Cathay Pacific Airways: Committed To Luxury

The Hong Kong based airline has upgraded its First Class cabin suite accommodations in its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft with many new luxury features. Passengers can now relax and enjoy the look and feel of luxuriating in an upscale resort or as guests at a vintage country estate.

As passengers enter the compartment, they’ll see modern sculptures displayed on the bulkheads, adding originally-created works of fine art to the comfortable setting. Each suite is now lined, both inside and outside, with attractive glossy fabric, metal and leather coverings.

Technical upgrades provide an all-puprose LCD touch screen comfort device, for reclining the bed-like seat and controlling individual lighting and sound choices. The latest in electronic equipment includes noise-abating headphones and an array of personal connections for iPhones, on-board working, communicating and on-demand TV and movies.

For more information, go to www.cathaypacific.com

Senior Roadies: Be Prepared For Unclean Gas Station Johns PDF Print E-mail

Along with ever-rising gas prices, expect less sanitary inside and outhouse restrooms in your warm weather road trips. Bring supplies enough for everyone in your car that include disposable medicated wipes and paper seat covers. Also carry bar or bottled soap, deodorant spray and an extra roll of toilet paper.

Sofitel, NYC: Spend The Night With Cher Memories PDF Print E-mail

She just turned 74, and in every loyal senior fan's aging eyesight, Cher looks as glamorous as ever. The popular Manhattan hotel at 45 West 44th Street is honoring the singer with the luxurious Cher-themed suite. Prices are from $499 per night. Also, while you’re in the neighborhood, consider attending the Cher Show. It recently opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theater.

Tips For Memorial Day Senior Weekend Wanderers PDF Print E-mail

If you plan to take to the highways and/or commercial air on this busy holiday, be aware of the usual and/or unexpected problems. First, if you plan that long drive to grandma’s house, do it two or three days before the holiday. Roads will be less crowded, and just maybe gas station holiday weekend highway robbery prices won’t be posted yet.

For flights, get to the airport one or two hours early. When you check in before the mob scene, it’ll be less stressful. Also, in the hours before you leave home, keep reading your airline and highway websites for news about cancelations, delays, labor strikes and slowdowns that could negatively affect your schedule. Then, if necessary, quickly make other plans. Happy Memorial Day!

London UK: Snooze A Night In The Spice Girls Bus PDF Print E-mail

If your June travels take you to London, consider doing some 1990s nostalgia. The colorful, double-decker vehicle is available June 14 and 15 at the city’s Wembley Park. The Union Jack-painted bus is famously featured in the 1997 Spice Girls movie, Spice World.

The fee is £99, about $126. And, of course, be prepared to rock the bus while singing their hit songs. And bring along appropriate vintage 90s clothing as you would wear while attending one of their concerts.

Supersonic Flight: Breakfast in NYC And Lunch In London PDF Print E-mail

New supersonic aircraft are being planned that within five years, passengers aboard will fly at 3,000 miles per hour non-stop across the ocean in just 90 minutes. They can then go from lox and cream cheese on a bagel to bubble and squeak.


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