This Week in Travel

This Week in Travel

Make It a Double, Robot: Technology Rules on Quantum of The Seas
Quantum, described by the line as the SMART Ship, will have “boatloads of bandwidth” and RFID technology — which stands for radio-frequency identification and allows the wireless transfer of data — that will transform other aspects of the cruise vacation.
Read more at Travel Pulse

Air rage: Cops called after fliers fight over legroom
A fight over legroom space between two United Airlines fliers led to an emergency landing.
Read more at ABC13

Ken Burns: Glacier National Park in trouble
If you’re interested in seeing the namesake glaciers of Glacier National Park, Ken Burns has a piece of advice: hurry.
Read more at USA Today

Qantas and Virgin Australia allow unrestricted use of devices
Both carriers now permit the use of handheld devices during taxiing, take-off and landing, as long as ‘flight mode’ is switched on.
Read more at Business Traveller

Qantas A380: What you need to know
Fourteen first class seats, self-service bar area and, right at the front, a lounge area with sofa seating for five people.
Read more at Business Traveller

Beach In France Sets Up No-Selfie Zones Patrolled By ‘Spam Police’
In an effort to cut down on selfie-mania — the phenomenon already fueled by selfie stands and selfie-sponsored vacations — one beach in France has created official no-selfie zones.
Read more at Huffington

Venice to reroute biggest ships but will maintain terminal
To reduce the impact of big cruise ships in Venice, Italian ministers have decided to route the largest ships away from the center city, while still allowing them to dock there.
Read more at Travel Weekly