GARMIN VÍVOSMART 3
When it comes to specialized fitness trackers, the Garmin Vívosmart 3 is one of the best around. The touchscreen tracker is completely waterproof, so you can wear it in the swimming pool, the shower and the gym. The tech automatically monitors different types of activity, plus a built-in heart-rate monitor gives you a stress rating. There are many fitness trackers on the market, but the Vívosmart 3 comes into its own in the gym, with a strength training mode that counts reps, sets and rest times. All of the data is available on the great Garmin Connect app. $119.99.
HAIBIKE SDURO HARDSEVEN 4.0
Electric bikes are becoming more and more common in our cities, but what if you want to go farther than ever before off-road? Electric mountain bikes like the SDURO HardSeven 4.0 are light and powerful enough to take you up hill and down dale, and 120mm Suntour XCR suspension forks mean it can handle the rough stuff, too. A Bosch Performance CX motor brings the latest technology to the drive train, and 180mm Tektro Hydraulic disk brakes help you safely handle the speed. $2,799.
Widely regarded as the best television on the market, this OLED model from LG received rave reviews for its picture quality and strong bright-room performance. It’s available in 55-, 65- and 77-inch models; but whichever size you choose, you’re getting a whole lot of TV. With 4K Cinema HDR, Dolby Atmos sound and LG ThinQ artificial intelligence, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a stronger performer in a crowded field. From $2,299.
HUAWEI MATEBOOK X PRO
This latest effort from Huawei looks set to take the business laptop by storm, thanks to a combination of impressive power and great design at an accessible price. The 13.9-inch touchscreen display has almost no bezel, and there’s a pop-up camera that looks like a key on the keyboard. Under the hood, the premium $1,500 model packs in Intel Core i7 processing, 16GB RAM and a 512GB SSD, as well as NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics. Not only does it look impressive, the MateBook X Pro packs a real punch. From $1,200.
The Franklin London Launches Afternoon Tea Inspired by Victoria & Albert Museum’s “Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser”
The Franklin London – Starhotels Collezione, located in the heart of Knightsbridge, launched a new afternoon tea inspired by the “Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser” exhibit at the nearby Victoria & Albert Museum. Diners booking the tea also have the option to book an offer including a pre-reserved ticket to the in-demand exhibition.
Pride Month is in full swing and to celebrate the community, make a colorful cocktail everyone will enjoy. These colorful ingredients will get the party started during Pride or any time of the year. Start this recipe the night before to create the rainbow ice cubes.
Up Norway, Norway’s travel curator, partners with sustainability experts to offer travelers a new tour. The Discovery Route, called the “world’s most sustainable journey,” combines personal wellness with the wellness of the environment.
The Sports Industry Awards returned with a bang last night as 200 guests packed the W Hotel Great Ball Room for the gala ceremony.
Driving into Dallas during a rainstorm, we were eager to arrive at our destination. The valet parking at Marriott Dallas Uptown is underground and ideal for inclement weather. We took the elevator to the lobby and made our way to the registration desk. The staff wore masks, but still managed to convey a warm greeting. On the wall behind them hung a colorful piece of art made partially from reclaimed wood that depicts neighborhood scenes. The new hotel covers an entire block in a residential area and opened earlier this year.
Business travel is on the brink of returning, according to three new reports. The latest monthly Traveler Confidence Index developed by Travel Again shows business traveler confidence soared in May, with 42 percent now fully ready to travel, up from just 20 percent in April. An additional 31 percent are planning some type of business travel for summer, with 74 percent willing to travel domestically for business in the next 90 days. However, employers may not be as ready, with only 22 percent of business travel respondents with current business travel plans.
The biggest names in the Middle East sporting community will gather for the Sports Industry Awards as the event returns for its eighth edition. SPIA recognizes the achievements of individuals, organizations, facilities and campaigns that contributed to the development of sport in the region.
Although travel restrictions are beginning to lift, many Americans aren’t ready to travel yet, but still want to get out and explore something new. WalletHub, a personal-finance website, recently conducted a study to find out the best cities for a staycation this summer.