The Enchanted Garden at Singapore's Changi Airport.
The Enchanted Garden at Singapore’s Changi Airport.

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

  • Cape Cod tourism in danger as shark sightings increase – Shark sightings, particularly of the Great White, have multiplied exponentially more recently. (NECN [link dead; removed])
  • Reykjavik looking to kill ties with Moscow due to gay law – The mayor of Iceland’s capital city, Jón Gnarr, wants to cut the sister city ties that it has with Moscow after Russia’s new gay law that stigmatises gay people and bans giving children info about homosexuality. (Telegraph)
  • Singapore airport opens new interactive garden – Changi Airport, heralded by many across the globe to already be the best airport experience, is adding its 5th themed garden, this time with a color show and interactive technology. (AsiaOne)
  • Google finally completes mapping Venice – The famous tourist city built over lagoons has finally been mapped, this time with camera-toting technicians, since the city has no streets. The Street View should be available to view later this year. (Daily Mail)
  • China’s new “Donut Hotel” set to open – Next month, the strange, new, donut-shaped Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort, also known as the “Horseshoe Hotel,” opens in Huzhou. (News.com.au)
China Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort Donut Hotel
China Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort Donut Hotel

And another post from this week that help clear confusion:

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