Ematic Genesis Prime
Ematic’s first-ever Google-certified tablet with complete access to Google Play, this 7-inch Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet is your hooked-up hub for entertainment, with access to loads of apps, games, movies and music. Choose from 4 million titles in the eBookstore and thousands of TV shows and movies. With Google Play, upload 20,000 songs for free, browse millions of tracks and share music you buy with friends on Google+. Also seamlessly access Google Chrome, Maps, YouTube and Google Talk. The tablet supports up to 1080p HD videos, features a front camera to capture memorable moments and boasts 4GB of internal storage plus 5GB of included cloud storage. $79.99.
PhotoFast i-FlashDrive HD
The world’s first two-way universal storage device between iOS and Mac/PC allows you to effortlessly view, edit, manage, share and transfer personal documents, images, video and audio files across all your essential gizmos. The device’s free supporting application lets you encrypt private documents, record audio, back up and restore contacts, and create and edit playlists. Ideal for travel, it doesn’t need any WiFi, network signal or battery power; just plug it in and get to work. Available in 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. $99–329.
ZAGG Privacy Screen
Does it bug you when you catch your neighbor on a flight peeking at what you’re doing on your iPhone or iPad? This mobile privacy screen filter keeps snoops at bay. Looking at the screen straight on, everything is visible; anyone to the side sees a black screen. The thin film is simple to apply, readjust and remove without leaving residue. It also protects screens from dust, dings and scratches. Use in landscape and portrait orientations. $24.99 for iPhone (4/4S/5); $39.99 for iPad (2/3/4).
Belkin WeMo Switch
Rushing to the airport and worried you left the iron on? The WeMo Switch has you covered. Here’s how it works: Download the free WeMo app to your iPhone or iPad, plug the WeMo Switch into an outlet and plug any device or appliance into the switch. Connect the switch to your home WiFi network and follow the onscreen instructions to complete installation. You can now turn your home electronics/appliances on or off from anywhere. The switch also operates over mobile Internet, so you can control home devices from anywhere with an Internet connection. $49.99.
Expansion plans involving a new 14-gate concourse at Mineta San Jose International Airport in California must clear environmental review before moving forward.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
Hyatt Regency Barcelona Tower opened following full renovations to its 280 guestrooms and public spaces. The property is the second Hyatt Regency in Spain. The hotel sits in a Barcelona skyline landmark, a 29-story tower topped with a glass dome that provides travelers with 360-degree views and an unparalleled dining experience.
Opened this past November, Osaka Excel Tokyu Hotel rethinks the classic Japanese business hotel format in a delightful way. While the basic design concept is rooted in generations-old Japanese aesthetics, its wow factor comes from the interior designers’ approach of filtering them through a kaleidoscope. This effect is accomplished with ornate hexagonal lamps, carpeting with geometric shape motifs and pops of happy gold and blue hues. The lobby adds to that with a whimsical, but sophisticated mix of artwork and decorative ornaments, with a color palette and ornamentation that extends to 364 private rooms and suites throughout 17 floors.
Looking for a truly unique travel experience and considering a new vehicle? The Volvo Overseas Delivery Program is the perfect solution to create your own adventure of a lifetime. Volvo allows you to custom order your new automobile tailored to fit your needs and desires. They will fly you to Sweden to pick up your Volvo so you can drive and explore Scandinavia and Europe on your terms for up to two weeks.
In an age where airlines continually look for new ways to increase connectivity and offer passengers more options, a new agreement gives United Airlines passengers the ability to book spots on 68 Vistara-operated flights to 26 destinations in India. The agreement goes into effect Feb. 28.
Reconnect with nature and step outside your comfort zone at Palmaïa, The House of AïA. The new Riviera Maya resort focuses on inner exploration and a respect for nature, offering visitors an array of experiences promoting self-discovery and spiritual wellness.
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.
Qatar Airways is expanding this year, adding eight new destinations to its network. The list includes: