Travel & Tourism (148)
A flight that goes all the way
A private American airline company is offering passengers a special packaged flight that could get them in the Mile High Club. Flamingo Air has launched the ‘Flight of Fancy’ taking couples on an hour flight which includes a double bed, a bottle of champagne, and “one very discreet pilot”.
Why it matters
Some would say that joining the Mile High Club loses all of its fun and appeal if it’s condoned. Despite this, this airline is catering to a curious audience that may well consider taking up the offer and eventually increase sales. Are there other categories where businesses should indulge their potential customers – no matter how naughty the need?
Some hotels install chic bars and swimming pools on the roof. Not Cape Town’s swanky Grand Daddy Hotel. The roof is now home to a collection of vintage Airstream caravans, complete with air-conditioning, insulation, hot and cold running water, flushing toilets and showers. Each of the 7 two-sleeper trailer suites have been conceptualized and designed by local artists. Inspirations include: The Ballad of John & Yoko, Goldlilocks and The Three Bears and Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz.
Madrid’s Husa Paseo del Arte Hotel is now offering what they’re calling a ‘High Speed Pack’ which allows consumers to take advantage of the hotel’s facilities without having to spend a night in it. Guest can book in for a maximum of 5 hours for just 60€. Given that the hotel is located just 100 metres from from the Puerta de Atocha train station, this is especially useful for those just passing through.