More Posts On: Health and Environment

Earth Day 2018: Clean the World by Recycling Used Soap and Plastic Bottles

You may not know this; but the hotel at which you have recently stayed may be a partner of an organization called Clean the World, which has already surpassed distributing 44 million bars of soap to greater than 127 countries around the world — and you can help.

Thousands of bars of used soap — as well as small plastic bottles of toiletries such as shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, mouthwash and skin cream — can…

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Stricter Requirements for Emotional Support Animals By Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines will require all passengers traveling with emotional support animals and psychiatric service animals to provide documentation of proof of health or vaccinations a minimum of 48 hours in advance of the departure of a flight effective as of Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

In developing the updated requirements…

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Global Certification Program for Animals Traveling by Airplane Launched

A new standardized global certification program called the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics — which is designed to improve the safety and welfare of animals traveling via airplane — was launched earlier this month by the International Air Transport Association.

United Airlines has been criticized in recent months due to…

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If 8 Famous Artists Created Maps of the Cities They Loved…

I have always loved maps ever since I can remember — so much so that as a boy, I used to draw my own maps. Along with a keen sense of direction, I can remember how my relatives and friends would marvel at my creations and my awareness of the world around me, which naturally contributed to my passion for travel…

…and this article — which was…

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Bid to Help Fight Cancer 2018 on Flight Simulator Time, Be a Gate Agent for a Day, Executive Lunch — and Much More

How would you like to be a gate agent for a day — giving announcements over the public address system, scanning boarding passes, and checking passengers in for the flight as just a sample of what you would be doing — at the airport?

Perhaps you see yourself piloting an airplane for two hours by using a flight simulator with which pilots keep themselves trained. Speaking of pilots, you might want to experience a day in the life of a new hired pilot. Want to spend an hour in an air traffic control tower? Would lunch with airline executives be more for your taste and whet your appetite?

These experiences — and many more — are available for auction through…

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Is Minute Suites Worth The Cost?

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 was the day when the first Minute Suites location opened at the international airport which serves the greater Atlanta metropolitan area; and the concept is still around almost nine years later — but is it worth the cost?

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A Typical 24-Hour Day in 11 Different Parts of the World

You likely travel around the world to experience different countries and cultures, hear and learn different languages, eat different types foods, and visit famous or significant landmarks — and once you are done, you leave either for home or elsewhere…

…but unless you are a guest of the private home of a person who is native to the land which you are visiting, chances are…

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Last Male Northern White Rhinoceros Dies

Sudan was the last male northern white rhinoceros when he died at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 45 years of age, which substantially increased the chance that this subspecies of rhinoceros will likely become extinct.

“Sudan was…

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Help Fight Cancer With Bears in the Air 2018

People who suffer from the dreaded disease known as cancer endure a long period of treatment and recovery back to good health — and for many cancer patients, much of the duration of that period of time is spent far away from home. The result is the need for affordable housing; and that should be the least of the worries of cancer patients and their families while fighting the disease.

This is where you come in: to participate in a fun initiative to help fund that temporary housing.

When you participate in Bears in the Air…

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