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Businesses plan for more work-related travel in spite of rising hotel rates

July 29, 2011

Business travel trends point to budgetary increases as well as rising hotel rates, according to a new report by AirPlus International. Read Article »

Sites like TripAdvisor help people get the most out of their trips

July 29, 2011

TripAdvisor recently reached the 50 million review mark, and the company couldn't be more thrilled with their success. Read Article »

Toronto International Film Festival announces film line up

July 29, 2011

The 36th annual Toronto International Film Festival kicks off on September 8, and the organization just released the list of the first 50 movies that are scheduled to premiere at the 11-day event. Read Article »

Typhoon rocks the Philippines, more yet to come

July 29, 2011

The rainy season is in full swing in the Philippines, which is great for the nation's crop and farming industry, but the storms are often dangerous and can result in flash floods and landslides. Read Article »

South African strike season is in full swing

July 29, 2011

In South Africa, unions are beginning to seek wage increases, during what the locals affectionately refer to as "strike season." Read Article »

Staying in touch with families is important for traveling workers, study shows

July 28, 2011

The Global Business Travel Association recently released the findings of The Business Traveler Market Segmentation Study, and they found that the majority (roughly 78 percent) of survey respondents enjoy traveling for work and feel that it is a necessity for the success of their business. Read Article »

High tuition won't stop Chinese students from studying abroad

July 28, 2011

The Institute of International Education recently published its annual Open Doors report, which examines the prevalence of international students in the U.S. Read Article »

Most U.K. students want to study abroad, as long as they go to English-speaking countries

July 28, 2011

According to a recent survey conducted by graduate recruitment website Milkround, roughly 75 percent of surveyed students from the U.K. are thinking about postgraduate study abroad programs. Read Article »

U.K. business travelers crave personal touches while they are on the road

July 26, 2011

The top five items that can be found in the suitcases of U.K. business travelers are books, swimsuits and sportswear, family photos, insurance documents and computer games, according to a recent survey by workspace provider Regus. Read Article »

Frequent travelers enjoy fine dining and telling tales from the road, survey shows

July 26, 2011

TripIt, a company that helps travelers organize their trips, recently conducted a survey to find out why and how often people are traveling, which leisure activities they prefer and how their personal lives play into their time on the road. Read Article »

Pitt State class takes students to Germany to study astrophysics

July 26, 2011

Studying abroad can be an expensive venture, but for 10 Pittsburg State University students, this is not the case. Read Article »

FAA can't tax plane tickets, some airlines to offer lower prices for consumers

July 26, 2011

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) operating authority ended on Friday because members of Congress were unable to agree on terms for an extension. Read Article »

Quarterly report shows increase in business travel

July 25, 2011

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) recently released the Business Travel Quarterly Outlook report, and the second quarter of 2011 saw a 6.3 percent improvement over this time last year. Read Article »

International students can learn just as much outside the classroom

July 25, 2011

Studying abroad is about more than just attending class - students can also take part in the cultural happenings of the countries in which they are living. Read Article »

Emma Watson plans to study abroad this fall

July 25, 2011

Emma Watson, famous for her role as Hermoine Granger in the Harry Potter movie series, was attending Brown University, but recently announced plans to study abroad. Read Article »

Many young adults opt to travel abroad before or during college years

July 22, 2011

Worldwide, teens and you adults are volunteering internationally during gap years. Read Article »

Currency exchanging tips for international travelers

July 22, 2011

Whether you are traveling for work or school, international travel can be unnecessarily expensive, especially when you take currency exchange rates and fees into consideration. Read Article »

More business travelers are choosing to travel by rail in the U.K.

July 22, 2011

Trains can be a less expensive way to travel throughout the U.K. than flying or driving, if booked in advance. Read Article »

Business travel to London might be tough during 2012 Summer Olympics

July 22, 2011

The Summer Olympics are one short year away, and as London prepares its city for the onslaught of tourists, athletes and Olympic employees, many people are concerned about hotel vacancies and overcrowding. Read Article »

Temperatures soar in Canada this summer

July 20, 2011

The summer has been exceptionally hot all across Canada this summer. Read Article »

Frequent fliers may soon be saved some airport security hassle

July 20, 2011

The U.S. Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) may redesign the way travelers are screened at security checkpoints to focus on higher-risk individuals, which could be great news for business travelers and and others who fly frequently. Read Article »

Tips for preparing to travel abroad

July 19, 2011

If you've already made the decision to study abroad, the next step is preparation, which can be complicated and overwhelming. Read Article »

Gap year travel can help young adults find direction

July 18, 2011

More students are choosing to take time off after high school to travel and learn about the world and themselves before they go to college. Read Article »

Travel is good for business, survey shows

July 18, 2011

Business travel can stimulate a company's performance and economic growth, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Read Article »

Travel management companies may inhibit growth of business travel unless they shape up

July 18, 2011

Many aspects of business travel in the U.K. are expected to improve if they have not already, but travel management may be putting a damper on things. Read Article »

Coca-Cola helps fulfill Obama's dream of sending students to study abroad in China

July 15, 2011

President Barack Obama began the "100,000 Strong" initiative in 2009 to encourage friendly relations between the U.S. and China. Read Article »

First GSU student to study at University of Kassel in Germany

July 14, 2011

Jennifer Keyser, a student at Georgia Southern University, was recently awarded a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship to study abroad in Germany for the 2011-2012 academic year. Read Article »

The latest au pair craze: granny nannies

July 14, 2011

In Germany, many older women are starting to travel the globe to serve as au pairs. Read Article »

Free lounge access for armed forced to be revoked in new Winnipeg airport terminal

July 13, 2011

The Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport currently offers free access to a lounge for members of the Canadian Forces and their families, but when the new terminal opens this fall, this service will be discontinued. Read Article »

GBTA predicts further growth for business travel in 2011

July 13, 2011

The Global Business Travel Association's (GBTA) most recent Travel Quarterly Outlook for the U.S. shows that business travel spending and volumes are remaining steady, in spite of an economic slowdown. Read Article »

First man to fly 10 million miles gets name on United airplane

July 12, 2011

Thomas R. Stuker just crossed the 10-million-mile threshold in United's Mileage Plus program, making him the airline's most frequent flier. Read Article »

Canada launches new program to encourage international tourism

July 11, 2011

The Canadian Tourism commission recently launched a new program, the Signature Experiences Collection, to promote international tourism in the North American nation. Read Article »

New Brunswick rises as a travel destination for domestic businessmen and women

July 8, 2011

In Canada, business trips only account for about five percent of all domestic travel, but recent and continuing improvements in New Brunswick's economy may provide a fertile bed for the business travel industry to grow in this province. Read Article »

Au pairs can provide relief for parents of multiple children

July 7, 2011

Parents of twins, triplets and other multiples can sometimes feel overwhelmed and outnumbered by their children. Read Article »

Tips for summer business travel

July 7, 2011

When the kids are out of school and the weather is nice, many families take vacations, which can put a damper on the travel plans of businessmen and women. Read Article »

Business travel still important to U.K. executives

July 6, 2011, a flight charter company, recently conducted a survey with executives from some of the United Kingdom's biggest companies concerning their plans and budgets for business travel in 2011. Read Article »

China offers a unique cultural experience for international students

July 5, 2011

Students who are interested in learning about Chinese culture and language can choose to study in China. Read Article »

Rising domestic tuition costs have U.K. students considering study abroad programs

July 1, 2011

The amount of U.K. Students who are traveling to the United States to study abroad is on the rise. Read Article »