Celebrity Promotes “Mindful Dreams” with New Spa Program

Celebrity recently launched a wellness program unlike any other on the high seas and one that will benefit passengers long after they’ve returned home, gone back to work, and readjusted to the daily grind. The new “Mindful Dreams” program aboard the Celebrity Equinox and Celebrity Summit will focus on a holistic approach to getting better,

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Air France Experimenting With In-Flight Virtual Reality Entertainment

Amid the crowded lines and incessant delays, there is still one silver lining to the long-haul flight experience: your judgment-free chance to kick back and binge-watch your favorite series completely uninterrupted. As technology becomes more personalized, customers are now raising their expectations of the in-flight media experience. Air France is now adhering to the consumer’s

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Hyperloop Could Shuttle Travelers Between NYC and DC in 29 Minutes

Space X and Tesla founder Elon Musk has recently unveiled a new travel endeavor called the “Hyperloop Project,” a futuristic transportation plan that would shuttle underground pods between major US cities at approximately 700 mph. Although the technology to make this a reality is readily apparent, arduous litigation and government sanctions have served to slow

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Hurtigruten Introduces Underwater Drones

Most of the world’s oceans have yet to be explored. Now, that is about to change as underwater drone creators, Blueye Robotics and Hurtigruten Cruises, the Norwegian Expedition Cruise line, plan to introduce underwater drones as part of the guest experience on their worldwide expedition cruises. Passengers on board these unique excursion ships will experience

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(F)all Aboard Amtrak!

Returning for another year with two special trips is Amtrak’s Autumn Express excursion. The excursion departs from New York Penn station on October 14 and 15 and is perfect for travelers looking to see the changing leaves and beautiful fall landscapes of the Hudson River Valley. The historic train will ride along a route that

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Abercrombie & Kent Launches New Greece Cruise

Following a successful expansion in Japan, Abercrombie & Kent has announced an inaugural cruise through the Greek islands aboard the brand-new, luxury vessel donned the ‘La Laperouse.’ Cruising the Greek Isles with A&K will offer an immersive way to explore Greece, with visits to both essential sites and lesser-known gems, including the islands of Symi,

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Lindblad Launches Wellness Voyages With Exhale Partnership

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic recently announced a well-being partnership with leading lifestyle brand, exhale. The new partnership will kick off with a series of three- and four-day voyages intended to deliver the joyful rigor of a Lindblad expedition with the life changing well-being experiences exhale is renowned for. On board these sailings, guests can indulge in

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Airline Traffic Demand Increases Globally

Global air travel demand increased 7.9% in the first six months of June, the highest growth rate for the period in 12 years, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Despite being the slowest with Middle Eastern airlines, international air travel demand rose across all global regions; however, the laptop and travel bans implemented

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Honolulu Bans Pedestrians from Texting In Crosswalks

A new law in Honolulu, Hawaii, dubbed the “Distracted Pedestrian” makes it illegal for pedestrians to cross a street or highway while viewing a mobile electronic device including video games, laptops, and smartphones. Fines for violators will vary. First-time offenders will get a ticket between $15-$35. After the second offense, the ticket will be $35-$75.

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Princess & Cunard To Now Host Same-Sex Marriages Onboard

Princess Cruises and Cunard Line will begin offering same-sex weddings at sea following a Supreme Court of Bermuda ruling that marriage laws apply to same sex couples. Bermuda now authorizes captains to perform legal wedding ceremonies, following appropriate procedures under the maritime Marriage Act of 1999. Princess Cruises currently has 13 ships that are registered

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