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12 hrs ago | via Bangor Daily News
Facebook, which has an enormous saturation rate and where many people openly share their feelings, has put its repository of post data to interesting use. In an admittedly somewhat dated exercise, the social media giant scanned thousands of status updates to determine what users in each state seemed to say they were thankful for. Comment?
15 hrs ago | via Bangor Daily News
Google Trends sorted through all the destinations people across the U.S. searched for on Google Flights , and found what it called the "most unusually popular domestic" places the travelers from each state plan to visit for Thanksgiving. The Google Trends map is different, in that it shows the most distinctive destination, which is to say the place Mainers are choosing disproportionately often when compare to travelers from other states. Comment?
20 hrs ago | via WMTW-TV Auburn
THE 8 THINGS THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY. IT IS ONE OF THE BUSIEST TRAVEL DAYS OF THE YEAR WITH 28% OF PEOPLE HEADED OUT FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY. Comment?
Friday Nov 20 | via Eater
Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain that was acquired by Burger King last year, has abruptly closed over 20 locations in the Northeast - in Maine, New York City, and upstate New York - without warning. Not only were staff not given notice, but Consumerist reports that customers dining inside the restaurants were told to leave as employees were turning the lights out for the final time in the middle of the day. Comment?
Thursday Nov 19 | via Bangor Daily News
Travel website Priceline.com reviewed its data for holiday flight destinations, and found that Mainers who are hitting the skies for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas periods are largely headed to Florida. Priceline looked at flights booked between Nov. 20 and Nov. 27 to gauge Thanksgiving air traffic, as well as between Dec. 19 and Dec. 31 to get an idea for where folks are going for Christmas. Comment?
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