Boostcase for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
This innovative two-piece design includes an ultra-thin snap case with a battery sleeve you can attach in a single click when you need a boost of juice and remove when you don’t. The rechargeable 2700mAh battery sleeve adds more than a 100 percent recharge for the iPhone 6. You can simultaneously charge and sync your iPhone and Boostcase, and an LED light bar shows your remaining battery level. The iPhone 6 Boostcase comes in clear, black, gold, pink coral and orchid colorways; the iPhone 6 Plus Boostcase is available in gold, black and clear. The Gemstone collection offers eight fashion-forward colors: pink tourmaline, ruby, topaz, emerald, sapphire, amethyst, onyx and clear. $99.95–129.95.
Ecoxgear Sol Jam
The industry’s first 100 percent waterproof portable Bluetooth speaker with integrated HD solar panels, the Sol Jam uses the sun’s rays to charge the internal battery so you never have to plug it in to keep the party rocking (though you can if you’d like — it’s also a standard speaker). Its portable size means it can easily come along to the beach or on other outdoor adventures, and its top-facing controls make it easy to navigate your music. $150.
This handy new app offers cultural, societal, etiquette and business practice information for 150 countries, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Ideal for business travelers, executives relocating to foreign countries, conference organizers and virtually any company conducting business across borders, the app supplies the skinny on communication habits, business protocols and social etiquette. Created by a business travel consulting firm that’s provided cultural training for international travelers and expats for 15 years, it also provides access to local maps, pertinent articles and downloadable pocket guides for each country so you can use it when you’re not online. Available on iOS and Android.
Phiaton Noise-Cancelling PS 202 NC Earphones
New from audio company Phiaton, these sleek earphones block out 95 percent of ambient background noise and emphasize high-frequency clarity and rich bass with newly developed drivers and an optimized vibration system. You can manage your playlists and answer phone calls with an in-line remote and microphone that include a music and call button, and Phiaton’s exclusive Everplay-X technology lets you keep answering your phone or listening to your music even if the battery runs out. The half in-ear design means hours of comfortable listening, enhanced by four different sizes of silicon ear tips or Comply foam tips (included). $89.
Imagine waking up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee, a light breeze dancing on your face, and views so beautiful you begin to think it is a simulation. The United Kingdom is teeming with unique accommodations that will please your eyes. Check out these stays with stunning views on your next U.K. adventure.
AdventureWomen, the travel company specializing in adventure tours for women, announced a partnership with African Wildlife Foundation. The organization supports the conservation of Africa’s wildlife through education, community development and sustainability projects. As part of the partnership, the two organizations will host a women’s safari to Zimbabwe in May 2022.
Carillon Miami Wellness Resort, where innovative wellness and balanced indulgence come together in one extraordinary beachfront setting, recently partnered with First Responders Children’s Foundation, a non-profit organization providing financial support to children and families of first responders. This partnership formed the Carillon Cares: Summer of Heroes offers, including a donation to the foundation for each stay booked, which supports giving back to those who fought on the front lines during the pandemic.
The Sports Industry Awards returned with a bang last night as 200 guests packed the W Hotel Great Ball Room for the gala ceremony.
Although much changed in the past year, Cancún still has the joie de vivre we need right now after months of cabin fever — even with safety measures in place. In fact, the first half of 2021 may be a good time to rediscover Mexico’s home-grown Caribbean resort town in a slower, more relaxed mode that contrasts its rollicking “spring break” reputation of old. One place to take in Cancún at its best is JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa, a mile up from the convergence of night clubs, chain restaurants, souvenir emporiums and shopping malls along Avenida Kukulkan.
June marks Pride Month, largely credited to bisexual activist Brenda Howard who organized Gay Pride Week and the Christopher Street Liberation Day Parade in 1970, one year after the Stonewall Riots. The parade eventually become the New York City Pride March, leading to Pride Month and similar parades and marches around the world.
The biggest names in the Middle East sporting community will gather for the Sports Industry Awards as the event returns for its eighth edition. SPIA recognizes the achievements of individuals, organizations, facilities and campaigns that contributed to the development of sport in the region.
Haven Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa, an all-suite, adults-only, all-inclusive oceanfront resort, announces a new experience suited for epicurean travelers: The Chef’s Table. At Haven’s fine-dining restaurant Olios Mediterranean, The Chef’s Table offers the best seats in the house, right in front of the chef’s working station and open, top-of-the-line kitchen. And the actual table is beautiful in its own right: made from reclaimed wood and complemented by a turquoise glass chandelier.