Flip SlideHD Video Recorder
The newest addition to the über-cool Flip Video line, the Flip SlideHD is the first Flip camcorder that enables real-time video sharing on a stunning 3-inch-wide screen with a unique slide-up design. You can record up to four hours of HD video or store up to 12 hours of content and then view it instantly on the snazzy slide-up screen. The SlideHD makes it a snap to bring your videos and photos along as you travel or meet up with friends or family. You can even design your own custom camcorder, choosing from thousands of designs or uploading your own image to create a one-of-a-kind conversation piece. Like all Flip models, it’s pre-loaded with the proprietary FlipShare software that lets you easily organize, create and share your videos. Using a PC or Mac, Flip video content can be instantly uploaded, both privately and publicly, and ready for one-click sharing. $279.99.
Novothink Solar Surge
Introducing the world’s first Apple-licensed solar charging case for iPhone and iPod Touch.The Solar Surge combines a powerful, cutting-edge solar panel with a lithium ion battery into a comfortable, soft-touch, non-slip finish case to provide you and your energy-conscious friends with the ultimate protective battery back-up solution for everyday use. Novothink’s advanced solar technology boasts about 30 minutes of talk time on a 3G network or 60 minutes on 2G from a mere two hours of direct sunlight. (Also includes a USB cable to charge it on a rainy day.) $69.75–79.75.
Samsung NB Pro Netbook
A truly rugged computer for the on-the-go business traveler, the Samsung NB30 Pro comes equipped with Windows 7 Professional OS and a free-fall sensor that helps avoid damage to the hard drive if the netbook is dropped (ouch!). There’s also a water-resistant keyboard that prevents damage from up to 50cc of liquid if you happen to spill your iced tea on it, as well as a specially designed durable casing. And it packs serious punch in a small package, weighing in at well under three pounds. $519.
Klipsch Image X10i Headphones
An ideal complement to the iPhone, iTouch and iPod — and among the lightest, smallest in-ear headphone designs — Klipsch’s latest ultra-lightweight headphones feature a state-of-the-art microphone and three-button remote to seamlessly handle voice and music control. Like all Klipsch products, the X10i utilizes the brand’s patented oval ear tips for comfortable long-term wear, superior noise isolation and sound quality, and incomparable bass. The Image X10i comes with a two-year warranty and includes five pairs of ear tips. $349.99.
Vail Resorts opted to close all 37 resorts early in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, but the mountain resort operator also wanted to give back to the community in the face of this adversity. The excess perishable food from the various properties was donated to 30 local food banks, schools and community organizations in the communities where Vail Resorts employees live, work and play. Fruit, vegetables, cheese, juice, granola bars and more went to mountain communities from Colorado and Vermont to British Columbia.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
The airline industry responds to the COVID-19 pandemic with updates on cancellations, route capacity reductions and rebooking policies. Here’s an update.
IN A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND PARTNERSHIP, Singapore Airlines and AeroFarms, the leader in indoor vertical farming, launched a Farm-to-Plane initiative to bring the world’s freshest inflight produce to Singapore flights from Newark International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport.
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.
While we may be physically restricted as to where we travel, that doesn’t stop the wandering spirit from feeling the need to explore. With the rise of virtual tourism, we can do just that — explore, but from home.
As a result of travel restrictions and drastic reductions in flights worldwide, Munich Airport is suffering from decreases in nearly every area of its operations. Take-offs and landings reached a low last week, with traffic plummeting to less than 10 percent of the number year over year. Passenger traffic is at 5 percent of last year’s level.
oneworld is an alliance of 13 world-leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and connecting you to more than 1,100 destinations around the world.
For the next several weeks, we are compiling the thoughts and experiences of our staff, writers and readers about the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. As a travel publication, we’ve all been affected during these difficult times, as have many of our clients, friends, partners and more.