Your hotel room becomes your gym when you pack FitDeck for your next trip. Each of the 50 cards in the deck spotlights an exercise for a specific muscle group; no equipment required. Shuffle the deck, pick 15 to 20 cards and feel the burn of this full-body workout. $18.95. (http://www.fitdeck.com)
Traveling with the Progio Training Companion is like traveling with a personal trainer. This portable, handheld device contains detailed descriptions and instructional videos of expert designed workouts that it displays on a color LCD screen. It tracks your progress and the length of your workouts, and it allows you to download additional fitness regimens from the Internet. Unit with 512 MB memory $399; unit with 1 GB memory and heart rate monitor $499. (http://www.progio.com)
The Mio Shape Elite helps you stay on top of your fitness and diet goals on the road. The sleek watch tracks your heart rate via a strapless heart rate monitor and features a calorie management tool that counts calories burned and consumed. $149.99. (http://www.miowatch.com)
The Athletic-Minded Traveler gives fitness enthusiasts the skinny on where to stay, work out and eat while traveling. The guide identifies the best hotel gyms, running routes with maps and mileage, healthy restaurants, fitness clubs and athletic retailers for purchasing or renting exercise equipment. Book $18.95; Web site subscription $2.95 per month or $19.95 per year. (http://www.athleticmindedtraveler.com)
Princess Premier, a new add-on recently launched by Princess Cruises, offers cruise-goers unlimited WiFi, premium/top-shelf beverages, photos and more. The new offer builds off the popular Princess Plus add-on to bring guests a more comprehensive bundle and savings of more than 50 percent when all the amenities are purchased separately.
ISN’T IT TIME? It's time to treat yourself to the vacation you deserve, and Celebrity Cruises® offers the perfect escapes. With an award-winning fleet of ships that sail to more than 300 destinations around the world, Celebrity will take you almost anywhere you want to go in style. Enjoy stunning staterooms and suites, culinary experiences imagined by Michelin-starred chefs and intuitive service. Celebrity makes sure your vacation is effortless from the start, which is why drinks, WiFi and tips are Always IncludedSM on every sailing.
Recently, NoMo SoHo and its ownership, real estate and investment firm Sapir Corp Ltd., launched a curated NFT program, making NoMo SoHO the first hotel in the United States to offer guests an innovative way to book stays using blockchain technology.
From Aug. 9 to 17, Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, will vibrate to the sound of the world’s favorite Elvis Presley tunes as Elvis Week 2022 gets underway. This year’s event will be a fun-filled mashup of tributes, concerts, special events and celebrity appearances, including actress Barbara Eden, who starred with Elvis in the 1960 film Flaming Star and became a household name for her lead role in the long-running television series I Dream of Jeannie.
There’s no better time to plan the vacation you’ve been missing. Step aboard with your better half, your friends or the whole family and reconnect, reunite and rejoice with 25 percent off cruise fares for all guests. We’ll also help everyone get there with 25 percent off airfare from 20 major gateways across the country or $100 savings per person on flights from all other gateways when you book your air travel using Flights by Celebrity.*
What happens when three of the six French nationals residing in San Antonio get together? If they happen to be from a long line of proud French gourmands from three different regions of the country, they take what they know and make it something proudly Texan, while still adhering to their separate and collective culinary roots. That’s exactly what happened as a result of those three — Executive Chef Laurent Réa of Strasbourg, Philippe Placé of Chartres, and Jérôme Sérot of Lyon — meeting 20 years ago.
With a network of more than 450 independent luxury advisors, Travel Edge, the North American leader in luxury travel, released a report on its findings for travel trends in 2022. No doubt the pandemic can be blamed as the main culprit behind many of these changing trends in travel, with travelers attempting to regain moments lost over the last two years.
Nobu Barbuda is underway in the Caribbean, the newest installation to the Nobu Hospitality portfolio. The Nobu restaurant, all conceived by actor Robert DeNiro, debuted in 2021, and Nobu Barbuda’s first beach club opened this year.