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Top 100 World Ideas in August

From Gourmet Airplane Menus to Affordable Hotel Minibars

— August 30, 2015 — World
As indicated by many of the top August 2014 world ideas, the travel industry has seen a staggering amount of change in the last few months alone.

Some of the most noteworthy innovations include the opening of the ARK terminal for pets in the JFK airport, the Henn-na Hotel being completely run by robots and the Virgin Hotel in Chicago reducing the prices on its minibar items to match street prices.

In terms of luxury travel around the world, some of the biggest innovations include Lufthansa purifying the air of its first class cabins with humidifiers, Isetan Mistukoshi Travel selling expensive tickets for a spot on its 10-person train and the opening of the Sunset Lounge on the roof of the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, known as the tallest hotel in the world.
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LGBT Travel Ads
LGBT Travel Ads
This Airbnb '#HostWithPride' Ad Encourages Worldwide Wanderlust & Equality
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$1 Million Fishing Challenges
$1 Million Fishing Challenges
Tourism NT is Promising a Cash Prize for Catching a Winning Fish
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98
Floating Video Ads
Floating Video Ads
This Facebook Button Lets Viewers Scroll Their News Feed While Watching Videos
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97
Summer-Colored Hijabs
Summer-Colored Hijabs
This Line of Colorful Headscarves Provides Summery Options for Muslims
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96
Empowering Feminist Female Ads
Empowering Feminist Female Ads
The #LikeaGirl Ad Teaches Girls They Cannot Be Defined by Gender
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95
Unexpected Farmyard Friendship Ads
Unexpected Farmyard Friendship Ads
The Ad is the Latest in Airbnb's Series of Heartwarming News
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94
Short-Term Boat Rentals
Short-Term Boat Rentals
This New Rental Service Wants to Make Boat Holidays More Accessible
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93
Livestreaming Flight Campaigns
Livestreaming Flight Campaigns
Turkish Airlines Makes Everyone a Passenger with Periscope
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92
Enchanting Tourism Ads
Enchanting Tourism Ads
This Spot for Claremont, California Has a Wes Anderson Aesthetic
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Exploration Baby Ads
Exploration Baby Ads
This Airbnb Ad Features a Curious Baby That Encourages Cultural Travel
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90
Action-Enabling News Apps
Action-Enabling News Apps
Ideal Impact Shows You Advocacy Opportunities Based on What You Read
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89
Sobbing Children Ads
Sobbing Children Ads
This Ad For the #MakeAChildCry Campaign Promotes Healthcare Among Youth
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Marriage Equality Dessert Ads
Marriage Equality Dessert Ads
Ben & Jerry's 'Love is Love' Campaign Supports Same-Sex Marriage
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Crowdsourced Transportation Networks
Crowdsourced Transportation Networks
Skedaddle Simplifies the Process of Chartering a Bus
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86
Surreal Shamanism Editorials
Surreal Shamanism Editorials
The 'Visionary Art Project' Seeks to Combine Fashion & Spirituality
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85
Childhood Imagination Commericials
Childhood Imagination Commericials
This S7 Airlines Commercial Makes Kids Wildest Dreams a Reality
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84
Biofuel-Powered Planes
Biofuel-Powered Planes
United Airlines Flights Will Run on Eco Fuel Made from Food Scraps & Waste
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83
Illusionary Animal Protection Ads
Illusionary Animal Protection Ads
These Ads Test You to Find Hidden Images of Threatened Species
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82
Sri Lankan Short Films
Sri Lankan Short Films
Loving Lanka by Sebastian Linda is Beautifully Adventurous
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81
Customizable Tour-Building Apps
Customizable Tour-Building Apps
This App Allows Users to Build and Create Guided Walking Tours
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80
Itinerary Sharing Platforms
Itinerary Sharing Platforms
This Website Lets Users Share and Compare Their Travel Itineraries
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Vacation Reading Recommendations
Vacation Reading Recommendations
The Guide to Holiday Reads Offers Book Suggestions Based on Local
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Surprise Travel Sweepstakes
Surprise Travel Sweepstakes
Tequila CAZADORES is Hosting an 'Unscripted' Summer Travel Contest
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Species Identification Apps
Species Identification Apps
This Free App Functions as a Natural History Encyclopedia
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Social Trip Organizers
Social Trip Organizers
The Social Travel Makes It Easy for Users to Meet Facebook Friends
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75
Foot Focused Navigation Apps
Foot Focused Navigation Apps
Walkonomics Helps You Find the Green Routes to Walk in Your City
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74
Miniature Surveillance Drones
Miniature Surveillance Drones
This Tiny Drone is Used for Military Surveillance During Combat
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Travel-Based Charity Apps
Travel-Based Charity Apps
This App Enables Travelers to Donate Part of Their Holiday Expenses
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Affordable Bus Booking Apps
Affordable Bus Booking Apps
The 'Wanderu' App Helps You Find Cheap Bus and Train Tickets
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Church Rooftop Viewing Platforms
Church Rooftop Viewing Platforms
Amsterdam's Oude Kerk Gets a Viewing Platform for Summer 2015
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70
Doughnut-Shaped Stadiums
Doughnut-Shaped Stadiums
This Football Stadium Has a Retractable Pitch to Accommodate the UK & US
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69
Interactive Yodeling Billboards
Interactive Yodeling Billboards
This Tourism Marketing Stunt Has People Yodel for a Trip
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68
Incentivized Baggage Apps
Incentivized Baggage Apps
This Luggage App Rewards Users Based on the Lightness of Their Bags
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67
Hotel-Based Clothing Deliveries
Hotel-Based Clothing Deliveries
This Hotel Provides Fashion Deliveries Directly to Guest's Rooms
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Interest-Based Hotel Platforms
Interest-Based Hotel Platforms
This Booking Platform Provides Hotel Selections Based on Taste
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Solo Female Travel Guides
Solo Female Travel Guides
This Infographic Offers Tips on Staying Safe as a Woman Traveling Solo
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Dystopian Tribute Billboards
Dystopian Tribute Billboards
Hunger Games Posters Around the World are Inspiring People to #UNITE
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Child Concierge Services
Child Concierge Services
Hotel Concierge Noah Reeves-Walters Answers the Questions of Other Kids
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Revitalizing Travel Kits
Revitalizing Travel Kits
These Herbal Care Packages are Stuffed with Organic Travel Essentials
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Complimentary Hotel Headphones
Complimentary Hotel Headphones
This Hotel Provides Guests with Beats by Dr. Dre Headphones
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60
Wholesome Doll-Themed Hotels
Wholesome Doll-Themed Hotels
This Hotel Offers a Package Deal for Children and Their Dolls
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Daily Kindness Newscasts
Daily Kindness Newscasts
This Series of Heartwarming Airbnb Ads Highlights Human Kindness
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Anti-Tech Hotel Rooms
Anti-Tech Hotel Rooms
This Hotel Blocks the Internet from Your Phone for a Digital Detox Retreat
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Private Plane Platforms
Private Plane Platforms
This Service Makes It Easy to Charter a Private Aircraft in Minutes
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56
Layover Activity Apps
Layover Activity Apps
This App Suggests Fun Activities Available During Airport Layovers
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55
Travel-Inspired Cocktails
Travel-Inspired Cocktails
This Bar's Menu Features 80 Cocktails Inspired by Exotic Locations
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54
Half-Day Hotel Rentals
Half-Day Hotel Rentals
This Online Reservation Tool Allows You to Book Limited Hotel Stays
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Hotel Wardrobe Services
Hotel Wardrobe Services
W London's 'Walk Out Wardrobe' Service Offers Luggage-Free Traveling
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Tourist Companion Apps
Tourist Companion Apps
The 'Trippers Pal' App Helps Put Travelers in Touch with Locals
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Healthy In-Suite Menus
Healthy In-Suite Menus
W Hotels and Tara Stiles Team Up to Serve 'FIT Bites' of Healthy Hotel Food
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Paddleboard Yoga Classes
Paddleboard Yoga Classes
SUP Yoga Halifax Applies Balance to Standing on a Paddleboard
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49
High-End Home Rentals
High-End Home Rentals
This Luxury Rental Service Allows Customers to Rent Lavish Private Homes
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American Commercial Spaceports
American Commercial Spaceports
Federal Aviation Administration Expands Space Tourism in Houston
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Air-Purifying Cabins
Air-Purifying Cabins
Lufthansa's A380 First Class Cabins Include Humidifiers for Fresher Air
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Nationwide Scavenger Hunts
Nationwide Scavenger Hunts
Virgin Trains Recently Launched a Where's Wally Hunt Across the UK
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Sophisticated Design-Focused Maps
Sophisticated Design-Focused Maps
These Streamlined City Guides by Red Maps Don't Skimp on Style
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Converted Lighthouse Hotels
Converted Lighthouse Hotels
This Private Hotel is Housed Inside Iceland's Dyrhólaey Lighthouse
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Daytime Room Rentals
Daytime Room Rentals
This Daytime Rental Service Allows Users to Rent Out Their Private Home
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Ramadan-Colored Smoke Art
Ramadan-Colored Smoke Art
These Images Showcase Colorful Clouds of Smoke to Celebrate Ramadan
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Spacious Luxury Trains
Spacious Luxury Trains
Isetan Mistukoshi Travel's 10-Seat Train Tickets Cost $1,200 Each
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Rainbow Rope Pavilions
Rainbow Rope Pavilions
This Rainbow Pavilion Sits in Ecuador for Milan's Universal Exposition
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Portable Earring Organizers
Portable Earring Organizers
The Little Book of Earrings Keeps Jewelry Safe in a Book-Like Case
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Charming Urban Accommodations
Charming Urban Accommodations
The Grand Pigalle Hotel Brings Stylish Lodgings to the Neighborhood
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Hand-Printed Burger Branding
Hand-Printed Burger Branding
This New Burger King Packaging Will be Launched in Eateries Worldwide
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Affordable Hotel Minibars
Affordable Hotel Minibars
In-Suite Bars at the Virgin Hotel Contain Refreshments at Street Prices
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Robot-Run Hotels
Robot-Run Hotels
This Bizarre Japanese Hotel is Run by Robots and Other Machines
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Flyer Subscription Kits
Flyer Subscription Kits
JetBlue Teamed Up with Birchbox to Offer Flyers Goodies While Traveling
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Off-Season Travel Guides
Off-Season Travel Guides
This Infographic Shows Travelers the Best Places & Times to Travel Abroad
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Homey Boutique Hotels
Homey Boutique Hotels
The ROOST Apartment Hotel is a Place People Will Never Want to Leave
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Sky-High Lounges
Sky-High Lounges
The Sunset Lounge is Located on the Highest Floor of the World's Tallest Hotel
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Powerful Travel Campaigns
Powerful Travel Campaigns
Selim Ben Hadj Yahia Focuses on Tragic World Events to Encourage Travel
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Mail-Delivering Drones
Mail-Delivering Drones
These Handy Drones will Help Mail Services without Replacing Mail Carriers
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Gourmet Airplane Menus
Gourmet Airplane Menus
The New Qatar Airways Menu is Revamped for Business Class Flyers
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Denim Kimonos
Denim Kimonos
Tsukada Nojo and American Denim Retailer Lee Teamed Up to Create Kimono Fashion
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Interlocking Treehouse Hotels
Interlocking Treehouse Hotels
This Hip Japanese Hotel is Located in an Ancient Camphor Tree
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Travelling Shelf Suitcases
Travelling Shelf Suitcases
The Shelfpack Bag Design Allows You to Have a Closet Wherever You Go
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Durable Solar Lamps
Durable Solar Lamps
These Eco-Friendly Lamps are Designed for People Living Without Electricity
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Pregnancy-Prioritized Seating Ads
Pregnancy-Prioritized Seating Ads
These Ads Remind Commuters to Give Seats to Pregnant Women
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Social Travel Ads
Social Travel Ads
Loews Hotels' 'Travel for Real' Campaign Uses Authentic Instagram Photos
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High-Tech Biometric Luggage
High-Tech Biometric Luggage
This Multifunctional Suitcase Keeps Your Belongings Safe and Secure
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Adventure-Logging Notebooks
Adventure-Logging Notebooks
The Adventure Log Notebook is Targeted Towards Outdoorsy Note-Keepers
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Modernized Urban Marketplaces
Modernized Urban Marketplaces
Barcelona's Ninot Market Recently Underwent a Design Overhaul
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Romantic Subaquatic Dining
Romantic Subaquatic Dining
The Per Aquum Niyama Maldives Underwater Restaurant has Stunning Views
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Urban Ballerina Portraits
Urban Ballerina Portraits
This Image Series Captures a Dainty Ballerina in Harsh City Scenes
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Understated Luxury Hotels
Understated Luxury Hotels
Each Room at the Boro Hotel Boasts Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
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Hexagonal Airplane Seating
Hexagonal Airplane Seating
This Airline Wants to Stagger Its Seats in a Hexagonal Arrangement
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Pet-Friendly Airport Terminals
Pet-Friendly Airport Terminals
New York's John F. Kennedy Airport is Adding a Luxury ARK Terminal
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Multitool Travel Jackets
Multitool Travel Jackets
The BauBax Jacket Offers Fourteen Excellent Features For Travel
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Luxury Modular Villas
Luxury Modular Villas
This Coastal Living Concept Features a Series of Luxurious Floating Villas
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Customized Coloring Luggage
Customized Coloring Luggage
These Luggage Pieces Allow Consumers to Track Their Travels in Color
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Upcycled Van Campers
Upcycled Van Campers
'Caravan Tokyo' Turns Old Vehicles into Traveling Accommodations
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Hybrid Bookstore Hotels
Hybrid Bookstore Hotels
Book and Bed Tokyo Introduces a New Play on 'B&B' Accomodations
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Gigantic Public Saunas
Gigantic Public Saunas
The Arctic Circle Houses the World's Largest Public Sauna
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Barcelona-Inspired Swimwear
Barcelona-Inspired Swimwear
The William Tempest Swimsuit Line has One Bikini & One Pair of Trunks
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Leak-Proof Travel Mugs
Leak-Proof Travel Mugs
The Twist Lid Drink Traveller Boasts a Uniquely Secure Closure System
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Retro Camping Vehicles
Retro Camping Vehicles
This Vintage Camper Combines Retro Designs and Contemporary Features
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Cleverly Expandable Suitcases
Cleverly Expandable Suitcases
Shelfpack by Ken McKaba Boasts Built-In Shelving for Organization
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3
Continental Boutique Hotels
Continental Boutique Hotels
The Hoxton Hotel Amsterdam Offers Stunning Canalside Lodging
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2
Transparent Mountainside Pods
Transparent Mountainside Pods
These Peruvian Hotel Pods are Attached to the Side of a Rocky Cliff
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Airport Croquet Experiences
Airport Croquet Experiences
The Pimm's #CrazyCroquet Course is Located in Heathrow's Terminal 2
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