This Week in Travel
Inside Virgin Galactic’s newest passenger spaceship
This invention spun from carbon fiber and imagination is designed to fly tourists some 60 miles high to the edge of space.
Virgin Galactic space tourism flights are scheduled to begin this year. Read more at CNN Tech >>
Airline Onesie is an In-Flight Fashion First
Virgin Atlantic has introduced the first ever airline onesie for Upper Class passengers to snuggle into while slumbering on overnight flights. Read more at ABC News >>
Simple Must-Do Airplane Exercises
Here are some inflight exercises to get you to your destination feeling fresh and ready to go. Read more at Huff Travel >>
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley Opens July 8
The park “will replicate one of the most iconic locales from the book and film series” including Gringott’s Bank and The Leaky Cauldron and will be connected to the Hogsmeade attraction by a ride on the Hogwarts Express.
Read more at UniversalOrlando.com >>
How Millennials Are Changing Travel
Millennials—those between the age of 16 and 34—are the fastest-growing age segment in terms of the money spent. They are “foregoing standard vacations in favor of extended, meaningful experiences,” choosing to explore more remote destinations, staying in hostels and boutique hotels, and spending more time on travel than older generations. Social media and budget-travel tools like Airbnb, Couchsurfing, and Skyscanner are shaping the way they think about travel.
Read more at The Atlantic >>
10 Great Cruise Ports You’ve Never Heard of
As cruise lines move their ships around the world, new and fascinating cruise destinations are emerging. Read more at USA Today >>