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The World's Top Luxury Train Journey is Closer to Home Than You Think

about North America, Anywhere

The phrase ‘World’s Leading Luxury Train’ evokes images of glass-domed rail cars revealing breathtaking vistas, gliding through otherwise-inaccessible landscapes that awe pampered travelers within. It’s the romance of travel at its best – and it’s much easier to achieve than...

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On One of the Most Scenic Railways in the World, Switzerland Breaks Record for Longest Train

about Switzerland

It's official! On October 29th, 2022, Switzerland's Rhaetian Railway (RhB) operated the longest narrow gauge passenger train in the world. And they did it in spectacular style, over the UNESCO World Heritage Albula Railway Line. The Swiss passenger rail company...

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This Airline's Unique Anniversary Collectible Celebrates Aruba's Centenary of Flight Service

about Aruba

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is marking the 103rd anniversary of its founding on October 7 with the creation and presentation of a new Delftware miniature house that is a tiny replica of a Dutch building in one of the destinations...

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World First: Lie-Flat Sleeping Pods in Economy Class

about New Zealand

The farther you have to travel, the more important comfort is on the way there. So it’s no surprise that the national airline of one of the most remote destinations in the world is championing in-flight sleep. Air New Zealand has...

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The Most Expensive Airline Ticket in History Breaks New Ground for Travel

about Spain

A Spanish airline has become the first carrier to have a plane ticket ‘minted’ on the blockchain. When that first ‘NFTicket’ was auctioned off, it broke a record for the most valuable airline ticket ever sold in the history of...

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The Best City to 'Go Parking' on a Romantic Vacation

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In honor of Valentine’s Day, we thought we’d resurrect that retro, ‘50’s dating cliché with a travel twist. Instead of poodle skirts and romance in a souped up convertible in Lover’s Lane, American Graffiti-style, we suggest a romantic trip to...

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2 New Airport Lounges That Make Us Want to Miss Our Flight

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They are a calm oasis in the heart of the hustle and bustle of an airport, and among the few places where air travel retains a sense of ceremony.  Certainly, they are the very best places for people who love...

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Check Out These Pinup Pooches on the TSA's First Downloadable Calendar

about San Antonio, Texas

We love airports, don’t you? After a year without travel,  we can’t wait to see the bustle, feel that unique buzz of people excited to be off on a new adventure in a new place… Of all the sights and...

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Look Ma, No Hands! Unmanned Air Taxis to Launch in Singapore

about Singapore, Singapore

It looks like something out of a science fiction film, but it could be the way you get your very next aerial tour of Singapore. In a world first, after two years of tests and collaboration with the island city-state...

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'Safety Dance': The 80's Parody Airline Safety Video You Need To Watch Now

about Seattle, Washington

In BC (Before COVID) times, viral airline safety videos had fun with things like fastening seatbelts. Times have changed. Alaska Airlines gave the COVID travel era the new type of safety video we really needed right now. The video above is...

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Canadian Luxury Train Tours' First USA Journey - Rockies to the Red Rocks

about Rocky Mountains, Rocky Mountains

They are the essential train trips in Western Canada. Three rail routes that provide travelers a window onto the Rockies like no other way of travel. Rocky Mountaineer operates bucket list rail journeys between Vancouver and the iconic Canadian Rockies...

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KLM has revealed the future of flight. Hint: You'll be sitting IN the wings.

about Netherlands, Netherlands

If you’re one of those travelers who always picks a seat over the wing, you’re in luck. In this new-concept aircraft, you – and every other passenger on board – will be flying IN the wings. They call it the...

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Well, We Aren't Going to Miss This. Major US Airlines Drop Most-Hated Fee

about North America, Anywhere

The first announcement was a bombshell. Then, like dominoes, they all fell. United Airlines started the landslide when it revealed it was dropping change fees - forever. Why? Air passengers in the US dropped to below 100,000 a day at...

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The Airline That's Providing Passengers with COVID insurance

Travel companies are introducing many new health and safety practices to help protect travelers, staff and locals as travel begins to resume.Now, one airline has taken those measures one step further. In a travel industry first, Emirates is covering its passengers...

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Lie Flat Beds in Economy Class? This Airline Says, "Yes, You Can!"

about New Zealand

An airline has cracked the code to providing some of the same comforts for economy class passengers as their fellow passengers in costlier business and first-class enjoy.After three years in development, Air New Zealand has revealed the prototype of an...

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