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You Can Eat Well When Flying.. No Really You Can

November 18, 2013 11:16 am - Posted by Jody in Eat
Great New Dining Choices at US Airports – No Kidding! (via Wicked Good Travel Tips)

For most people on the go, the airport usually means early mornings, long lines, and uncomfortable seats. But there are a few airports across America that strive to deliver all the comforts of home, including a really great meal. These restaurants offer…

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Travel Facts

December 23, 2011 11:34 am - Posted by Jody in Learn, Travel

  • The chance for the average American traveler, in the course of their lifetime, to die in an airplane crash is 1/5,552 .  The chance they die in a car crash is 1/247.
  • According to the US Transportation Secretary, flight delays cost the US economy $15 billion annually.
  • The travel and tourism industry in the United States is valued at $1.6 trilion
  • This industry generates anywhere from 7-8 million jobs in the United States
  • The Washington Post did a study in 2001 of airline delays.  Over 1/6 million passengers were delayed at least 15 minutes that year- an accumulated time of 170 years
  • On an average 7 night sailing aboard the Disney Magic Cruiseline, the following food items are consumed:
    • Beef – 5,000 pounds
    • Chicken –  10,000 pounds
    • Salmon – 1,200 pounds
    • Shrimp – 1,300 pounds
    • Lobster tail – 1,000 pounds
    • Pineapple – 3,300 pounds
    • Melon – 12,800 pounds
    • Individual eggs – 71,500
    • Coffee – 57,820 cups
    • Soda – 3,125  gallons
    • Wine and Champagne – 2,700 bottles
    • Beer – 12,385  bottles/cans
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