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Darlene Allen is a news writer with Canary Islands News, where she covers lifestyle, books, sports, education, and tech. She's also the author of several books and a frequent speaker on topics ranging from women's rights to the importance of STEM education.

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Flight Centre Is Closing Its Gogo Vacations Unit

Skift Take Flight Centre wanted to cut a money-losing division and refocus on a higher-end luxury client. RIP Gogo Vacations. Dennis Schaal Australia-headquartered Flight Centre announced Tuesday it is closing its U.S.-based wholesaler, Gogo Vacations. “Given the narrower focus on leisure and corporate growth opportunities, as well as the launch of the Envoyage independent agency […]

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Marriott Plans 12 Hotel Openings in India in 2024, Shimla to Get a Ritz-Carlton in 2029

Skift Take Marriott’s hotel growth in India shows it is thinking strategically about India’s growth, offering options for different budgets. The hotel chain is making sure it covers all the bases and includes everyone as it expands. Peden Doma Bhutia Marriott International expects to open 14 hotels in South Asia this year, 12 of which

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Rocket Lab says contract backlog tops $1 billion, outlines Neutron progress toward first launch

An Electron rocket launches the Baby Come Back mission from New Zealand on July 17, 2023. Rocket Lab Rocket Lab is making steady progress on the development of its Neutron vehicle, as the company reported fourth-quarter results that saw its contract backlog soar above $1 billion. The space company reported a net loss of $50.5

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Starbucks to hike wages for union workers as it thaws relationship with Workers United

A Starbucks logo is seen as members and supporters of Starbucks Workers United protest outside of a Starbucks store in Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C., on Nov. 16, 2023. Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images Starbucks workers at unionized cafes will receive the pay hikes that their nonunion coworkers first collected in May 2022, a key step

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Viking Therapeutics stock jumps 115% after positive weight loss drug trial results

Cr | Istock | Getty Images Shares of Viking Therapeutics soared more than 110% on Tuesday after the company’s experimental weight loss drug showed promising initial results in a mid-stage trial.  Viking Therapeutics is one of several small obesity drugmakers hoping to enter the budding weight loss drug industry, which analysts say could grow into

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Macy's will close about 150 department stores, but open new locations of better performing chains

People shop at the Macy’s Herald Square store in New York City, Jan. 19, 2024. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images News | Getty Images As Macy’s chases sales growth, the department store operator said Tuesday that it will close about 150 of its namesake stores and open more shops with better locations or that

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