Archive for the ‘Weekly Travel News’ Category

The LG Travel News Roundup: Social Media and Snow Reports

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… Social Media & Snow Reports Social media is playing a huge role around the world in bringing transparency to many causes, from live updates...
April 6th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Hunger Games Inspires New Tourism Trend

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… Hunger Games Tourism While the Hunger Games franchise is raking in millions from it’s hit movie debut, North Carolina is seeing an influx...
March 30th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Thieves Plunder Sunken Cruise Ship

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… An Unlikely Souvenir Thieves have stolen the bell off the deck of the sunken Costa Concordia–the ship that sank after hitting a rock on...
March 23rd, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Travel Agency Caters to the Overweight

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… Travel Agency Caters To “People of Size” There’s been a recent trend in airline policy to force larger-set travelers to buy...
March 16th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Groupon Offers (Serial) Killer Tour

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… The Serial Killer Tour Series Groupon recently offered a great deal on a walking tour dedicated to Jeffrey Dahmer, the serial killer responsible...
March 9th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: The Rise of Medical Tourism

The LG Travel News Roundup: The Rise of Medical Tourism
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… Piña Coladas and Pec Implants You’ve heard of voluntourism and ecotourism, and now you can add surgery-tourism to the list. Apparently,...
March 2nd, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Ski Through Starbucks Hits the Slopes

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…  Now It Really Is Everywhere The Starbucks at the Squaw Valley Ski Resort has a lot of reasons to call itself unique. For starters, it’s...
February 24th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Lux Hotel Offers Champagne Bubble Baths

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… A Very Pricey Dip in The Tub A London hotel has begun offering an extremely luxurious (and expensive) champagne bubble bath for customers...
February 17th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Small Town Hit By Solar Eclipse Astro-Tourism

The LG Travel News Roundup: Small Town Hit By Solar Eclipse Astro-Tourism
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… Astro-Tourism Hits Utah The town of Kannaraville, Utah is going to see a spike in tourism due to being one of the best places on the planet...
February 10th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: The 21st Century Dude Ranch

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…   The Modern Dude Ranch Dude ranches, which originated as far back as the 1800s, started as a place for men (and only men) to stay for...
February 3rd, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More