The world of travel moves fast! Let’s keep up–together. On Fridays, Traveling IQ curates the highlights from the past week:
*Dubai is diving deep. Plans are underway for the Water Discus Hotel, a luxury underwater hotel in Dubai, with rooms deeper than 32 feet below the surface and surrounded by a coral reef. (via Bloomberg)
*Americans live in the “No Vacation Nation.” The United States lags behind most other developed countries when it comes to vacation days. Yet 57% of workers had unused vacation at the end of 2011. (via CNN Money)
*Japan towers! Almost twice the height of the Eiffel Tower, the Tokyo Skytree opened in Japan as the world’s tallest tower, offering two observatories. (via CNN)
*I’ll drink to that, America. Esquire magazine finds, in their opinion, the best bars in the U.S. (via Esquire)
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(Photo via Bloomberg Business Week)