- Air Canada lost a women’s dog earlier in the week and a spokesman said “I think I would just ignore, it is local news doing a story on a lost dog. Their entire government is shut down and about to default and this is how the U.S. media spends it’s time”.
- Find out about Sweden’s version of Pompeii in this article on Yahoo.
- A 9 year old boy boards a plane without a ticket in Minnesota and flies to Las Vegas. Find out more about it from the AP.
- Conde Naste Traveller: The Great House on Richard Branson’s Necker Island reopens 2 years after it was destroyed by a fire.
- Fodor’s has a slideshow with the 10 Best Cities For Wine Lovers.
- Check out 10 fantastically colorful places from Tripadvisor. I’ve been to 4/10.
- A Boeing tweet from last week- We booked 71 new orders in the past week with the total net order for the years being at 890.
- Find out about the perks of traveling offseason from NatGeo Travel.
- Check out Air New Zealand’s new safety video featuring Betty White on Skift.
- NBC & Virgin Galactic will send a person to space in a new reality show.
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