Security officials at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York stopped a passenger trying to smuggle 70 live birds in a carry-on last month. U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents caught an unidentified passenger flying from Georgetown, Guyana, to New York. When officials stopped the

Marriott International’s elite Autograph Collection expanded into Dunedin, Florida, with the launch of the Fenway Hotel. The historic, boutique property has a unique partnership with the Dunedin History Museum and Taoist Tai Chi Society, and will offer guests the opportunity to explore Tai Chi classes

The Orange County Museum of Art opened a temporary residency while its permanent home is under construction for a 2021 opening. The museum opened its temporary space at the South Coast Plaza Village with a presentation featuring six artists active throughout the Pacific Rim. The opening

Passengers onboard Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth can enjoy an exclusive new holistic spa concept at Canyon Ranch’s Spa at Sea: Mareel Wellness & Beauty, developed in collaboration with Canyon Ranch. The name itself evokes the sea: “Mareel” derives from the Old Norse word marueldr, meaning phosphorescence

A Delta Air Lines passenger flew with a firearm from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to Tokyo Narita International Airport Jan. 3, according to the Transportation Security Administration. While the security breach occurred two weeks into the government shutdown, TSA denies the security oversight had anything to

Malaysia Airlines recategorized its first-class cabins; the company is labeling it as premium business class. No changes have been made to the seats, configuration or service offerings. As of Dec. 12, first-class cabins on the airline’s Airbus A350-900 and A380-800s will be called Business Suite. These

Eighteenth-century palaces provided the architectural inspiration for the newly opened Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai, located on the west crescent of Palm Jumeirah on the Arabian Gulf. Along with 391 opulent rooms, suites and private villas, the new property provides guests with a private white-sand beach,

While the massive convention centers and copious hotel space in cities like New York, Chicago and Orlando will continue to attract business conferences, corporate event planners start to seek out smaller, less-expensive towns for a handful of helpful reasons. Considered “secondary cities,” these locations campaign for

German carrier Lufthansa opened a new lounge at Frankfurt Airport’s Terminal 1. The Panorama Lounge complements two existing business lounges in the Terminal 1A area — the airline said they’ve been in such high demand a third lounge was necessary. The space was formerly occupied by

Inhabiting what was once an empty space across from the Finnish Parliament in downtown Helsinki, the grand, new Oodi Central Library invites those visiting Finland’s capital to come in and browse. Designed by Finnish architecture firm ALA Architects, the building is the result of an

Dutch airline KLM opened its new Crown Lounge at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, aimed at premium travelers on long-haul flights. The lounge is located between the E and F piers. Boet Kreiken, EVP customer experience, KLM, said, “KLM aims to offer the most attractive lounge in the

The private island of Koh Yao Noi off Thailand’s western coast is now home to the new Eagle’s Nest beachfront luxury villa. The island itself is located within the Marine National Park of Phang Nga Bay, which provides habitat for indigenous sea gypsies and other