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5 Car Care Tips for Safe Holiday Travel

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5 Car Care Tips for Safe Holiday Travel

With the average age of cars on the road today at an all-time high and gas prices low, vehicle maintenance is increasingly important, particularly during the busy holiday season. Before a long road trip, even small maintenance tasks can increase vehicle safety and minimize more costly repair problems down the road, suggests the Hanover Insurance [...]

Guinness World Record for Largest Pillow Fight

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Guinness World Record for Largest Pillow Fight

Super 8, an economy hotel chain, celebrated 40 years by joining TV host and former NSYNC pop star Joey Fatone in South Dakota to break the Guinness World Record for the largest pillow fight. Held at South Dakota State University’s Coughlin-Alumni Stadium, in the state where the brand opened its first hotel in 1974, the [...]

Raahgiri Promotes Car-Free Living in Gurgaon

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Raahgiri Promotes Car-Free Living in Gurgaon

By Rakesh Raman A community campaign that aims to educate people about the benefits of car-free living has completed one year this month in Gurgaon, a city near India’s capital New Delhi. Christened Raahgiri (a Hindi word with ‘walking’ as its simple translation), the campaign holds weekly street events every Sunday in different parts of [...]

What Are the Travel Habits of Gay and Lesbian Travelers?

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What Are the Travel Habits of Gay and Lesbian Travelers?

The city of Munich is currently conducting travel and tourism market research online to find out more about the LGBT (lesbian gay bisexual transgender) market segment. The city is hoping to gain differentiated knowledge of the LGBT travel market, which will then be used to design suitable marketing strategies. Of particular interest to the city [...]

Watch the Maglev Train That Flies…And It’s Fun

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Watch the Maglev Train That Flies…And It’s Fun

Japan has shown a trial run of a Maglev train that hit the speed of over 500 km/hour. The new train uses magnetic levitation (Maglev) transport technology that eliminates the need of wheels, axles, and bearings used in conventional trains. The magnetic field keeps the train lifted from the surface – allowing it to run [...]

SVLL Connect: Luxury Passenger Bus Services in India

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SVLL Connect: Luxury Passenger Bus Services in India

SVLL Connect, a seven star intercity luxury passenger bus introduced by SVLL Connect Pvt. Ltd., has commenced its operation on Surat – Jaipur and Jaipur – Surat routes. It was announced Monday. The Luxury Bus Services which were initially started on Surat – Mumbai and Mumbai – Surat routes in April 2014 have now been [...]

Who Will be London’s Official Guest of Honour? Search Launched

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Who Will be London’s Official Guest of Honour? Search Launched

Today Visitlondon.com, the official visitor guide to the capital, together with the Great Britain campaign, have launched an international search to find London’s Official Guest of Honour, who will have a chance to experience London. The winning guest will be invited to London in February 2015 and will: Open Tower Bridge, a famous bridge See [...]

25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

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25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

The countdown is on. From 7-9 November, 8,000 illuminated balloons will change Berlin’s face. They will line a “Lichtgrenze” (border of light) along the former path of the Berlin Wall from Bornholmer Straße, past Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie. Residents will reminisce, while visitors will be amazed at how the Wall had separated what have [...]

Which Is the Most Popular Honeymoon Destination?

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Which Is the Most Popular Honeymoon Destination?

Conde Nast Traveler announced Monday the results of its 27th annual Readers’ Choice Awards, ranking the best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, and cruise lines in the world. Over 76,600 dedicated readers cast votes for 7,721 hotels, 642 cities, 453 cruise ships, and 148 islands, in an average survey time of 16.5 minutes. The result? [...]

Trial By Fire: NASA Video on Orion’s Flight Test

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Trial By Fire: NASA Video on Orion’s Flight Test

As the flight test of NASA’s Orion spacecraft nears, the agency released Wednesday a video — called “Trial By Fire” — detailing the spacecraft’s test and the critical systems engineers will evaluate during the Dec. 4 flight. Orion is in the final stages of preparation for the uncrewed flight test that will take it 3,600 [...]

Marriott Launches Content Marketing Studio

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Marriott Launches Content Marketing Studio

Marriott International, Inc., announced Monday the formation of a new global content studio—comprised of content development, production and distribution teams—dedicated to publishing, distributing and sharing digital and filmed content across film, television, online, digital and print distribution platforms. To further the company’s focus on next-generation travelers and drive new business, the studio embraces a mission [...]

Largest Fleet of Rolls-Royce Phantoms for Hotel in Macau

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Largest Fleet of Rolls-Royce Phantoms for Hotel in Macau

Luxury entrepreneur Stephen Hung has purchased the largest Rolls-Royce Phantom fleet in the world, placing an order for 30 Bespoke Extended Wheel Base Phantoms for his Louis XIII hotel in Macau. This transaction represents the world’s single largest order of Rolls-Royces ever. Two of the fleet will be the most expensive Rolls-Royce Phantoms ever commissioned. [...]

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