Trip News: February 2, 2018

KLM airplane


Trip Pulse

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, and Embassy Group, one of India’s leading property developers, will open a new Four Seasons hotel and private residences later this year in Bengaluru, one of India’s fastest growing cities.

Located within Embassy ONE, a new mixed-use development featuring commercial office space and premium retail outlets, Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru at Embassy ONE and Four Seasons Private Residences Bengaluru at Embassy ONE will debut in summer 2018.

 


Trip Market Report

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that five new airlines will be added to the list of approved PreCheck carriers.

The new airlines are Air France, Brussels Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Philippine Airlines, and World Atlantic. With the additions, the TSA has now approved 47 total carriers for its PreCheck program.

 


CBS News

United Airlines wants to see more paperwork before passengers fly with emotional-support animals — and don’t even try to bring a peacock on board. The airline announced Thursday it will tighten rules starting March 1. The changes are similar to those coming at Delta Air Lines.

United said owners will have to confirm that their animal is trained to behave in public, and they will need a vaccination form signed by a veterinarian. The vet will have to vouch that the animal isn’t a health or safety threat to other people.

 


The Guardian

Russia is planning to send paying tourists on the International Space Station out on spacewalks for the first time, an official from the country’s space industry said Thursday.

“We are discussing the possibility of sending tourists on spacewalks,” Vladimir Solntsev, the head of Russian space company Energia, told Russian tabloid Komsomolskaya Pravda.

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