Travel News for August 20th 2010 through August 22nd 2010

Bringing you what’s new in travel for August 20th 2010 through August 22nd 2010:

  • BBC News – Service to be held to mark 1985 Manchester air disaster
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    FlyersView: RT @PlansAirports: BBC News – Service held to mark 1985 Manchester air disaster http://bbc.in/9psX9x  22.08.2010 12.12.34
    AirlinesAngel: RT @PlansAirports: BBC News – Service held to mark 1985 Manchester air disaster http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-11050362  22.08.2010 11.34.00

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  • From Twitter – RT @northlight Where have hotel rates dropped most? San Diego, says Hotwire. http://ow.ly/2t1tW
  • Top Five Off-Peak Destinations for Fall 2010Smarter Travel has posted some info about tropical escapes: We've searched high and low for the most exciting off-peak locales, including beach towns, cultural centers, and tropical escapes, and narrowed this year's best bets down to just five.

    Head over to www.smartertravel.com to read the whole article.

  • CNN iReport Blog
     
    iReporter Lisa Oaks posted an iReport this week that caught our eye — a photo of a man in the Dallas Fort-Worth Airport wearing short shorts and a halter top. "This is ok for a male revue nightclub, but not for public daytime," said Oaks, whose husband Mark snapped the shot.
     
    According to Mark, the passenger was allowed to board his American Airlines flight, which he said came as a surprise. "If a woman was dressed like that, there's no way she would get past the pa..   show all text

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    FlyersView: hmm..I don't think I would like to seat next to him…RT @JohnnyJet: CNN: Is this okay to wear on a plane? http://bit.ly/aPfBnl #travel  21.08.2010 10.48.28
    AircrewBuzz: Oy RT @NYCAviation: RT @itsmescotty: Freaky pax photo- @Heather_Poole – would you want this guy on your plane? http://bit.ly/cnz2qe  20.08.2010 16.59.02
    Heather_Poole: As long as he doesn't complain about buying a blanket …RT would you want this guy on your plane? http://bit.ly/cnz2qe @itsmescotty  20.08.2010 21.03.19
    Heather_Poole: RT I'll let him on my plane anyday. Name is howard and he always sits in First Class. http://bit.ly/cnz2qe @flygirl_AZ @Itsmescotty @CNN  21.08.2010 08.51.27

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  • Paris: Grab a joystick—a new exhibit explores the evolution of video games – Meg Zimbeck recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:

    Visitors who have tired of the Mona Lisa can now turn to Mario and Luigi for some unusual museum fun. The Mario Bros.—along with Donkey Kong, Sonic and Pacman—are the stars of a popular new exhibition at the Musée des Arts et Métiers.

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    (Courtesy the Musée des Arts et Métiers)

    Museo Games presents the history and evolution of video games and includes more than two dozen consoles for ���interactive learning.��� Museo Games, in other words, has transformed this national museum into a buzzing and beeping arcade. Fans of old-school gaming can start off playing Missile Command on an Atari 2600 before joysticking their way through the Nintendo and Sega periods into the modern era of the Xbox.

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