The LG Travel News Roundup: Legoland Hires Child Employees

Weekly Travel News — By on January 13, 2012 at 6:00 am

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…

LegolandLegoland Introducing Child Concierge
Legoland Windsor, located outside London, is one of six Legolands around the world. And soon it will be opening a hotel featuring child concierges. According to the company, the position will be open for eight to ten-year-olds and the candidates “requires a passion for LEGO, a fondness for theme parks and a curious and enquiring mind.” Source: Huffington Post

Winter Survival App
Two North Dakota engineers have come to the winter weather rescue by creating a free “winter survival kit app” for iPhone and Android users. The app boasts many helpful features including: calling 911, notifying friends and family of emergencies, monitoring the amount of gas remaining in a vehicle, and identifying your location. Source: Washington Post

Butter Sculpture Powers Fair
This year’s Pennsylvania Farm show will be featuring a 1,000-pound butter sculpture of a young boy showing off his prize cow. The sculpture, which was made to honor the 100-year anniversary of the Pennsylvania 4-H and Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs, will be recycled via a digester that will turn it into electricity to run the farm. Source: Gadling

First Class Flying Perks Without The Price
Many airlines are now offering the perks of a first class flight without the added cost of an upgraded flight. Yes, there is a price to pay, but the fee is nominal in comparison to a first class ticket. This special offering, dubbed as the “virtual class,” offers added legroom, earlier boarding and possibly free drinks. The cost? Varies from airlines to airlines. Source: ABC News


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