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Philips Puts Simplicity Concierge Online

Philips Electronics launched the Philips Simplicity Concierge for business travelers. Available online or through SMS text messaging, the service connects business and vacation travelers with recommendations from experts at Conde Nast's Web sites on the best shopping, dining, nightlife, events and services in 20 major travel hubs.

The Philips Simplicity Concierge can be accessed at philips.com/concierge or by sending a text message to "82222" and entering an information category and city abbreviation.