“A home should remain a home,” Amsterdam alderman Laurens Ivens said in a statement.
“What are we doing that causes the airport to spend more money?” said Kimberly Grubb of Fort Worth, Texas, who was recently awaiting a Lyft pickup at San Francisco International Airport.
The royal connection — one of the cable cars is even named after Charles — has shaped the public’s perception of the tiny town of Klosters in Switzerland, but it’s only one of many reasons to visit. It’s actually traditional, not flashy, and offers skiers, hikers and those simply seeking rest and relaxation a quiet sense of tranquility not found in many glitzier, more crowded Alpine resorts.
One day, home VR systems will likely be common enough to make VR destinations unnecessary, just as video-game arcades are now rare. For now, though, these public attractions offer your best chance at giving you a taste of VR.
Officials said earlier this month they expected the R Line to open by year’s end; now, it’s looking more like at least January, due to technical issues and not enough time for train testing.
“We left with a sense of dread and came back with a renewed purpose because there are some corals that literally came back from the brink,” said Georgia Tech climate scientist Kim Cobb, who returned from the expedition earlier. “It’s the best we could have hoped for.”
“They want to be viewed as more of a travel company and not just an alternative lodging firm,” said Henry Harteveldt, an analyst with Atmosphere Research. “Our research shows travelers spend as much as 60 percent of their travel budget at their destination. So they want to tap into that very large revenue stream.”
“We have had some good conversations with them,” Munoz said in an interview. “It’s terrific because it gives the industry and our company the Good Housekeeping seal of approval” that should attract other investors. He declined to say if Buffett himself got involved in the discussions.
AAA forecasts that 48.7 million Americans will travel, the busiest Thanksgiving period on U.S. roads and skies since 2007, the year before the global financial crisis plunged the U.S. economy into a deep recession.