This Week in Travel

This Week in Travel

Geotagged safari photos could lead poachers right to endangered rhinos.
Conservationists are asking safari-goers to turn off the geotagging function on their cameras to help protect wildlife against tech-savvy poachers.
Read more at qz.com >>

Etihad Announces Plans for Reimagined A380 Configuration
Etihad debuts their sumptuous new interiors that include spacious suites, butler service, and showers, “putt[ing] every other airline in the world to shame.”
Read more at boardingarea.com >>

7 Tips To Safeguard Your Valuables When You Travel
In light of the recent police sting and busts of LAX luggage thieves, some tips on how to protect your belongings when you fly.
Read more at travelpulse.com >>

Richard Branson, Cruise.co, Join Dorchester Hotels Boycott
Celebrities are boycotting the Beverly Hills Hotel (and other Dorchester properties) to protest its owner, the Sultan of Brunei, introducing Sharia Law in his country.
Read more at travelpulse.com >>

Look inside Qatar’s $15.5 bn Hamad International Airport
The $15.5 billion airport will handle 30 million passengers a year, growing to 50 million in time for the 2022 soccer World Cup.
Read more at in.yahoo.com >>

TSA: 40 Percent Of U.S. Travelers Now Get Expedited Screening
Thanks to the expansion of programs such as PreCheck and CLEAR, 40% of US travelers now benefit from preclearance at airport security checkpoints.
Read more at businesstravelnews.com >>