Disney World Testing Driver-Less Shuttles

Driverless shuttles may soon be coming to Walt Disney World. The park is currently testing a fleet of driverless shuttles that would help transport guests more efficiently around the Florida theme parks and resorts. By the end of this year, Disney is poised to launch the highest-profile commercial deployment of driverless passengers to date, which

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Mishandled Baggage Rates Decrease

This year, the rate at which airlines mishandled bags dropped by 12.25 percent, according to a report released by air transport information technology company, SITA. The rate of 5.73 mishandled bags per 1,000 passengers was also the lowest since SITA began tracking mishandled bags in 2003. Of the bags that were mishandled in 2016, 77%

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Rwanda Increases Gorilla Trekking Permit Prices

Trekking gorillas though the jungles of Rwanda is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Seeing the majestic animals up close and in their natural environment should be on every traveler’s bucketlist. However, protecting them is also an important initiative for the Rwandan government and conservation groups. To that affect, the Rwanda Development Board has announced an increase

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New Concourse Coming to Reagan National

Construction is set to begin this summer on a 14-gate concourse to replace the outdoor boarding positions presently accessible only by bus from Reagan National’s Gate 35x. While this concourse will not add capacity to the airport, it will make for a much more pleasant experience for passengers. The concourse will add two additional security

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Catch A Flick On Your Next Layover In Portland

Portland International Airport (PDX) recently opened a free microcinema on Concourse C that is a branch of the city’s historic Hollywood Theatre movie palace. The new Hollywood Theatre at PDX has a bright, 1920s-inspired neon marquee, seats 17 (but has capacity for 49), and a $200,000 state-of-the-art projection and sound system isolating movie-goers from the

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Indianapolis Airport Voted Best In North America

Indianapolis International Airport (IND) was once again named the Best Airport in North America (serving more than 2 million passengers annually) by Airports Council International. This marks the fifth consecutive year that IND has received this honor, which is based on passenger feedback. This honor puts Indianapolis in some very select company, as over 320

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AA Unveils New Premium Economy Seating

American Airlines will broaden its seating categories with the introduction of Premium Economy seats as a separate class of service in April 2017. The Premium Cabin category has existed in various forms since the early 1990s, when it was first added by Taipei-based EVA Air and British carrier Virgin Atlantic. The evolution of the category has mainly focused

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