Weekly Travel News Recap: February 24 – March 2, 2013

JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, taken from Skyscrapercity.com.
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, taken from Skyscrapercity.com.

Here are some of the relevant travel news headlines and stories from the previous week through today:

  • World’s tallest hotel opens – Dubai just opened one of two towers of their JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, officially making it the tallest fully-dedicated hotel in the world. (CNN)
  • The Titanic may be brought back to life – Australian billionaire Clive Palmer announced plans to finance a safe, full-scale, working replica of the Titanic, named the Titanic II. (Guardian)
  • Married couple may take honeymoon to Mars – A company wants two people to be recruited to fly on a 501-day trip to Mars, preferably a couple. (Times LIVE)
  • American Airlines opens new routes – AA has announced three new routes, one from Miami to San Diego, and one each from Dallas/Ft. Worth to the Mexican cities of Hermosillo and Zacatecas. (USA Today)