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Virgin Galactic partners with New Mexico hotel

Virgin Galactic also announced a contract with World Class Gourmet of Las Cruces to provide catering for travelers during their training at Spaceport and said it is relocating more of its staff to New Mexico and will be hiring locally in the next few months.

Spain's famed bull run festival begins in Pamplona

Spain’s famed bull run festival begins in Pamplona

The fiesta, an uproarious blend of hair-raising daily bull runs and all-night partying, was immortalized in Ernest Hemingway’s 1926 novel “The Sun Also Rises.”

Some US-bound air travelers must turn on phones 

Some US-bound air travelers must turn on phones 

“As the traveling public knows, all electronic devices are screened by security officers,” the TSA said in the Sunday release announcing the new steps.

Baltimore: Poe, painted screens, vintage treasures

Baltimore: Poe, painted screens, vintage treasures

Instead, I went looking for old things connected to the city’s history and quirky local culture — everything from Edgar Allan Poe to row houses and painted window screens, a utilitarian folk art that’s being revived.

2 hotels get overhauls in sign of Sin City upswing

2 hotels get overhauls in sign of Sin City upswing

“We are very excited to be taking this important part of Vegas history and reinventing it for the next generation of Las Vegas visitors,” said new owner David Siegel, who was hoisted up by a crane Tuesday to help as crews removed the letters “LVH” from the hotel’s giant marquee.

NTSB says parasailing is risky, urges regulation

NTSB says parasailing is risky, urges regulation

“Passengers seeking to enjoy the thrill, adventure and panoramic views of parasailing risk becoming accident victims,” the NTSB report issued in Washington stated.

Go For the Food: Manchester dishes art, diner grub

Go For the Food: Manchester dishes art, diner grub

Every four years during New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary, pretty much every White House wannabe makes a pilgrimage to this tiny almost 100-year-old diner tucked onto a side street of the state’s largest city.

White House resumes tours of first lady's garden

White House resumes tours of first lady’s garden

Public tours of parts of the White House also were halted due to the cuts but resumed after President Barack Obama signed legislation funding government operations.

Highway officials promoting holiday travel effort 

DENVER | Colorado highway officials say they’re expecting heavy traffic on Interstate 70 starting Thursday for the July 4 holiday weekend. The Colorado Department of Transportation is promoting its website offering deals on things like tacos and massages to get travelers …

5 free things for visitors to do in Detroit

5 free things for visitors to do in Detroit

Here are five things tourists and natives alike can take in for free.