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Visit USA plans UK road trip

Pittsburgh spin

Kennywood Amusement Park, located a short drive from downtown Pittsburgh, opened The Steel Curtain roller-coaster this summer. The ride sets a North

COSMOS READY FOR TALL U.S. STORIES

Cosmos has launched new North America tours with 2020 departures. A special departure, The Classic New England - 400th Mayflower Anniversary tour, departs August 31. Guests will step aboard the Mayflower II, a full-scale reproduction of the tall ship. Prices start from £1,665pp (tour only) for the 10-day tour. cosmos.co.uk.

American record for the most inversions (nine) and a world record for the tallest inversion.

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Mammoth on a high Mammoth Lakes, California, has opened the steepest zipline experience in the U.S. The Mammoth Mega Zip sees riders hitting speeds of up to 60mph as they drop 2,100ft in either a seated or ‘Supermanstyle’ harness. There are two parallel cables, which means riders can race down the high wire side by side during

The popular annual Visit USA Roadshow will be making stops in three UK cities this autumn. The events – in Glasgow (October 1), Leeds (October 2) and London (October 3) – will include a speed-networking format designed to maximise the networking opportunities. Over 30 Visit USA exhibitors and agents will exchange information and discuss business opportunities. But the Roadshow is not all about improving USA product knowledge: food and drink will be provided and goody bags and a holiday to the USA will be up for grabs at each location. Prizes include United Airlines flights to New York, a seven-night Cruise America RV Rental and a stay at the Moxy NYC Times Square (Glasgow); Virgin Atlantic flights to Las Vegas, staying at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort and Casino (Leeds); and Delta Air Lines flights to Boston, staying at the Moxy Boston Downtown (London). Agents can register for the roadshows at: visitusaroadshow.com

the one-mile acceleration to the resort’s Adventure Centre. mallofamerica.com

Delta's seat pitch Delta will launch its new

Business Class seat and its new international Premium Economy cabin, Premium Select, on UK routes in November. They will feature on the Heathrow to Atlanta route from November 13, Heathrow to New York JFK, November 17, and Heathrow to Boston, November 21. delta.com

BLOG With iconic sites in every state,

great food representing just about every country in the world, world-class theme parks, waterparks, wildlife refuges and even an interactive national museum devoted to the history of toys (in New York State), there's no better choice for a family holiday than the USA. More Blog content at visitusa.org.uk/Blog Look out for our Visit USA (UK) online Travel Update for the pick of members' news

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