June 2019

Virgin Orbit seeks to launch satellites from the UK by 2020

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Virgin Orbit seeks to launch satellites from the UK by 2020

One of Richard Branson’s space companies (yes, he has more than one) is looking to bring satellite launches to British soil, with a new Virgin Spaceport based in Cornwall. The project now has buy-in from the UK Space Agency, which intends to put £7.8 million …

Everything you need to know about travel with animals (and kids)

Travel with animals is one of the great unexplored topics in travel journalism. Most of the stories are about whether pets belong on a plane.

People hate flying, and it could lead to the demise of the airline industry

New research shows that people see driverless cars as an attractive alternative to flying. Could AVs kill the airlines? As driverless cars become more capable and more common, they will change people’s travel habits not only around their own communities but a…

This is the world’s worst airport

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This is the world’s worst airport

Fodor’s Travel airport guide calls Los Angeles’ airport an “improbably stupid design.” The 80-year-old Fodor’s Travel airport guide has a definitive and destructive verdict: LAX is the very worst airport in the world. It’s so supremely bad that there’s not ev…

NASA opens Int’l Space Station for private travel, at hefty price – MENAFN.COM

NASA opens Int’l Space Station for private travel, at hefty price MENAFN.COM (MENAFN – AzerNews) ByTrend The U.S. space agency NASA announced that it is opening the International Space Station (ISS) for private citizens, wit. View full coverage on Google News

Tesla has a design for a submarine car just sitting around

Tesla wants to show off a prototype of an electric pickup this year and it’s working on bringing the Model Y and Class 8 semi truck into production. But really, who cares about any of that because Tesla apparently has a design for a submarine car just sitting…

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba

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Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba

Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions between 2011 and 2014. According to a memo released by the treasury department on Thursday, Expedia subsidiaries ass…

Dawn of the Artificially Intelligent Consiglieri: Mankind’s New Best Friend

What if you had a Financial Intelligent Agent to help you with your budget, investments, travel plans and even work schedule?

Overlanding: A new generation discovers the art of getting lost

Overlanding, or long-distance journeys that involve camping in remote locales, is having a resurgence.

7 of the best yoga mats for 2019 – CNET

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7 of the best yoga mats for 2019 – CNET

Travel, non-slip, long lasting: The best yoga mats you can buy right now.

Uber and AT&T team up for always-on connectivity for Uber Copter and Uber Air

Uber is partnering with mobile network operator AT&T on the always-on connectivity it’ll require for its aerial transportation service network. The on-demand mobility company announced the team-up at its annual ‘Elevate’ summit, which brings together a number…

The 29 riskiest countries for Americans to travel to

The US State Department’s public travel advisories outline the potential dangers Americans face traveling abroad. The agency uses four levels of travel guidance to inform potential visitors whether the country poses danger, or in some cases, is completely off…