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)
Travelers interested in the trend of forest bathing have a new resource at their disposal. Forest Bathing Finder is an all-in-one website that connects forest bathing walkers with trained guides. Forest bathing guides list qualifications and venues, routes, walks and payment requirements for browsing forest bathers to then peruse.
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.
At FXExpress Publications, Inc., we can’t wait to #ComeBacktoTravel, and we can’t wait for the travel industry and others to #ComeBacktoGT. Take a visual journey through Japan with us.
THERE’S NO DOUBT 2020 HAS BEEN AN UNPRECEDENTED year for the travel industry. As borders begin to reopen and destinations, hotels and airlines around the world prepare to welcome travelers once again, we’re celebrating travel and looking to the future as we congratulate the winners of our eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards. This annual survey honors the best in the world of leisure and lifestyle travel, awarding goods, services, destinations, hotels, airlines and cruises.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
Best Western Hotels & Resorts opened its third Aiden by Best Western. The Aiden brand is designed to give travelers boutique, modern, stylish and locally inspired stay experiences. The new property is situated in Warm Springs, Georgia, adjacent to the Warm Springs Hotel and Event Center.
Paul Gauguin Cruises offers savings up to $3,050 per person on select voyages when booked by July 8. Round-trip airfare between Los Angeles (LAX) and Papeete (PPT), Tahiti, is included. Deposits for the select sailings have been reduced to $250 per person.
Since 1970, Goway Travel has been committed to providing customized travel experiences for world travelers. Few things are better evidence of this commitment than being awarded the 2019 Trazees award for Favorite Tour Operator. Goway Travel heartily thanks the readers of Trazee Travel for this honor and for their confidence in Goway’s work in creating travel memories that’ll last a lifetime.
Through Sept. 7, guests at M Resort Spa Casino in Las Vegas can enjoy the No Resort Fee Summer promotion. The resort will waive daily resort fees on all reservations, and guests can also take advantage of summer rates beginning as low as $75 per night. Book online or by calling 877 673 7678.