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Titanic Liner Replica Being Constructed In China PDF Print E-mail

Of course, the new ship is never intended to make it to the ocean, because the building site is more than 700 miles away from the nearest water. It will serve as some kind of amusement park in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. That’s 850 miles from Hong Kong and 940 from Beijing. The finished project is expected to welcome its first visitors in about a year.

With this kind of tragic historic remembrance, would there be plans elsewhere to do similar disaster reproductions? There’s already a replica of Noah’s Ark in Kentucky. How about Napoleon’s Retreat From Moscow, Custer’s Last Stand, the L.A. Dodgers in the 2017 World Series and Hillary’s Presidential Campaign? For more info, go to  www.cnn.com/travel/article/china-titanic-sichuan

 
Los Angeles CA: Sky-High InterContinental LA Downtown PDF Print E-mail


The tallest hotel west of the Mississippi River reaches up 1,100 feet, with 73 stories. The structure contains business, conference and retail for the first 30 stories, with guest rooms and suites from the 31st to the penthouse 70th floor.

Inside are five restaurants and Spire 73, the tallest 360-view sky bar in all of the Americas. Located at 9oo Wilshire Boulevard in the city’s financial district, rooms at the InterContinental are priced from about $220 a night. www.intercontinental.com/LosAngeles/OfficialSite

 
State Dept.: Stay Away From Playa del Carmen, Mexico PDF Print E-mail


Recent terror incidents and other violence has forced the banning of visits and using local transportation by U.S. employees and families to the Mexican resort town. The American Consular Agency there is closed until further notice.

If you have plans or younger relatives are considering visits during Spring Break, you’re urged to heed the warning. Other popular Mexican tourist destinations and resort cities have no current warnings against them. They include Mexico City, Cancun and Los Cabos.

 
Women-Only Vacation Island Soon To Open In Finland PDF Print E-mail


While the world is recognizing and honoring women, this news goes along with the theme. To senior single women wanderers: Have you had enough of those creepy old guys who always ruin your cruise and other vacations? Called SuperShe Island, the no-men-allowed resort is scheduled to receive it’s first female-only guests in June.

The forested leisure retreat is located about 90 miles from Helsinki, the Finnish capital city. Because of its lush natural features, dining, sports and health programs, SuperShe could be considered super costly. According to news reports, an all-exclusive seven-night visit will start at $3,500. supersheisland.com

 
Airlines Plan To Scan Your Digital History To Price Your Ticket PDF Print E-mail


According to a recent article, USA Today reports that with advanced tech, your future flight reservation prices will depend on how the airline feels about you. When booking, your name will immediately reveal your previous record with the airline.

That could include how often you fly with them, seats you reserve and other factors. If all positive, your next flight could cost less and you’ll get better seating. Although no one wants to admit it, if you’ve also flown in the cheap seats and/or had personal complaints, your fare would go higher. Sort of reminds of the Soup Nazi in the Seinfeld comedy. Imagine lining up at the desk and being scornfully dismissed by the angry agent: You always book cheap seats. No flight for you!

 
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