Netflix now has more than 50 million members worldwide

Netflix now has more than 50 million members worldwide, about 36 million of which are in the U.S. A recent price hike had a “minimal impact” on the streaming service, allowing it to add about 1.7 million members worldwide during the recent quarter, and just over half a million in the U.S., according to a […]

Yum Brands Inc YUM.N and McDonald’s Corp MCD.N are facing a new food safety scare

Yum Brands Inc YUM.N and McDonald’s Corp MCD.N are facing a new food safety scare in China, denting the fast-food companies’ efforts to shore up reputations and businesses that were hurt by a 2012 safety scandal in one of their biggest markets. McDonald’s and KFC parent Yum apologized to customers on Monday after Chinese regulators shut a local […]

New Delhi- Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express

Derailment of the prestigious New Delhi- Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express the other day near Chhapra in Bihar is virtually a wake-up call for the Indian Railways and its newly appointed minister. It is not yet certain what caused the accident that reportedly took four lives. Whether it was sabotage or plain neglect and incompetence on the […]

U.S. National Park System

Traveling to each, individually and together, can cost a fortune, so if you’re planning a road-trip, you can save a ton with a national parks pass, or consider showing up on one of the many free-admission days. For those still wondering where, when, and how to visit, here is our guide on planning a trip to the […]

Holiday Inn London Stratford City earned a smart write-up

Holiday Inn London Stratford City earned a smart write-up at Show & Stay this month, making it a top pick for those looking for a hotel in Stratford, London. Show & Stay Magazine, which boasts a stellar reputation in the tourism industry, has been providing theatre breaks in London to happy customers since 2004. The […]


Mall of the World

Photograph by Dubai Holding via AP Photo UAE Prime Minister and Dubai ruler Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (left), listens to Chairman of Dubai Holding Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi (center) during the presentation of the Mall of the World Dubai is the land of superlatives. It already lays claim to the tallest building and […]

Virgin best domestic airline

Virgin America Named Best Domestic Airline Air travelers have spoken: For the seventh year in a row, Travel + Leisure readers have rated Virgin America as the best domestic airline in itsWorld’s Best Awards. The magazine’s readers were asked to rate everything from airlines to hotels to cities to cruise lines, and the results were […]

Casual dinning and devices

Logo used from 1980–2007, still in use at some Applebee’s locations. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Casual dining chain Applebee’s (DIN) has applied to trademark the phrase “No Tech Tuesday.” While one could reasonably infer that the restaurant is planning to host device-free dining on, say, Tuesdays, the chain denies that it has any such plans. “Guests are welcome to use as much […]

Virtual terminals for high risk credit card processing

Precise Payment Solutions – Virtual Terminals for ACH and Credit Card Processing Precise Payments has a very secure and reliable multi-currency platform for credit card processing and automated check handling (ACH); available with market leading fraud minimization systems and premium support services for small or large businesses with or without processing experience. We deal with […]

Boeing’s Space Bins and space bags

            Boeing’s Space Bins will stow six bags, two more than the current pivot bins installed on Next-Generation 737s (Photo: Boeing) Seasoned travelers know the benefits of restricting luggage to carry-on, letting them smugly cruise past the suckers waiting at baggage claim at the end of a flight. But with the […]