FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
August 2009
2009 / August 2009
Aug 1, 2009

Atlanta: Rapid Ascent

In 1967, Atlanta architect and developer John Portman gave the city — my city — a certified civic symbol. It wasn’t as tall as the Empire State Building or as grand as the Golden Gate Bridge. But the new Hyatt Regency Atlanta, with the first-ever atrium lobby and a revolving restaurant on the top floor, shattered the old hotel mold. At the Hyatt, hallways had turned into balconies, and guests were encouraged to indulge in some “indoor sightseeing” — watching people ride up and down the glass-bubble elevators, for example, or sip cocktails amid the ferns and fountains below.

The Greatest Show on Earth

Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.

2009 / August 2009
Aug 1, 2009

Singapore: Singapore Zings

If Singapore is your first introduction to doing business in the Far East, count yourself lucky. Many seasoned travelers regard Singapore as “beginner’s Asia,” an ideal place to ease into a culture that can tend to be confusing.