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A Roundup Of The Most Intriguing Travel Tech From CES 2019

 The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is over 3.2 million square feet (297,200 sq. meters) of the most current, upcoming, and concept technology, brands and startups alike want to share with the world. There were a lot of travel products at CES 2019 and starting in the first part of this video series, you can see the emphasis on wearables and enhancing experiences on the road. Check out the video above for the second part of my visit to CES or read on for the most useful inventi...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Tech, Car, Luggage, Las Vegas, Bmw, Huawei, Istanbul, Jabra, Consumer Electronics Show CES

Black-and-white cartoon chapel

Whether you’re getting married , renewing your vows, or just want to take advantage of a can’t-miss Instagram backdrop, this black-and-white wedding chapel is the perfect photo opportunity. The “Til Death Do Us Part” installation, opening Friday at Las Vegas’ Palms Casino Resort, was conceived by designer and visual artist Joshua Vides. This 800-square-foot cartoon-like chapel was inspired by his “Reality to Idea” series, and it encourages couples already considering getting married in Las Veg...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Weddings, Las Vegas, Scotch, All, Apex Social Club, Joshua Vides, Wedding Locations, Moët Chandon Moët Ice Imperial Black White, Vetri Cucina

Fixing Las Vegas’ Millennial Problem | By Tucker Johnson

Last month I was an invited instructor for the Casino Resort Management course within the University of Houston's Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management. This was one of many experiential courses offered by the college and gave me the opportunity to visit Las Vegas for five days, getting a behind-the-scenes look at high-roller suites, gaming floors, and high-tech security systems. While each casino resort had a different feel, and our hosts gave different insights, on...
Tags: Travel, Las Vegas, University Of Houston, Conrad N Hilton College of Hotel, Tucker Johnson, Casino Resort Management

Top 3 Vacation Ideas for Single Guys

If you are a single man looking for some adventure away from your town, you have tons and tons of options out there. And I know how overwhelming it can be to choose when you have so many routes to chose from. That’s why I narrowed down three of the top destinations for single travelers. These have been given to me by some of my closes traveler friends. Top Vacation Ideas for Single Guys 1. Las Vegas This is by far one of the most popular cities for single men who want to go out and have an am...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Asia, Las Vegas, Ibiza Spain, Seoul Korea, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Gangnam, Top Vacation Ideas for Single Guys, Cala Tarida

Think Outside the Box: The Top 10 Things to Do in Vegas (That Don’t Involve Gambling)

Are you planning a trip to Las Vegas? If so, gambling might be one of the things at the top of your to-do list. But you should know that there’s more to do in Las Vegas than sit at a slot machine or a blackjack table. Studies have shown that only about 12 percent of the people who travel to Las Vegas these days do so to gamble. The other 88 percent visit Las Vegas for everything else the city has to offer. Here are the top 10 things to do in Vegas that don’t involve gambling. 1. Walk Up and Do...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Vegas, Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas Strip, Bellagio, Don, Wayne Newton, Hoover Dam, Fabulous Las Vegas, LINQ Hotel Casino, Bellagio Show The Bellagio, Mr Las Vegas, Lady Gaga s Las Vegas

Retirement Travel – 7 Trips You Need to Take as Soon as You Retire

You’ve worked hard all your life and now it’s time to retire. You might be thinking what next. You are so used to working that retirement scares you. Luckily, you don’t have to worry anymore because we have a suggestion that you’ll love. Take a trip around the world and discover what different cultures have to offer. Since you are now free, you can do some exploration. You definitely deserve it because you have always been helping others. You worked hard to make sure that your family got a nice ...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Australia, China, Israel, US, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, Rome, Islam, Las Vegas, Costa Rica, Sicily, Scottsdale, Mardi Gras, Scottsdale Arizona

Flying taxis: Uber partner reveals design

Uber on track to deliver aerial rideshare network by 2023 as manufacturer Bell Helicopter unveils full-scale model in Las VegasUber got a step closer to on-demand aerial taxis this week, as partner company Bell Helicopter unveiled a new flying car design in Las Vegas. The scale model of a hybrid-electric aircraft, called Nexus, is being exhibited at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in the city until 11 January.Uber said the Nexus represents “a major step in its Elevate initiative to create an ...
Tags: Travel, Uber, Technology, World news, US news, Ces, Transport, Sharing Economy, Las Vegas, Flights, Green travel, Bell Helicopter

CES Report 2019

The annual CES event was held in Las Vegas this week. Ever since 1967, the first week in January has seen the enormous Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.  This year was no exception, with over 180,000 attendees from over 150 countries and over 4,500 exhibiting companies meeting in an enormous 2.5 million square foot exhibition, sprawling over the Las Vegas Convention Center and spilling into other nearby hotels and locations too. We’ve been occasionally attending CES since the mid/late 198...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Google, Amazon, Science, Miscellaneous, Samsung, Tech, Current Affairs, Las Vegas, Costco, Vegas, Harley Davidson, Alexa, Consumer Electronics Show, Cellphones & Wireless

Defensive Handgun Safety and Proficiency Course (March 2019)

Travel Insiders on an earlier Front Sight course. I’m in the rear. All firearm owners should consider themselves obliged to be thoroughly conversant with safety issues and the law surrounding when and how their firearms can be used.  They also need to be competent and comfortable with their firearms so that, whether for recreation or defensive purposes, they can appropriately handle the equipment and make the proper decisions as to when and what to do. Most of all, firearm owners need to unders...
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The Copper King Mansion, W.A. Clark Mansion, In Butte Montana

The W.A. Clark Mansion also known as the Copper King Mansion is one of the most recognized and beautiful buildings in the state of Montana. Built during the years 1884 to 1888, it figures prominently in the history of Butte, as Montana was becoming a state. It was the residence of the famous William Andrews Clark ,one of the three famous Copper Kings of the state. It is the 28th stop in the travel series Off The Beaten Path. The W.A. Clark Mansion was added to the National Register of Histori...
Tags: Travel, Colorado, Montana, Senate, New York City, Chicago, Pennsylvania, United States, Iowa, Las Vegas, Central Park, United States Travel Blog, Clark, Tiffany, Helena, Clark County

Southwest sale with $39 tickets

Airlines are already planning for Americans deciding how to ration their vacation days in 2019, with many, including SAS, offering insanely cheap flights. Southwest Airlines is no exception. Its sale includes one-way flights all throughout the US for as little as $39. The sale runs until January 24, and is valid for flight dates between January 29 and May 22. Flights must be purchased at least 21 days in advance, with domestic flights available between January 29 and May 22. The sale applies ...
Tags: Travel, New York, Boston, US, Sacramento, Atlanta, Chicago, San Diego, Long Beach, Las Vegas, Southwest Airlines, Sas, San Juan, All, Southwest, Southwest sale

Google Assistant Now Has a Bunch of New Travel Features

As we get closer and closer to Google planning entire trips for us, the tech giant announced upgrades to its Google Assistant today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that will make certain aspects of travel easier, and hands free.
Tags: Travel, Google, Las Vegas, Consumer Electronics Show

The Best Travel Tech At CES 2019

 The Consumer Electronics Show shows off a lot of upcoming tech every January in Las Vegas. I’m here at CES this year and while there’s still a lot to digest and two days to go, I wanted to show you some of the most interesting travel tech I’ve come across so far. You can see some of the best travel tech at CES in the video above covering virtual reality vacation videos, underwater drones, sophisticated artificial intelligence powered headphones, and more! The post The Best Travel Tech At C...
Tags: Travel, Tech, Ces, Las Vegas, Consumer Electronics Show, Pictures And Video

Travel News: January 10, 2019

Crystal campaign focuses on personal experiences Travel Weekly Crystal has launched a new marketing campaign, its first since Tom Wolber became CEO in September 2017. The campaign theme “Where Luxury is Personal” will avoid platitudes about luxury and instead focus on how luxury “is defined by each traveler, making the experience wholly individual,” Crystal said.   TSA Union Says Government Shutdown Causing Agents to Quit Travel Pulse The union representing Transportation Security Administratio...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Microsoft, Washington, Amsterdam, Tsa, Las Vegas, Alexa, Crystal, News And Deals, Transportation Security Administration TSA, Siri Amazon, American Federation of Government Employees AFGE, Google Home, Tom Wolber, Travel Weekly Crystal

Zipline above the Las Vegas Strip

If you’re not too hungover from the previous night’s debauchery, book a zipline experience up in the Vegas skyline for thrilling views of the Strip. The FLY LINQ, located at the LINQ Promenade, is the Strip’s only zipline experience. The attraction, which opened on January 1, includes 10 zip lines in total, and encourages large groups to race each other to the finish. Each zipline is 12 stories high and 1,115 feet long. View this post on Instagram ...
Tags: Travel, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Strip, Niagara Falls, All, Vegas Strip, LINQ, Linq Promenade, Ziplines, Ziplining

Travel News: January 9, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line Reconsidering Room Service Changes Travel Pulse Less than a week after Carnival Cruise Line announced room service would no longer be complimentary on its ships, the company said it is waiting to make those changes until a better plan could be put in place. According to a Facebook post from Carnival brand ambassador John Heald, the cruise line revealed that it was evaluating the adjustments made to its room service plan initially scheduled to take effect in January.   Car C...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, UK, California, Siri, Porsche, Las Vegas, Bmw, Alexa, Palm Springs, Consumer Electronics Show, Carnival Cruise Line, News And Deals, Joshua Tree, Joshua Tree National Park

The Top 5 Visitor Considerations for Cycling in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is one of the top tourist destinations in the entire country. According to reporting from Business Insider, Las Vegas was the fourth most visited American city in 2017 — behind only Orlando, Los Angeles, and New York. Of course, we all know that the city is famous for its casinos, shows, and high-end entertainment options. Though, many people are less aware of the fact that Las Vegas also offers a number of other exciting things to do.   1.Southern Nevada Offers Many Great Trails fo...
Tags: New York, Sport, Cycling, Las Vegas, Nevada, Tripadvisor, Southern Nevada, Las Vegas Indeed, Clark County Nevada, Cycling Travel, LAS VEGAS The Las Vegas, Orlando Los Angeles

Travel News: January 7, 2019

Amid shutdown, more TSA agents are calling in sick CNBC Airport screeners are calling out sick in increasing numbers, while some workers are fretting about where their next paycheck will come from as a partial U.S. government shutdown enters its third week. The impact from thinner ranks at the country’s airports has had a minimal impact so far, according to the Transportation Security Administration, but the agency warned that travelers may have to wait longer at security lines. Standard wait t...
Tags: Travel, Usa, Chicago, Delta, Tsa, Las Vegas, Detroit, Pacific, Transportation Security Administration, American Airlines, News And Deals, Shinola, Chicago USA, Standard, Woodward Avenue, Ross Feinstein

6 Reasons to Stay at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale

If you follow us on social media, or on the blog, you might have seen that our stay at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale was to surprise my visiting family from Australia. Westin Kierland Resort Scottsdale We flew into Phoenix from our home in Raleigh, but they weren’t expecting to see us until two weeks later in Los Angeles for our trip to Disneyland. They were in Scottsdale staying at another hotel down the road to kick-off their four week USA road trip, so I thought why not...
Tags: Travel, Usa, New York, La, Los Angeles, Usda, Arizona, Las Vegas, North America, Grand Canyon, Destinations, Piper, Scottsdale, Phoenix, Raleigh, Sedona

Notes on Macau – Where US casinos and Portuguese heritage meet

When I was in Hong Kong I visited the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, which meant a trip to Macau. I was in Macau unexpectedly last December so I didn’t expect to be back again the following December. I like visiting Macau, even though I’m not into casinos. The UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Historic Centre of Macao is always worth another visit, and seeing how the new city areas are being transformed is unlike anything you’ll see in the west. My first visit to Macau was probably in 2006. I...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, China, Southeast Asia, US, Unesco, Paris, Eiffel Tower, Las Vegas, Vietnam, Macau, Travel Blog, Macao, Phnom Penh, Anthony Bourdain, Chittagong

How to Be Less of a Traveling Asshole in 2019

Everyone likes to think that they’re a good traveler. But are you as good as you think you are? Probably not. “How dare you call me an asshole?! I’m one of the good ones!” I mean, we’re all assholes. We all cause damage. There’s no such thing as a perfect traveler or trip. We can all strive to do better.  I often say that the best thing the travel blogging community has done is raise awareness about elephant rides. Elephant rides are universally abusive to the animals — there’s no such thing ...
Tags: Google, Japan, New York, Featured, Instagram, North Korea, Southeast Asia, Africa, Blog, Amsterdam, New Zealand, New Orleans, Kenya, Airbnb, Las Vegas, Venice

Travel News: December 31, 2018

Eataly opens first 24-hour site in Las Vegas, with 7 specialty food counters LA Times Eataly Las Vegas opened Thursday in the Park MGM with seven specialty food counters, two restaurants, three bars, a chef’s demonstration table and a “kitchen of the market” concept that lets customers eat in or take home. It’s the first Eataly to offer 24-hour service too. So far, only the site’s Gran Caffé Milano, which serves coffees and cocktails alongside breakfast, lunch and dinner bites, will stay open 2...
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Best Tips for Planning a Trip to the Grand Canyon With Kids

If you are planning a trip to the Grand Canyon with kids, you are in the right place! In September we enjoyed an unforgettable two day Grand Canyon vacation as part of a four week road trip with my visiting family from Australia. My kids with my sister and her husband and daughter My parents, sister and her family flew into Phoenix from Sydney where I met them after flying in from our home in Raleigh, and high on their wish list was a family trip to the  Grand Canyon Arizona! Caz and I previ...
Tags: Travel, Utah, Usa, Colorado, Australia, La, US, America, Williams, Bill Clinton, Arizona, Sydney, Paul Mccartney, Las Vegas, Nevada, North America

Best budget destinations in 2019

Around this time of year, “Where to Travel in 2019” stories seem to pop up on your newsfeed about as much as pictures of your friend’s chihuahua dressed up as a reindeer. They’re fun to read, but unless you managed to land that New York Times gig where you get paid to visit 52 locations, visiting even a few places in those stories can put a serious dent in your finances. So what about a “Where to go” list for the cost-savvy? The spots that are going to be big in 2019 but aren’t going to cost ...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, New York, India, Africa, Israel, Turkey, Colombia, Budapest, Hungary, Egypt, Macedonia, Brazil, Cambodia, Peru

How to do Nevada's 'Death Drive'

You might think that a Nevada route called “The Death Drive” would give you something to worry about, like getting stranded alone in the desert. In fact, the road is not barren. Not at all. The itinerary for this 365-mile road trip — a loop from Las Vegas to western Nevada and back again — is actually alive with excitement. You’ll head from the neon lights of Sin City toward the rugged beauty and history of the state’s wide open heartland. The route treks past forests and parks, among them t...
Tags: Travel, Travel Planning, California, US, Radio, Idaho, Alaska, Las Vegas, Nevada, Beatty, Bill, Mel, Sin City, Vegas, New England, Charleston

Gatwick airport disruption: police still trying to catch drones after flights cancelled - live

Thousands of passengers face disruption at Gatwick airport after drones were spotted over the runway How have you been affected? 11.15am GMT Much of the misery in Gatwick this morning is centred on a near 300 metre-long, slowly moving queue for the Norwegian Airlines information desk - at which a single member of staff is dealing with passengers queries. "I'm hoping there's an earlier flight because I have no place to stay and I don't have any money."Rebecca Dahl, 20, from Copenhagen, has be...
Tags: Travel, Technology, London, Crime, UK News, Air transport, Gatwick, Las Vegas, Transport policy, Copenhagen, Gatwick Airport, Norwegian Airlines, Drones (non-military, Rebecca Dahl, Maria Vega

Hotel room floor plans from movies

Most movie lovers fantasize about stepping into the very places where their favorite movies take place, but often, those memorable spots are nothing but sets. Luckily, that’s not always the case. From the Caesars Palace suite in The Hangover to the hotel room in Pretty Woman, these are the real floorplans of the iconic hotel rooms where your favorite movies were filmed — and you can even book a room to truly immerse yourself in your favorite movie moments. 1. Pretty Woman — Regent Beverly Wi...
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Julia Roberts, Culture, Paris, James Bond, Bill Murray, Tokyo, Miami, Raphael, Las Vegas, Natalie Portman, Expedia, Art Deco, Paris France

Inside NoMad’s New Las Vegas Property

The recently opened property is a lush, dim retreat from the bright lights of the strip Whether it be roaring engines and garish outfits, neon-clad bars, restaurants and inns or the oddly psychological casino games, Las Vegas’ allure abounds. But, all of the glimmer and glam can be a bit overwhelming. NoMad‘s newest property, NoMad Las Vegas, located on the top four floors of the …
Tags: Travel, Design, Las Vegas, Nomad, Sydell Group, Park MGM, Nomad Hotels, New Las Vegas Property, NoMad Las Vegas

First cannabis speakeasy in Vegas

The US banned the sale and consumption of alcohol from 1920 to 1933. Prohibition inspired — among many, many other things — speakeasies where illegal alcohol was sold. Now, 85 years after the end of Prohibition, a cannabis company is piggybacking on the popularity that speakeasies still have. The first “cannabis speakeasy” is opening in Las Vegas on December 10th. Every state in the country has a speakeasy-style bar, but Nevada is the only state to cannabize it. The bar is called Dana’s Place...
Tags: Travel, Weed, Marijuana, US, Cannabis, Canada, Washington Dc, Las Vegas, Nevada, Legal Marijuana, All, Kevin Love, Dana, Cannabiniers, Cannabis Speakeasy, Ed Bernstein

Expedia to Hoteliers: Alternative accommodations won’t steal your business

Expedia wants to create value for hotels by providing them with tools to make them more efficient rather than hurting them with the increased presence of vacation rentals, the company said at its Explore partner conference in Las Vegas this week.
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