OptiShot2 Golf Simulator
This second-generation, award-winning golf simulator lets you play or practice on 3D, fully immersive, exact replicas of world-famous golf courses in the comfort of your own home with the swing and ball-shot accuracy of real golf. The 16 precisely calibrated, high-speed 48MHz infrared sensors track your favorite clubs before, during and after contact. OptiShot2 technology and PinPoint accuracy provide precise, instantaneous feedback; after each swing, the simulator transmits data to your Mac or Windows computer in real time, tracking speed, tempo, club plane and hand path. Display on your high-def TV or with a projector, and up to four players can shoot full rounds. And it’s guaranteed to improve your game in 30 days or your money back. $499.95.
The new Charge from Fitbit, the market leader in activity wristbands, boasts a bright OLED screen and seven to 10 days’ worth of battery life. In addition to acting as a pedometer to track steps, distance, floors climbed, calories burned and active minutes, it also includes a caller ID feature and wirelessly and automatically syncs to your smartphone or computer to display detailed charts and graphs so you can track your trends over time. Also use Charge to track your sleep and set a silent, vibrating alarm to make getting up just a little less jarring. $129.95.
SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive for iPhone and iPad
This sleek flash drive from SanDisk is the easiest way to transfer photos and videos between your iPhone, iPad and PC and Mac computers at more than three times the speed of other drives, so you can quickly free up memory on your device and instantly expand storage by up to 64GB. It automatically copies photos and videos from the camera roll to the drive when connected and allows you to play all popular-format videos and music files directly from the drive through the downloadable iXpand Sync app. Available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB sizes. $59.99–109.99.
Logitech Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480
A 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree, the K480 is the first desk keyboard designed for use with up to three devices, regardless of computing platform. Say you’re working on a report on your computer and you want to respond to a message on your smartphone or type a tweet on your tablet. No problem — simply turn the Easy-Switch dial and respond, all from one keyboard. The integrated cradle holds your phone or tablet at just the right angle for you to read while you type. Available in black or white. $49.99.
Mazatlán, Mexico, has long been an attractive home destination for Canadian and American retirees, but, in recent years, young, digital nomads have also discovered the charms of this coastal city, finding inexpensive accommodations, beautiful weather and plenty of bandwidth for working remotely. The laid-back beach scene definitely eases the transition of relocating to Mexico’s West Coast.
Experience the life-changing destination of Greece by exploring its island gems in the Ionian Sea. Scattered off the western coastline of Central Greece, to the south of Peloponnese, the Ionian Islands are an island group comprising large and small islands.
Global Traveler Announces the Winners of the 2023 Outstanding Diversity & Inclusion in Travel Awards
For its third year, Global Traveler awards the airline, cruise line and hotel brand best representing diversity, equity and inclusion within the travel industry. Over the past year Global Traveler analyzed many airlines, cruise lines and hotel brands to determine which companies prove most committed to changing the world through diversity and inclusion.
The highly anticipated GT Tested Reader Survey has more reason to celebrate in 2024 than ever before. This year marks the 20th anniversary of our GT Tested Reader Survey awards, with many of the winning brands earning milestone accolades for years of dedicated and consistent service.
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) believes business travel is a fundamental force for good and brings the industry together to connect, innovate and set new standards. With members from across the globe, GBTA engages the many voices of business travel to build a collective future, providing a platform for buyers and suppliers to come together, connect with peers, grow their network and shape the future of the industry.
As another phenomenal year of travel comes to an end, it’s time, as always, for Global Traveler to celebrate and award those who do it best as we announce the 2023 winners of the GT Tested Reader Survey awards. But that's not the only cause for celebration here: We've hit another major milestone, as this marks our 20th year honoring the best of the best inn world of travel!
Next summer, Denver, Colorado, becomes home to the country’s first carbon-positive hotel. The 13-story Populus features 265 modern guestrooms, a ground-floor restaurant, café, flexible meeting spaces, and signature rooftop restaurant and bar. Architecture is designed by Studio Gang, with interiors envisioned by Wildman Chalmers Design.
Incentive travel has long been a way for organizations to drive sales and reward employees with opulent trips to exotic destinations. Today it encompasses even more.
Private jet charter service Jettly recently conducted an extensive study to find the most and least reliable U.S. airports in 2023. Analyzing the total number of delays, cancellations and diversions from more than 390 U.S. airports provided by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the results saw the least reliable airports span all corners of the country.