Eurostar to launch London-Amsterdam rail service in 2016
Eurostar and the national rail operator of the Netherlands signed an agreement to launch twice-daily service between London and Amsterdam in 2016.
The two companies said the journey will take around four hours, stopping en route in Antwerp, Rotterdam and Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.
The service requires ratification by the Dutch parliament.
Mob Attraction moving out of Tropicana on Nov. 3 for a new home on the Strip
The Mob Experience will be moving out of its current home at the Tropicana to a new home on the Strip.
In a statement, Tom Zaller, a consultant with Mob Attraction owner JVLV New Holdings, said, “We have a great relationship with the Tropicana. However, this is a rare win-win situation that works well strategically for both parties…”
NYC rules Airbnb rentals legal if at least one tenant present
Nigel Warren was to be fined $2,400 for illegally hosting a tenant through Airbnb, but city officials cleared the rental.
New York State law prohibits almost all rentals of apartments for less than 30 days, but the New York City Environmental Control Board said the visit was legal since Warren’s roommate was present throughout the guest’s stay.
Southwest Airlines breaks ground at Houston Hobby
Southwest Airlines broke ground on a new international terminal at Houston Hobby on Monday.
Once completed, the five-gate facility will accommodate regional international flights for Southwest Airlines, with service reaching destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico, and the northern cities of South America.
Houston Mayor Annise Parker, as well as local and state dignitaries, joined Southwest Airlines employees in the brief ceremony before work immediately began.
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