Adventures by Disney Partners with AMAWaterways

Adventures by Disney, Walt Disney Company’s tour operator brand, announced that it is joining the river cruise industry through a partnership with AmaWaterways. Beginning in 2016, Adventures by Disney will offer four river cruise sailings along the Danube River during the summer months and one holiday themed sailing in December 2016. The itineraries will take

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Boeing Enlarges Overhead Bins

Boeing announced its plans to introduce a new overhead bin design to its 737s featuring 50% more space than previous models. The larger compartments will hopefully minimize boarding times and help avoid cramming bags. The larger space bins will hold six standard sized bags; the bin lip height has also been lowered, making it easier

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New & Expanded Lounges at LAX

LAX International Airport recently opened a new Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse to mark the airline’s 25th year of service at LAX. Virgin Atlantic partnered with Slade Architecture to create a 4,000 square foot lounge with views of the Hollywood sign. The lounge is located in Terminal 2 where the Air France/KLM lounge space used to be.

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Viking Takes to the Mississippi

European river cruise giant, Viking Cruises, announced plans to make New Orleans its first North American home port for Mississippi River cruises, which are expected to start sailing by late 2017. Many are seeing the announcement as a great opportunity to broaden awareness, increase tourism and revenue, and create new jobs on one of the

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Top Chef at Sea

Celebrity Cruises partnered with Bravo and their award-winning television show, Top Chef, to bring cruisers a tantalizing “Top Chef” experience at sea. During each of its signature sailings, fans enjoy an exclusive taste of the well-known series with enhanced culinary experiences for foodies and globetrotters alike. The chefs offer complimentary cooking demonstrations, tastings, and private

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Say Goodbye to Terrible In-Flight WiFi

Since the introduction of Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi in 2008, the cost of Wi-Fi has slowly crept upwards. The increased prices have been used as a way to discourage a large number of people from actually using the Wi-Fi, since more people will decrease its speed. So how are airlines increasing their Wi-Fi speeds? Gogo’s first

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British Airways Seats

British Airways recently filed a patent application for a number of cabin innovations. Last year, BA filed for a “tetris-style” seating patent, invented by Nigel Goode of Priestmangoode Design in London. The more recent patent application is accredited to Peter Cooke, Design Lead at British Airways. Within the application, a complex seat fastening system is

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AirBerlin Business Travel

Airberlin is working hard to become the airline of choice for business travelers. In March, the airline announced a new program called,“Airberlin Business Benefits.” The program will include three separate products: the already established Business Points program, a new product called Business Pro, and Business Prime, an improved corporate rate model.   The Business Points

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