China’s Cargo Ship Elevator Can Lift 7 Million Pounds in Just 40 Minutes

We’re used to seeing elevators transport people or smaller cargo items from one level to another — but a mid-dam elevator for cargo ships is a first. On China’s Yangtze River, the controversial Three Gorges Dam is home to the latest engineering marvel, which cuts the time for cargo ships to get past the dam from three hours to…

Amazing Deal Alert: New York and Boston to Puerto Rico From $100 Round-Trip

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency,…

You’ll Soon Be Able to Earn and Redeem SkyMiles on Jet Airways Flights

Your SkyMiles may soon take you farther across the globe than ever before. This week, Delta announced that it’s expanding its partnership with Jet Airways. While the changes have yet to be put in place, you’ll soon be able to both earn and redeem SkyMiles for Jet Airways flights. Unfamiliar with Jet Airways? Not surprising. Currently, Jet Airways…

New York’s Penn Station is About to Undergo a $1.6 Billion Renovation

New Yorkers know that Penn Station is one of those places that you’d rather run from than toward. It’s old, dirty, dark and overall pretty decrepit. So it comes as welcome news that Governor Andrew Cuomo just unveiled plans for a new — and drastically improved — Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex. The best part of all: it’s…

Deal Alert: US to Dubai From $590 Round-Trip

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Hotel Review: An Executive Room at Le Méridien N’Fis in Marrakesh

TO THE POINT: Le Méridien N’Fis makes a wonderful base for a first trip to Marrakesh. The pros: affordable rates, a great breakfast buffet that was included, a location that made it easy to see everything and an amazing resort-style pool to help you beat the heat. The cons: sluggish in-room Wi-Fi. When looking for a…

Hotel Review: A Suite King Room at the Hyatt Regency Belgrade, Serbia

TO THE POINT: If it’s your first time visiting the Serbian capital, the Hyatt Regency Belgrade is worth considering. The pros: nice price point, luxurious room and exquisite service. The cons: tourist attractions aren’t really within walking distance, ongoing construction messes up the current aesthetic and socially speaking, there’s not much going on here. Booking The Hyatt Regency Belgrade is…

Deal Alert: US to Havana From $257 Round-Trip

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10 Things No One Tells You About… Reykjavik

Whether you land in Keflavík International Airport (KEF) before sunrise, or find yourself left in the dark by the typical guidebook’s uninteresting regime, these 10 tips and tidbits, which you probably won’t find in a guidebook, will help you navigate your way to a locally-inspired and budget-friendly visit in Reykjavik. Save Big With Happy Hour Specials… Reykjavik is a notoriously expensive city,…

Review: Inside My Jaw-Dropping Suite at the Andaz Tokyo Hotel

On my most recent trip to Japan, I stayed at several amazing properties — the St. Regis Osaka and the Grand Hyatt Tokyo, Roppongi, among others. One of my favorite properties was the Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills, and for good reason. After being upgraded to a Large Tower King room thanks to my Hyatt Diamond status,…