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U.S. carriers add transatlantic flights for travel-hungry consumers

CHICAGO, Oct 21 (Reuters) – U.S. carriers including Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) and United Airlines (UAL.O) are betting big on American consumers’ unquenched thirst for travel across the Atlantic by adding more flights to Europe. U.S. airlines are responding to consumers emboldened by a more powerful U.S. dollar and more flexible work arrangements that allow …

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WADA finds bodybuilding, fitness governing body non-compliant

Oct 17 (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Monday that it had declared the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) non-compliant with doping standards. WADA said IFBB’s “non-conformities” in implementing a testing regime and insufficient resources towards development of an anti-doping program prompted the move. The statement from the global anti-doping …

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Local tourism spending rises during China’s Golden Week despite lockdowns

BEIJING, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Spending on local tourism rose during China’s Golden Week holiday that ends on Friday, according to data from China’s largest online travel agency Ctrip, even as clusters of lockdowns continue across the country. Per capita tourism spending in local areas increased by 30% on-year during the Golden Week holiday, according …

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