LifeStyle: Travel

Shanghai Disneyland Is a Must-Visit, Even for Americans

Tuesday  16:06,   13 march 2018

It’s worth overcoming a few language barriers to experience one of Disney’s best global theme parks.Like all of its core parks, The Walt Disney Company’s latest on mainland China is based on the original Disneyland in California with a fairytale[...]

Bringing the Sistine Chapel to Life, With the Vatican’s Blessing

Tuesday  05:41,   13 march 2018
The New York Times

An impresario known for his ceremonies at Olympic Games is recreating one of the world’s great masterpieces. Will the spectacle appeal to tourists and Romans?ROME — The music swelled, heavenly clouds began to fade and impossibly bright rays of light [...]

Air Canada: System-wide outage disrupts airport, aircraft operations

Monday  20:41,   12 march 2018

Air Canada on Monday said a system-wide computer outage is affecting the carrier’s operations, including booking, airport operations and aircraft departures. The airline’s technology teams are working to identify and repair the issue, and it is also [...]

Airlines cancel flights as another winter storm nears

Monday  20:41,   12 march 2018

American Airlines calls off flights from Boston's Logan airport tomorrow ahead of the[...]

Spring Break in Saudi Arabia? The Kingdom Plans to Issue First Tourist Visas on April 1

Monday  20:15,   12 march 2018
Condé Nast Traveler

The cloistered Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will throw open the doors to (some) tourists.“We’ve heard so much about Saudi Arabia in regards to business, religion, and politics,” said Andrea Ross, U.S. Director at Wild Frontiers, in an email. “But as a[...]

All the Things You're Doing Wrong When You Travel, According to Anthony Bourdain

Monday  20:12,   12 march 2018

Anthony Bourdain thinks traveling to Paris just to stand atop the Eiffel Tower is lethal to your soul. Anthony Bourdain thinks traveling to Paris just to stand atop the Eiffel Tower is lethal to your soul. And a selfie in front of the[...]

The Empire State Building to light up every hour

Monday  18:59,   12 march 2018
Relaxnews (AFP)

One of New York's most iconic landmarks has launched a new illumination feature that takes a page out of the Eiffel Tower's playbook. Over the weekend, New York's Empire State Building, which soars 1,454 feet above[...]

This Crazy New Lounge Is About to Open at Hong Kong Airport

Friday  23:17,   09 march 2018
Condé Nast Traveler

BRB, catching a flight to HKG.Cathay Pacific isn't short on options at HKG: It already has The Bridge, The Pier Business and First Class lounges, The Wing Business and First Class lounges, and The Arrival (The Cabin will shutter on April[...]

New 'Airport City' Will Have Parachute Rides and A Giant Lake

Friday  21:36,   09 march 2018
Travel + Leisure

Travelers heading to Norway’sOslo Airport will soon be able to spend their time in a 43-million-square-foot city adjacent to the airport.  1/3 SLIDES © Courtesy of Forbes Massie/Haptic 2/3 SLIDES © Courtesy of Forbes[...]

American Airlines flight gets cancelled after pilot allegedly attacks ground agent

Friday  21:35,   09 march 2018
FOX News

The altercation began with a disagreement over the jet bridge.The March 8 flight was delayed by 27 hours as a[...]

TSA Is Taking Security Beyond Checkpoints

Friday  18:39,   09 march 2018

To address the evolving threat of terrorism, the agency is broadening its focus beyond screening areas.TSA Chief David Pekoske says security personnel must begin broadening their attention beyond checkpoints to the public spaces in an airport in[...]

United Airlines just announced a groundbreaking plan to help passengers with disabilities (UAL)

Friday  15:41,   09 march 2018
Business Insider

AP United Airlines and the Special Olympics are expanding their partnership. United with the help of the Special Olympics will train all of its employees on how to make flying more positive experience for people with intellectual disabilities. By[...]

American to Retire 45 Boeing 737s in Next Two Years (Correct)

Friday  15:40,   09 march 2018

American Airlines Group Inc. plans to retire 45 of its oldest Boeing Co. 737 jets over the next two years as part of an overhaul that will reduce the age of its workhorse narrow-body fleet. The Fort Worth, Texas, carrier plans to withdraw 12 of the[...]

Kotor, Montenegro Is the Chic Honeymoon Destination You Deserve

Friday  14:56,   09 march 2018

Get there now before it becomes the next Croatia.No trip to Kotor is complete until you get outside the city’s walls and discover Boka Bay, and the best way to see this UNESCO World Heritage site is cuddled up at the back of a speedboat, the wind[...]

The way Delta decides which way you board reveals a huge problem in the airline industry (DAL)

Thursday  22:05,   08 march 2018
Business Insider

Delta Most airlines boarding processes are complicated because of the number of customer categories and ticket classes. When airlines experiment with new boarding strategies, they only address part of the problem by focusing on boarding lanes and[...]