Navigon 2100 max
The latest release from the leader in GPS devices is chock full of useful, cutting-edge features, including DirectHelp, a program that pinpoints your location and provides instant links to nearby services such as hospitals, pharmacies and roadside assistance; Reality View, which provides photorealistic, 3D images of confusing highway interchanges; and Lane Assistant, which helps you make the correct lane choice for upcoming turns and off-ramps. Predictive data entry and route planning, as well as millions of pre-loaded points of interest, help make finding your destination a piece of cake. $299. (http://www.navigon.com)
Nokia N810 Internet Tablet WiMAX Edition
Finnish phenom Nokia unveils its first device engineered to take advantage of the newest wide-area high-speed mobile WiMAX networks, transporting Internet portability to a whole other level. The pocket-sized device lets you enjoy an open Internet experience formerly only available on a desktop PC, allowing on-the-go access to the Web without barriers. Featuring a Mozilla-powered Web browser, it also supports a variety of popular Web-based services, including Skype, Google Talk and Gizmo5. There’s even a built-in Web cam for video calls — so you can make colleagues back in the office envious as you participate in meetings from the beach — as well as built-in GPS. When not in range of a WiMAX network, the Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition can also access the Internet over WiFi or via conventional cellular data networks using a compatible mobile phone with Bluetooth technology. $489.99. (http://www.nokia.com)
Pantech duo Smartphone
This 3G phone combines form and function in a splashy red hue. Its dualslide, double-keyboard design incorporates a QWERTY keyboard, a numeric keypad and a large color screen in a 4 x 2 x 1 package. Equipped with Microsoft Windows Mobile 6 for easy operation in Word, Excel and PowerPoint, it also comes with Internet Explorer Mobile, Windows Media Player 10 Mobile and Stereo Bluetooth. Plus, you’ll never be out of reach, for better or for worse: It offers coverage in over 190 countries for phone calls and over 130 for data. Not too shabby. $199.99, exclusively through AT&T. (http://www.wireless.att.com)
Tired of unraveling multiple chargers that get tangled up like Christmas lights? The six-way charging device lets you juice up an array of mobile electronics simultaneously with a single power cord, so you can toss all those unsightly cords cluttering up your home and office. Select from hundreds of manufacturer-specific adapters and start plugging in PDAs, mp3 players, mobile phones and more — a blue indicator light on each port lets you know it’s working. And its sleek, modern design will satisfy your inner aesthete. $39.95; each adapter $9.95. (http://www.callpod.com/products/chargepod)
This winter season sees a major milestone in the history of Grand Hotel des Bains Kempinski in St. Moritz as the hotel celebrates its 20th birthday. To celebrate those two decades, the hotel invites international guests and locals in St Moritz to experience its freshly renovated lobby as well as a brand-new lobby bar redesigned in a contemporary style.
Awareness about fair and sustainable travel continues to grow around the globe, with travelers everywhere considering a destination’s eco-friendly options before visiting. As public consciousness for this important aspect of tourism strengthens, tourists also look beyond just ecotourism and delve deeper into types of travel that allow them to respect the local culture, interact with locals and distribute benefits fairly.
Discover why Global Traveler readers named Cunard® the Best Large-Ship Cruise Line for seven consecutive years. For a limited time, book your voyage during Cunard’s Explore with More promotion and take advantage of lower fares*, up to $1,200 Onboard Credit†, Free Specialty Dining for Two^, 50% Reduced Deposit††, and more. Choose from an array of exciting journeys, including Transatlantic Crossings and voyages to Alaska, the Caribbean and Canada & New England.
Booking platform WeTravel, an integrated, end-to-end platform built to optimize operational needs of multiday tour operators, released its first annual travel trends report on purchasing habits for 2023 travel. The report, Purchasing Habits: The Future of Travel Bookings and Payments, analyzed data from thousands of tour operators and group travel businesses to see how travel spending shifted following the pandemic.
Arctic Cold Front Cancels More Than 1,200 U.S. Flights: How Will This Affect Travel in the Coming Days?
As of Jan. 31, more than 1,000 U.S. flights were canceled across the country in the wake of an arctic cold front spanning central Texas to the East Coast. Additionally, states including Minnesota and Wisconsin face weather advisories, with some warnings potentially affecting air travel over the next few days as the storm moves.
Copa Airlines is celebrating its 75th anniversary by showcasing a Boeing 737-800 NG in an aircraft livery that harkened back to the airline’s look in the 1990s. During that time, Copa Airlines launched an expansion of their network to become the Hub of the Americas®, changing the way to travel to and connect in our Continent.
The iconic Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum — part of a UNESCO World Heritage site located at 1071 Fifth Ave. in Manhattan — is generally regarded as the masterwork of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. During the building phase and after its completion in 1959, the building’s modern, slightly otherworldly innovative design drew both curiosity and criticism. Today, the landmark structure houses both permanent and temporary world-class exhibits.