Slite Card Case
This handy case for the iPhone 5C simply but ingeniously combines two things you’re rarely without — your phone and your wallet — into one, giving you less things to keep track of. The ultra-slim design features built-in slots for your most frequently used cards (and cash), while its durable one-piece construction and soft-touch matte finish securely protect your phone from scratches and impact. A thumb release lets you easily spring whatever card you need, and it comes in a range of colors from black to purple. $29.99.
Altec Jacket Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
From Altec Lansing, the audio company whose founders first developed motion-picture sound, comes this sleek, lightweight wireless speaker. Weighing just a pound, it pairs easily with your device and stores up to eight different sources in its memory; voice confirmation announces the status of your connection. You can control volume from the speaker or your device; and with eight hours of battery life, you can head out for the day and not worry about the Jacket running out of juice. You can also switch its jacket colors to suit your mood. $129.99.
Kensington Proximo Bluetooth Key Fob & Tracker
It’s not surprising that a mobile phone is lost or stolen every 3.5 seconds. The Proximo Bluetooth Key Fob helps you keep tabs on your phone, while the Tracker monitors the whereabouts of your computer, briefcase or other valuables. The app-enabled hardware and software combination sets up a wireless connection between your smartphone or tablet and the Key Fob or Tag via Bluetooth. The Proximo APP Dashboard tracks up to five items concurrently, alerting you and helping you find your tagged device. Compatible with iPhone 5s/5c/5/4S, iPad, Samsung Galaxy S4/S3, Samsung Note and Samsung Tab. $39.99 (Key Fob); $24.99 per Tracker.
Dane-Elec Media Streamer
The world’s first portable cloud device provides content streaming, expanded storage and charging capability in a package about the size of a deck of cards. Wirelessly stream content to an Apple or Android tablet or smartphone for up to eight hours, without using an Internet connection or exceeding your data limit. Simply load movies, music or photos onto a USB drive or SD card, insert it into the Media Streamer and instantly stream to your mobile device. Up to six people can connect via WiFi to the Media Streamer at the same time and stream different content through the free mobile app. Plus get four hours of battery backup for your mobile device. $39.99.
There may not be snow in Los Angeles this season, but Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills is certainly full of the holiday spirit, with Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s events happening in the hotel’s gorgeous event spaces.
Many small- and medium-sized businesses face time and budget constraints when organizing corporate hotel travel for employees. To address this problem, IHG® Business Edge emerged as a cost-free business travel solution for small- to medium-sized enterprises, offering travel managers exclusive access to enticing perks, handpicked educational resources and comprehensive company travel metrics. IHG Business Edge connects our loyal customers to our portfolio of 5,800 hotels and resorts across 18 brands in more than 100 countries.
IHG Hotels & Resorts is thrilled to announce the launch of a new mobile product feature for members: IHG Wi-Fi Auto Connect. This feature is now available exclusively in the IHG One Rewards mobile app for both iOS and Android users and will automatically connect IHG One Rewards members to WiFi upon arrival at more than 5,000 IHG hotels worldwide — no separate passwords or log-ins needed. This is in addition to the exciting benefits of being an IHG Business Edge member. IHG Business Edge provides small- and medium-sized businesses access to a user-friendly portal that displays comprehensive spending and savings data while providing the convenience of direct booking with a guaranteed discount.
Everyone loves a good Christmas tree, but these iconic hotels around the world take it one step further with designer-styled trees illuminating lobbies and public spaces, wowing all who enter. From Lela Rose to Louis Vuitton, don’t miss these ultra-luxury trees redefining tree decorating as we know it.
As first-time restaurateurs, but with plenty of hospitality-related experience, Ria and Kevol (Kev) Graham were not entirely comfortable opening their first restaurant in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Williamsburg, where several upscale restaurants and 5-star hotel dining is just a block away. And to make matters worse, they opened in July 2020, when New York City was in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reconnecting the World: GBTA Convention 2023 Spotlights the Vital Role of Business Travel and In-Person Connection
In an increasingly digital and interconnected world, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention remains an indispensable platform for business travel industry professionals seeking to make the most of the power of face-to-face connections. Taking place August 13–15 in Dallas, the 2023 GBTA Convention provides the unique opportunity for professionals and companies to join visionaries, thought leaders and industry experts for meaningful networking, cutting-edge insights and inspiring innovation.
In addition to intimate settings, smaller staff-to-passenger ratios, and personalized food and beverage options, river cruises have the advantage of providing a deeper dive into a region’s culture, food and history. The Rhine, Rhône and Danube in Europe and the Mississippi River and St. Lawrence in North America have much to offer travelers with their itineraries, tying together beloved cities and lesser-known destinations along their routes.