Today in Travel News for August 13th 2010

Bringing you what’s new in travel for August 13th 2010

  • Ohio: World’s Bravest and Finest face off in weeklong competition – Danielle Lipp recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:

    Starting this weekend, 750-plus of the world's most fearless police officers and firefighters will gather in Dublin, Ohio, a northwestern suburb of Columbus, to duke it out in the 2010 Can-Am Police-Fire Games. The international Olympics-style competition, held every two years, pits public safety personnel against one another in 58 sporting contests to promote fitness and camaraderie. This year's event, which runs August 15 to 22, will host competitors from 38 different states and provinces and nine countries.

  • The end of the lapchild? – Brad Tuttle recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:

    The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending that all passengers — kids under the age of 2 included — have their own seats on planes. That'd mean infants would no longer be allowed to sit in their parents laps, and they would no longer fly for free.

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