Jeep Compass ‘Black Pack’ edition SUV: Coming this festive season

Jeep is preparing to launch an all-black version of the Compass called the “Black Pack” edition, for the Indian market. Kevin Flynn, MD of FCA India, confirmed this to Business Standard, in an interview. Jeep is planning to launch the SUV in the all-black avatar during upcoming festive season. The Jeep Compass “Black Pack” edition will be priced around Rs. 40,000-50,000 higher than the regular variant. As the name suggests, the “Black Pack” edition of the Compass will have a blacked-out roof, wing mirrors, alloy wheels and also an all-black leather…

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Pack right before travelling during monsoon season

Before going on a trip during the rainy season, it is important to carry the right tools and instruments to save your belongings like cellphone and wallet from drenching. Carry zip lock bags, umbrellas, mosquito repellents and waterproof backpacks, suggest experts. Narayana Menon K, co-founder at Wandertrails, an online platform enabling discovery and booking of experiences, has listed a few necessary items: * Arm yourself with an umbrella or raincoat. A waterproof backpack is a must-have. * Always carry a zip lock bag. It is good to keep the wallet…

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Surviving the summer travel season

It’s shaping up to be a record-breaking year for summer travel. Airlines for America, an industry trade group, is expecting about 234 million passengers to travel worldwide on U.S. airlines between June and the end of August, the highest number ever, and up 4 percent over last summer. Indeed, Dallas Fort Worth International, one of the nation’s busiest airports, is predicting that some 18 million people will pass through — more than any other summer. At the same time, the vacation rental site Airbnb is projecting that this will be…

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HeadOut partners with MetroButler to advertise events during holiday season

HeadOut, a leading mobile app for booking last-minute experiences, is teaming up with short term property manager and Airbnb concierge, MetroButler, to offer New York visitors deals on nearby attractions. Beginning December 6th, all guests staying at Airbnb properties managed by MetroButler will receive a package from HeadOut featuring exclusive offers to several iconic New York experiences including One World Observatory, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, and Aladdin on Broadway. The promotion runs through December. With over 10,000 unique attractions, HeadOut is changing the way people experience a city by…

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