Category: Nature & Tourism

You Can Stay in a Toy-Filled Suite by FAO Schwarz This Winter

Yes, the suite will include a glittery toy Mercedes driven by toy soldiers. Your Home Alone 2 and Big-style childhood fantasies may actually play out this winter: AFAR has exclusively learned that iconic toy company FAO Schwarz in New York City has partnered with the newly opened Conrad New York Midtown to create a special hotel

Disney World’s Skyliner system up and running for tests, reports say

Walt Disney World’s Skyliner system is back up and running without passengers as the park begins retesting the new aerial cable car system before reopening to guests, according to local reports. While Disney World’s official website still lists the Disney Skyliner as “temporarily closed,” local ABC and Fox affiliates report that the air gondolas

California bans travel-size plastic shampoo bottles from hotels

In a few years, you’ll no longer be able to rely on hotels in California for those travel-size bottles of shampoo and lotion. California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Wednesday that bans hotels from supplying such bottles in an effort to reduce the number of plastic containers being thrown

Disney apologizes to guests after Skyliner ‘nightmare;’ no indication on reopening

Walt Disney World Resort has yet to set a reopening date for its new aerial cable car system, the Skyliner, after it stranded passengers for hours on Saturday night. Riders were stuck when one of the Skyliner cars became stuck in the air, the company said. Disney’s website still says the

Massive swarm of asteroids including a space rock larger than the Great Pyramid of Giza is soaring past Earth

A SWARM of asteroids is currently soaring past Earth with more than a dozen expected to make close passes by the end of the week. An unprecedented eight space rocks will have careened past Earth by Tuesday evening alone – and Nasa has admitted it nearly missed one of them.

Inside Qantas’ new first class suites with pre-flight facials

Qantas has launched upgraded first class seats on its new A380 aircrafts. As well as the luxury amenities, plush seats, and high quality food on board, passengers will get to have pre-flight spa treatments such as hot stone massages and facials. The new planes also feature stylish new lounges with

Legoland New York Just Announced Its Opening Date

Legoland New York Resort will officially open on July 4, 2020. Located 60 miles outside New York City in Goshen, New York, Legoland New York will be the largest Legoland ever built, containing seven themed lands packed with more than 50 rides, attractions, and experiences across 150 acres. 15,000 Lego

This airline will warn you where babies are sitting on your flight

Via TODAY Crying babies are the bane of many air travelers’ existence. And one airline is making it easier to put some distance between you and a tike throwing a tantrum. Japan Airlines (JAPSY)has a feature in its booking process that indicates where young children are seated on its flights.

Look: World’s largest underwater theme park opens in Bahrain

Dive Bahrain, the world’s largest underwater theme park spanning an area of 100,000 square metres – complete with a sunken Boeing 747 – is now open to diving enthusiasts. The site, in close proximity to Bahrain International Airport, has a 70 metre-long decommissioned Boeing 747 as its centerpiece, the largest

New Study Finds Travel Priorities Shift as We Age

Memo to travel brands everywhere: globetrotters say sustainability is critical and brand loyalty is not. The just-released Priceline Generation Travel Index, a study of more than 1,500 U.S. adults spanning four generations – Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X and Baby Boomers – revealed that across all generations “sustainability” was cited as