Category Archives: Business

7 Travel Apps to Make Your Life Easier

Whether you are going on a vacation with your family or are travelling on business, I have compiled seven apps you can download to your smart phone for free that will make your trip easier for you. Google Translate directly … Continue reading

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New to Russia: Krispy Kreme

Americans know the delight of Krispy Kreme donuts – the sweet treats are quite popular in the States. However, Russian citizens likely have not had the chance to try the confections unless they visited the U.S. – until now. According … Continue reading

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Avoiding common travel fees

Anyone planning to travel – for either business or pleasure purposes – will have to pay for the privilege in some way. Airfare, rental cars, lodging, dining and other incidental expenses all add up. There’s also no reason why you have to pay … Continue reading

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In-flight WiFi heading for an upgrade

Though an increasing number of airlines are offering in-flight WiFi as a purchasable service, most airline passengers are not buying. According to The Economist, less than 10 percent of travelers purchase in​-flight wireless access. The service is slow, about half the speed … Continue reading

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Supersonic travel for business may be making a comeback

Since the Concord made its last flight over a decade ago in 2003, international business travel has been at sub-sonic speeds only. That may soon be changing, as airline manufacturers such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Aerion are all investigating ways … Continue reading

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Cutting business travel can hurt corporate profits

Slicing corporate dollars for business travel may be a move that is penny-wise and pound foolish, according to the U.S. Travel Association. A new survey of executives at companies with more than $50 million a year in profits indicates that a … Continue reading

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Business travel expected to increase in 2013

Business travel is expected to dramatically increase in 2013, according to the Global Business Travel Association’s (GBTA) Business Travel Index. Economic recovery stimulating business travel According to the BTI, business travel will increase 5.1 percent in 2013 to $268.5 billion, a marked increase over 2012 … Continue reading

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