LifeStyle: Travel

The most expensive Postmates order of 2019 was travel-related

Tuesday  22:20,   10 december 2019

As the year comes to a close, multiple apps like Spotify, Pinterest and more are releasing year-end data reflecting consumer habits and statistics. Delivery app Postmates has joined in, releasing a report revealing its trends, most bizarre order and >>>

20 New Hotels Opening in 2020

Tuesday  22:07,   10 december 2019

Here's a sneak peek at several soon-to-be premier hotel properties from around the globe, each slated to make its highly anticipated debut in... >>>

Hair Supplements: Miracle Drugs or Hoax? Experts Weigh In

Tuesday  22:06,   10 december 2019

Disney's Riviera Resort, the newest on-site resort at Walt Disney World in Florida, is slated to open on Dec. 16,... >>>

Balked landings: Your plane touches down but doesn't land

Tuesday  21:05,   10 december 2019

When your plane touches down but doesn't land, it's called a balked landing. It's followed by a go-around for another attempted landing. And they're more common -- and safer -- than you may realize.It's the end of a long flight as... >>>

Why travelers are burying themselves in the searing sands of the Sahara Desert

Tuesday  20:40,   10 december 2019

Sand hammams are reaching wider audiences as desert camps in Merzouga introduce wellness sand bathing near Morocco's famed Erg Chebbi.And in... >>>

This American resort popularized ski vacations in the US

Tuesday  20:21,   10 december 2019

If you’re planning a ski vacation, it can be hard to narrow down where to go. Sun Valley became America’s first destination ski resort when it opened in 1936. Union Pacific Railroad Chairman W. Averell Harriman envisioned creating an American... >>>

50 Best Places to Travel in 2020

Tuesday  20:20,   10 december 2019

Whether you're traveling solo or planning a family vacation, here are the 50 best places to visit in 2020.For definitive answers on the best vacation spots of the moment, we hit the books, scouring tourism statistics, scoping out major events,... >>>

This will be the biggest travel trend of 2020

Tuesday  19:50,   10 december 2019

When people need inspiration, they'll often turn to Pinterest. The website, which has more than 320 million users around the world, just released its annual Pinterest 100 report featuring the top trends to try in 2020. For those with wanderlust, >>>

Did you have a ‘hard landing’? It was likely on purpose

Tuesday  18:11,   10 december 2019

Sometimes a landing is as smooth as silk. Other times, the landing is quite a bit more bumpy with a solid jolt …Sometimes a landing is as smooth as silk. On the Airbus A380, almost every time I barely notice that the plane has made contact with... >>>

Luxury hotel guests keep stealing mattresses, survey reveals

Tuesday  17:17,   10 december 2019

Stealing towels from a hotel is one thing, but taking the mattress is going way too far. A new survey reveals that luxury hotels have to deal with guests stealing mattresses more often than anyone would’ve guessed. According to the survey,... >>>

White Island: Should tourists have been on New Zealand's most active volcano?

Tuesday  17:17,   10 december 2019

New Zealand's most active volcano, White Island, sees thousands of tourists a year. But after Monday's fatal eruption, some question whether they should have been there at all.It's a private island around 48 kilometers (30 miles) off the... >>>

Singapore Airlines Makes Farm-to-Table Feel Fresh Again

Tuesday  03:00,   10 december 2019

Singapore Airlines Makes Farm-to-Table Feel Fresh AgainWhile farm-to-table has become a tired buzzword, farm-to-plane is a growing trend: Emirates spent the last year building the world’s largest vertical farm to create their own supply chain of... >>>

Tour leader killed in New Zealand volcano horror as questions are raised over whether tourists should have been allowed onto island - and fears grow for second guide

Tuesday  02:35,   10 december 2019

The victim's brother, Mark Inman, confirmed his death and said Mr Marshall-Inman had 'passed away doing the one thing he loved' after the New Zealand eruption.A tour leader was today named among five people killed in a New Zealand... >>>

Can You Buy a Second Seat on a Flight Just Because?

Tuesday  02:15,   10 december 2019

When you’re on a packed flight with your knees cradling the passenger in front of you, you might begin to fantasize about what it might be like if flying wasn’t such a miserable experience. Over at the Elliott Advocacy forums, user Qorx had an idea: >>>

Disneyland's Haunted Mansion to close for months-long restoration

Tuesday  02:00,   10 december 2019

This news is bound to give some Disneyland fans a fright. The Anaheim, Calif., theme park has announced plans to temporarily close the Haunted Mansion attraction in early 2020 for an extensive, months-long restoration process, the Orange County... >>>