Provincetown, Mass., is a small coastal town on the tip of Cape Cod. Its year-round population is just less than 3,000, but grows to 60,000 every summer thanks to its popularity as an LGBT destination.
It was originally a fishing and whaling center populated by Portuguese sailors until the 1898 Portland Gale destroyed the town’s fishing industry. In turn, local artists adopted the abandoned buildings, eventually garnering an international reputation for its art community and theater productions. The Provincetown Players, the first modern theater company to produce original American plays, was born out of this community and their legacy continues today at the Provincetown Theater, which has been showcasing productions for more than 50 years. If film is more your style, you can also check out Waters Edge Cinema and support the Cape Cod film community.
By the mid 60s, Provincetown began to grow as hippies started moving in to start families, attracted by cheap property that would later become Commercial Street, the town’s main street containing a variety of cafes and shops. The next few decades saw P-Town developing a significant LGBT community, especially during the summer months. In 1978, the Provincetown Business Guild was formed in order to promote LGBT tourism, and the city is now considered to be one of the most popular gay destinations in America.
Every avid traveler knows Captain C.B. “Sully” Sullenberger, the heroic pilot who landed a US Airways aircraft in the Hudson River in 2009. However, a museum in North Carolina now honors Sullenberger in a new way, with the renaming of Carolinas Aviation Museum. Moving forward, the museum will be known as Sullenberger Aviation Museum. The name change also comes with a location change, as the museum plans a new facility next to Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
Start planning that long-awaited trip to the island of Ireland. With all travel restrictions now lifted, there has never been a better time to visit.
Authentic Caribbean food, power couple owners and vibrant décor: What better way to enjoy a meal in New York City than at Kokomo? Living in or visiting the Big Apple doesn’t mean relinquishing traditional, flavorful foods and dishes from around the world, and at Kokomo, guests are instantly transported to the sandy beaches of the Caribbean through cocktails, delicious meals and a colorful ambiance.
Romance is in the air and Americans are ready to travel for Valentine’s Day.
United Airlines remains firmly committed toward sustainability in aviation. The latest development in its eco-conscious goals includes working with Oxy Low Carbon Ventures to commercialize the production of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) with biotech firm Cemvita Factory. Cemvita looks to develop a revolutionary new way to produce SAF by using carbon dioxide and synthetic microbes. Additionally, United Airlines Ventures (UAV) recently announced an equity investment in Fulcrum, and United has invested more in SAF production than any other airline in the world.
Tenerife is known for its extraordinary natural spaces thanks to the island’s unique volcanic landscapes that molded into magical climbing areas. The destination also features year-round warm weather, which draws outdoor enthusiasts to the area. Tenerife is a rock climber’s paradise, with plenty of areas to explore.