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Vivid Sydney 2015: 18 Day Festival of Light and Music

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Vivid Sydney 2015: 18 Day Festival of Light and Music

Vivid Sydney, a light, music and ideas event, returns to Sydney in 2015. The 18 day event will take place from 22 May to 8 June in 2015, which is also the International Year of Light. The event is owned and managed by Destination New South Wales (NSW), the State Government’s Tourism and Major Events [...]

American Airlines Earmarks $2 Billion for Customer Services

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American Airlines Earmarks $2 Billion for Customer Services

One year after closing its merger, American Airlines is looking ahead to 2015 and beyond with more than $2 billion in investments to give its customers a better travel experience. “Refreshed cabins and clubs, modernized ticket counters, improved technology and new aircraft are further examples of how American is ‘going for great‘ – providing our [...]

BMW Art Journey Invites Artists to Submit Proposals

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BMW Art Journey Invites Artists to Submit Proposals

Starting in 2015, Art Basel and BMW will support emerging artists by awarding the BMW Art Journey, enabling them to go on their own journey of creative discovery. Functioning as a mobile studio, the BMW Art Journey can take artists almost anywhere in the world – to develop new ideas, discover new themes, and envision [...]

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Unveils The Dream

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Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Unveils The Dream

As part of its 15th anniversary celebrations, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel has released The Dream – a motion graphics video. It uses a double-exposure technique mirroring the aesthetic design of the hotel, its textures, vibrant colours and a kaleidoscope of Burj Al Arab patterns. The Dream showcases a number of the hotel’s most recognisable [...]

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 [...]