Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages embarks on US journeys as an industry

Virgin Voyages, a joint venture of Bain Capital and Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, made its United States debut this week, more than a year later than planned. Ryan Cotton, head of consumer and retail group at Bain DealBook newsletter on initiative and prospects for the cruise industry raised by the pandemic. The industry is desperate …

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic Will Raise the Price of Space Flight

If you’re hoping to buy someone a ticket to space Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic spaceplanes, you’ll probably wish you had bought it seven years ago. On Thursday, Virgin Galactic announced that it has resumed ticket sales. Flights over 50 miles and offers about four minutes of freefall and a view of Earth against the darkness …

Stephen Colbert Adds a Dash of Comedy to Branson’s Space Launch

In this billionaire space race, it seems like it’s not enough to ditch Earth’s grouchy bonds – not without some glitz and loads of celebrities. Richard Branson combined private spaceflight with show business as he completed the highly anticipated Virgin Galactic flight high above the New Mexico desert on Sunday. He enlisted “The Late Show” …