Upgrades include faster lifts and new restaurants at the resorts. Several early storms have already dropped snow in Steamboat, Telluride and other ski areas, and forecasters are predicting a snowy season.
Cape Productions has partnered with eight resorts in America and one in Canada to film paying customers as they ski. Customers get a short, professionally edited video that incorporates aerial and landscape footage, music and shots from stationary cameras.
Commercial carriers, led by American Airlines, reported net income of $5.5 billion for the three months that ended in June, a 53 percent increase from the same period last year, according to financial data released by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Lower fuel prices are cited as a likely cause for the increase in summer travel along the turnpike. “This increase tells us great things are happening in Kansas,” said Steve Hewitt, CEO of the Kansas Turnpike Authority.
United Airlines removed chief executive Jeff Smisek and two other senior executives amid an internal inquiry into the airline’s ties to the former chairman of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. The airline is under investigation by the United States attorney in New Jersey over whether it had improperly sought to influence senior officials at the Port Authority.
For the first time since 2008, monthly passenger traffic at Kansas City International Airport has exceeded 1 million. The Kansas City Aviation Department reported that total July passenger traffic at KCI reached 1.02 million, up 3.9 percent from the same month in 2014.
For years after Walt Disney opened his Anaheim, Calif., park, he was dogged by a single regret: Short on cash, he wasn't able to buy land to fend off a flood of budget motels that siphoned revenues and cheapened his beloved Disneyland.
The plan, basically, was to drive east and see what happened. Plenty could go wrong as we ventured into the Upper Peninsula of Michigan without a detailed itinerary, but we had heard glowing reports of world-class mountain bike trails near Marquette, and for our family of mountain bikers, that was enough. Even if the trails didn't pan out, we would still be near Lake Superior.
Los Angeles, vast and sprawling, can feel overwhelming. I suggest spending a couple of days in Los Feliz - a neighborhood that will give you some of the best L.A. has to offer while eliminating the hustle and bustle you're trying to get away from in the first place.
Jutting skyward, adding impressive verticality to low-rise downtown Bakersfield, the Fox Theater's tower presides over the H Street bustle and hum with stolid, deep-rooted grandeur. Scalloped and columned, a handsome marriage of Spanish colonial revival and art deco, the tower invites your gaze up beyond its concrete base, past its red-lettered signage, tapering to its ornate clock face where ...