Trip News: October 10, 2018

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USA Today

American Airlines has reduced options for travelers whose flights are delayed or canceled.

Under a new policy, passengers without status in the airline’s frequent-flyer program will not be rebooked on other airlines except in special circumstances.


Trip Pulse

Norwegian restaurant Under will be Europe’s first underwater eatery and those clamoring for a seat at the table can now make a reservation.

The restaurant is expected to open its doors in April of 2019, and it’s no wonder that visitors are lining up to dine at the unique establishment. Located at the country’s southern tip, Lindesnes, the restaurant is a design marvel, resembling a rock formation rising out of the sea.



W Hotels, the modern luxury hotel chain under Marriott International’s portfolio, announced last week the creation of W Records, its in-house recording label. Akin to a “small but powerful independent label”, W Records will sign emerging artists and help them produce and distribute their tracks around the world, according to a press release.

“A record label doesn’t make sense for most brands, but W is different,” said Anthony Ingham, Global Brand Leader of W Hotels Worldwide in an email. “We aren’t afraid to step outside of what is expected of the hospitality industry.”



Greece has banned fat tourists from riding on donkeys after campaigners said the animals were being left with spinal injuries. The move comes after shocking images emerged of donkeys climbing the narrow steps of the Greek island of Santorini holding obese holidaymakers. Lawmakers in Greece have since pledged to do more to help the animals.

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