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Airlines have banned more than 2,500 passengers for not wearing masks - here are the carriers that have booted the most

A Delta Air Lines flight attendant. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider More than 2,500 passengers have been banned from US airlines for non-compliance with mask policies.  Delta Air Lines banned 880 passengers, including six on a flight where Mitt Romney was harassed.  President Joe Biden signed a mask mandate for air travelers on his first full day in office. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Newly inaugurated President Joe Biden just signed an executive order to mandate ma...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Minneapolis, Washington, Planes, Masks, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Flying, Hawaii, Washington Dc, Delta, Mitt Romney


Hawaii Legislature convenes without pomp, federal recognition for Hawaiians back on the table, Honolulu mayor names chief of staff, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Taro farmers offer free cuttings at Capitol as Hawaii Legislature convenes PC: Ka Leo o Hawai'i via Facebook, Ethan Weil State Legislature opens without the usual revelry. The coronavirus pandemic and the shock waves it has sent through the economy, as well as heightened security as a result of the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol, combined to create somber, austere ceremonies as lawmakers gathered on Wednesday to kick off this year’s legislative session. Star-Advertiser.New legislativ...
Tags: Travel, Senate, Joe Biden, Hawaii, Washington Dc, House Of Representatives, Leo, Biden, Chinatown, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, State, Martin


Biden flew to DC on a luxurious Boeing 737 private jet with its own master bedroom and shower - see inside

Joe Biden flying to Washington, DC ahead of his inauguration. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty President Joe Biden flew to Washington, DC on a Boeing 737 private jet instead of an Air Force plane. The airliner-turned-private-jet is favored among the wealthy jet set for its range and spacious cabin. Amtrak was the president's first choice of transport but security concerns scrubbed the plan. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Joe Biden arrived in Washington, DC ahead of his i...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Politics, News, Maryland, Air Travel, Washington, White House, Planes, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Flying, Washington Dc


Vacation booking platform Vrbo to block new Washington, D.C., reservations

The move comes amid the specter of violence during the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden. Airbnb also previously said it would block reservations and cancel existing ones in the area.
Tags: Travel, Politics, Washington, Joe Biden, Radio, Washington Dc, Capital, Airbnb, Biden, Donald Trump, Rentals, Expedia, Vrbo, Industry News, Trump, Capitol


More people moved to Tennessee, Texas, and Florida than any other states in 2020, according to data from U-Haul - see the full ranking

UHaul moving truck parked in a suburban neighborhood in San Ramon, California, wide angle, February 2, 2020. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Tennessee, Texas, and Florida saw the arrival of more one-way U-Haul trucks than any other states in 2020. Texas led the way from 2016 to 2018 until Florida took the top spot in 2019. California saw the lowest "migration growth" of any state on U-Haul's list. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. U-Haul data shows that more people mov...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Utah, Elon Musk, Florida, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Mississippi, Maryland, Colorado, California, Montana, Washington, Kentucky


Airbnb cancels all bookings for DC during Inauguration week

Airbnb won’t be hosting anyone in Washington DC during the week of the Presidential Inauguration, the company said in a statement. Brian Chesky took to Twitter to confirm the company’s move on Wednesday even as lawmakers in the nation’s Capitol were moving ahead with a historic vote to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time. We have canceled all Airbnb reservations in DC for Inauguration week. Guests will be issued a full refund and hosts will still be paid in full for these cance...
Tags: Travel, TC, Congress, Washington, Tech, Law Enforcement, Washington Dc, President, Sharing Economy, Airbnb, Dc, Mayor, Donald Trump, HotelTonight, Brian Chesky, Vacation Rental


Amazon joins Airbnb, Marriott, and other US corporate giants in cutting off donations to Republican lawmakers who opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Amazon has become the latest US corporate giant to cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. It joins Morgan Stanley, Dow, and AT&T in deciding to cut funding to specific Republicans. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, Boston, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


Walmart, Amazon and other US corporate giants in cutting off donations to Republican lawmakers who opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Walmart will halt political donations to lawmakers that opposed certifying president-elect Joe Biden's victory. It joins Amazon, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and AT&T in deciding to cut funding to specific Republicans. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Walmart, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


The Capitol riots caused chaos in the skies as airlines flew protesters home from a violent day in Washington, DC

Pilots chatting in front of an American Airlines plane. Mike Stone/Reuters Airlines have been flying protesters home from last week's "Stop the Steal" rally-turned-riot and some continued rallying while in the air. An American Airlines flight turned into an aerial rally as passengers began chanting "USA," prompting the pilot to threaten to land the plane. Alaska Airlines reported banning 14 passengers after "non-mask compliant," "rowdy," and "argumentative" behavior on a flight from Washin...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Utah, Usa, News, Air Travel, Washington, Politico, Planes, US, Trends, Getty Images, Flying, Ronald Reagan, Alaska, Hawaii


Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off donations to Republican politicians that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and Dow are among companies cutting off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats comple...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc


Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and Dow are among companies cutting off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. Separately, JP Morgan and Citibank said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats completely. Last We...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


In the wake of the Capitol siege, Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president, and Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. JP Morgan and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


In the wake of the Capitol siege, Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president, and Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. JP Morgan and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


Marriott and Citi suspend political donations to GOP lawmakers who sided with Trump and objected to Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott and Citi have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president.  Marriott and Citi are among the largest US companies to announce the will halt PAC donations to the GOP members who took part in the failed attempt to overturn the election. Companies including Microsoft, Google, GM, and Coca-Cola...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Texas, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Missouri


Marriott is pulling donations to Republicans who voted to overturn the election, while JP Morgan and Citigroup are halting political donations altogether

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president.  JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both the Republicans and Democrats completely. Last Wed...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


Marriott suspends political donations to GOP lawmakers who sided with Trump and objected to Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott has cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. The hotel chain said the decision was the result of last week's siege on the US Capitol by pro-Trump supporters. Marriott is one of the largest US companies to announce it was halting PAC donations to the GOP members who took part in the fai...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Texas, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Missouri


The best East Coast ski resorts, plus affordable hotel options for each

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Daniel Milchev/Getty Images We found the best ski resorts from New England to North Carolina that appeal to all ages and abilities.To make an overnight trip of it, we added the best affordable ski hotels for each, ranging from $74 to $159 during peak season. Read more: Is skiing safe right now? Here are the risk factors to weigh and precautions to take, according to an infectious disease doctor and...
Tags: Utah, Colorado, Australia, Cdc, Washington, Massachusetts, New York City, US, West Virginia, Trends, West, Canada, New Hampshire, Washington Dc, Philadelphia, Cinderella


Social media users are slamming a Hyatt hotel in Washington, DC, after a video surfaces showing Trump supporters parading around the hotel without masks

Supporters of President Donald Trump take over balconies and inauguration scaffolding at the United States Capitol on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, DC, is facing backlash after Bloomberg reporter William Turton tweeted a video showing maskless Trump supporters mingling inside the hotel after the historic Capitol siege.  Hyatt is now facing backlash on social media after the video, posted on Wed...
Tags: Travel, Twitter, News, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Trends, Bloomberg, Washington Dc, Dc, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Hyatt, Trump, Capitol, Turton


How airlines are responding to Wednesday's siege at the US Capitol as they're faced with the prospect of flying rioters home

The US Capitol Building seen from Washington, DC's Ronald Reagan National Airport. Douglas Litchfield/Shutterstock.com Airlines are preparing for the worst as protests in Washington, DC turned into riots on Wednesday, and some participants will now be boarding aircraft to fly home.  Some airlines are banning alcohol on their flights departing Washington and moving their flight crews out of downtown hotels. Protesters harassed and heckled Utah Senator Mitt Romney while on a Tuesday flig...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Utah, Politics, News, Air Travel, Congress, Washington, US, Trends, Flying, Ronald Reagan, Washington Dc, Delta, Mitt Romney, Aviation


American Airlines just ramped up its Boeing 737 Max operations after a week of successful trial flights

An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max. Joe Raedle/Getty Images American Airlines grew its Boeing 737 Max route network on Tuesday to include Washington, DC and Orlando, Florida, as well as New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The next few months will see the aircraft quickly expand across the US, Caribbean, and Latin America as American gets the newly-ungrounded fleet back to full strength.  American began flying passengers on the aircraft again on December 29, 2020, between Mia...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Indonesia, Boston, Planes, US, Trends, Flying, Washington Dc, Arizona, Brazil, Ethiopia, Miami


The Boeing 737 Max is flying passengers again in the US - here's when and where each US airline will be flying it

The Boeing 737 Max 7. Stephen Brashear/Getty US airlines are gearing up to relaunch the Boeing 737 Max back into service following its ungrounding by the Federal Aviation Administration.  American Airlines flew the first passenger flight on Tuesday while United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and Alaska Airlines will all fly the Max in 2021. All except for Southwest Airlines have scheduled the first routes for the Max with cities including Miami, New York, Houston, Seattle, Los Angeles, and ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Boston, Air Canada, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Bloomberg, Flying, Canada, Alaska


Google is reportedly about to get hit this week with a second major antitrust lawsuit - this time from states accusing the company of designing its search engine to hurt rivals

CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during the presentation of new Google hardware in San Francisco. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach A bipartisan group of state attorneys general is planning to file an antitrust lawsuit against Google this week, Politico reported on Tuesday evening. The suit is expected to accuse Google of designing its search engine to favor its own specialized search products over the specialized search tools of competitors, according to Politico. This latest legal challenge follows a rece...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, Enterprise, Instagram, Colorado, California, Politico, US, San Francisco, Trends, Markets, Washington Dc, Arizona


The FAA has cleared Boeing's 737 Max to fly passengers again - here's when and where each US airline will be flying it

The Boeing 737 Max 7. Stephen Brashear/Getty US airlines are gearing up to relaunch the Boeing 737 Max back into service following its ungrounding by the Federal Aviation Administration.  American Airlines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and Alaska Airlines will all fly the Max in 2021, with American starting flights the soonest on December 29, 2020.  All except for Southwest Airlines have announced the first routes for the Max with cities including Miami, New York, Houston, and Los ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Boston, Air Canada, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Bloomberg, Flying, Canada, Alaska


I paid $20 to ride Amtrak's famed high-speed Acela train for the first time during the pandemic and it was the perfect alternative to flying

Riding Amtrak during the pandemic. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider Acela is Amtrak's only high-speed rail line in the US, operating between Washington and Boston on the Northeast Corridor. Though it's not as fast as European high-speed rail, the service is clean, comfortable, and brings in a profit for Amtrak.  I rode on Acela for the first time in November to see how it stacked up to flying.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Amtrak's Acela trains are the closest thing A...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, Washington, Boston, Trains, Massachusetts, New York City, US, America, Trends, Features, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, Connecticut, Rail Travel


City of Immortals: Pere-Lachaise Cemetery Paris- Interview With Author Carolyn Campbell

Today I am happy to publish an interview with Carolyn Campbell, author of the bestselling book City of Immortals: Pere-Lachaise Cemetery Paris. The informative and entertaining book captures the history, mystery, romance, and the factual elements of the beloved cemetery, along with sumptuous photos from Campbell and contributing photographer Joe Cornish.   The book highlights 84 of the most impressive luminaries buried in Pere-Lachaise and in chapter 3, Conversations with the Immortals, C...
Tags: Travel, Books, New York, Interviews, California, Washington, France, Los Angeles, Paypal, Washington Dc, Paris, Richard, Oscar Wilde, Michael, Joe Cornish, Morrison


Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC Salutes Washington’s Public Service Heroes During Annual “Thanksgiving On The Mayflower”

For the 21st consecutive year, Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC will proudly host its annual Thanksgiving on the Mayflower event for the city's first responders working on Thanksgiving Day. The event thanks and gives back to those that loyally serve the local community.
Tags: Travel, Washington Dc, Four Seasons Hotel, Public Service Heroes During Annual


The best East Coast ski resorts and where to stay

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Daniel Milchev/Getty Images If you live on the East Coast, no need to hop a plane out West to get your ski or snowboarding fix.We picked top ski resorts from New England to North Carolina that appeal to all ages and abilities.To make an overnight trip of it, we added the best ski hotels for each, too.Hotels currently range from $79 to $150 per night, but prices are likely to increase significantly ...
Tags: Australia, Cdc, Washington, Massachusetts, New York City, US, West Virginia, Trends, West, Canada, New Hampshire, Washington Dc, Philadelphia, Cinderella, Tripadvisor, North Carolina


United Airlines just announced 8 new leisure routes in another shift away from business travel following heavy losses – here's the full list

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty United Airlines is growing its leisure route network as executives expect business travel to remain low until 2024. Latin American and Caribbean countries with limited or no restrictions for entry by US citizens are the main focus of the expansion. The new routes boost United's presence in Mexico, Costa Rica, Belize, the Dominican Republic, and Honduras. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. United Airlines is furt...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Mexico, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Washington Dc, Aviation, Airlines, Honduras, Costa Rica


US communications regulator to revisit Section 230 safe harbour protections for social media companies

The legal immunity enjoyed by internet companies such as Facebook and Twitter is under challenge in the US. Ajit Pai, chair of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that the regulatory body will start exploring the legal interpretation of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1986, which guarantees safe harbour protections to companies operating on the internet. Pai’s announcement came just a day after Twitter and Facebook, in a controversial more, decided to block ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Twitter, New York Post, News, Fcc, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, India, BJP, US, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, New York Times, Commission


‘Backdoors to encryption are bad,’ civil society group tells Five Eyes, India, Japan. Again.

Debates on encryption often follow a predictable pattern. Every few months, USA, UK and Australia, at times accompanied by allies, rail against end-to-end encryption and demand backdoors for law enforcement agencies — either through statements or through draft legislation.  Soon enough, like clockwork, this is followed by response from civil society (and Big Tech), who criticise these statements, remind the world of the fundamental  rights to privacy and freedom of expression, before finally inf...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Japan, Usa, News, Privacy, Australia, India, Surveillance, Encryption, End-to-end Encryption, Canada, Washington Dc, United Kingdom, New Zealand, UK US



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