Walt Disney World, Florida installed metal detectors and banned toy guns and costumes for over 14s after a visitor tried to bring a gun into the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World last weekend.
The Ryder Cup is going to Italy. The next four Ryder cup venues are Hazeltine, Minnesota (2016), Le National, Versailles (2018), Whistling Straits, Wisconsin (2020) and Marco Simone, Rome (2022).
The US updated its terror alert system on Wednesday, unveiling a new “bulletin” category.
A museum dedicated to Johann Strauss opened in Vienna.
Chanel is to open a second boutique at London Heathrow.
Theatre in Paris launched augmented reality glasses that translate musicals and plays for tourists that don’t speak French. Travel Extra’s Conor McMahon interviewed Jacki Ford Morie of The Augmented Traveller about the potential the technology has for tourism.Read here.
The tourism council of Bhutan announced the launch of a helicopter transfer service from Paro International Airport.
Irish based concierge provider Emerald VIP Services will offer services in Thailand.
Innsbruck became an ArrivalGuides destination partner.
The Moscow City news agency reported that Russian travel company Megapolis Kurort plans to launch holiday tours to Syria in 2016.