The Issue: Is the sequester a 'whoa' or a 'yikes' that's just days away?

The Issue: Is the sequester a 'whoa' or a 'yikes' that's just days away?

The game of chicken over the across-the-board cuts in federal spending threatens to play out until the bitter end as both parties dig in to their respective positions and are blaming the other for the impasse.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
2013 travel trends include increased fees, better WiFi, higher ethics

2013 travel trends include increased fees, better WiFi, higher ethics

CHICAGO, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. travelers in 2013 can expect better WiFi at cruising altitude, less time at the baggage carousel and the opportunity to travel with a clear social conscience, travel industry experts say.

DHS launches passport information campaign

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- An information campaign addressing new security policies set for implementation at U.S. entry checkpoints began a new phase Thursday.
Airline issues cost billions, group says

Airline issues cost billions, group says

WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) -- U.S. air passengers opted to skip 41 million trips in the past year due to frustrations with air travel, a travel group said Thursday.

U.S. losing out on global tourism

NEW YORK, May 9 (UPI) -- U.S. tourism officials are warning foreign visitors are increasingly turned off by bureaucratic visa policies and the nation's tarnished image.

No big rise in U.S. tourism despite weak $

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. dollar has been weakening against the euro and British pound for three years but that's yet to translate into a jump in U.S. tourism from Europe.

Business travel helping hotels

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Business travel is finally on the upswing, and some travel-related businesses, including many hotels, say they are seeing increased activity as a result, despit
DAR HADDIX, UPI Business Correspondent

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Roger Dow

Roger Dowson was born in Chippenham, Wiltshire, England in 1964 and is a military and social history researcher and author. He has written Manchester Scottish 1914–1918 and has been the co-author with Neil Drum on God's Own 1st Salford Pals and Hell Let Loose - 1/7th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers 1914–1915 including the Gallipoli campaign.

He is also a registered fieldworker with the Imperial War Museum, London and is an active campaigner for conservation and promotion of local heritage, oral history and war memorials. He currently works for museums and archives in Yorkshire. His projects have included a joint participation with the Green Howards Regimental Museum, Richmond on Remembrance the Yorkshire Regiment 1914–1918, a website.

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