People want to visit Black Panther’s Wakanda, and they’re searching online for the best deals

The success of Black Panther is getting translated into travel searches with Wakanda Park in Menomonie getting into the wish list of many travellers, according to a survey. Set shortly after Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther shows T’Challa returning home to a fictional isolated, technologically-advanced African nation of Wakanda to become king. According to the survey, […]

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American Airlines accidentally promised everyone free seats on Twitter

On Tuesday morning, American Airlines promised travelers “free seats” in a tweet that has since been removed. “You never have to pay for a seat,” the tweet read. “Our team will help you with free seats if you arrive at the airport without.” The tweet, which was up for approximately an hour, solicited mixed reactions from followers. […]

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3 safety tips every traveler needs to consider before a big trip

When it comes to travel, maybe some of us have encyclopedic knowledge of every country on earth — e.g., its attractions, potential for problems, etc. — but most of us don’t. In the interest of helping out those of us in that latter group, heed these three simple warnings before heading off to an exotic […]

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China tightens grip on media with regulator reshuffle – Communist Party document

China is consolidating film, news and publishing regulation under the powerful Communist Party publicity department, strengthening Beijing’s grip over content, according to a document reviewed by Reuters and a source with direct knowledge of the matter. The shift comes as China looks to merge ministries and create new regulators overseeing matters from banking to food […]

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Disney World’s ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ attraction reopens without ‘Bride Auction’ scene

Walt Disney World has finally reopened its popular “Pirates of the Caribbean” attraction — minus the controversial “Bride Auction” sequence. The scene, which appeared in the “Pirates” rides at Disney World, Disneyland and Disneyland Paris, had originally depicted a group of women bound to an auction block, with a banner reading “Auction: Take a wench […]

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Arrested spring breakers flash big smiles on bus headed to jail

A group of underage partiers were arrested in Florida on Saturday afternoon for partaking in the spring break debauchery. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office posted a picture on Twitter of the 14 spring breakers that were arrested for underage drinking – all before 2:40 pm on St. Patrick’s Day. “Full bus of 14 #SpringBreak arrests […]

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When is the Boston Marathon? A look at this year’s race

Runners, take your places – the Boston Marathon kicks off on April 16. The 122nd Boston Marathon, which stretches for 26.2 miles, is the world’s oldest annual marathon. While the race was initially held on April 19 (Patriot’s Day), it has since moved to the third Monday in April. Here’s what you need to know […]

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TripAdvisor’s 10 most booked trips in the world

It’s never too early to start planning for your next vacation, and travelers in the know often design a trip around a dream destination. Whether you’re pining to cross a classic destination off your bucket list or simply guarantee a worthwhile trip, consider TripAdvisor’s latest listing of the 10 most booked trips, attractions and tours […]

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