times They


I visited one of the most iconic neighborhood bars in NYC after it reopened - here's what it was like

The bar at Bemelmans in New York City. Michelle Gross Michelle Gross is a freelance writer based in New York. Recently, she spent a Friday night out at Bemelmans, the iconic bar at The Carlyle Hotel on the Upper East Side. Although reopened at only 50% capacity, Gross says the bar was bustling with music and a new drinks menu. See more stories on Insider's business page. In a city like New York, there's no shortage of neighborhood bars. And while everyone has their favorite, for me...
Tags: Travel, New York, News, Gross, NYC, Restaurants, New York City, Bars, Trends, Retail, John F Kennedy, Gillespie, Upper East Side, Dining, Frank Sinatra, Nordic


I went on a 3-day camping and hiking trip led by REI's travel company - here's why I recommend REI Adventures to anyone

Through REI's travel company REI Adventures, I camped and hiked with a small group of outdoors lovers and guides at Pinnacles National Park in California. Connie Chen/Business Insider REI doesn't just sell outdoor gear - it also offers excursions across the world via its travel company, REI Adventures. REI Adventures has more than 250 guided trips for a variety of activity levels, durations, and activities. I attended a trip to Pinnacles National Park and was impressed with the ...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Outdoors, Camping, California, Adventure, Hiking, Trends, Features, Everest, Antarctica, Costa Rica, Inca Trail, Rei, Pinnacles, Pinnacles National Park


American Airlines could pay $1 billion for up to 250 eVTOLs to fly travelers over congested cities and highway traffic

A rendering of Vertical Aerospace's eVTOL. American Airlines and Vertical Aerospace American Airlines said it'd invest in Vertical Aerospace and agree to preorder its eVTOL aircraft. Vertical Aerospace's VA-X4 is designed to fly up to four passengers distances of over 100 miles. Experts expect more airlines to invest in eVTOL aircraft as firms develop them. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines is making an investment in the future of aviation, anno...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, UK, News, Planes, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Aircraft, Delta, Va, Airlines, United, United Airlines, American Airlines, Fort Worth Texas


American Airlines wants to fly travelers over congested cities and highway traffic with a $1 billion pre-order for up to 250 eVTOLs

A rendering of Vertical Aerospace's eVTOL. American Airlines and Vertical Aerospace American Airlines will invest $25 million in Vertical Aerospace for up to 250 electric vertical takeoff and land aircraft. Vertical Aerospace's VA-X4 is slated to fly up to four passengers distances of more than 100 miles. More airlines are expected to invest in eVTOLs as more firms develop the new type of aircraft. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines is making an inve...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, UK, News, Planes, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Aircraft, Delta, Airlines, United, United Airlines, American Airlines, Fort Worth Texas, Los Angeles International Airport


In 1953 a scientist predicted a man titled 'Elon' would lead humans to Mars and crown himself 'Martian Emperor'

In Grünheide near Berlin, a maximum of 500,000 vehicles per year are to roll off the assembly line starting in July 2021. Getty Images / picture alliance / Contributor In October 2020, Elon Musk announced that in 2024, humans would set foot on Mars. A book published in 1953 tells of how a leader titled "Elon" would lead humans to the planet. The book was by Wernher Von Braun, a German-American astronautical engineer and space architect. See more stories on Insider's business page. In O...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, UK, Berlin, International, Trends, Earth, Innovation, Mars, Parliament, Musk, Nordic, Elon


10 tropical hotels on Key West you'll want to book for a relaxing island escape

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Tripadvisor The southernmost U.S. island, Key West offers a tropical climate, lush gardens, and warm ocean water. Nicknamed the Conch Republic, Key West has distinct hotels, from colorful inns to expansive resorts. The best time to visit Key West is in summer and early fall when prices are low, beginning at $140. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Sometimes weird, often wacky, but always wonderful, Ke...
Tags: Florida, Cdc, US, Trends, Marriott, Keurig, Bob Marley, Tripadvisor, Cuba, Ada, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Orlando, Alley, Key West, Old Town


The hotel Biden and G7 leaders are meeting in is the worst in the area, TripAdvisor said. Recent building work has enraged guests and environmentalists.

The beach in front of the five-star Carbis Bay Hotel which is set to be the main venue for the upcoming G7 summit. Carbis Bay/Getty Images Tripadvisor reviewers are unhappy with the hotel that G7 leaders are using for their summit. They complained about building work, which has been controversial locally. A leading hotel reviewer questioned the choice, saying it would likely never be included in his guide. See more stories on Insider's business page. The five-star hotel hosting the me...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Britain, News UK, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Raphael, St Ives, Tripadvisor, Biden, G7, Hospitality


Gen Z and millennials are leading America's economic recovery

Gen Z and millennials are spending more than they were pre-pandemic. Noam Galai/Getty Images Millennials and Gen Z are spending more than they did pre-pandemic, American Express CEO Steve Squeri said. Younger workers are piling into jobs on offer amid claims of a widespread labor shortage. It's good for the economy, which needs Americans to spend to fuel an economic boom. See more stories on Insider's business page. Millennials and Gen Z are going on a spending spree. They're a...
Tags: US, America, Trends, Bloomberg, American Express, Tripadvisor, Accenture, McKinsey Company, Hillary Hoffower, Noam Galai Getty, Conor Sen, Squeri, Steve Squeri, Bank of America Research


Some flight attendants say they're looking forward to travel bouncing back from pandemic lows, even as passenger violence surges

Some flight attendants are looking forward to US travel rebounding during summer 2021. AP Photo/Paul Sancya Five flight attendants told Insider they are looking forward to travel rebounding this summer. Workers miss the ability to explore cities during layovers and hanging out with crew members. Some added they feel a better sense of job security compared to the height of the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sarah, a Georgia-based flight attendant for a major US c...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Summer Travel, Air Travel, Cdc, La, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Georgia, Workers, Chicago, Hawaii, New Jersey



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