Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

A button for launching the Netflix application is seen on a remote control in this photo illustration in Warsaw, Poland on April 25, 2019. Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images There’s a big money question haunting Netflix. In recent years, the streamer has spent big on flashy, blockbuster-style action movies like “The Gray Man” … Read more

How JetBlue’s takeover of Spirit could change air travel

How JetBlue’s takeover of Spirit could change air travel

Passengers wait in line at the Spirit Airlines check-in counter at Orlando International Airport. Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images Spirit Airlines resigned this week and agreed to sell itself to JetBlue Airways for $3.8 billion, hours after breaking off a merger agreement with Frontier Airlines that failed to win enough shareholder support. The … Read more

Airfares cool as peak summer travel season fades. Now what?

Airfares cool as peak summer travel season fades.  Now what?

Passengers are seen at the Delta Air Lines check-in counters at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport ahead of the Fourth of July holiday in Atlanta, Georgia, July 1, 2022. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Flights, believe it or not, are getting cheaper. Airfares fell a seasonally-adjusted 1.8% from May to June, according to the latest US inflation … Read more

Spirit-Frontier merger in question after another vote delay, JetBlue circles

Spirit-Frontier merger in question after another vote delay, JetBlue circles

The fate of Spirit Airlines’ merger with fellow budget carrier Frontier Airlines is growing murkier. Spirit this week delayed its shareholder meeting for a third time, opening the door to more talks from both Frontier and rival suitor JetBlue Airways. The latter two delays each came just hours before Spirit shareholders were due to vote … Read more

Mortgage rates are rising. Here’s how to adjust your housing budget

Mortgage rates are rising.  Here’s how to adjust your housing budget

Lifestylevisuals | E + | Getty Images Homebuyers are feeling the squeeze of rising mortgage rates. On top of that, housing prices remain high. That may lead many to rethink their budget. “As mortgage rates go up, it raises the cost of buying a home with a mortgage,” explained Danielle Hale, chief economist at Realtor.com. … Read more

Why ‘Minions’ beat ‘Lightyear’ at the box office

Why ‘Minions’ beat ‘Lightyear’ at the box office

Two blockbuster animated franchises went head-to-head at the box office this past weekend. One of them benefited from buzz – and it wasn’t “Lightyear.” In just three days, Universal and Illumination’s “Minions: The Rise of Gru” tallied more than $ 107 million in domestic ticket sales and topped $ 200 million globally. Its rival, Disney … Read more

Disney to launch Wish cruise ship

Disney to launch Wish cruise ship

Captain Minnie poses on board Disney’s newest cruise ship The Wish. Disney It’s been a decade since Disney has expanded its cruise fleet. Its newest addition, set to launch in a couple weeks, is a 1,119-foot floating theme park. The Disney Wish is one of more than 30 ships from a variety of leaders in … Read more

Frontier, JetBlue battle over Spirit Airlines goes down to the wire with competing bids

Frontier, JetBlue battle over Spirit Airlines goes down to the wire with competing bids

A Frontier Airlines plane near a Spirit Airlines plane at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 16, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images The most heated airline battle in recent years comes to a head on Thursday when Spirit Airlines’ shareholders vote on a proposed tie-up with fellow discount carrier … Read more

How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

Nearly 60% of Americans said they were worried about hidden cameras in Airbnb homes in 2019. And 11% of vacation home renters said they had discovered a hidden camera during a stay, according to a survey by the real estate investment company IPX1031. Spy cameras are not a new problem. In South Korea, more than … Read more

Travel costs are up but travelers aren’t canceling their plans yet

Travel costs are up but travelers aren’t canceling their plans yet

Summer travel talk sure isn’t what it used to be. Rather than sun, sand and surf, many travel discussions now center on inflation, rising fuel costs and flight cancellations, a situation which could derail a much-needed 2022 summer travel comeback. Travel conversations on Twitter decreased 75% from April to May, while discussions related to gas … Read more