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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »