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NEW SEVEN WONDERS OF ARCHITECTURE

Conde Nast Traveler has created its own list of the New Seven Architectural Wonders of the [...]

CITIZENS ALLOWED IN HOTELS IN CUBA

The Chicago Tribune reports that the new government under Fidel’s brother Raul, has lifted a ban on Cubans to stay at [...]

MILE HIGH TOWER IN SAUDI ARABIA

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince al-Walid bin Talal has plans to construct a tower in Saudi Arabia that will be 5,250 feet high, 30 feet short of one mile high, and more than double the height than any existing man-made [...]

ALOHA AIRLINES ENDS PASSENGER FLIGHTS

Hawaii based Aloha Airlines announced today that it will be shutting down all of its passenger flights. The announcement came as a shock to [...]

JEAN NOUVEL WINS PRITZKER PRICE

According to the New York Times, French architecht Jean Nouvel is to be announced the winner of the prestigious Pritzker prize tomorrow. [...]

TIDBITS FROM THE PAST WEEK

EARTH HOUR DIMS CITY LIGHTS, EIFFEL TOWER NOT TO RECEIVE MAKEOVER AFTER ALL, AND PROBLEMS AT HEATHROW’S TERMINAL 5 [...]

10 GREAT HOTELS IN CARTAGENA, COLOMBIA

Cartagena, Colombia has long been a popular Caribbean resort and today the city has more to offer than ever. It also has a wide selection of hotels for a range of [...]

OPEN SKIES AGREEMENT TO TAKE OFF

The Open Skies Agreement between the U.S. and the European Union will go into effect at [...]

DESIGN HOTEL ALILA CHA-AM, THAILAND

The Alila Cha-Am beachside resort, on the north west coast of the Gulf of Thailand, opened in February this [...]

CUBANS FINALLY TO GET CELLPHONES

The first dramatic move of the post Fidel regime seems to be the introduction of cellphones for ordinary citizens in [...]