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Added 7 July, 2018

Air New Zealand says they're giving business class customers a taste of the future, by being the first airline in the world to serve the award-winning, plant-based Impossible Burger. The new inflight collaboration with Silicon Valley food tech start-up Impossible Foods is now available as part of its business premier menu on flights from Los...

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Added 5 July, 2018

The booming expedition cruise sector is getting a little more crowded. Seabourn, the luxury cruise line owned by Carnival Corp., announced plans on Monday to build two 264-passenger expedition ships arriving in 2021 and 2022. The ships will visit Antarctica, the Arctic, and other hard-to-reach global destinations. They may have company....

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Added 29 June, 2018

An executive for Blue Origin says the aerospace company will begin selling tickets for suborbital space flights in 2019. Senior Vice President Rob Meyerson delivered the news during a keynote speech at Amazon Web Services Public Sector Summit in Washington, D.C. The flights will be aboard New Shepard, a rocket Blue Origin first started testing...

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Added 27 June, 2018

Florida’s busiest airport is becoming the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, including U.S. citizens, according to officials there. The expected announcement Thursday at Orlando International Airport alarms some privacy advocates who say there are no formal rules in...

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Added 25 June, 2018

Emirates is testing virtual windows in the first-class cabin of their newest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Instead of windows, external fiber-optic cameras stream images to virtual windows, offering high-quality images of the outside. Windowless cabins would give the aircraft more structural integrity while making it lighter, allowing for faster...

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Added 23 June, 2018

DFW International Airport is now home to what's being touted as the first airport emergency room in the world. Along with doctors and nurses, the facility has CT scanners, a full lab, a pharmacy, and X-ray and ultrasound machines. “What we’re seeing a lot of is chest pain from arriving flights as far as the traveling public goes,” de Moor said...

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Added 21 June, 2018

Enterprise Holdings Inc., the nation’s largest car renter, is making a foray into self-driving — albeit gingerly. The privately held company will manage the upkeep and servicing of autonomous vehicles in an upcoming ride-hailing fleet designed by startup Voyage. It’s a small deal, involving about 12 vehicles. But the partnership gives...

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Added 20 June, 2018

Many diners take photos of their food, and many restaurants are adjusting their plating and lighting to bring out the best. But Boston’s newest steakhouse is going further, commissioning a $10,000 “Instagram Table” to aid diners in photographing their 18-ounce bone-in ribeyes. The table has customizable features controlled by guests via mobile...

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Added 19 June, 2018

Presenting a lackluster chicken breast or lukewarm chunk of salmon to attendees during an event is now a liability that event planners are looking to avoid. Food and beverage service has become integral to not just the event experience, but marketing success in the age of Instagram and Twitter. As event professionals focus more attention on...

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Added 15 June, 2018

Today, almost anything can be delivered door to door. Recent innovative delivery solutions have included autonomous delivery robots and diesel fuel delivered directly to your car. However, delivery usually requires a static location or address, so the company making the drop-off knows exactly where to go. Now, a last-mile delivery company in...