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We often look at those who get to jet off to new and exotic locations on a regular basis with envy, even if their travels are for work. For those who don’t have the ability to frequently travel, being able to visit new places and cultures is an absolute luxury. But, a study recently published in the journal Environment and…

Europe is awesome. The history, the style, the food, the globalness… anytime we travel to Europe it’s an eye-opening experience. However, American business travel to Europe had pretty much dried up since the recession hit five years ago. That dry spell appears to be over. Skift’s Greg Oates reports that American business travel to Europe is surging and is almost…

Business travel can put a lot of strain on your body and can often leave you suffering from jet lag, lack of sleep, unhealthy meals, too much coffee, and the stress of a marathon of meetings. All these factors can seriously damage your health and decrease your productivity. It comes as no surprise than most business people come back fully wrecked…

The world is flat, and as frequent travelers who like to investigate the world in which we live, we say “thank God.” Globalization has taken down many of the barriers that once existed and traveling abroad is easier than ever before.  A new study by Zurich Insurance shows that American companies have embraced the globalization trend; 66 percent of them…

It seems all of you business travelers are turning into homebodies. Hugo Martin of the Los Angeles Times reports on a new survey conducted by Visa that shows the growth of business travel is slowing. The survey predicts that U.S. businesses will spend about 2.5 percent more on business travel this year compared to last. However, most of that increase…

We’ve all had this business trip, right? You’re late leaving the office, traffic to the airport is horrendous and then the line for security is a mile long. The flight is delayed, your seatmate is less than benign, and the hotel bed is lousy. Ugh. Not the best way to be nice and fresh for a day of meetings a…

The headlines scream things about horrifying illnesses and diseases that can seem terrifying – flesh-eating bacteria, ebola, hantavirus, etc. When you’re preparing for a trip abroad, these headlines can turn a little trepidation into full-blown paranoia – what if I catch some hideous brain-devouring disease while I’m on that safari? But as the Wall Street Journal’s Heidi Mitchell writes, the…

We love to travel, but we hate to fly. It seems like I’m having more and more conversations with people who detest the process of getting on a plane. And that – dealing with the inconvenience of flying – was a major theme this week in the travel media. There’s science behind people’s trepidation. A new study by Air Plus…

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