(CNN) — From a hyper-connected, personalized cabin of the future to rotating airplane seats that make enduring economy that much easier, this year's Crystal Cabin Awards shortlist is chockablock with the aircraft innovations you didn't know you needed.Of course, depending on your personal feelings about the trend towards...
Tenerife, Spain (CNN) — Pristine beaches frame the Canary Islands in multicolored sand as the Spanish archipelago sweeps seaward from Africa's Atlantic coast. Those sunny beaches draw a year-round crowd seeking warm escapes at all-inclusive hotels, which have earned the Canaries a reputation for mass-market tourism.Look past...
(CNN) — The opportunity to sit on the same toilet as Frank Sinatra doesn't come around often.That's why eager fans paid thousands to snag his gold-seated commodes at auction. Furnishings from his executive suite at the former Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, were auctioned...
Access Living said it got the $25,000 round-trip quote last month, after it told an Amtrak agent that five of the 10 people making the trip are in wheelchairs."We were shocked, we thought there was a mistake in the email they sent us," Bridget Hayman with Access Living...
The Budj Bim Cultural Landscape, consisting of channels, weirs and dams built from volcanic rocks, is one of the world's most extensive and oldest aquaculture systems, according to UNESCO. Constructed by the Gunditjmara people more than 6,600 years ago, it is older than Egypt's pyramids.While the aquatic system...
(CNN) — Airports around the world are increasing health screenings and implementing new quarantine procedures as officials race to slow the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus, a new SARS-like illness that first appeared in Hubei province, China.Hundreds of people have been infected by the Wuhan coronavirus in mainland...
(CNN) — This drone footage captured over a frozen lake in northwest China looks like the inside of a kaleidoscope. The breathtaking views from CNN affiliate CCTV show the top layer of ice on Butterfly Lake in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on January 17.CCTVThe cracks resemble tree...
Dubai's exclave of Hatta is home to the ecologically diverse Hatta Mountain Conservation Reserve.
(CNN) — A unnamed Chinese traveler was caught red-handed when he attempted to smuggle 200 live scorpions out of Sri Lanka on Monday.The 30-year-old man was scheduled to fly to Guangzhou in southern China from Colombo's Bandaranaike International Airport when authorities detected the live scorpions in his checked-in...
Hong Kong (CNN) — A Hong Kong-based airline has apologized after it demanded a passenger take a test to prove she was not pregnant before boarding a flight to the US Pacific island of Saipan.Low-cost carrier Hong Kong Express came under criticism after a 25-year-old Japanese woman said...