FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
March 2006
2006 / March 2006
Mar 1, 2006

Brasília: Getting There

Brasília represents the fulfillment of a bold promise by former President Juscelino Kubitschek, who was elected in 1955 on his campaign pledge to build a new capital city in the central highlands of Brazil, 500 miles from the coast. Kubitschek’s campaign slogan, “Fifty Years of Progress in Five,” epitomized his obsession to complete the city by the end of his term. Replacing Rio de Janeiro as capital, Brasília would be at the center of a newly established Federal District carved out of the state of Goiás.

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.

2006 / March 2006
Mar 1, 2006

In ‘Grand’ Style

Donald Trump was the surprise guest at Global Traveler’s annual reader survey awards ceremony Jan. 17 in New York City. Trump was among more than 300 well-wishers who congratulated award winners during the gala at the Grand Hyatt New York.