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In travel news: A court ruling on the seat recline question, the last Boeing 747 rolls off the assembly line and the TSA finds a live dog and an array of weaponry in passengers’ luggage.
Actor Hana Sofia Lopes’ luggage went missing en route to Montreal, where she was attending an important industry event. The two are friends because Azalia Claudine Becerril Angulo did Sofia’s makeup and found her bags.
13 stranded people went on an impromptu road trip after a flight was canceled between Florida and Tennessee. Here’s what happened
The “Blue Marble” was a photo taken by astronauts 50 years ago, which showed Earth and the universe. The population of the planet reached eight billion for the first time last month.
There are a lot of people in the place. The phenomenon known as “overtourism” is coming back, as travelers are back on the move again.
In Italy, Naples has introduced a one-way system for pedestrians on one of its most popular streets. And in Taiwan, which lifted its entry restrictions two months ago, critics say its “living hell” traffic is a danger to visitors.
A Low-Cost Gift for the High-End Traveller: New Footprints of the Titanic and an Air New Zealand Flight
If you want to prepare yourself for which places might be buzzing with tourists in the coming year, Google has revealed its top trending flight searches of 2022.
Is it a good idea to recline your seat? A Chinese court has ruled against breaking the laptop screen of the passenger behind, forcing them to pay $478 for it.
And at New York’s LaGuardia Airport, a passenger arrived fully ready for any on-board rumbles: TSA officials confiscated nunchucks, three saw blades, a switchblade and a folding knife from his carry-on bag.
Finally, a dog was accidentally sent through the X-ray machine at an airport in Wisconsin, just weeks after a live cat was found trapped inside a suitcase at New York’s JFK Airport. The cat at least was treated to a Thanksgiving spread as he recovered from his ordeal.
The picturesque Italian town of Presicce, in the sunny southern region of Puglia, is offering to pay people up to $30,000 if they buy a cheap house in its older district.
If you’re on the prowl for a cheap gift to give to your loved one, our partners at CNN Underscored have put together 29 great gifts that are affordable for high end travelers.
We had new footage of the Titanic revealed, a medieval treasure trove found under Amsterdam’s streets, and an Air New Zealand flight that went on a 16-hour round trip from NYC to NZ.
Video footage showing the wreck of the Titanic just months after its discovery in 1985 has been released for the first time. The 80-minute movie, unveiled to coincide with the 25th anniversary of James Cameron’s blockbuster movie about the disaster, was captured two miles (3.2 kilometers) below the ocean’s surface and shows the ship’s famous bow section, deck and equipment as well as images of the interior.
Elsewhere in the deep, a photo of a river dolphin popping its beak above the water at dusk has just been named the winning image in the Underwater Photographer of the Year competition.
Breaking the Rules: Exploring Subterranean Discoveries in the United States and Japan with a New Aviation Safety Review and an Investigation of a Sweeping Safety Review
Amsterdam’s Rokin station has a museum that shows off the discoveries made during the 15-year construction of the North-South line. There was a medieval treasure trove found in the train tunnels.
Finally, sewer repair workers in Italy recently uncovered an ancient Roman statue of an emperor dressed as Hercules, thought to date back to the third century AD. See video of the big lad here.
The US Federal Aviation Administration is set to conduct a sweeping safety review after a string of recent incidents, including technical meltdowns and near-collisions.
News emerged this week that a United Airlines Boeing 777 made a scary plunge toward the ocean shortly after takeoff in Hawaii in December. The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the incident.
Federal safety investigators are also investigating a runway near-miss at Honolulu’s airport on January 23, the third runway close call at US airports in less than a month, which also includes a near-collision at John F. Kennedy International Airport on January 13.
The international terminal at JFK was forced to close due to a power shortage on February 16. Passengers on a New York-bound flight from New Zealand spent more than 16 hours in flight and ended up right back in Auckland, after their flight was turned back from JFK.
The Best Ski Resorts for Eco-Conscious Skiers in the World: A Guide to Canfranc Station, Spain’s Oldest Ski Resort
The hotel next to the old train station in the Spanish Pyrenees has a wartime past, as well as being close to the oldest ski resort in Spain. Take a look inside Canfranc Station.
The country’s railway history was celebrated in a new resort designed by Bill Bensley. A series of Thai train carriages are some of the furniture in the suites at the InterContinental Khao Yai.
If you’re thinking of doing your next vacation by rail, our guide to Europe’s most underrated scenic railways might be of assistance. You can find inspiration from Rick Turner and Adam Longbottom, who traveled from Europe to Brazil without ever taking a flight.
The crisis of the climate is hitting winter leisure activities hard. The world’s largest outdoor ice rink faces the possibility of a season fully closed because there is not enough ice, and some ski resorts have found their season narrowing.
Most resorts are now trying to lessen their environmental impact with a host of green initiatives. From France to Canada and the United States, we have picked the best resorts for eco-conscious skiers.
The product reviews and recommendations guide owned by CNN has put together a guide to ski gear, including helmets and warming layers, if you need them.