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.

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.

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.