Friday, August 23, 2019
TOKYO - Having trouble getting tickets for next year's Tokyo Olympics? That's no problem if you have $60,000 to spare. Tokyo Olympic organizers are offering high-end hospitality packages to Japan residents with prices soaring to 6.35 million yen - about $60,000. This is good for the opening and closing ceremony, nine days of track and…
LUANDA, Angola – Wanda Tucker stepped off the plane to a sky so gray it blended into the tarmac. She inhaled, balanced her new bag with the straw handle, then step-by-step-by-step made her way down the metal stairs. It had been 40 hours since she left Virginia. Her 61 years had caught up. Something about flying over that…
CLOSE You can finally try blue milk and much more at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. USA TODAYThe time Star Wars fans has been waiting for is upon us.Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge officially opens Aug. 29 at Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando. If you’re planning to visit Batuu,…
This story is part of Fast Company’s editorial package “The Intern Economy.” In the spirit of back to school and new opportunities to learn beyond the classroom, we’ve collected the personal stories of interns and managers to reveal what this step on the first rung of the career ladder means for the future of work.…
Ellen DeGeneres is the latest celebrity to defend the Duke and Duchess of Sussex after the couple was hit by backlash over their use of a private jet.“[My wife] Portia and I met Prince Harry and Meghan [Markle] in England to talk about their work on wildlife conservation,” the 61-year-old tweeted on Monday alongside a…
Hostelworld CEO Gary Morrison has only been in the job for a little over a year but he’s wasted little time in changing things up at the online accommodations company.Gone are the eye-catching celebrity advertising campaigns with the business looking at ways it can instead go deeper with its young audience of travelers by improving…
Pierre Casiraghi, the Monacan royal who is sailing environmental activist Greta Thunberg across the Atlantic to attend the UN climate summits, told The Times recently that “we are probably one of the few boats in the world that is totally zero fossil fuel”. While this endorsement qualified his yacht for Thunberg’s purposes, it also highlighted…
Michael Avenatti is not the most trusted narrator, but if the celebrity attorney is to be believed in a new court filing, a Nike employee approved illicit payments to New Orleans Pelicans rookie forward Zion Williamson and Boston Celtics rookie guard Romeo Langford while the two were high school stars. Depending on the trajectory of…
Walt Disney World Resort Update for August 20-26, 2019 Recently, we soft launched our new format for the Update. The content categories remain the same and are presented in pretty much the same order as always, but we have added enough new readability enhancements that the overall Update has a somewhat refreshed look. The new…
This story is part of Fast Company’s editorial package “The Intern Economy.” In the spirit of back to school and new opportunities to learn beyond the classroom, we’ve collected the personal stories of interns and managers to reveal what this step on the first rung of the career ladder means for the future of work.…