Airport art is taking off around the world

More airports are offering art installations to help travelers de-stress. If you’ve ever walked through Mineta San Jose International Airport, you may have noticed a 26-foot sculpture called “Space Observer.” Balanced on three legs, this artwork created by by Björn Schülke has propeller arms holding cameras that take live images. This unexpected installation is supposed…

[USA] Terminals, Gates and Baggage Claim areas are being renamed at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

On Friday, June 1, Terminals, Gates and Baggage Claim areas are being renamed at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) The airport will feature new signs and names for terminals, gates and baggage claim carousels. The changes—which will happen overnight on May 31—will improve the guest experience by simplifying directions for travelers throughout the airport.…

[New Zealand] Auckland Airport announces $100,000 grant to support year-round NZ tourism growth

Auckland Airport has opened applications for its sixth annual Tourism Development Grants at the airport’s International Travel Summit in Dunedin. The $100,000 grant is open to New Zealand-based tourism operators and organisations with strategies to stimulate year-round visitation to New Zealand. Every year Auckland Airport brings together travel and tourism leaders from throughout New Zealand…

[Thailand] Somkid affirms Beijing’s commitment to airport link

Somkid: Competition for bidding to be fair  China has reaffirmed its intention to join the upcoming auction of the 224.54-billion-baht high-speed railway linking Don Mueang, Suvarnabhumi and U-tapao airports. Ning Jizhe, vice-chairman of China’s National Development and Reform Commission, met Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak on Thursday to reiterate China’s commitment to participating in the auction, which…