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  • Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead: The 'healthcare bill may be the best Congress could do; it is not the best we can do'

     
    New Republican governor celebrates low unemployment, no budget deficit, high energy revenues and a growing population....
  • From the blogs, mid-morning reading

     
    1) From the Economist's Gullliver blog on business travel, this post on the increasing practice in Great Britain of tacking service charges on the restaurant bill. The comments are fun to read (and you thought we were cranky) -- nineteen......
  • Southwest raises airfares, citing higher fuel costs

     
    Southwest Airlines, the Dallas-based airline that bills itself as the nation's biggest low-price carrier, announced a $10 round-trip fare increase to offset higher fuel costs. This is the latest of several airfare increases since December. Several...
  • Tips for women traveling alone

     
    Here is a list of safe-travel guidelines for women traveling alone from the American Society of Travel Agents. Some of the ideas, of course, would be good ones for anyone traveling solo. Here goes: From safety issues to different cultural norms, women...
  • Proposed airline passenger-rights rules win praise

     
    Air passenger groups and a business travel association Wednesday praised a new set of passenger-rights rules proposed by the Department of Transportation. The new regulations, announced Wednesday but set to take effect later this year, would add...
  • Reader Review of the Week: 2011 Ford Fusion

     
    ???Zemmy??? from northeast Ohio uses his car to travel for business. He recently moved out of a 2010 Hyundai Elantra into a bare-bones 2011 Ford Fusion. While the reader was mainly looking for something roomier than the Elantra, he was......
  • California Supreme Court rules in overtime case [Updated]

     
    The California Supreme Court decided unanimously Thursday that out of state residents who work for California-based companies are protected by the state's overtime laws during business trips here. Employment lawyers predicted the decision would trigger...
  • Spending on business travel expected to slow in 2012

     
    While spending on business travel has surged this year, anxiety over an uncertain economic climate is expected to slow travel spending in 2012. That is the forecast from the Global Business Travel Assn., a Virginia-based trade group for business travel......
  • Orbitz fined $60,000 for failing to disclose taxes and fees [Updated]

     
    Orbiz has been fined $60,000 for violating federal laws that require travel sites to clearly disclose taxes and fees on airfares....
  • Airlines worldwide expected to collect $32.5 billion in fees in 2011

     
    The worldwide airline industry is expected to collect $32.5 billion in fees for checked bags, onboard entertainment and other extras this year, a 44% increase over 2010. The projection for a huge revenue increase came in an annual estimate released......
  • Airline industry continues to hire for now

     
    The U.S. airline industry has been on a hiring trend lately, but don't expect that to continue too much longer. For the ninth straight month, the airline industry has added full-time employees, with employment numbers for August up 2.8% over......