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Thursday, June 10th, 2021

 

People Have Been Trying To Ban Alcohol On Planes Since The 1950s

That’s right, the US government has been trying to ban drinking alcohol on airplanes since at least the 1950s. In the wake of the “Malaysia Airline” disaster of 1949, the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) implemented a rule that stated that “no alcoholic beverages may be served on board domestic or foreign air carrier aircraft” as a result of federal law. The FAA has had a complicated relationship with alcohol since the 1960s, and there was a brief ban on the sale of alcohol aboard domestic flights in the mid-1980s inRead More


Las Vegas Hits Jackpot With Tourism Recovery Efforts

Since the September 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, the city’s tourism industry has been in full recovery mode. It’s a process that’s been underway for months, since the incident, according to Dan Kelleher, president of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor Authority. The area’s hotels, casinos, restaurants, bars, and attractions have all seen an uptick in business, he told Travel Weekly. The city of Las Vegas has a history of losing tourism due to high crime rates and a lack of acceptable lodging options for visitors. But, withRead More


Top Family-Friendly Campgrounds in the US

The process of looking for a family camping destination is a bit like an archaeological dig. There are so many different opinions and beliefs amongst those who choose to live the outdoor life. One of the most important things to find out about a camping spot is whether or not children will be allowed to play around the campsite. If there are no areas where children are allowed to run around, the time spent in the outdoors can be compromised. It is a summer tradition for families from all aroundRead More