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Since the dawn of modern business travel, the United States has spent more on business travel than any other nation.  But soon – very, very soon – China will surpass the U.S. as the busiest business travel country. A new study by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) shows that Chinese business travel is skyrocketing. Thanks to a surging economy,…

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 words “healthy food” and “budgets” typically don’t go together. The foods that our wallets love (i.e. McDonalds, Taco Bell) are the exact foods our bodies dislike. When traveling, this issue only becomes more difficult to manage. Sometimes you just have to eat deep-fried foods to get a true taste for the cultural experience you’re immersing yourself into. But even…

When preparing for an upcoming vacation, how many of you take time out of doing laundry, folding clothes, confirming trip details, etc. to pack snacks for your trip?  There are tons of little details you need to sort out before traveling, and it can be easy to forget to bring along a sandwich or some apples. It is, after all,…

If uncomfortably narrow seats and unsuccessful attempts to fall asleep while sitting upright have tainted your memory of flying economy-class style, you’re not alone. While many would say seat comfort is one of the most important aspects of flying, some airlines have taken over-the-top measures to make sure their passengers have the best of the best, from incredible airline beds…

It’s only been eight grueling hours on a red-eye flight from JFK to Fiumicino Airport, and you’ve already gained additional luggage -- a new set of bags under your eyes. Even though it’s a brand new day in Rome, you find little delight after a sleepless night, thanks to the overly bright reading lights left on by other passengers. Now…

It’s been a terrific week to be stuck at sea. And by terrific, I mean awful. The dominant story this week is the completely dreadful cruise on the Carnival Triumph, which was crippled by an engine room fire and spent five days stranded in the Gulf of Mexico. As reported by NBC, more than 3,000 passengers were trapped in a…

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…

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