The hotel made famous by the movie version of Stephen King’s book called The Shining, announced plans in 2013 to excavate a neighboring pet cemetery to build a wedding pavilion. That hotel, by the way, is The Stanley Hotel in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado (pictured here). Yes, you can check in.
A traveler asked if he could register in a hotel under a code name as he’d be traveling with his son’s wife rather than his own. Another hotel guest bugged the hotel three times asking that an escort service date be arranged for him. Both of these are courtesy of LastMinute.com.
The Australian low-fare airline Jetstar apologized to a passenger when his suitcase came off the carousel with “I AM GAY” written in tape in large letters across it.
A glitch in Apple’s new maps app caused at least two drivers to drive onto the runway of the Fairbanks, Alaska, airport in September. Fortunately the incursions were early in the morning, and no one was hurt. One driver was simply trying to return his rental car to the airport.