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Southwest Airlines has added new service to 2 hot vacation destinations ahead of the potential summer travel boom

Southwest Airline. Patrick T. Fallon /AFP/Getty Images Southwest Airlines will begin offering new services to Florida and Montana. This includes Florida's Destin-Fort Walton Beach and Montana's Bozeman Yellowstone airports. Southwest has been drastically expanding its flight services since last year. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Southwest Airlines will begin offering flights to Florida's Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport and Montana's Bozeman Yellowstone Internati...
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Miami is bracing for a flood of spring break travelers as hotel bookings soar

Spring break visitors on Miami Beach in 2017. Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Spring break travelers are flocking to Miami despite COVID-19. Miami hotels are seeing 90% occupancy rates for weekend bookings during the spring break season. However, spring break will look different this year due to safety protocols and restrictions. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Like every other event during COVID-19, this year's spring break will look diffe...
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Dozens of Whole Foods employees at a Detroit store have tested positive for COVID-19 and health officials are now sending a warning to customers

A Whole Foods Market worker moves grocery carts in Durham, N.C., Wednesday, April 15, 2020. AP Photo/Gerry Broome A Whole Foods store in Detroit is being pummeled by COVID-19 after 24 employees tested positive. So far, no customers have reported catching the virus as a result of the outbreak. Detroit's health department is asking shoppers who visited the store to check for potential symptoms. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A Whole Foods Market in Detroit is being p...
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Royal Caribbean has announced its first 'fully vaccinated' cruises. These are all the cruise lines that will require COVID-19 vaccinations for guests and crew

The Norwegian Epic. Alain DENANTES/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images The return of cruising still remains in limbo for many cruise lines. Companies including Royal Caribbean and Norwegian have announced vaccine requirements. These are all the cruise lines that have COVID-19 vaccine requirements for guests or crew. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Several cruise lines have started announcing vaccination requirements for guests and crew members as the industry looks to rest...
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Local Florida officials are warning spring breakers to stay away from Miami and 'go to Vegas' if they don't plan on following new rules

Spring breakers at Miami Beach, Florida in March 2016. Alan Diaz/AP Photo A Miami Beach, Florida official is asking spring breakers to go to Las Vegas instead. College students have historically flocked to Florida's beaches for spring break. Miami Beach has implemented several health and safety protocols from February 22 to April 12. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Florida's beaches have always been a go-to destination for college students on spring break. But this ...
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Royal Caribbean just announced its first 'fully vaccinated' cruises are setting sail in May

Royal Caribbean's Odyssey of the Seas. Royal Caribbean Royal Caribbean's new Odyssey of the Seas cruise ship will be setting sail from Israel in May. The ship's crew and guests over 16-years-old must be vaccinated against COVID-19. The cruise line previously said it will be expecting its crew to receive the vaccine before sailings return. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Royal Caribbean's new ship, the Odyssey of the Seas, will be setting sail in May from Israel ...
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Around-the-world cruises costing up to $500,000 are selling out 2 years in advance, as eager travelers prepare for restrictions to lift

Oceania Cruises' Insignia ship. Oceania Cruises More eager cruise-goers are buying tickets up to two years in advance, leaving some cruises sold out. Month-long trips with Oceania Cruises and Seabourn for 2023 have already sold out. No major US cruises will be operating until May 2021 at the earliest. The CDC temporarily banned them last year. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. More and more tickets for around-the-world cruises are selling out years in advance of t...
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Seabourn's luxury 140-day world cruise that costs at least $67,000 is selling fast - see what the 2023 trip will be like

The Seabourn Sojourn. Seabourn Cruise Line Seabourn opened bookings for its "2023 World Cruise: Extraordinary Discoveries" trip on February 12. The 140-day cruise will bring passengers to 61 destinations across 32 countries. Some suites have already sold out, and demand is up compared to Seabourn's 2020 to 2022 world cruises. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Customers are scrambling to book Seabourn's 2023 world cruise after the luxury cruise line debuted the 140-day...
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Walgreens joins Amazon, Costco, and Walmart in selling an FDA-authorized COVID-19 saliva test that you can take at home. It costs $119.

Clinical Reference Laboratory The Clinical Reference Laboratory's COVID-19 saliva test is now available through Walgreens' Find Care. If you meet one or more of the clinical guidelines for COVID-19 testing, you can order the $119 pack. You just have to spit in a vial and then post it to a lab via a pre-paid FedEx package. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Walgreens has started selling an FDA-authorized COVID-19 saliva test that you can take at home.The Clinical Refer...
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Airbnb reports a Q4 revenue of $859 million, surpassing analyst expectations despite its 'frenzied' IPO and COVID-19

Airbnb. Yuriko Nakao/Getty Image Airbnb on Thursday reported $859 million in Q4 revenue, surpassing analyst expectations. Airbnb saw a "frenzied" IPO in December 2020 and weathered a battered travel industry amid COVID-19. Better days may be ahead for the platform as pent-up demand for travel remains high. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Airbnb beat analyst expectations in its Q4 earnings report on Thursday despite a tumult ous IPO and COVID-19, which has weathered ...
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Target will introduce in-store Apple kiosks across 17 cities this month

Target's new Apple kiosk. Target Target is growing its Apple product offerings on the Target app, online, and in-store. The retail giant is creating in-store Apple kiosks that will be run by Apple-trained Target workers. These kiosks will be introduced in 17 stores across the US this month. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Target will be bringing the Apple experience to its own stores across the US this month.Apple's products have been a hit with Target shoppers,...
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CEOs like Google's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella are among the most overpaid CEOs, according to a new report

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during a developers conference. REUTERS/Stephen Lam As You Sow has released its seventh annual report detailing the 100 most overpaid CEOs. The top 30 CEOs on the list includes Alphabet's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella. Nine companies have made the list every year, including Walt Disney, Goldman Sachs, and IBM. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. CEOs like Alphabet's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella are among the t...
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You can now book a Lyft ride without using the app - just like a taxi

Lyft. Mario Tama/Getty Images Lyft rides in select Florida cities can now be hailed over the phone, like a taxi. Instead of using the app, customers can call 631-201-LYFT to book a ride through a Lyft agent. The new option is "perfect" for seniors or people who can't use the app, the company says. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Lyft is taking a page out of the taxi playbook by letting people in select Florida cities call for a car instead of using the Lyft app.The ...
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These are all the cruise lines that will require COVID-19 vaccinations for guests and crew

The Norwegian Epic. Alain DENANTES/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images The return of cruising still remains in limbo for many cruise lines. Companies including Royal Caribbean and Norwegian have announced vaccine requirements. These are all the cruise lines that have COVID-19 vaccine requirements for guests or crew. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Several cruise lines have started announcing vaccination requirements for guests and crew members as the industry looks to rest...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, US, Trends, Cruise, United Kingdom, Vaccine, Saga cruises, Carnival, Cruise Ships, Royal Caribbean, Crystal Cruises, Holland America, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Los Angeles has created a colorful prefab tiny home village for the city's unhoused population - see inside

The Chandler Boulevard Bridge Home Village. Lehrer Architects Lehrer Architects and Los Angeles' Bureau of Engineering designed a new village of tiny homes. The 39-unit Chandler Boulevard Bridge Home Village was created to house LA's unhoused population. Prefabricated homes are increasingly being used to address the homelessness crisis in the US. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A once "forgotten" corner in North Hollywood, California, has been given a colorful makeo...
Tags: Real Estate, Washington, La, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Prefab Homes, Tiny Homes, Tiny Home Village, North Hollywood California, Lehrer, Amy King, Lehrer Architects, Chandler Boulevard, Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering, Pallet


Spotify just announced a slew of new podcasts and a higher-quality streaming subscription for audiophiles.

A Spotify employee. Britta Pedersen/Getty Images Spotify announced a slew of updates during its virtual "Stream On" event Monday. The platform will soon launch new podcasts from Warner Bros, Ava DuVernay, Barack Obama, and more. The company also announced subscription service for higher quality audio and new tools for creators. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Spotify announced new podcast partnerships and a subscription service for high-quality streaming on Monday d...
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It's not just Ted Cruz, Americans have been escaping to Mexico since the beginning of pandemic - here's why

Cancun, Mexico is one of the few international tourist destinations still open to Americans. Edgard Garrido/Reuters Senator Ted Cruz of Texas was embroiled in a scandal last week after fleeing the cold for Cancun, Mexico. Americans have been flying to Mexico during the pandemic thanks to cheap flights and lax entry requirements.  A negative COVID-19 test is not required to enter Mexico but the CDC requires one to enter the US. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Ted Cru...
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This company created a $25,000 RV travel trailer designed to be towed by an EV like a Tesla

The P17A travel trailer. Polydrops Polydrops unveiled the P17A, a travel trailer that can be towed by electric vehicles like Teslas. The P17A has been an enormous hit since before it was publicly unveiled. The trailer ranges from $24,990 to $36,140 depending on the add-ons, which includes a kitchen module. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Travel trailer maker Polydrops - which designs its tiny homes on wheels to look like spaceships - has taken a new approach to road...
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This California company makes smart, off-the-grid, and 'healthy' prefab homes for up to $670,000 - see inside and how they work

A home from Dvele. Dvele Dvele builds smart self-sustaining prefab homes that use AI to create a healthy home environment. The "software-defined" homes use DveleIQ and 300 sensors to monitor itself and its occupants. Dvele's lineup includes both homes over 3,000 square-feet and tiny homes for $150,000 to $670,000. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. California-based Dvele is creating smart prefab homes with integrated artificial intelligence programs to make the homes h...
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This California company makes smart, off-the-grid, and 'healthy' prefab homes for to $670,000 - see inside and how they work

A home from Dvele. Dvele Dvele builds smart self-sustaining prefab homes that use AI to create a healthy home environment. The "software-defined" homes use DveleIQ and 300 sensors to monitor itself and its occupants. Dvele's lineup includes both homes over 3,000 square-feet and tiny homes for $150,000 to $670,000. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. California-based Dvele is creating smart prefab homes with integrated artificial intelligence programs to make the homes h...
Tags: Real Estate, California, Trends, Housing Market, Homes, Housing Crisis, Smart Homes, Prefab Homes, Tiny Home, Howland, Tech Insider, Elsinore, Dvele, Brittany Chang, Matt Howland Dvele, Dvele Elsinore


MSC Cruises' newest ship will have a robot bartender that can make any drink you want - meet Rob

Rob the robot bartender. MSC Cruises MSC Cruises' new MSC Virtuosa ship will feature Rob, a robot bartender. Like any human bartender, Rob can create custom drinks or one of its 16 signature cocktails. The spaceship-inspired bar and its robot bartender took almost six years to create, MSC said.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. We've seen robot smoothie makers, hamburger flippers, and salad crafters. Now, MSC Cruises has unveiled Rob, a humanoid robot bartender.Many ...
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This new luxury $265,000 RV trailer was designed for pandemic traveling with pet-friendly features and anti-COVID-19 measures

The exterior of the Terra Firma edition. Bowlus Luxury travel trailer maker Bowlus has unveiled its new $265,000 Terra Firma edition. The trailer comes with amenities for pets and health-oriented features like water and air filters. Bowlus' sales inquiries went up 4.5 times in 2020, and the company is still seeing growth. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Bowlus has unveiled the latest Terra Firma edition travel trailer that's been upgraded with pet-friendly features and ...
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Burger King took cues from sister brand Popeyes to create a new chicken sandwich

The new chicken sandwich from Burger King. Burger King Burger King has announced its latest chicken sandwich. The sandwich will be available later this year as spicy or non-spicy, with or without lettuce and tomatoes. We spoke to Burger King's chief marketing officer about the upcoming sandwich. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Burger King has announced its latest chicken sandwich that will be available later this year as the infamous chicken sandwich wars continue t...
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A startup is turning shipping containers into sustainable food trucks by looking to tiny homes for inspiration

The Walkingboxes food trailer. Walkingboxes Berlin-based Walkingboxes is making sustainable food trailers out of shipping containers. Walkingboxes founder Daniel Lorch used research from the tiny home industry to shape the project. The startup has seen inquiries from around the world since its December 2020 soft launch. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Shipping containers can sometimes find new life as a tiny home, but now, a Berlin-based startup is turning the metal...
Tags: Food, Transportation, California, Germany, Berlin, US, Trends, ISO, Canada, Switzerland, Retail, Dining, Shipping Container, Lorch, Food Truck, Outdoor Dining


This 180-day global cruise is at least $41,600 a person and sold out in one day - see what it will be like on board

The Insignia in Sydney, Australia. Oceania Cruises Oceania Cruises' "Around the World in 180 Days" 2023 sailing just sold out in one day. Bob Binder, Oceania Cruises' president and CEO, attributes its quick sale time to "pent-up demand." Prices range from $41,600 to $155,600 for the cruise that hits 33 countries. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. On January 27, Oceania Cruises opened bookings for its 180-day long cruise set for 2023. The trip then sold out within a da...
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This 180-day global cruise is at least $41,600 a person and sold out in one day - see what the it will be like on board

The Insignia in Sydney, Australia. Oceania Cruises Oceania Cruises' "Around the World in 180 Days" 2023 sailing just sold out in one day. Bob Binder, Oceania Cruises' president and CEO, attributes its quick sale time to "pent-up demand." Prices range from $41,600 to $155,600 for the cruise that hits 33 countries. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. On January 27, Oceania Cruises opened bookings for its 180-day long cruise set for 2023. The trip then sold out within a da...
Tags: Japan, Russia, US, San Francisco, Trends, Thailand, Unesco, Sydney, Antarctica, Brazil, Carnival, Kamchatka, Great Wall Of China, Oceania, Holland America, Binder


A company that makes $600,000 prefab smart homes got so popular in 2020 it had to turn away customers - see inside its 3 new homes

RPA LivingHome 2. Plant Prefab Plant Prefab has unveiled three models in its new Passive House LivingHomes line starting at $586,300. The homes have at least three bedrooms and smart home features using Amazon's Alexa.  Plant Prefab became so popular in 2020, it had to turn away business. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Plant Prefab, a prefab home maker that saw massive growth during the COVID-19 pandemic, has launched the Passive House LivingHomes, a line of three ...
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A camper van rental startup wants you to spend Valentine's Day in a Ford Transit for $900

Cabana's Valentine's Day package. Cabana February 14 will likely look a bit different this year as COVID-19 continues to ravage the US. Camper van rental platform Cabana is offering a three-day Valentine's Day package for $900. Cabana — which uses Ford Transit camper vans — now has locations in Seattle and Los Angeles. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. If you've never wanted to spend a romantic Valentine's Day getaway inside of a van, Cabana's latest offer may...
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A lawsuit is accusing 7 chocolate makers of complicity in child labor and trafficking in the cocoa trade

Boxes of Snickers bars. Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The International Rights Advocates, a human rights organization, is suing seven cocoa companies. These companies include Nestle, Cargill, Mars, Mondelez, Hershey, Barry Callebaut, and Olam. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of eight Malian men who were trafficked and forced to harvest cocoa. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Human rights group International Rights Advocates has filed a feder...
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All of Etihad Airways' pilots and cabin crew have received the COVID-19 vaccine

Etihad Airways. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider All of Etihad Airways' on-board crew members, including pilots, have received the COVID-19 vaccine. It's the first airline in the world to do so, according to Etihad. Over 75% of its employees have also received at least one dose of the vaccine. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. All of Etihad Airways' on-board crew members have received the COVID-19 vaccine, the United Arab Emirates-based airline announced on Wednesday.I...
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