New Products Unveiled in New Collab at New Venue: The 2023 Travel Gear + Luggage Expo – Part II

The venue changed but the purpose remained the same: to reconnect, support the industry, network and show new travel goods and gear. After a three-year absence, the Travel Goods Association’s 2023 Show saw a change of venue, a new collaboration and lots of effusive energy on the showroom floor.

In Part I of our Show coverage, “High Energy, Quality Buyers, Positive Collaboration: Attendees Deem the 2023 Travel Gear + Luggage Expo a Success,” we looked at attendee experiences. Read on for a sampling of some of the products attendees saw at the Travel Gear + Luggage expo, presented by the Travel Goods Association, at The Inspired Home Show.

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No need to pull out and plug in the iron when you can simply spray deCrease onto a garment and get on with your day. From the Brolli Group, this special patented technology leaves clothes smooth and wrinkle free. One can will “de-crease” about 20 items of clothing, making it perfect for travels and every day. MSRP: $18. Sales contact: Oliver Van Emden,, +44 (0)7956 299 020.

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Know your belongings are safe while traveling with DripLock, a handy device that fits on the pump of a bottle to stop the spills. Its patent-pending design prevents toiletries from spilling in your travel bag, provides the perfect pump every time and regulates the amount from each pump. DripLock can be stacked halfway or all the way up the pump to get just the right amount of product needed. MSRP: $14.99. Sales contact: Kelly Shea,, 813-541-8477.

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Protection from germs and peace of mind in one practical package: The Go-Be® 2 Pack features two antimicrobial sleeves in Go-Be’s patented Honeycomb Case, which features a handy magnetic tether strap that attaches securely to any carry-on. Made in the USA from recycled plastic, the sleeves are reusable and washable, and 100% effective — even after 25 washes. MSRP: $34.99. Sales contact: Barbara Booth,, 201-249-4292.

Say cheers to the HYDAWAY® Collapsible Drink Tumbler, portable, insulated hot-and-cold drink tumblers for enjoying any drink, anywhere, all the time. Portable and compact, the tumblers hold 16 fluid ounces and collapse down to just one inch when not in use. Intelligent, too — because these easy-to-clean tumblers are non-toxic, planet-friendly and plastic-free. MSRP: $27.95. Sales contact: Jessica Loewen,, 844-493-2929. 

Ms. Jetsetter’s Tech Organizer
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From Ms. Jetsetter’s Carnivale Collection is the multi-hued Tech Organizer, spacious, compact and thoughtfully designed with breathable mesh zip and pocket compartments and deep storage with an elastic loop to neatly and securely organize all electronics accessories. Sporting an artist-designed one-of-a-kind exterior, the lightweight organizer is a showstopping essential for traveling, commuting and running daily errands. MSRP: $18.99. Sales contact: Tracey McGhee,, 708-945-3816.

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Eat fresh and healthy wherever travels take you with RIGWA’s® REX, a durable rectangular food container with double wall stainless steel construction and topped with a 100% leakproof lid with locking latches for maximum freshness. The perfect size from fridge to lunch box to cooler, REX comes in marine, sea foam, coral and slate. MSRP: $44.95. Sales contact: Victoria Grefrath,, 551-404-9423, or Rick Sadofsky,, 516-639-1234.

Roll'est's Snack 'N' Go
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Avoid using plastic bags with Roll’eat’s™ eco-friendly Snack ‘N’ Go snack bags. A roll top lid ensures no crumbs fall out of the side and a secure Velcro-brand closure keeps snacks fresh all day. Light enough to take anywhere, the reusable bags are easy to clean in the dishwasher or by hand. MSRP: $11.99. Sales Contact: Rick Sadofsky,, 516-639-1234.

Keep Baby moving — and snoozing — with Rockit USB Rechargeable 2.0 – Rockit Sleep from Pitkin Stearns International. The award-winning portable baby rocker rocks all makes and types of strollers and buggies and features quiet motor technology with adjustable speed and a 60-minute rocking cycle. USB rechargeable, it is safe to use from birth onwards. MSRP: $69.95. Sales contact: Chris Wootten,, 303-794-2323.

Serenity Tray Organizers
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Introducing lightweight, antimicrobial and washable travel accessories: Innovative Serenity Tray Organizers™ (MSRP: $45) slip easily on airline trays so you can store essentials at your fingertips. No fumbling for your electronic devices, water bottles, eyeglasses and snacks anymore. The covers also act as a clean barrier from those dirty parts of the plane and the tray organizer transforms into a drawstring tote so you don’t leave anything behind. A Seat Organizer (MSRP: $45) is also available. Sales contact: Audrey Hanneman,, 310-963-3051.

Sonisk® Pulse Toothbrush
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Great oral care anywhere is possible with the Sonisk® Pulse Toothbrush, which combines professional sonic toothbrush technology and portable size. Antimicrobial vibrating bristles clean even hard-to-reach surfaces, and the travel cap keeps toothbrush germ-free and ready to go. Compact and lightweight, the waterproof toothbrush features a smooth touch and contemporary colors and changeable heads. MSRP: $16. Sales contact: William Cowley,

Small Impact’s BYO Bottle
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Here it is: The “Swiss Army knife” of bottles: Small Impact’s BYO Bottle is an insulated 18-oz stainless steel water bottle featuring leak-proof lid, wide-mouth opening for ice cubes, removable steel spork and straw and non-slip rubber bottom with storage compartment. Reduce plastic use without even thinking about it in a durable water bottle that keeps hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold. MSRP: $30. Sales contact: Roni Kabessa,, 917-838-4113.

YKK’s Woven-In Tough Zipper
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With a new teeth shape and woven-in yarn design that provides a stylish, flattering appearance, YKK’s Woven-In Tough Zipper provides superior abrasion resistance. It also features a new, innovative and patented easy replacement slider pull tab system that can be replaced by hand. Sales and information contact: Lisa Kelly,, 847-730-9232.

No Keys. No Combo. No Worries. Secure belongings with the ZippGuardsafety lock, a patent-pending device designed to securely fasten zipper compartments and keep unwanted hands out. The ZippGuard safety lock attaches to any standard zipper compartment to discreetly secure when closed. MSRP: $20/2-pack. Sales contact: Michael Matchett,, 403-700-2616.

Zoku Home’s Two Tone Pocket Straw
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Zoku Home’s Two Tone Pocket Straw is the ultimate reusable straw. Made of stainless steel with a comfortable silicone mouthpiece, the lightweight collapsible straw extends up to nine inches and telescopes down to less than four inches for storage. Hand wash and dishwasher safe, the straw comes with a cleaning brush and a carrying case, which attaches easily to a key ring for portability. MRSP: $9.99. Sales contact: ZOKU Sales Team,, 201-604-1253.

The Bugatti Group X Reebok
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The Bugatti Group and Authentic Brands Group (ABG) agreed to a long-term partnership to launch Reebok’s first line of travel luggage in the U.S. and Canada. Expect a sporty aesthetic in line with the Reebok ethos.

“Our new partnership with Authentic Brands Group marks an important step in expanding our business as we add the iconic Reebok brand to our premium roster,” said Andrew Hattem, CEO of Bugatti Group. Information: Cinthia Gouger,

CoolDudeChoice offers the minimalist Cool Convertible Sling Bag made from recycled plastic bottles that can be converted into a spacious, organized duffel to integrate with your lifestyle (cross-body/messenger/duffel). Perfect as a travel companion, weekender or gym bag, it features an array of pockets for charger, phone, metro card, cash and more. MSRP: $59.99 Sales contact: Tushar Desai,, 609-429-6741.

Heritage Travelware Limited Edition Camo Renegade Luggage Collection
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Heritage Travelware taps into travelers’ inner renegade with the debut of the Limited Edition Camo Renegade Luggage Collection in celebration of Kenneth Cole’s 40th Anniversary. The hardshell cases in a tonal camo let travelers pack like a pro with an interior clothing compression panel and several organization pockets. MSRP: $240/20”, $300/24”, $360/28”; $900/set. Sales contact: Heidi Cline,

Here is every bag needed all in one bag: Idea Mountain’s The Journey — Complete 5-in-1 Modular Travel Bag System is all about maximum packing options in a minimalist design that transforms to meet users’ day-to-day needs while traveling, commuting, hiking or exercising. The lightweight system features detachable bags — daypack, hip pack, laptop sleeve, toiletries bag, drawstring shoe bag and drawstring tech bag — letting you choose what you need, how and when you need it. MSRP: $325. Sales contact: Tys Sniffen,, 415-606-7746.

Keep Cool’s Boxy Tote
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Find Keep Cool’s Boxy Tote at the intersection of durability and style. This utilitarian tote from Out of the Woods® has a structured and flat base that provides order for anything from books to canned goods. Its spacious interior means you can transition from work to the beach, and it will still be comfortable to carry. Sustainable, vegan and washable, it is made with the company’s signature Supernatural Paper®. MSRP: $37. Sales contact: Lisa Howard,, 512-541-5521.

World travelers rejoice. Combining the architecture of a traditional travel pack with materials and construction typically reserved for the outdoor backpacking industry, Matador’s® GlobeRider45 Travel Backpack is engineered to be the ultimate primary backpack for travelers. Its clamshell design has ample interior organization. External-access features include padded laptop pocket, water bottle pocket and admin pocket with layered organization. MSRP: $350. Sales contact: Chris Vonderhaar,, 720-242-6437.

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Smart, stylish and organized storage is built into the McKleinUSA REDWOOD Leather Wheeled Ladies’ Laptop Case with quick-access zipper pockets to tablet pocket, pens and accessories. A small front pocket is secured by a flap with turn lock. A laptop compartment and three slip pockets neatly stow electronics and accessories. A double compartment divided by an accordion expandable file holds important documents. MSRP: $230. Sales contact:, 773-235-0600.

The Catalyst by MOOV®,
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A business bag with technology that helps simplify life and seamlessly transitions from backpack to messenger bag? Meet The Catalyst by MOOV®, a gender-neutral bag featuring classic good looks and plenty of exterior and interior storage. Inside pockets have Moov’s patented XCHECK® System for quickly spotting and easy access to belongings, and a USB port on the bag’s side provides fast access for charging. MSRP: $199. Sales contact: Sarinya Oliver,

The Pakt One
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It packs like a suitcase, carries like a duffel and travels like a pro: Meet The Pakt One, a 35L carry-on featuring a zip-around, dual-compartment design, easy access to items through top-access zippers, padded laptop sleeve and a dedicated TSA pocket for stashing items removed from pockets in the security line — a first of its kind. MSRP: $295. Sales contact: Rick Sadofsky,, 516-639-1234.

Prima USA's Vino Via
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Designed for the proud wine traveler, Vino Via’s cases, in durable polycarbonate designed to mimic a wine barrel, have patented layers of shock-absorbing foam to cradle and cushion wine bottles. The Six carries up to six wine bottles plus accessories. The Ten holds ten bottles. A TSA-accepted combination lock, adjustable luggage straps, smooth double spinner wheels and quick-lock telescopic handle round out amenities. MSRP: $350/The Six; $450/The Ten. Sales contact: Ivy Trading,,

Carry Que Factory’s Convertible Totepack
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Totebag, backpack, handbag — all of the above. Carry Que Factory’s Convertible Totepack however and wherever, and find everything in seconds with the bag’s front-access flex compartment, hidden magnetic side bottle pocket and padded 16” laptop sleeve. Featuring water-resistant fabric and zippers, it is made of recycled materials and available in metallic charcoal. MSRP: $129. Sales contact: Jean Wu,, 415-993-0319.

ROLSER I-Max MF 4 Wheel 2 Swivelling Foldable Shopping Trolley
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A high-capacity bag, the ROLSER’s aluminum I-Max MF 4 Wheel 2 Swivelling Foldable Shopping Trolley has two inside pockets, a back pocket with zip-up closure, a multifunctional hook adaptable hanger for supermarket trolleys and for hanging bags and/or other products, and a drawstring closure. MSRP: $148.99. Sales contact:

Sherpani’s Soleil
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With three ways to wear (crossbody, backpack, tote), Sherpani’s lightweight, sustainably made Soleil is designed for travel. Best-in-class anti-theft features combine with multiple organization pockets, including laptop compartment, and new amenities like ReturnMe Tag and Key Leash to create the ultimate personal item for plane travel. And each bag keeps 40 plastic water bottles out of landfills. MSRP: $120.95. Sales contact: Lexie Lotte,, 720-990-1927.

Stanford Pacific Group Glide Zero Gravity™ Luggage
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Minimal, practical and multifunctional, Glide Zero Gravity™ Luggage from Stanford Pacific Group is a sleekly silhouetted two-piece luggage set consisting of a carry-on and checked piece that effortlessly connect to create a single luggage system that is easy to push and maneuver. MSRP: $750/set. Sales contact: Adrian Stone,

TITANIO Travelgoods Group TUCCI Italy JUMPING DOLPHIN Scooter Style Kids Suitcase
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From TITANIO Travelgoods Group, the TUCCI Italy JUMPING DOLPHIN Scooter Style Kids Suitcase can double as a child’s scooter. Kids can easily fold out the scooter and safely steer through the terminal or outside, thanks to the bag’s PU Glide-Tech Dual Wheel System with LED flashing lights, huge anti-slip deck and safety footbrake. Designed in Italy, the case is constructed of ABS and PC with a scratch-resistant texture. MSRP: $239. Sales contact:

Trochi’s Terry 2.0 Collection
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Sleekly styled in jet black and Astro silver, Trochi’s Terry 2.0 Collection, including 28”, 24” and 20” models, offers a lightweight and adjustable telescopic handle; built-in TSA-accepted combination lock; smooth and silent multidirectional wheels; and high-tensile zipper in a sturdy, scratch-resistant case. MSRP: $599.99/set. Sales contact: Terry Jiang,, 647-990-7766; Raffi Stepanian,, 416-893-4450.

Keeping your arms to yourself is easy — and comfortable — with Armbie. Made in the USA, this dual-arm support device made from a satin-like stretchable fabric fits comfortably over the shoulders and allows users to rest, read and scroll to their heart’s content. No more worries about touching the person next to you in a crowded airplane. MSRP: $22.95. Sales contact: Chris Osse,, 918-430-5438.

Cabeau The Neck's Evolution S3 (TNE) Neck Pillow
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This is how to Zzzz on an airplane. The Neck’s Evolution S3 Travel Pillow features Cabeau’s® new patented chin-strap technology that creates a fully-customizable fit, prevents the head from dropping forward and neck kinks, and keeps the spine in neutral alignment. Cabeau core innovations include a slim flattened back, seat strap system and premium memory foam core. The pillow comes with a machine-washable and moisture-wicking cover, travel case and earplugs. MSRP: $49.99. Sales contact: David Montoya,, 818-745-5693.

Comfort meets style with the world’s first sleeping bag created specifically for air travel. Crafted from 100% recycled nylon and lightly filled with Thermolite® recycled down alternative, the FLYYPOD® Sleep Pod fits over the headrest of any plane seat and extends all the way to the floor. Ideal for long-haul travel and unexpected delays, it offers hygienic warmth during transit and is suitable for use on planes, trains and automobiles. MSRP: $195. Sales contact: Andrew Schofield,, +61439484641.
Nodpod® Bundle
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Get the ultimate sleep experience with the Nodpod® Bundle. The Nodpod Sleep Mask and Nodpod Body work together to calm mind and body and help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer. The former is the award-winning strap-free Weighted Blanket For Your Eyes®; the latter provides all the benefits of a weighted blanket in a pod. MSRP: $110. Sales contact: Christie Coburn,, 888-486-4224.

Pang Wangle’s Bug Repellent Tranquil Blanket with Insect Shield® Repellent Technology
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From beach to backyard and anywhere else the bugs are biting, Pang Wangle’s Bug Repellent Tranquil Blanket with Insect Shield® Repellent Technology takes self-care to new levels of soft and cozy. Handmade by artisans in India, this 70” x 52” cotton outdoor throw is infused with Insect Shield® technology for effortless protection and maximum comfort and is EPA-approved for the entire family. Bye-bye, bug spray. MSRP: $128. Sales contact: Jennifer John,, 504-452-0788.

Relieve nausea in style with Reliefband® Premier. Sleek in design and display, its patented, clinically proven and FDA-cleared technology gently stimulates the underside of the wrist to offer discreet nausea relief equipped with 10 level settings. Available in charcoal or slate blue, it is battery rechargeable and hypoallergenic and has approximately 18 hours of use. MSRP: $279.99. Sales contact: Corey Cornacchio,, 267-235-0753.

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Lightweight, compact and adjustable, RestAngles is a patented portable footrest that brings the floor to your feet and eliminates pain from dangling legs in the process. It has a textured topside surface and rubber silicone feet and folds flat when not in use. It also contains “anti-static magic” — so stuff like hair, fur and dust stays on the floor. Available in alpine gray. MSRP: $58. Sales contact: Candy Fitzpatrick,, 907-597-7378.

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Conquer every travel day with SpectraSpray’sTSA-compliant Stress Less Kit that includes Stress Spray with GABA and Sleep Spray with Melatonin, amino acids and herbals for relaxation. Use Sleep Spray to support a restful deep sleep while traveling, crossing time zones and preventing jet lag and fatigue. Stress Spray with proven relaxation herbs and B vitamins can be used daily for calming or as needed with fast results. MSRP: $38.95. Sales contact: Janet Ryan,, 973-417-7994.

The new generation of Wacaco’s Minipresso NS2 is smaller, lighter and more portable than ever while still offering exceptional espresso with the convenient and mess-free Nespresso® Original capsules. Enjoy consistently rich and flavorful espresso with the easy-to-use/easy-to-clean Minipresso NS2 and its modern and elegant French design. The unit is hand-powered, so no electricity or batteries required. MSRP: $59.90. Sales contact: Stephanie Chan,, +86 757 26602643.

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Rockit USB Rechargeable 2.0 – Rockit Sleep from Pitkin Stearns International, Matador’s® GlobeRider45 Travel Backpack, and Trochi’s Terry 2.0 Collection.

Model: Andrew Spada
Location: Denver Union Station, Denver, CO

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