We had speculated before that Ctrip might use its newly acquired Trip.com domain for its own agency listings, displacing the travel recommendation service it recently bought. By de-emphasizing its Chinese…

We had speculated before that Ctrip might use its newly acquired Trip.com domain for its own agency listings, displacing the travel recommendation service it recently bought. By de-emphasizing its Chinese origin, it may hope to ingratiate itself with more Western travelers.
-Sean O’Neill

This detention centre for minors in Marseilles offers an alternative to oppressive prison architecture through its muted material palette of natural stone and board-marked concrete. Read more

This detention centre for minors in Marseilles offers an alternative to oppressive prison architecture through its muted material palette of natural stone and board-marked concrete. Read more

A partnership between the leading hotelier Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and development firm Finchatton – has announced the appointment of Four Season’s Annabel Shaw, as Director of Residences.

A partnership between the leading hotelier Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and development firm Finchatton – has announced the appointment of Four Season’s Annabel Shaw, as Director of Residences.

Will this high-speed rail train actually become a reality in our lifetime? We certainly hope so. But we also hope officials consider a route that has the least environmental impact…

Will this high-speed rail train actually become a reality in our lifetime? We certainly hope so. But we also hope officials consider a route that has the least environmental impact as possible, too.
-Deanna Ting

Canadian architect Natalie Dionne has attached a geometric extension onto the back of a brick townhouse in Montreal, to include more space in the kitchen and a balcony for the…

Canadian architect Natalie Dionne has attached a geometric extension onto the back of a brick townhouse in Montreal, to include more space in the kitchen and a balcony for the master bedroom. Read more

This week in tourism, cruise lines were busy. Celebrity Cruises is building a new luxury ship to sail the already expensive Galapagos, and Royal Caribbean is prioritizing new tech. We're…

This week in tourism, cruise lines were busy. Celebrity Cruises is building a new luxury ship to sail the already expensive Galapagos, and Royal Caribbean is prioritizing new tech. We’re more excited about facial recognition streamlining the boarding process than we are about virtual reality dining.
-Sarah Enelow

While places like Dubai have spurred the most innovation so far, the path to mainstream flying car adoption may well run through China if its government and companies continue to…

While places like Dubai have spurred the most innovation so far, the path to mainstream flying car adoption may well run through China if its government and companies continue to invest in the sector.
-Andrew Sheivachman

Toronto designer Paolo Ferrari has crafted a series of furniture pieces, including a velvet sofa with large rolled cushions and a perforated pale wood cabinet, all made in Canada. Read…

Toronto designer Paolo Ferrari has crafted a series of furniture pieces, including a velvet sofa with large rolled cushions and a perforated pale wood cabinet, all made in Canada. Read more

Many U.S. travelers' stomachs will be full next week, but their wallets not so much as they'll need to cough up more cash for gas for Thanksgiving road trips. But…

Many U.S. travelers’ stomachs will be full next week, but their wallets not so much as they’ll need to cough up more cash for gas for Thanksgiving road trips. But unlike vacation road trips that are more discretionary, many travelers wouldn’t cancel their Thanksgiving plans because of gas, and will bite the bullet.
-Dan Peltier