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New York LGBT group calls for boycott of Russia’s 2014 Winter Olympics

New York LGBT group calls for boycott of Russia’s 2014 Winter Olympics

Eliza Ronalds-Hannon, Skift

This boycott has some growing pains to go through before it becomes a viable movement, but on its way it must be sensitive to the concerns of gay Russians still living in the homeland.

6 years ago

The small family theme park that just beat Disney and Six Flags

The small family theme park that just beat Disney and Six Flags

Ashley Wislock, The Daily Item

Knoebels has survived for decades where other small and independent parks have failed. It's done so with the right mix of affordability, decent rides, and an environment that couldn't be mistaken for corporate America if it tried.

6 years ago

The secret, magnificent Parisian vista that’s open to the public after 500 years

The secret, magnificent Parisian vista that’s open to the public after 500 years

Reuters

From New York City's High Line to this Paris tower experiment, cities are finding that they're sitting on top of -- or next to -- the next great big tourist draw. And they don't have to spend billions on new development to make it happen.

6 years ago

If Tesla made a solar-powered plane, it might look something like this

If Tesla made a solar-powered plane, it might look something like this

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press

The plane isn’t a blue print for Boeing’s next jet as much as model meant to make onlookers rethink clean technology's place in transportation.

6 years ago

British Airways unveils its new A380 superjumbo commercial doubledecker

British Airways unveils its new A380 superjumbo commercial doubledecker

The Guardian

British Airways' method of dealing with the traffic crunch at Heathrow is good news for Airbus and Boeing, but it's not a long-term solution for consumers.

6 years ago

Why routes in Asia offer the biggest opportunities in commercial aviation

Why routes in Asia offer the biggest opportunities in commercial aviation

Reuters

We are still at the sounding out phase here. We're not too far away from an airline that balances killer first-class amenities with high-end take-home experiences.

6 years ago

What do frequent flyers want from airports? Cinemas, sleeping pods and libraries

What do frequent flyers want from airports? Cinemas, sleeping pods and libraries

The Bangkok Post

There's nothing about this list that seems out of order. Airports have done an excellent job in the last few years improving food and beverage, but there's still a long way to go.

6 years ago

Skift’s top 5 smart travel reads of summer of 2013

Skift’s top 5 smart travel reads of summer of 2013

Rafat Ali, Skift

The travel books that go beyond the usual confines of daily and feature coverage and make us look smarter.

6 years ago

Fiji Airways’ new uniforms build on its brilliant new design

Fiji Airways’ new uniforms build on its brilliant new design

Rafat Ali, Skift

We loved the design and iconography of the new Fiji Airways when it was unveiled last year, and these new funky-yet-locally-inspired uniforms build on it.

6 years ago

Nevermind the leisure resort, behold the leisure airport of Koh Samui

Unny Radhakrishnan, Travel With a Couple

Laid back, smart and integrated design in keeping with the local environment, hard to find in these security obsessed times.

6 years ago

Inside Hong Kong’s airport turned cruise terminal

Edward Peters, The Daily Telegraph

In the coming years expect fewer ships in Europe and east coast U.S. ports and more vessels moved to Asian home ports such as Hong Kong.

6 years ago

What it is like to spend time at “Snowden airport” in Moscow

What it is like to spend time at “Snowden airport” in Moscow

Maria Danilova, Associated Press

Sheremetyevo airport may never easily roll off our tongues, but we're expecting in-the-footsteps-of-Snowden tours to start sometime soon.

6 years ago