FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

Weekend in Philly

by Maria Angeles

Sep 28, 2022

Obligatory visit to Rocky steps in front of Philadelphia Museum of Art.

My friend’s wedding took me to Philly last weekend, and I had a blast. I can finally say I have walked the Rocky steps! Don’t roll your eyes at me, I’m from Los Angeles. Two days in downtown Philadelphia were not enough, but it’s always best to leave something for the next visit.

I knew I would love Philly because everything in LA is new, and there is so much historical architecture in Philadelphia. Other than that I didn’t really know what else to expect. I was surprised by how bike-able and walkable the city is and, most of all, how eclectic the food scene is.

My Favorites:

The Food Scene
Reading Terminal Market
So much delicious food, and Termini Brothers. I don’t need to say any more.


So much delicious Amish food.


Termini Brothers. That is all!

Diverse Eateries Galore
I didn’t see this coming. I’m a huge fan of finding restaurants on Google Maps, and these finds did not disappoint. There was, of course, the obligatory Philly cheesesteak tasting. We also enjoyed authentic Moroccan food at Marrakesh.


Marrakesh offers an immersive experience and equally impressive flavors of Morocco.

The Art Scene
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens
Sensory overload in the greatest sense of the term. The use of different materials to create mosaics was so impressive. I was so happy to see installations throughout the Queen’s Village area.


Beautiful mosaic created by Isaiah Zagar.

Philadelphia Museum of Art
The museum itself is a beauty from the exterior. Once inside, art lovers will find a collection of everything from early Christian European art to some of the most impressive installations I’ve ever seen. You’ll walk into the East and South Asian collections and feel like you’ve been transported to that region. That was my favorite. Tip: Visit the first Sunday of the month for pay-what-you-wish admission.

Rodin Museum
What a blissful experience. Found just the right amount of Rodin and garden, lounging area. Tip: Go here first and get free entry to Philadelphia Museum of Art, just down the road.


Obligatory visit to Rocky steps in front of Philadelphia Museum of Art.

— Maria Angeles, account executive


FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.


Insta Feed
Nov 30, 2022

Grand Hyatt Vail Announces New Offerings for Milestone Winter 2022/2023

Grand Hyatt Vail offers travelers an exciting lineup of experiences for winter 2022/2023. The property celebrates its 40th anniversary in conjunction with Vail Mountain’s 60th anniversary this December.

Discover a Journey Filled with Wonder in 2022

ISN’T IT TIME? It's time to treat yourself to the vacation you deserve, and Celebrity Cruises® offers the perfect escapes. With an award-winning fleet of ships that sail to more than 300 destinations around the world, Celebrity will take you almost anywhere you want to go in style. Enjoy stunning staterooms and suites, culinary experiences imagined by Michelin-starred chefs and intuitive service. Celebrity makes sure your vacation is effortless from the start, which is why drinks, WiFi and tips are Always IncludedSM on every sailing.

eFlyer Reviews
Nov 30, 2022

Facial Lounge at Back Bay Center

From Costa Mesa and Newport Beach to Corona Del Mar, Dana Point and Laguna Beach, there are no shortages of lavish hotels and full-service day spas spanning Orange County. Spa enthusiasts are spoiled for choice, with so many different flavors of high-end interiors, signature treatments, elaborate services, retail areas and, often, swanky snacks served in cafés and solariums.

December 2022
Nov 30, 2022

A Night to Remember

United MileagePlus, The Peninsula Chicago and FXExpress Publications, Inc. welcomed an exclusive group of United Airlines’ most elite customers, Premier 1Ks, to the luxury hotel’s stunning rooftop Z Bar to celebrate United MileagePlus’s multiple 2022 awards from our family of brands, including Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com.

Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn Hotels Answer the Call for Business Travelers Seeking Flexibility

As the travel industry finds itself in the midst of the first peak travel season since the beginning of the pandemic, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts commissioned a survey of more than 1,200 U.S. consumers to learn more about business travel habits, learning 65 percent of Millennials, aged 25–44 years old, and 59 percent of Gen Z, ages 18–24 years old, prefer to work for a company offering frequent travel or flexible blended travel as a perk. Blended travel is the combination of business travel with leisure travel.

eFlyer News
Nov 30, 2022

Mélia Hotels International to Grow Luxury Brands in Mexico with 2 New Hotels

Melia Hotels International grows its luxury brands and expands in Central America with the addition of a Gran Mélia Hotels & Resorts property and a ME by Mélia hotel. The expansion allows Mélia Hotels International to commit to the region and offer its high-quality experiences to travelers and locals.

Nov 30, 2022

The Ritz-Carlton Announces Partnership with Diptyque

The Ritz-Carlton recently announced a partnership with Diptyque, the luxury French parfumerie, bringing the brand's luxurious bath products to The Ritz-Carlton hotels and resorts worldwide.

Why the Future of Business Travel Might Look Different

Global business travel is making its way back, even as the pandemic and other world events continue to challenge its return. In a recent poll from the Global Business Travel Association, more than four in five respondents (86 percent) from across the industry said they feel more optimistic than they did at the beginning of the year. Business travel bookings, the need to travel to do business and employee willingness to travel are all on the rise.

Nov 30, 2022

Mondrian to Open First Singapore Hotel in 2023

Accor Hotels Group announced Singapore's first Mondrian hotel will be built in the heart of the city's prominent Duxton Hill neighborhood, set to open in early 2023. The news comes on the heels of Accor's recent announcement regarding its planned venture with Ennismore, which brings together Ennismore’s know-how in building brands with creative storytelling, design and authentic experiences, with Accor’s wealth of knowledge in delivering scale, network growth and distribution.