Community Mourns Passing of Travel & Tourism Advocate Julie Schmitz Jensen

TRAVEL AND TOURISM ADVOCATE JULIE SCHMITZ JENSEN PASSES AWAY The family of Julie Schmitz Jensen confirms the passing of long-time tourism and travel advocate Julie Schmitz Jensen. Jensen served more than 20 years during two stints leading Visit Rapid City, formerly known as the Rapid City Convention and Visitors Bureau. She was a member of numerous community boards and organizations that promoted Rapid City and the Black Hills as travel destinations and also promoted special community events and causes. Mayor Allender released the following statement regarding Jensen’s passing: “Julie Jensen…

Live At The Linda: “Time Travel”

Jerry Gretzinger is most well-known around The Capital District as a beloved and well-respected news anchor having stints behind the desk at both WRGB-6 and WNYT-13 in Albany. But what you may not know is that Jerry is also an accomplished crooner. Whether it was with his solo Sinatra tribute show or with fellow anchors Jessica Layton and Benita Zahn as part of “The Singing Anchors” it was always a real treat to hear Mr. Gretizinger get out from behind the desk and in front of live band. This recording…

Edelweiss Bike Travel Releases 2023/24 Tour Brochure

The Edelweiss Bike Travel tour brochure is back with nearly 180 pages worth of tour information. With over 40 years of experience offering an extensive range of motorcycle tours, Edelweiss has added new tours this year on top of beloved classics. Related Story: Edelweiss Bike Travel Best of Greece Tour Review Tours take place on six continents and range in difficulty, length, and type of riding, all of which is detailed in the new brochure. Tours also vary in ride time vs. sightseeing time, allowing riders a chance to dive…

Bobcats Travel to Grand Forks for UND Tournament

Story Links WHO: Montana State at North Dakota WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 8, 2002, 6 p.m. (MT) WHERE: Grand Forks, North Dakota at UND Tournament – Betty Engelstad Sioux Center RECORDS: Montana St. 1-5, 0-0; AND 2-4, 0-0 Summit SERIES: North Dakota leads all-time series 10-3 (2009) LAST MTG: october 28, 2017 – Montana State 3, @ AND 2 WHO: Montana State vs. Fordham University WHEN: Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at 5 p.m. (MT) WHERE: Grand Forks, North Dakota at UND Tournament – Betty Engelstad Sioux…

A millionaire magician’s advice for selling luxury travel: Travel Weekly

Arnie Weissmann Until the year 2000, Steve Cohen felt he was doing pretty well as a chamber magician, lining up private gigs in wealthy people’s homes in Chappaqua, N.Y., pulling in about $2,000 per show. Then he met Mark Levy, a marketer Cohen describes as “brilliant.” Levy saw more potential in Cohen’s act than Cohen did himself. He urged him to lean harder into who he already was and to overtly position himself as “the millionaires’ magician.” Cohen thought it was a crass idea. His wife thought it was a…

Apple launches new iPhone 14, a rugged Apple Watch, and more • TechCrunch

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. It’s Wednesday, which today is known as Apple iPhone 14 (here’s all our stories from the Apple event) and Y Combinator Demo Day…day. As you can see, our team was at one or the other, and some decided to split themselves in half and do both, to bring you the latest and greatest. Enjoy every.last.morsel.  — Christine and He came The TechCrunch Top 3 Hot in here:…

7 conversations with YC founders about their entrepreneurial journeys • TechCrunch

It’s YC Demo Day week, which has us nostalgic for the conversations Found hosts have had with founders who have been through the famed accelerator program. In every episode of Found, hosts Darrell Etherington and Jordan Crook dig into a founder’s background, the peaks and pits of starting and running a company, and relationships and mentors who have helped along the way. Unsurprisingly, when a YC founder comes on, the conversation often touches on how their time in the accelerator was a formative experience for their company and them as…

Disney Dreamlight Valley: How To Unlock Fast Travel | Wishing Well Guide

Slow travel not good enough? How about some fast travel. Disney Dreamlight Valley is available now on Xbox Game Pass, and while the game isn’t 100% complete, you can still enjoy exploring the world of Disney, making friends with classic characters and building up your new home. Unfortunately, you can’t really sprint around — making your character pretty slow. The only way to get around faster is with Wishing Wells. There are 8 realms and each one has a cursed Wishing Well you need to cleanse. Cleansing the well unlocks…

People walk miles on highway after Austin airport power outage

Travelers walk miles on side of highway due to power outage at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport For many Austin-Bergstrom International Airport travelers, the wait is still not over. There were several flight cancelations and some people cannot get on flights until Thursday. AUSTIN, Texas – Due to the power outage at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) Wednesday morning, Austin police closed down access roads to AUS. Amid the chaos, some travelers abandoned ride-shares, even their own vehicles on the side of the highway, and walked to the airport. Some people said they…

How Large U.S. Airlines Can Address The Change In Business Travel

The idea of the “road warrior” business traveler is changing, and large U.S. airlines need to adjust … [+] their businesses as leisure travel becomes a bigger percentage of total volumes. getty When the pandemic hit the world in early 2020, air travel was thrown for a loop as people stayed home and most travel ground to a halt. Over the last two years, a number of predictions have been made about the return of business travel. Delta Airlines recently reported that their business-related revenue matched 2019 but on lower…