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)
There may not be snow in Los Angeles this season, but Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills is certainly full of the holiday spirit, with Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s events happening in the hotel’s gorgeous event spaces.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) believes business travel is a fundamental force for good and brings the industry together to connect, innovate and set new standards. With members from across the globe, GBTA engages the many voices of business travel to build a collective future, providing a platform for buyers and suppliers to come together, connect with peers, grow their network and shape the future of the industry.
Everyone loves a good Christmas tree, but these iconic hotels around the world take it one step further with designer-styled trees illuminating lobbies and public spaces, wowing all who enter. From Lela Rose to Louis Vuitton, don’t miss these ultra-luxury trees redefining tree decorating as we know it.
In addition to intimate settings, smaller staff-to-passenger ratios, and personalized food and beverage options, river cruises have the advantage of providing a deeper dive into a region’s culture, food and history. The Rhine, Rhône and Danube in Europe and the Mississippi River and St. Lawrence in North America have much to offer travelers with their itineraries, tying together beloved cities and lesser-known destinations along their routes.
Incentive travel has long been a way for organizations to drive sales and reward employees with opulent trips to exotic destinations. Today it encompasses even more.
With the holidays right around the corner, travelers are preparing for holiday travels. For those looking for a last-minute getaway filled with holiday cheer, consider Croatia. With a variety of winter activities perfect for travelers and locals alike, the Christmas countdown in Croatia is in full swing. Leading up to Christmas, Advent in Croatia makes it even more worth your while to visit the country with free winter incentives. If you plan on visiting Croatia, here are five cities going all out for the holiday season: