Qingdao interest in HK travel doubles

People rush to catch the fireworks display in February. Monthly exhibitions are planned in an attempt to attract visitors. SING TAO Stacy Shi Qingdao residents’ interest in visiting Hong Kong has grown, with flight search volume doubling since the individual visit scheme was extended to the northeastern mainland city, according to Mayor Zhao Haozhi. … Read more

Rescue falcon Lucy doing fine after nursed back to health | Pet Photos

Leader Advertising sales representative Jenna Heckethorn, Festus area, submitted this photo of herself with her peregrine-falcon hybrid, Lucy, a rescue pet she nursed back to health. Heckethorn said Lucy is featured in presentations she does for Party Paws Mobile Zoo, a nonprofit that operates to raise money for the nonprofit group Raptor Rescue Inc. based … Read more

MinDA Chairman Refutes Canadian Travel Advisory on Mindanao Safety

DAVAO CITY – Mindanao is safe and peaceful. Secretary Maria Belen Acosta, president of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA), made this statement as she refuted a recent travel warning issued by the Canadian government that painted the region in a bad light. Related Story: “We are disheartened to learn of the recent advisories from embassies … Read more

New Pet Food Recall for Michigan Dog and Cat Owners

Dog and cat food sold in Michigan and 15 other states has been recalled due to Salmonella and Listeria contamination. This recall is an expansion from the one issued in December 2023. See also: A Michigan city has just been named one of the most affordable in the United States. What food has been recalled … Read more

SeaScape communities hold Toys for Tots bike collection

SeaScape Property Management recently partnered with community residents to collect and donate 67 new bicycles to Toys for Tots on December 1st. The program, which SeaScape operated every year before the pandemic, was revived this year and brought in a record number of bikes. Doug Nichols, co-owner of SeaScape, said: “Bringing the program this year … Read more

10th India Bike Week in Goa: Kawasaki W175 Street and Aprilia RS 457 launched, day 2 today

The 10th edition of the two days India Bike Week (IBW) begins on December 8 in Vagator, Goa. Today is the second day and enthusiasts can take a day trip ₹2499 through the official IBW website. Organized by Seventy EMG with Gulf Syntrac, the festival has six tracks. Three of these tracks are sponsored by … Read more

Tampa overhauling E-bike program

TAMPA, Fla. – A review of the Tampa micro-mobility program could increase the number of electric scooters, bicycles and docking places. Tampa’s pilot program for electric bikes and scooters, which began in 2019, will conclude next week. The city plans to introduce a new and improved version of the program with a new vendor. What … Read more

Expedia’s stock jumps 9% as company sees ‘resilience’ in travel demand

Posted: November 2, 2023 at 5:04 pm ET The shares of Expedia Group Inc. EXPE rallied 9% in the after-hours session Thursday after the online travel company reported quarterly earnings well above Wall Street expectations, saying travel demand remained resilient. Expedia earned $425 million, or $2.87 per share, in the third quarter, compared with $482 … Read more