News & Trends: Leading international premium travel, business and lifestyle accessories brand Tumi, makers of President Obama's stylish briefcase, has partnered with Hg2, the Hedonist series of travel guides, on a distinctive, stylized set of city guide books for the holidays. Eight customized Hg2 guides – for Paris, London, Milan, Tokyo, Berlin, New York, Buenos Aires and Dubai – come packaged in a bespoke case made of Tumi’s signature ballistic nylon. To evoke the element of travel, the case has a handle and luggage tag. The open case structure will reveal the colorful guide books designating the eight highlighted cities.
Infused with the Tumi lifestyle, the customized guides, known for their lavish photography, will contain original content and serve as a passport to the best a city has to offer. Each chapter will be segmented with sections dedicated to, Work, Rest and Play. For the complete immersion in a particular destination, the guides include a comprehensive address book of key contacts for everything from gyms and hair stylists to florists and more. With a retail value of $125 as an added bonus each purchase will be accompanied by a complimentary one-year membership to Hg2.com.