San Francisco: Sir Francis Drake Hotel Launches ‘Be a Kid Again’ Meetings; Millennial Techies Squeal, Faint.

San Francisco: Sir Francis Drake Hotel Launches ‘Be a Kid Again’ Meetings; Millennial Techies Squeal, Faint.

This is what happens when Macauley Culkin circa 1990 plans your company meeting. Tech entrepreneurs are sort of like kids, right? They have wild and active imaginations, they love building and playing with new toys, and they frequently rely upon the indiscriminate generosity of wish-granting fairy godmothers. (Except in tech they’re called “angel investors,” and […]

Tourism bureau: DC had record visitation in 2013

Tourism officials say 2013 was another record-breaking year for attractions in the nation's capital with an increase in domestic visitors and spending. Statistics released Tuesday by the tourism bureau … TOURISM – Yahoo News Search Results

Europe draws up tougher black box rules after MH370 mystery

By Tim Hepher PARIS (Reuters) – European safety officials on Tuesday proposed tougher rules for 'black box' flight recorders in the strongest regulatory reaction yet to the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said it would propose increasing the recording time on cockpit voice recorders to 20 hours from […]

Egypt announces plans to revive flagging tourism sector

By Mirna Sleiman DUBAI (Reuters) – Egypt's tourism minister on Sunday announced ambitious plans to try to revive the country's tourism sector, in distress after years of political turbulence. Egyptian Tourism Minister Hisham Zaazou said in an interview in Dubai: "The world will see tourism returning to Egypt. We have an ambitious global plan to […]