From airport advances to life-changing gadgets and tips on how to manage those long-haul flights, this week’s edition of #BIZTRAVEL news is all about traveling smarter.


This recent New York Times article shares latest installments at airports you might be passing through this spring. Forgot your favorite magazine before boarding or have a hankering for pad thai? From apps that serve you at the boarding gate to advancements in security and facial recognition – the future is clearly at the airport.

See the full story here >


Whether you’ve seen the social media ads or caught wind on this cute, orange device, the skyroam SOLIS is a global traveler’s new BFF. With 4G LTE Global WIFI hotspot and a power bank, this gadget offers connectivity in over 120 countries and lets you share the power with friends and family. With the recent news of bans on smart luggage, this portable and travel approved device allows you to stay connected at blazing fast speeds and promises a super long-lasting battery. We’re adding this travel companion to our wish list.

Read Condé Nast Traveler’s review >


We all know the toll that long-haul flights can take on our health – but recovery isn’t hard to achieve according to this Globe and Mail feature, which offers 5 tips to bouncing back fast.

Learn how to recover >