Sep 20, 2017 – Click for today’s news
JAWDROPPER - Time-Sensitive Windstar Sale -- More Than 40 Itineraries, 26SEPT Deadline
HEADLINER - Transat Has Vacations Covered: By air, land & sea
Ivanna - Excuse me, dahrlings, but...RIP Sears
Deviations - Short Flight Becomes 33-Hour Ordeal
On The Town - #whyilovekenya
Biting Questions - with Alison Metcalfe
ALBUM - UNIGLOBE Travel Eastern Canada’s 25th Annual Charity Golf Tournament
From lighthouses to
tepees to “Steve’s backyard in Napa,” there are some
pretty bizarre Airbnb rentals. But Patrick Horton’s Brooklyn igloo – built this
past weekend – didn’t make the cut.
Horton and friends
built the igloo Saturday in the Greenpoint neighbourhood of Brooklyn as a
massive blizzard iced over New York.
They then advertised
the "snowpocalypse's most desirable getaway" for $200 a night on
Airbnb, the site where homeowners rent out residences to travellers needing
"Built completely by hand, all-natural. Come experience
this chic dome-style bungalow," Horton said in the post, which Airbnb has
An Airbnb representative told Horton that, while the igloo was
"very well constructed," it didn't "meet our occupancy
Still, "as an appreciator of fine igloos around the
world," the rep offered Horton a $50 coupon on his next Airbnb rental.
"Be sure to pick a place with running water, electricity
and a roof that doesn't melt," the rep advised.