Bellagio Fountain
Bellagio Fountain at Las Vegas, taken by Wikimedia Commons user Brocken Inaglory.

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

  • London Heathrow expansion may pave historic site – The town of Harmondsworth may need to soon accommodate expansion plans from Europe’s busiest airport. (Skift)
  • TripAdvisor rebrands for Chinese market – TripAdvisor, once known as “daodao.com,” has rebranded as “Mao Tu Ying,” using the Chinese characters for “owl” (for their famous logo) and “journey.” (TP)
  • Las Vegas to get a subway? – Some have proposed an underground light rail system under the Strip to accommodate the rapidly-increasing numbers of visitors flocking there each year. (RJ)
  • NYC’s tallest observatory opens – The observatory on top of One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, opens to much fanfare in New York City. (WSJ)

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