2022 is the year of all-round travel, and here’s why | local work

By NerdWallet French Sally For some travelers, all-inclusive hotels conjure up images of bland food served under a heat lamp in lush, vibrant destinations where guests never leave resort grounds. Lower class wines flow freely (goodies will cost you more), as a few overeating discourage the trip. This picture is changing, as hotel companies expand … Read more

The ‘Vengeance Journey’ started in 2021, but really comes back with revenge in the summer of 2022

The term “revenge travel” has become a popular way to describe consumers dusting off their itineraries that have been halted by the pandemic, but 2022 is poised to be an even bigger payoff for dog days in 2020. That’s because travel and all of its incidental spending is back even stronger compared to last year, … Read more

South Windsor School teaches rock and life lessons | South Windsor

SOUTH WINDSOR – Two local music teachers have given “School of Rock” a run for their money. Dennis Cotton and Mike Kevitos, who have moderated Rock Band 101 since 2015, may not be the same alternative teacher character Jack Black he portrayed in the 2003 comedy. But like the movie, their students definitely learn how … Read more

IBM shares rose. Why the 111-year-old tech company has outperformed today.

font size IBM’s results lifted other low-tech stocks, including Oracle and HP. Miguel Medina/AFP via Getty Images Score one for old timers. in a day when Netflix Stock down 35% on worries about disappointing subscriber growth, market gets boost from 111-year-old International Business Machines . As the company’s first-quarter financial results showed, the tech giant … Read more

Florida judge revokes US authorization to wear masks on planes and other travel

St. PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) – A federal judge in Florida rescinded a national mask mandate on planes and mass transit on Monday, and airlines and airports quickly began removing requirements that passengers wear face coverings. The judge’s decision freed airlines, airports and mass transit systems to make their own decisions about mask requirements, resulting in … Read more

Outgoing North Dakota senator led lawmakers on travel costs

Bismarck, ND – The North Dakota senator who resigns after a report about text messages he exchanged with a prisoner has increased travel expenses over the past decade that are more than 14 times what lawmakers miss to the average state’s taxpayers, according to a review. Legislators Associated Press. A review of travel records showed … Read more

Tech stocks continue to decline, storage fears of recession | Business News

If you are aware of the opening or closing of a local business, please let us know here. Closure of Café Pedro in Emmaus SV Sports (formerly Schuylkill Valley Sports) to shut down Quakertown Flemington DIY will host its grand reopening on May 14 at 26 Stangl Road, Flemington. The celebration will start at 10 … Read more

More than 80 former Chuck Schumer employees work for Big Tech

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s extensive ties to big tech companies have raised the specter of the powerful Democrat blocking much-needed antitrust legislation that his party is pushing. More than 80 former salaried employees of the New York lawmaker have used their time with Schumer to secure prestigious jobs, working directly with companies such as … Read more

SoftBank loses $26 billion on technology investments amid sell-off

Tokyo — SoftBank Group corp. 9984 -8.03% On Thursday, it announced a massive $26.2 billion loss in its large portfolio of technology companies in the first three months of the year, as the company posted a record annual loss for the second time in three years. “The world is in a chaotic situation,” CEO Masayoshi … Read more

SoftBank loses $26 billion on technology investments amid sell-off

Tokyo — SoftBank Group corp. 9984 -8.03% On Tuesday, it announced a massive $26.2 billion loss in its large portfolio of technology companies in the first three months of the year, as the company posted a record annual loss for the second time in three years. “The world is in a chaotic situation,” CEO Masayoshi … Read more