3 Eye Fish Bike Speaker
Wearing headphones while riding your bike is risky business. To listen to your favorite tunes safely while cruising the open road, strap one of these sporty stereo speakers to your cruiser. Perfect for iPods and other MP3 players — which fit neatly inside its mesh casing, along with plenty of room for keys, sunglasses, and other small items — it uses 2 AA batteries and comes in four colors. Sometimes the best things in life are the simplest. $49.99. (http://www.3eyefish.com)
Bluetrek X2 Bluetooth Headset
Need to call the office but you’re caught outside in a driving rain without an umbrella? Not to worry, thanks to the X2, the world’s first water-resistant, weatherproof Bluetooth headset. Providing up to 14 hours of talk time and 21 days of stand-by — with an operational range up to 10 meters — it ensures that your Bluetooth-enabled device won’t be just a fair-weather friend. $79.99. (http://www.bluetrek.com)
Etymotic hf2 iPhone Headset
This high-fidelity, hands-free headset brings the exceptional sound quality of Etymotic (“true to the ear”) technology — with the highest noise isolation of any earphone — to iPhone, iPod, and other music phones, communications devices and MP3 players. The headset features a premium in-line “intelligent” microphone; you’ll never miss a call while listening to music or surfing the Web because music mutes/pauses automatically for an incoming call and picks up again when the call ends. As a result, you’ll talk and listen — to conversations as well as music — with greater accuracy, detail and noise isolation than previously possible with iPhone headsets. $179. (http://www.etymotic.com)
MoGo Presenter Mouse x54 Pro
This sleek, razor-thin mouse boasts all the benefits of a conventional laser wireless mouse, but stores and charges in your laptop’s ExpressCard/54 slot. An integrated kickstand flips out to ensure easy scrolling and clicking. With the push of a button it becomes a presenter, complete with slide changer and built-in LED pointer. Score one for multitasking. $89.99 includes Bluetooth adapter. (http://www.mogomouse.com)
Banyan Tree Group recently announced its first-ever expansion into Japan with five new properties across four concepts. The hospitality group’s partnership with Wealth Management Group saw Dhawa Yura and Garrya Nijo Castle launch in June, with two more properties slated to open now through 2026. Another partnership with Terraform Capital sees plans to build Cassia, a property in the ski resort of Niseko.
Global business travel is making its way back, even as the pandemic and other world events continue to challenge its return. In a recent poll from the Global Business Travel Association, more than four in five respondents (86 percent) from across the industry said they feel more optimistic than they did at the beginning of the year. Business travel bookings, the need to travel to do business and employee willingness to travel are all on the rise.
American Airlines Mobile ID creates a more seamless, touchless travel experience for American Airlines customers with TSA PreCheck. Recently started at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, AAdvantage members with PreCheck can use Mobile ID at selected checkpoints to verify their identity. AA plans to deploy the technology at Miami (MIA), Phoenix (PHX), Washington, D.C. (DCA) and more later this year.
First opened in 1742 by George William Wilton, a seller of oysters, shrimp and cockles near Haymarket in London, Wiltons continued drawing diners with its delicious food for more than two centuries. This summer, Wiltons celebrates its 280th birthday and its place as one of London’s most beloved fine-dining establishments with a unique dining experience.
PONANT recently announced a new collaboration with Smithsonian Journeys for a series of co-branded sailings for 2023. Led by two Smithsonian Journeys experts, such as an art historian, solar astrophysicist or international relations expert, the 21 itineraries seek to deepen travelers’ immersion and knowledge of different destinations.
THE MOST EXCLUSIVE TOURS OF EGYPT EVER OFFERED
In honor of its 20th anniversary, Four Seasons Hotel Prague celebrates the beauty and eternity of this historic city with a limited-time stay offer. The Eternal Beauty offer includes a stay in one of the Premier River rooms, which boasts unique views of Prague, a limousine transfer and breakfast.