This week in tourism, we examine how protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricardo Rosselló are affecting the tourism board's operations, plus the UK wants to know the extent of…

This week in tourism, we examine how protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricardo Rosselló are affecting the tourism board’s operations, plus the UK wants to know the extent of tourism’s environmental impact, especially with carbon emissions.
-Sarah Enelow-Snyder

New York firm BG Studio International has included a host of environmentally friendly features in this cruise ship designed to sail the Galápagos Islands. Read more

New York firm BG Studio International has included a host of environmentally friendly features in this cruise ship designed to sail the Galápagos Islands. Read more

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From a disco-influenced alt-pop tune to an unexpected St Vincent cameo, our favorite new releases Jay Som: Tenderness This delightful bit of indie and bedroom pop will appear on LA-based…

From a disco-influenced alt-pop tune to an unexpected St Vincent cameo, our favorite new releases Jay Som: Tenderness This delightful bit of indie and bedroom pop will appear on LA-based Jay Som’s forthcoming album, Anak Ko (out 23 August). It starts off simply—filtered vocals with drums and guitar—and Som is the star until the track breaks open and rhythmic bass and psych-influenced ambience pours out. …

Fraher & Findlay has built a wildflower-topped rear extension, a glass-walled courtyard and a loft extension for a 20th-century house in London. Read more

Fraher & Findlay has built a wildflower-topped rear extension, a glass-walled courtyard and a loft extension for a 20th-century house in London. Read more

Central Saint Martins graduate Qiang Huang has created a range of unfinished furniture bases that need to be completed by adding components from discarded shared bikes. Read more

Central Saint Martins graduate Qiang Huang has created a range of unfinished furniture bases that need to be completed by adding components from discarded shared bikes. Read more

This week on our Pinterest account we're showcasing the architecture of Latin America, including projects in Chile, Brazil and Mexico. Read more

This week on our Pinterest account we’re showcasing the architecture of Latin America, including projects in Chile, Brazil and Mexico. Read more

Mottled grey walls meet black-brick partitions to form the monochromatic interiors of Yakusha Design's self-designed office and showroom in Kiev, Ukraine. Read more

Mottled grey walls meet black-brick partitions to form the monochromatic interiors of Yakusha Design’s self-designed office and showroom in Kiev, Ukraine. Read more

The seven-day suspension might seem interminably long for travelers whose plans have been disrupted. But given the history of terrorist attacks against tourists in Egypt, not to mention the October…

The seven-day suspension might seem interminably long for travelers whose plans have been disrupted. But given the history of terrorist attacks against tourists in Egypt, not to mention the October 2015 bomb explosion that destroyed a Russian airliner, action by British Airways must have been well warranted despite scant details.
-Faye Chiu

This week in digital travel news, a Google exec testified before Congress that the tech giant is not a travel monopoly, and Delta Air Lines is seeing stronger direct bookings…

This week in digital travel news, a Google exec testified before Congress that the tech giant is not a travel monopoly, and Delta Air Lines is seeing stronger direct bookings because of its loyalty program. What’s more, Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta, a speaker at the upcoming Skift Global Forum in New York, talks about tech innovations and brands.
-Tom Lowry

Ivy Studio has used moulding, brass lights and herringbone floors to make this dry cleaning shop in Montreal evocative of a European residence. Read more

Ivy Studio has used moulding, brass lights and herringbone floors to make this dry cleaning shop in Montreal evocative of a European residence. Read more