Best Food Apps for Travelers

We’ve road tested the latest Food Apps to help you find exactly what you’re looking for, from the perfect cup of coffee to a last-minute restaurant deal.

Stella McCartney revamps website + iPad app

Stella McCartney has relaunched her website, equipping it with all the latest features before the fashion week rush. She is also launching a new iPad app. Almost 30 European countries including France, Germany, Italy, and Spain were added to McCartney’s new e-commerce, which also enables shoppers to reserve an item online and pick it up … Continued

Robb Report unveils iPad App

Coinciding with the release of Robb Report’s 23rd annual “Best of the Best” signature June issue, the magazine announces the debut of an iPad APP. Robb Report’s new monthly iPad app will offer unique content including interactive features, hotspots, slide shows, and videos featuring the international luxury world’s most extraordinary new products and services. The … Continued

Digital tablets could replace waiters in restaurants

A new tablet is threatening to make waiters obsolete with its ability to showcase menu items, take orders, and settle the bill. Though it’s not official yet, speculation is rife that in addition to rolling out in 20 restaurants in the San Francisco area and Boston, major restaurant chain Applebee’s will also be putting the … Continued

InterContinental – Concierge Insider Guides iPad app

InterContinental has launched a new, content-rich iPad app which offers extensive information about destinations for travelers. The new app was designed to tap into the knowledge of its concierges, offering information on recommended restaurants, shops and nightspots, as well as other topics such as local culture and attractions in more than 120 destinations. Other features … Continued

Tod’s Launches Second iPad App – An Italian Dream

“An Italian Dream” is the second app for the iPad launched by Tod’s. “My Life is in This Bag” was their first app which was unveiled in August. It celebrated the world of Tod’s and allowed the visitors to browse collections and view virtual themed lifestyles. Now, you can discover the Tod’s new application ‘An … Continued

St. Regis New York E-Butler App

The St. Regis New York has created the St. Regis New York E-Butler, an app allowing guests and the public alike access to the hotel’s butlers and concierges. The St. Regis New York E-Butler is a modern twist on traditional butler service, providing guests with the world renowned St. Regis service at the touch of … Continued

Christie’s App for iPad

Christie’s International, the world’s leading art business, has launched its new, free App designed specifically for users of the Apple iPad. The new App takes users on a tour of Christie’s upcoming auctions and enables “at a glance” browsing of hundreds of luxury items and objects to be sold in the company’s salerooms worldwide. Christie’s … Continued

Sofitel launches its iPad application “The Kiosk”

French hotel chain Sofitel launched an iPad newspaper service for guests July 26, in a move that could mean a fresh start for the dwindling tradition of the morning newspaper in hotels. The luxury chain has launched “The Kiosk,” a customer-only iPad app which offers a selection of interactive daily magazines and newspapers and will … Continued

Lonely Planet’s iPad Guides Released

Lonely Planet, the world’s largest travel publisher, has ported its full color Discover series to the iPad, it announced August 3. The books are now available on the Apple iBookstore, with Lonely Planet saying that the series “takes the ebook to a new level.” Using the iPad’s touch-screen functionality, users can navigate between reviews and … Continued

Apps for the style-conscious: Vogue for the iPad

Italian luxe label Bottega Veneta has announced that it is planning to bring its newly revamped website, featuring exclusive video content, to the iPad very soon. In the meantime, experience the European Vogue magazines in a new way.

Tiffany & Co. Launches iPhone App

The Tiffany & Co. Engagement Ring Finder app for iPhones allows brides and grooms to use their iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to find the perfect diamond ring. For the men, the Tiffany iPhone app will show rings in their actual size, so they’re more likely to compare the on-screen rings with their partners. The … Continued