This ultimate portable workspace is an ideal companion for anyone traveling with a laptop. Weighing less than a pound, the Tripad Traveler supports laptops up to 10 pounds and is designed to quickly mount on the telescopic handles of most rolling luggage. It’s great for working while waiting in an airport or train station, or for entertaining children with a computer movie at an airport gate. Made from recycled plastic, it fits inside a standard laptop bag, tote or briefcase. Available in black, white, silver and blue. $39.95.
This new mobile app and emergency ID network, the first of its kind, helps you prepare for worst-case scenarios away from home. Use the service to store your important medical information and documents (like a copy of your passport) and share it with selected family and friends. A free, 24-hour response service contacts your family and forwards your information to first responders in an emergency. Attach the provided tags, cards and stickers to your wallet, keychain and luggage to direct first responders to the right information. If you lose your passport, log onto EmergencyLink from your phone to access an uploaded copy. Free.
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga Ultrabook
Introducing a unique twist (quite literally) on the traditional laptop design: The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga, the world’s first multimode Ultrabook. Equipped with a hinge that allows the 10-point multitouch display to swing open a full 360 degrees, the laptop functions in four modes: laptop, tablet, stand and tent. Use it in laptop mode to work on a presentation, or put it in tent mode to watch a movie on an airplane. The 13.3-inch convertible device can be configured with up to an Intel Core i7 processor, a 256GB solid state drive (SSD) and 8GB of memory. Designed for Windows 8. $1,100 (base price).
Edifier Sound To Go PLUS Micro Speaker
This sleek speaker system takes portability to a new level as an all-in-one unit with a rechargeable lithium battery and remarkable sound. Encased in an elegant brushed aluminum chassis, it features a two-channel stereo with two full-range 1.25-inch drivers on each channel, as well as a built-in Class D amplifier. An auxiliary input enables the use of multiple host devices such as smartphones and iPads or any MP3-enabled gizmo. Just plug it in and enjoy exceptional audio above and beyond any built-in laptop or tablet speaker. A protective carrying pouch and USB cable are included. $49.99.
Vail Resorts opted to close all 37 resorts early in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, but the mountain resort operator also wanted to give back to the community in the face of this adversity. The excess perishable food from the various properties was donated to 30 local food banks, schools and community organizations in the communities where Vail Resorts employees live, work and play. Fruit, vegetables, cheese, juice, granola bars and more went to mountain communities from Colorado and Vermont to British Columbia.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses create two-thirds of net new jobs and account for nearly 48 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce. And small- and medium-sized businesses outpace all other sectors as one of the fastest-growing in the United States. InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG) goes above and beyond to create opportunities for this segment with its IHG® Business Edge program, voted Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program in Global Traveler’s 2019 GT Tested Reader Survey awards.
The airline industry responds to the COVID-19 pandemic with updates on cancellations, route capacity reductions and rebooking policies. Here’s an update.
IN A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND PARTNERSHIP, Singapore Airlines and AeroFarms, the leader in indoor vertical farming, launched a Farm-to-Plane initiative to bring the world’s freshest inflight produce to Singapore flights from Newark International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport.
oneworld is an alliance of 13 world-leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and connecting you to more than 1,100 destinations around the world.
While we may be physically restricted as to where we travel, that doesn’t stop the wandering spirit from feeling the need to explore. With the rise of virtual tourism, we can do just that — explore, but from home.
As a result of travel restrictions and drastic reductions in flights worldwide, Munich Airport is suffering from decreases in nearly every area of its operations. Take-offs and landings reached a low last week, with traffic plummeting to less than 10 percent of the number year over year. Passenger traffic is at 5 percent of last year’s level.
Looking for a truly unique travel experience and considering a new vehicle? The Volvo Overseas Delivery Program is the perfect solution to create your own adventure of a lifetime. Volvo allows you to custom order your new automobile tailored to fit your needs and desires. They will fly you to Sweden to pick up your Volvo so you can drive and explore Scandinavia and Europe on your terms for up to two weeks.
For the next several weeks, we are compiling the thoughts and experiences of our staff, writers and readers about the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. As a travel publication, we’ve all been affected during these difficult times, as have many of our clients, friends, partners and more.