Bang & Olufsen EarSet 3
Listen up — the Danish audio powerhouse has introduced its first stereo headset with built-in microphone. Doubling as a cell phone headset and MP3 player earphones, the EarSet 3 works with any music-capable mobile phone and is compatible with the Apple iPhone. Developed to closely match the contours and curves of each ear and crafted from anodized aluminum, the unique design ensures that no sound escapes — and it won’t fall off, even during vigorous activity. In true sleek and stylish Euro-style, it also comes with a chic leather carrying case. $200. (http://www.bang-olufsen.com)
Solio Magnesium Solar Hybrid Charger
C’mon, go green: It’s getting easier than ever thanks to products like the Solio Mg. The most powerful and efficient hybrid charger on the market, it provides users with an additional 25 minutes of cell phone talk time or 50 minutes of MP3 music with just one hour of sunlight. And it’s compatible with hundreds of handheld devices, including iPod, iPhone, digital cameras, smart phones, Bluetooth headsets and handheld gaming consoles. $199.99. (http://www.solio.com)
Casio ELIXIM Zoom EX-Z150
This super-slim, sporty camera offers lots of punch in a petite package, including a wide-angle zoom lens, 3-inch LCD monitor and 8.1-megapixel resolution. There’s also a CCD-shift antishake function and face-detection technology. Just 3.8 inches wide by 2.26 inches high and .79 inches thick (.74 inches at its thinnest section), it comes in silver, black, red, pink or green. And the price is just as pretty as the color palette. $199.99. (http://www.casio.com)
WowWee Rovio Mobile Webcam
Talk about cool: this mobile Webcam is a WiFi-enabled home and office explorer that you can control remotely from anywhere in the world using a Web-enabled device like a PC or Mac, cell or smart phone, PDA or even a video game console. Its TrueTrack Navigation System enables it to locate the position of objects in its environment and navigate from place to place with pinpoint accuracy. With just an Internet connection, users can see and hear exactly what the Rovio sees and hears in real time, from any vacation spot, airport or other location around the world. WowWee indeed! $299. (http://www.wowwee.com)
Legendary Hotel del Coronado reached another milestone in its $400 million Master Plan reimagination, with the completion of an extensive, historic restoration of the hotel’s front porch and lobby; a redesigned main entry and drive experience; new guestrooms in The Views area; and refreshed retail concepts.
Without a doubt, the pandemic changed the role of airports in the travel industry. Hamad International Airport’s role evolved in many ways since the pandemic hit. Now, more than ever, airports are responsible for creating a secure passenger experience. As the gateway to Qatar and the world, the safety and wellbeing of staff and passengers has always been at the core of Hamad International Airport’s strategy.
As a native of the Philadelphia region, I’m quite familiar with the drive in and out of the City of Brotherly Love. Even as the city’s skyline continually transforms, my favorite views of Philadelphia have always been along Boathouse Row, with the Philadelphia Museum of Art rising in the background, before looping around the museum to the flag-lined Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Home to many of Philadelphia’s incredible and world-renowned museums, the Fairmount neighborhood is fittingly aesthetically pleasing and practically synonymous with fine art.
Set to open in 2026, Rosewood San Francisco will be the last skyscraper developed in the downtown region for the foreseeable future. The projected 800-foot-tall property will host a hotel, residences, office and rental spaces. The brand’s third property in California will join Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park, and Rosewood Miramar Beach in Montecito.
Since its prestige for attracting the world elite grew in the 1960s, Greece remains the go-to destination for glittering holidays. Each step of the journey is enrobed in luxury, from culinary traditions with the highest standard of execution and name-brand, high-end shopping to first-rate wellness locales and elite accommodations, like 5-star hotels, private villas and yachts.
It’s not even 9a.m. in the sleepy fishing village of Rawai on Thailand’s famous Phuket Island, but already the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea swarm with local fishermen casting their lines and releasing their nets from the bows of rustic long-tail boats. The scents of lemongrass, incense and sweet pandan leaves season the air as the villagers slowly rise from their beachside bungalows to start their day. In just a few more hours, the fishermen will return with their catches, filling the stalls of the iconic Rawai Seafood Market with buckets of shellfish and displays of fresh filets. Visitors line up each afternoon for the catch of the day, selecting their fish with care before hauling their purchases across the well-worn road to the restaurants opposite the market to have the fish cooked for 100 Thai baht per kilo.
Tuscany’s Lucca is home to Grand Universe Lucca, which brings the region’s best wines front and center to its guests. The hotel features three immersive Tuscan Wine tasting experiences: Montalcino, Montecarlo, and Super Tuscan and Chianti Classico.
The Global Business Travel Association’s (GBTA) Convention 2021 will be unlike any other convention before it, as we come together in person for the first time since the business travel industry drastically changed and look forward to rebuilding and reshaping the future. GBTA Convention 2021 will bring all of us together to learn from experts and each other, in-person at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, Nov. 17–19. The safety of our attendees is our top priority. View health and safety protocols.
Discover Puerto Rico reiterated its commitment to the LGBTQ+ community with strong participation at the 2021 International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association Annual Global Convention, where it provided insight into a variety of new efforts to foster inclusion on a local and global scale.