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This Just In!

The latest travel news from the pages of this month's issue.

Disney wheels Walt Disney World is offering two-hour Segway tours in Fort Wilderness. disneyworld.com, $85.

Patagonia road A new route through Chile's Torres del Paine Park cuts travel time to the park from Puerto Natales in half. torresdelpaine.com.

Mountain high New Hampshire has a new two-lift ski area, South Peak. loonmtn.com, $67.

Pasadena petals In February, Southern California's Huntington Library will open one of the country's largest Chinese gardens. huntington.org, $15.

New York lights Grand Central Terminal's holiday light show is on view Dec. 1-Jan. 1. grandcentralterminal.com.

Garden arty On Dec. 8, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami opens an exhibit of Roy Lichtenstein's sculptures. fairchildgarden.org, $20.

Pod hotel CitizenM opens its first hotel at the Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. citizenm.com, from $95.

Galápagos ship Geographic Expeditions has a new ship in the Galápagos. La Pinta will start sailing in March. geoex.com.

Flight changes American Airlines is allowing people to make itinerary changes online. The standard fees apply.

Dates and rates The property listings on Hotels.com now have a calendar that shows rates over a six-month period.

Paperless passes Air Canada is letting passengers (except for those going to the U.S.) get a boarding pass on their PDA or cell phone.

Beyond the U.S. Southwest is looking into offering international service for the first time (probably to Mexico in 2009).

In-flight movies The U.S. House of Representatives is pondering legislation to forbid airlines from showing films with graphic scenes on screens visible to the entire cabin.

U.K. made easier The country's transport authority may finally relax the rule allowing only one carry-on bag.

Asian low-fare New long-haul carrier AirAsia X, based in Kuala Lumpur, serves Asia, the Middle East, Australia, and Europe.

Hotels in India Choice Hotels India plans to build another 12,000 rooms in the country over the next five years.

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