“A billionaire just launched a company to sell hotel reservations in space — and outdo #NASA with a ‘monster’ space station”

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An illustration of two inflatable Bigelow Aerospace B330 space hotels linked together. Facebook/Bigelow Aerospace

Robert Bigelow, who made his billions from the hotel chain Budget Suites of America, has officially launched a new spaceflight company called Bigelow Space Operations (BSO). Continue reading ““A billionaire just launched a company to sell hotel reservations in space — and outdo #NASA with a ‘monster’ space station””

A Travel Photographer Explains How To Best Tell The Story Of A Location

Great travel photography transports you. Even though it’s a visual medium, you can hear the sound of water lapping on the shore or wind whipping through the trees. You feel the sun on your skin and the wet rocks beneath your feet. This is because good travel pics don’t simply capture an image of a place, they tell its story. They introduce you to people and show you places familiar to the residents, but far from the tourist hordes. Continue reading “A Travel Photographer Explains How To Best Tell The Story Of A Location”

“A new Dublin hotel is fully powered by an underground river”

Dublin’s newest accommodation offering, Iveagh Garden Hotel, will source its energy from an underground river that runs 50 metres below the hotel. This makes it the first hotel in Europe to develop a unique low energy system that creates the lowest carbon footprint possible. The four-star hotel in the Irish capital opened this week on Harcourt Street, a renowned Georgian street. Continue reading ““A new Dublin hotel is fully powered by an underground river””

A London hotel is offering the UK’s first fully plant-based room service

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Vegans often get a rough time of it when travelling.

Just last year ‘no menus for vegans’ was seventh on The Good Hotel Guide’s top 10 gripes of 2017.

And rightly so – it leaves a bitter taste in your mouth when you’ve paid loads to stay in a hotel and there’s nothing for you eat there. Continue reading “A London hotel is offering the UK’s first fully plant-based room service”

More Details Arise for That ‘Star Wars’-Themed Hotel at Walt Disney World

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Disney Parks revealed quite a bit of new information yesterday as part of D23 Expo Japan, but probably the most tantalizing topic was that brand new Star Wars-themed hotel being built at Walt Disney World in Florida. We learned previously that Disney was crafting a Star Wars resort, offering a Westworld-like experience in which guests are given new identities and tasks once they arrive at the hotel. Continue reading “More Details Arise for That ‘Star Wars’-Themed Hotel at Walt Disney World”