Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 8, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: How Different Countries Are Screening for Ebola Can you catch Ebola on a plane? Marriott fined $600,000 by FCC for blocking guests’ Wi-Fi 2-yr-old $2.1B Atlantic City Revel hotel sells for $110 million. Earth lost 50% of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF SWISS […]

SWISS Introduces Pop-up Restaurant Onboard Zurich to New York Flight

SWISS planes at ZRH

Passengers who travel with SWISS (Swiss International Air Lines Ltd.) on November 21 on Flight LX 16 from Zurich to New York are in for a culinary treat as internationally-renowned Swiss Chef Andreas Caminada will personally prepare and serve a special meal for all classes of the flight (SWISS First, SWISS Business and SWISS Economy). […]

SWISS Becomes the World’s First Certified “Allergy-Friendly” Airline

Gluten-free rolls on SWISS

Great news for allergy sufferers since SWISS (Swiss International Air Lines Ltd.) became the world’s first certified “allergy-friendly” airline today. SWISS teamed up with ECARF (European Center for Allergy Research Foundation) so they could offer its guests an even more individualized service product for travelers with allergies. Starting in May, SWISS will introduce ground and […]

An Expensive Security Loophole Between Geneva and Tel Aviv

At the "Cotton Gate" near the Dome of the Rock, a Hasidic man has come right up to the line where Jordanian control of the area begins. He is reading passionately from the Torah while two Jordanian soldiers watch.

I’m leaving Geneva (on a Swiss International Air Lines flight operated by El Al airlines) headed to Tel Aviv. Since I’m going to be in Israel for less than a week, I’ve intentionally packed light: no checked luggage and just two carry-ons—a soft-sided roll-aboard and the backpack that holds my computer, cameras, etc. I own […]

SWISS Contest Winner and the End of Sechseläuten

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The Böögg burns at six! Today concludes the annual festival in Zurich known as Sechseläuten which celebrates the beginning of warm weather. Along with our partners SWISS and Switzerland Tourism, we brought you an amazing contest last week: 2 round-trip tickets to Switzerland and 2 First Class 8-day Swiss Rail Passes. We asked you to […]

Win Two Tickets to Switzerland on SWISS

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Don’t Let Winter Weather Böögg You Down The April 15th festival known as Sechseläuten (pronounced zecks-e-loyten) which takes place in Zurich, Switzerland heralds the end of winter and the beginning of spring. Tradition holds that an effigy representing winter, known as a Böögg, be burned. The longer it takes the Böögg to burn, the colder […]

My Flight to Europe on SWISS

SWISS planes at ZRH

Trip(s):  JFK-ZRH-TXL Airline:  SWISS Aircraft:  A330-300, A319 Scheduled Departure Time:  6:20pm & 8:50am Push Back from Gate: 6:05pm & 8:50am Actual Departure Time:  6:40pm & 8:55am Announced Flight time:  7:40 & 1 hour Actual Arrival Time: 8:05am & 10am Miles: 3,920 & 410 Seat: 4K & 2A Cost:  Sponsored by SWISS I needed to go to Berlin to […]

SWISS Giving Away Trip for Two to Switzerland

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SWISS, the flag carrier airline of Switzerland, is offering a Springtime trip for two to the beautiful alpine country. The prize include round trip airfare and an 8 day Swiss Rail pass. All you have to do is fill out their entry form and tell them why you want to go to Switzerland and who […]