The world’s first motion engine system that analyzes and records golf swing data to any iOS or Android device, this glove-based precision motion sensor from Zepp Labs easily attaches to the Velcro strap of any glove. Wirelessly transmit swing data via Bluetooth to your mobile device — iPhone, iPod, iPad and Android. Its powerful software (downloadable from the website) captures realtime, in-depth 3D motion analysis of acceleration, velocity, tempo and position. The application records critical data and provides tips to improve each swing, and you can store your data in the GolfSense Cloud and sync it with additional mobile devices. Who knows? After some practice with GolfSense, your next stop may be the Masters. $129.99.
Bēm Wireless Outlet Speaker
This portable, sleek speaker plugs directly into any electrical outlet and lets you control your music from your iPhone, iPod, iPad, smartphone or any other Bluetooth device, wherever you are. It never needs charging, features a USB port for juicing your mobile devices, and at 3 inches by 5.25 inches by 2 inches is easy to tote along on your next trip or to tuck behind a desk or sofa to maximize space. And with a 25-foot working wireless range, you can blast your tunes far and wide. Available in black or white. $99.99.
Griffin Technology SmartTalk Solar
This solar-charged, hands-free Bluetooth speakerphone for iPhone, BlackBerry and smartphones connects automatically with your device as soon as you get into your car. The window-mounted unit uses a built-in solar panel to charge the internal battery for extended talk time, while its multipoint pairing feature lets you connect two different phones simultaneously. You can answer and place calls using a single button or activate your smartphone’s voice command feature for totally hands-free use. With SmartTalk Solar, you’ll drive safely — and be green while you’re at it. $69.99.
Roughly the size of a credit card, the PROTAG Elite slips into your briefcase, wallet, purse — even your child’s backpack — to keep track of your valuables before it’s too late. A Bluetooth Low Energy device that works with iPhones and Androids, its Smart Alert feature notifies you in real time if you’ve forgotten your things; Smart Locator records the date, time and location of the lost item; and Smart Radar scans for missing items, then plots them on a radar screen. Or slip a PROTAG Elite into your luggage and receive an alert when it arrives. Recharge the battery via a built-in USB port; each charge is good for a year. $29.
The Dean Galway recently opened in the western coastal Irish city, making waves in the hospitality industry. Spanning 5,000 square feet, the property incorporates historic structures of the city, including part of the 19th-century Galway Clifden railway tunnel and a 19th-century stone building.
When American travelers make plans to visit Portugal, Lisbon is usually their first stop.
45 Park Lane recently opened CUT Terrace, a new alfresco dining experience created by Chef Elliot Grove. Featuring dishes from Wolfgang Puck’s CUT menu and drinks from BAR 45, Grove celebrates U.K. producers and flavors with each dish.
Just north of the bustling city of Jacksonville on Florida’s East Coast, historic Amelia Island is a slower, dreamier destination — especially for food lovers. Fresh catch is always a great place to begin, but the island also offers a wide selection of specialty food shops, brewpubs and great restaurants well worth exploring.
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.
The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection celebrated an exciting moment recently when Evrima, its inaugural yacht, completed a series of successful sea trials. On June 9, in Santander, Spain, Evrima reached what is considered one of the final shipbuilding milestones prior to launch with the sea trials, a series of tests carried out when the yacht is sailing on open waters. Captain Steven MacBeath led the trials, alongside a team of senior officers, engineers, contractors and shipyard staff.
Max Beach Resort recently opened its doors in Florida’s Daytona Beach shores. As the area’s first professionally managed, short-term rental offering with enhanced guest amenities, the 12-story property sits on a stretch of East Coast beach overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Start planning that long-awaited trip to the island of Ireland. With all travel restrictions now lifted, there has never been a better time to visit.
Through June 30, United Airlines, Chase and Visa team up to reward cardmembers who donate to select non-profit organizations celebrating and advocating for the LGBTQ+ community. These organizations include The Trevor Project, The Human Rights Campaign and StartOut.