Merge 104.8 | 13 October 2020
Yesterday we talked about Singapore Airlines and their A380 superjumbo which has been converted into a restaurant. Today we’ve come across a cruise company offering “cruises to nowhere” and bookings have sold out in just five days. Genting Cruise Lines and Royal Caribbean International can take their ships to sea so that passengers get to experience a real cruise ship but then it turns back and returns to port. Prices start at $359 per person.
The music video for the 2017 song Despacito has just broken a YouTube record with 7 billion views. Just a few months after the original Despacito was released, it got a boost when Justin Bieber jumped on the track for a remix. It is now the most viewed video in the world. In case you’re still wondering, despacito means slowly in English.
Robert Pattinson is heading back to work as The Batman. He was spotted on the UK set of the movie in Liverpool for the first time since production was shut down due to someone on set testing positive for coronavirus just three days after The Batman had initially resumed shooting. “The Batman” also stars Colin Farrell and is due to be released March 2022.