What to make of Barry Bonds’ return to baseball? – USA TODAY

Barry Bonds, who retired after the 2007 season, will join the Giants as a special spring training instructor beginning today.(Photo: Jason O. Watson, USA TODAY Sports) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — For seven years, Barry Bonds stayed at arms’ length from baseball, a period spent in almost complete professional exile, save for the rare appearance to throw […]

Researchers see more growth in Michigan tourism

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's tourism industry should continue to grow this year as the economy improves and the state increases its advertising overseas, a Michigan State University report said Monday. TOURISM – Yahoo News Search Results

Starbucks Opens First Store in Downtown Disney District

Today, Starbucks Coffee Company and the Disneyland Resort announced the opening of a new company owned Starbucks location at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, Calif., for the millions of guests visiting Disneyland Resort from all over the world each year. Disney World – Yahoo News Search Results

Asia's hotel investment transactions up 218% in 2013

Asia's hotel investment transactions soared 218 percent year-on-year to US$ 7.5 billion (S$ 9.5 billion) in 2013, surpassing industry expectations, according to the latest figures from JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group.This makes 2013 the strongest year after the global financial crisis in 2007.The region's growth was led by Singapore, Japan and mainland China, with Japan […]