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Walking, Eating and Drinking in Denver

Downtown Denver is a walker’s city that’s affordable for long-weekend-warriors with room to be and space to people watch. And, as America’s newest restarted melting pot, oh, the people you’ll meet. The outdoorsy thing here doesn’t just mean weaving your way toward the always in-view Rocky Mountains that beckon all …

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Sabre cutting 900 jobs after $6.5 million loss

SOUTHLAKE, Texas — Sabre Corp. on Tuesday said it is cutting 9% of its global workforce to lower costs. It also reported a second-quarter loss of $6.5 million, compared with a profit the year before. Sabre, a provider of technology services to the travel industry, had 10,000 employees at the …

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Tourico launches first-of-its-kind client-facing platform

ORLANDO — Tourico Holidays, which recently opened a new office in Toronto, has announced the launch of Olympus X, a proprietary platform designed to help travel distribution clients improve inventory accuracy, identify hotel deals with the highest profit margins, and increase sales. The first-of-its-kind interactive dashboard also provides detailed monthly …

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Is there a beached whale in Paris right now?

PARIS — A sperm whale appears to have beached on an embankment in the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Or maybe not. A Belgian artists’ collective installed a very real-looking, life-size whale sculpture Friday alongside the Seine River, eliciting surprise and concern from tourists and Parisians alike. Bart …

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