Daily travel news for 2022-09-30: Travel writing’s future, Big cities no one visits and Useless travel advice

travel gear
    • This list of the 10 biggest cities on Earth that no tourists visit reminds me of the time I was in Ürümqi, an obscure city that’s pretty average for China yet would be somewhere between Montreal and Toronto in terms of population… https://t.co/1uTVfYuBQa


Daily travel news for 2022-09-28: Reaction to the end of Canada’s travel restrictions, A free trip to Sweden and Why overbooking is here to stay

    • If you buy a Volvo you can get a free trip to Sweden although personally, I’d rather get a Mitsubishi and go to Japan… https://t.co/wQY5jVUOpF

Daily travel news for 2022-09-26: Ukeleles on planes, Holiday Inn and Indian trains

Ukeleles on a Southwest Airlines flight
    • Gifting ukuleles to a plane full of passengers isn’t so bad. It could have been recorders. https://t.co/TQVSaNsyLN
    • Do you remember inspecting motel rooms before paying for the night? That all changed with the arrival of Holiday Inn… https://t.co/oymFFpPsNb


Daily travel news for 2022-09-21: Ottawa mulls ending COVID travel restrictions, Flying like a human and Maine’s last steamboat

Montreal Trudeau airport welcome to Canada sign
    • It sounds like Ottawa will be lifting most of its COVID-era border restrictions by the end of the month. https://t.co/AeeOPbZ28n
    • This Maine lake was once a tourism hotspot where people would sail on one of its many steamboats, but today only one remains… https://t.co/NFXTLszCvF
    • If you are considering #travel this winter, book now before the lifting of COVID restrictions causes demand (and prices) go insane… https://t.co/UhYntng3uL
    • I love this story about an airline worker who babysat a passenger’s pet fish for four months because she wasn’t allowed to take it onboard… https://t.co/Srh4IvtnUv


Daily travel news for 2022-09-06: Energy tourists, Luggage tip and Saudi Arabia’s big push

Bahamas resort
    • Pro tip: four-wheeled luggage will be rolled on to a plane by baggage handlers, but those with only 2 wheels will more likely be thrown in… https://t.co/1MgUmaL02B
    • Saudi Arabia may not be ready for prime time as a tourist destination, but the Middle Eastern country is betting $1 trillion it can become the next big thing. In other words, expect lots of fawning coverage from your favourite influencers.… https://t.co/fq0RAF3B3V