26Oct/12

Travel Trivia on a Friday!!!

  1. Las Vegas has the most hotel rooms in the world.
  2. The rear section of an airplane gives you the bumpiest ride as the rear is where you feel the turbulence the most.
  3. Odds that you’ll be killed by an airplane falling from the sky are 1 in 25 million. Odds that it will happen today are 1 in 7 trillion.
  4. American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by taking out an olive from First Class salads.
  5. Tasmania is said to have the cleanest air in the world.
  6. Club Direct, a travel insurance company in Britain, provides insurance plans for protection from falling coconuts.
  7. France is the most visited country in the world. Approximately 80 million tourists visited France in 2010 and the Eiffel Tower was by far the most visited attraction.
  8. At any give hour there are 61,000 people airborne over the US.
  9. The world’s busiest airport by passenger traffic is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (over 80 million passengers in 2010). Sydney Airport is the world’s 27th busiest airport with 33 million passengers in 2010.
  10. The world’s most expensive plane ticket cost Sydney millionaire Julian Hayward a staggering $123.000. He was the first person to buy a seat on the Airbus A380 maiden flight between Singapore and Sydney in 2007.


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