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?
Dutch artist Dirk Overduin has introduced the concept of urban camping to the world and has created a two-man tent that’s suitable for almost any roof surface. The artist’s website suggests good spots for urban camping and even information for those landlords wishing to rent out their rooftops to urban campers.
MyFriendsHotel.com is a recently-launched “social networking for accommodation” site, where member Hosts list homes, apartments, vacant rooms – even couches, that Guest members can book for inexpensive travel. Trusted peer reviews and connections through friends help users vet accommodations.