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Salk Institute, a renowned biological research facility in La Jolla, CA

Read up on the latest travel trends and news both domestic and international travel in our Travel News section. Whether you're interested in information about the hottest destinations, adventures in exotic locales, city tours, latest renovations, cruises, airlines, credit card deals or hotel openings, our news page has what you need to know to be in the know and up-to-date about all things travel.


HOTEL AND TRAVEL NEWS




A guest room at Baha Mar Casino & Hotel in Nassau, Bahamas
A BAHA MAR RESORT DEBUT
Baha Mar Casino & Hotel
The Baha Mar Casino & Hotel will open its doors March 27th, 2015 and, for the grand opening, the resort is offering a complimentary first-night stay if you book by April 30, 2015. Rooms will be available beginning April 13th. Play golf, shop the boutiques and experience nightlife, then return to luxurious lodgings at the end of your day. Three additional Baha Mar hotels - SLS Lux, Rosewood and the Grand Hyatt - are scheduled to open within the next few months.

Read GAYOT's review of Baha Mar Casino & Hotel


16 by Bocci at the Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver, British Columbia
ARTISTIC VISION
Fairmont Pacific Rim Unveils Art Installation by Bocci
The Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver, British Columbia has some impressive new art to add to the hotel's collection — Bocci's "16." Bocci, a Vancouver-based design firm, first imagined this creation in 2007 and it gradually came to fruition over the course of the past year. "16" embodies the company's contemporary art aesthetic, fusing together the romantic and technical aspects of design and manufacturing in this installation.

Read the article at the Fairmont Pacific Rim official website



Book a room, pay your bills, or hail a cab, all from the convenience of your wrist
THE EVOLUTION OF TRAVEL
How Apple Watch is Trying to Change Travel
Apple released details of its long awaited Apple Watch Monday, and with it came the announcement of a slew of partner apps and services for the busy traveler.

Find out about the features at the Fox News official website


Enter to win a relaxing getaway to San Diego
WIN A COMPLIMENTARY ESCAPE
Spring to San Diego Sweepstakes

If you're eager for sunshine, beaches and a free vacation, then try your luck at the Spring to San Diego sweepstakes. The winner will receive a three-night stay at Kona Kai Resort & Marina, a spa package at Kona Kai's Spaterre and other exclusive perks. Don't let this opportunity sail by — the last day for entry is March 15, 2015.

Plan your trip at the San Diego Tourism official website


Twisted Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, CA
CALLING ALL THRILL-SEEKERS
10 New Roller Coasters to Shake, Rattle, and Roll You

The trend at amusement parks across the nation is to wow guests with bigger, faster, and more daring roller coasters. This year will see some of the most innovative and heart-stopping thrill rides yet, from the floorless Rougarou at Cedar Point in Ohio, to Twisted Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain in California, the world's longest wood-and-steel hybrid with 5,000 feet of track.

Discover the new coasters at the Fox News official website


The main floor of the GuestHouse
LODGE IN LUXURY
New York's Dream Downtown Hotel GuestHouse Suite

The multi-floor penthouse at Dream Downtown in New York City underwent a $1 million makeover and made its debut as the GuestHouse suite this month. The penthouse exudes opulence with a design that blends modern and classic details. Upgrades include a vanity that has a Champagne bar, a private garden terrace, a glass-bottom hot tub, and a private barista available to prepare coffee and espresso beverages when desired.

Be the first to book your stay


In London, certain venues are banning "selfish-sticks"
NO SELFIES ALLOWED
Places Around the World that have Banned Selfies

People love taking selfies. "Braggies" — or selfies taken in locations to make your friends and family jealous — have overtaken our social media feeds. But the process of how they're taken has been criticized of late.

Read the full article on the Fox News official website




Pilsen is the 2015 European Capital of Culture


CULTURED PILSEN

2015's European Capital of Culture

Pilsen, Czech Republic, the official home of the beer style Pilsner, is a rich and vibrant city that boasts an evocative history full of kings, tyrants and a constantly transforming government and people. Check out GAYOT's article to explore the city's blossoming culture scene.

See what to do in Pilsen




Abercrombie & Kent's fully lie-flat seats have massagers, charging ports and are crafted with Italian leather


A NEW WAY TO FLY

Abercrombie & Kent Offers First of its Kind Lie-Flat Seats

Starting in the Fall of 2014, Abercrombie & Kent Private Jet Journeys will be the first luxury private jet line to offer fully lie-flat seats. Each seat is custom-crafted in Italian leather, and features privacy screens, charging outlets and built-in massagers.

See what else is new for A&K in the GAYOT blog



The Queen Mary 2 leaving New York City


THE QUEEN SETS SAIL, AGAIN

The Queen Mary 2's 10th Anniversary Journey

The Queen Mary 2 is the largest and most expensive cruise liner ever built. Read about GAYOT's recent transatlantic trip aboard this supersized ship to discover all of the opulent amenities and dining options available to passengers.

Read more about the historic journey in the GAYOT blog



A belly dancer performs next to a model of an Etihad Airways plane


THE WEST COAST MEETS THE MIDDLE EAST

Etihad Airways Adds Los Angeles Route

The national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways, started a daily service between Abu Dhabi and Los Angeles on June 1, making L.A. its fourth U.S. destination.

See what else is new for Etihad in the GAYOT blog



Sunset view from the Mount of Olives


PONTIFF GOES TO HOLY LAND

Pope Francis Makes Historic Visit to Israel

Pope Francis is scheduled to make a pilgrimage to Israel from May 24 to 26. The papal visit will be the Pope's first-ever to Israel, and will mark the 50th anniversary of Pope Paul VI's historic trip to Jerusalem.

Read more about the historic visit in the GAYOT blog


MORE TRAVEL NEWS

Read more GAYOT travel news

Four Seasons Introduces Private Jet Service

Viking River Cruises Sets World Record, Again

American Airlines Offers Coast-to-Coast Flights On Airbus A321

Emirates Daily Nonstop Service Between LA and Dubai

Business Class on American Airlines' Boeing 777-300ER

Japan Airlines JAL SKY SUITE 777

Abu Dhabi Airport Debuts Sleeping Pods in Terminals

New Nonstop Flights to Sao Paulo on American Airlines

Lufthansa Private Jet Service

Successful Test of Virgin Galactic's Future Commercial Spacecraft

American Airlines Proudly Flies the Red, White & Blue

Sunborn Barcelona is the First Floating Luxury Hotel of its Kind

BMW Expands Partnership with Fairmont Hotels

No Visa, No Problem in China's Beijing and Shanghai

Flydubai Offers HD Movies from All Major Hollywood Studios

 


FOX NEWS TRAVEL HEADLINES


Qantas Airways International Business Class makes our list of the Top 10 Business Class Airlines

FLY IN STYLE AND COMFORT
Top 10 Business Class Airlines

Gone are the days when business class simply meant slightly larger seats and an extra pillow. Find the best perks for your next long haul on our Top 10 Business Class Airlines list.

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Whether looking to travel across the Australian Outback, the Canadian Rockies or historic Europe, these opulent trains will let travelers see the countryside in comfort.
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