Victorinox’s Original Swiss Army Knife was created in 1897 and went on to become one of Switzerland’s most famous exports. Today, the knives are still crafted in Ibach, Switzerland, but the products themselves are much more complex. About 450 steps go into creating the three-and-a-half-inch SwissChamp, which has 33 traveler-friendly features, including a corkscrew, can opener, scissors and a ballpoint pen. $88. (http://www.swissarmy.com)
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses create two-thirds of net new jobs and account for nearly 48 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce. And small- and medium-sized businesses outpace all other sectors as one of the fastest-growing in the United States. InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG) goes above and beyond to create opportunities for this segment with its IHG® Business Edge program, voted Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program in Global Traveler’s 2019 GT Tested Reader Survey awards.