The LG Travel News Roundup: Flinstones Resort Opens in Thailand

Weekly Travel News — By on December 23, 2011 at 12:52 pm

By Susmita Baral
LG News Intern

 

Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here…

Flinestones Resort ThailandYabba Dabba Doo!
A mere two and a half hours away from Bangkok, Suan Peung Resort offers visitors the rare opportunity to live in a resort designed after the Flinstones cartoon. The resort 
even has a “Bamm Bamm” restaurant! Rates for a stay at the Flinstones-themed villa start at US$110. Source: CNN Go

Plastic Bottle Ban
Plastic bottles may soon be banned from National Parks in the US. If the policy passes, plastic bottles will be banned from all national parks. The movement has recently received the support of 100,000 people via the Change.org campaign. The ban is already in effect at two national parks: Zion and Hawaii Volcanoes. Source: National Parks Traveler
Ladyboy Attendants
Thailand’s PC Air has started hiring transvestites and transexuals as flight attendants after receiving more than a 100 applications for the position. The airlines hired 4 transvestites and transexuals, in addition to 19 female and 7 male flight attendants. According to the airlines, the “ladyboy” attendants will have to meet the same criteria as female attendants. Soure: Daily Mail

Camel Attack!
Tourists recently came under attack by a camel when Turkey’s Kanal Urfa TV was interviewing two tourists near the southeastern town of Şanlıurfa. The camel began by rubbing its neck and head on a tourist and then proceeded to chase the tourists. To watch the video of the incident, click here. Source: Huffington Post

 

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    1 Comment

  • Mark Benson says:

    This resort is a treat one can give his kids after taking flights to Thailand for holidays and staying at this colourful and appealing accommodation. The kids will love to stay at this amazing place and get delighted to see live among the cartoon world of Flint Stones.