FX Excursions

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

In With The New: Letter From The Editor

Jan 31, 2015
2015 / January 2015

Like our new look? It’s subtle, a tweak here and a tweak there incorporated to personalize your experience with notes shared by our world-traveled writers and columnists. We’re also bringing back our popular chef profiles, this time with a focus on the chef’s professional experience and personal likes, dislikes, favorite dishes and go-to ingredients. Plus, we’re debuting a new column: Airport Update will keep you informed about new developments at airports around the world and share insider information about the best shopping, lounging, viewing and even touring options available to travelers. Another new feature, Hotel Update, profiles a different hotel brand in select issues. This month: Hilton Hotels Worldwide.

Speaking of airports, have you ever considered rerouting your travel to incorporate a stopover at a favorite destination or to maximize your mileage earnings? If so, our article about alternate airlines and airports will be of interest. And in the “time-flies-when-you’re-having-fun” category, we celebrate our 150th issue with a look back at highlights, favorite articles and the travel industry then and now.

We round out the issue with coverage of the meetings and incentives landscape in Sydney, tips on doing business in Paris and suggestions for adding on a bit of fun in the sun on Portugal’s Algarve coast. Plus, we check out the nightlife in Frankfurt; tour San Francisco with family in tow; cruise Alaska; kick back in Aruba; check out the business and investment climate in Lima and, on the homefront, Hilton Head Island; and explore Rome’s upscale Parioli neighborhood.

Let’s get started.

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

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6,000 Reasons and More to Celebrate!

IHG® Hotels & Resorts certainly has a lot to celebrate, starting with an incredible growth story. Over the past five years, IHG has acquired or launched six new brands: Six Senses® Hotels Resorts Spas, Regent® Hotels & Resorts, Vignette™ Collection, voco™ hotels, avid® hotels and Atwell Suites™. Most recently, IHG reached an important milestone with its 6,000th open hotel. The company looks to further expand its portfolio by 30 percent with 1,800 hotels in the development pipeline, with significant focus on growth in the luxury segment where IHG is positioned as one of the top two hotel chains.

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