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Make Business Travel Less Stressful

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I’m sure you can remember the time when the idea of traveling for work sounded like a paid vacation. A study by the University of Alabama shows that the stress of international business trips can reduce your job performance by up to 38%.   Researchers surveyed business travelers at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta international airport, which […]

Hidden travel fees can add up quick – here is how to avoid them

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Whether it’s $25 to check you bag on an airplane or $200 for changing your flight reservation, travel fees have a way of sneaking up on you when you are traveling for business. This isn’t only costly, it becomes very annoying when you are trying to keep your business travel thrifty.   You would think […]

The Cost of Business Travel will Increase Next Year

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Business travelers can expect to pay more for travel next year, about 5% to 6% more for hotel rooms. This is according to a New York University study that was released this week.   Every year in the fall, U.S. companies meet with hotels to come up with an agreement on corporate rates and amenities […]

Business Travelers Could Benefit from Pricing Wars

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According to a new report business travelers could wind up benefiting from a potential price war between airlines flying from Europe to Asia.   BCD Travel’s research arm, Advito, made the prediction as part of its 2014 Industry Forecast which looks at the likely price changes for major travel components including flights, hotels, rail, car […]

Sensible Tips to Save Your Company Money on Business Travel

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The cost of business travel is increasing. Despite the rise in fuel prices, which have a direct effect on the cost of flights, rental car rates and other transportation services, there are still plenty of ways you can save your company some serious cash when it comes to take your next business trip.   Company […]

Hotels Offer Perks for the Business Traveler

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  With the improving economy, hotels are making it their priority to convince businesses how important it still is to send their employees out of the office for face to face meetings with their clients. They are coming up with more creative ways to make meetings easier, more comfortable and even fun. Innovative ideas like, […]

The Weekend Getaway. You Can Do This

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As we truck through our busy, day to day work schedules, the thoughts of taking a vacation are always on our minds and clearly marked, in bold on our calendars at work. However, most of us may not have available vacation time or we just simply can’t afford it. There are ways to make a quick escape […]

The Best Airport Hotels

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Airport hotels have traditionally been reserved as one night stays for optionless travels and the occasional flight crew member. They have never really been known as full time destination spots. The new trend in airport hotels is on the upswing as they begin to cater to the traveler by offering more than just a quick […]

The Ins and Outs of Business Travel Labor Law

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Business travel is one of those things that you probably both enjoy and dread. As exciting as traveling to new locations, trying new restaurants, and staying in nice hotels can be, a fair amount of stress can come along with this sort of travel. Luckily, there are laws in place to protect you from being […]

How to Deal with Special Dietary Needs During Business Travel

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  If you have special dietary needs, you are likely used to some odd reactions of others. Vegetarians sometimes get the guilt-ridden looks of others at the table who are eating meat, while those who need to eat gluten-free are repeatedly offers gluten-filled cakes and donuts by well-meanings friends and co-workers. It’s no surprise that […]

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