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FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

Hottest Tech Tools For Summer Travel

Aug 1, 2014
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Phiaton Chord MS 530 Headphones
Audiophiles, listen up: These sleek, high-powered Bluetooth 4.0 headphones pair easily with two devices simultaneously, while their 40mm titanium driver technology provides pulse-pounding, enhanced sound reproduction with deep, rich bass. Noise-canceling technology eliminates up to 98 percent of ambient background noise, while the dual microphone for Clear Voice Capture helps separate the user’s voice from the surrounding background noise and delivers it more clearly, significantly improving voice quality during calls. The headphones boast up to 30 hours of battery life, so you can groove or talk for hours. $299.99.
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Automatic
Simply plug the Automatic Link into your car’s data port, and your car and smartphone connect wirelessly whenever you drive. It analyzes your driving and helps you make small adjustments that can save gas. When the “check engine” light comes on, it explains what’s wrong and may offer possible solutions. For more complicated issues, Automatic locates well-reviewed mechanics nearby and lets you call them with a tap. Crash Alert detects a crash, notifies local authorities and calls your loved ones to let them know help is on the way. And it always remembers where you parked! Works only in the United States with most gasoline-powered cars sold here since 1996. $99.95 (no subscription fee).
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Sony QX-10 Smartphone-Attachable Lens-Style Camera © Sony

Sony QX-10 Smartphone-Attachable Lens-Style Camera
Introducing the first-ever zoom lens and sensor combo that clips to your smartphone and turns it into a 10x optical zoom camera to capture action up close. Connect with your iOS or Android smartphone via WiFi, then access the features through your smartphone’s LCD screen and Sony’s free PlayMemories mobile app. Use PlayMemories or other apps for editing and sharing photos online. The DSC-QX10 automatically saves images to the camera and your phone’s memory, and automatically adjusts to scenes like low-light, back-lit, macro and more. It also records high-quality, low-grain 1080/30p HD video even in low lighting situations, with an MP4 format for enjoying and sharing movies. $199.99.
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GigSky
Here’s a simple, fast and reliable way to stay connected when you travel, eliminating exorbitant roaming charges from your home carrier and providing international broadband data roaming through a single interface. Purchase the GigSky SIM card for your unlocked smartphone, tablet or mobile hotspot, and access zippy roaming service within a multicarrier global network of 3G/4G carriers in more than 70 countries with rates as low as 10 cents/MB. Upon arrival, select your country, buy a plan, and you’re connected. Get 10MB of free mobile broadband service the first time you visit a country where GigSky offers coverage. Activate service and manage your account via the GigSky mobile app for Android and iOS. $19.95 for SIM card; local rates vary.
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Sep 24, 2021

Fall Travel Trends from Vacasa

With the autumn in full spring, now is time to start planning your fall weekend getaway.  Whether a relaxing weekend on the lake, leaf-peeping or hiking, check out these fall travel trends from vacation rental management company Vacasa.

Greece: Destination Luxury

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.

September 2021
Sep 23, 2021

Host a Fabled Business Event in Wonderful Copenhagen

I imagine that when writer Hans Christian Andersen mused, “Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale,” he was standing at the edge of Copenhagen’s historic Tivoli Gardens, one of his favorite haunts, enlivened by the swirl of human happiness that surrounded him: children laughing; carousels spinning; games of chance played for prizes; lovers holding hands; hungry people whispering over sweets, hot drinks, beer and towering, open-faced smørrebrød, Denmark’s quintessential sandwich. That fairy tale lives on today at the second-oldest amusement park in the world, a spectacle of folly architecture, bakeries, gardens, rides, restaurants, puppet shows and joy ... and which also happens to be one of the city’s most storied places to convene for business.

Canada
Sep 23, 2021

Reimagined Park Hyatt Toronto Officially Reopens Its Doors

The restored Park Hyatt Toronto reopened its doors, bringing luxury, sophistication and glamour alongside a nod to the hotel’s Canadian heritage. Alessandro Munge of Studio Munge collaborated on the hotel’s refresh, drawing inspiration from Canada’s seasons and natural landscapes.

The Future of Hamad International Airport

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.

eFlyer Reviews
Sep 22, 2021

Irwin’s Review

I recently dined at Irwin’s in Philadelphia. The restaurant is located on the rooftop of the Bok Building, a former school turned collective of small businesses, non-profits, artist workshops, a bar and restaurant. I previously visited Bok for the bar and yoga classes, and I was excited to experience the restaurant.

eFlyer Lead
Sep 22, 2021

Cathay Pacific to Use Sustainable Fuel for 10 Percent of Total Consumption by 2030

Cathay Pacific reaffirms its commitment to reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 with a pledge to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel for 10 percent of its total fuel consumption by 2030. The airline has made pioneering efforts in supporting SAF development for more than 10 years.

Register Today for the Most Important Gathering of Business Travel Professionals

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.

Daily
Sep 22, 2021

La Concha Resort Puerto Rico Review

Arriving early afternoon in Puerto Rico, we jumped in an Uber and took a short, 15-minute drive from the airport to La Concha.  As it was Tuesday, the streets were not too busy and the hotel lobby was calm. During the weekend, the scene likely would have been more bustling. We were greeted by a staff member who requested proof of vaccination and government-issued ID, and were given a wristband to indicate we were fully vaccinated. All guests are required to be vaccinated and wear masks at all times while moving around the hotel. Hand sanitizer stations were placed around the lobby, in elevators and in each common area.