RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Business Trips

A collection of news and information related to Business Trips published by this site and its partners.

Top Business Trips Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • China expected to overtake U.S. in business travel spending by 2015

    China could surpass the U.S. as early as next year as the world's biggest spender in business travel, a year sooner than business travel experts had previously forecast. With China's gross domestic product growing at a slow but steady pace, the world'...
  • Tony Gabriele's Get Serious humor column: Having a robot makes life easier

    "I've picked out what you can get me for my birthday," my neighbor Babble was telling me. Babble, I said, I've never bought you any birthday presents. Although last year I did briefly consider buying you a subscription to Nose Hair Removal Monthly....
  • Business travel boosts Hyatt revenue, profit

    Business travel boosts Hyatt revenue, profit
    Hyatt Hotels Corp. reported a 10 percent rise in quarterly revenue as growth in business travel in North America boosted both occupancy and room rates. Net income attributable to Hyatt rose to $56 million, or 36 cents per share, in the first quarter,...
  • Hyatt revenue climbs on higher room rates

    Hyatt revenue climbs on higher room rates
    Hyatt Hotels Corp recorded a better-than-expected jump in quarterly revenue as growing confidence in the U.S. economy drew more business travelers and tourists to its hotels in the Americas. Hyatt's shares rose as much as 8 percent to a record high after...
  • Traveling with pricey items? Hotels aren't always thief-proof

    Question: A client who was traveling for the holidays stayed at a luxury hotel in Miami. She used the hotel's VIP butler services. As she prepared to leave, the butler packed the trunk. She locked it in the presence of several other persons and did not...
  • Business Traveler Creates New Line Of TSA-Friendly Toiletries

    Call it a travel buzz kill. You arrive at your destination and find that the bottles of toiletries in your suitcase have leaked all over your wardrobe. It's an experience Kevin Garrity is all too familiar with. The Connecticut road warrior has racked up...
  • Opponents of allowing cellphone calls on planes gain powerful ally

    If you're against letting airline passengers talk on cellphones, you've gained a powerful ally. The Global Business Travel Assn., a trade group for the world's business travelers, submitted its opposition last week to a plan by the Federal...
  • What you need to know about airline 'ancillary revenue'

    What you need to know about airline 'ancillary revenue'
    What airlines look on fondly as "ancillary revenue" hits you in the form of pesky -- and often outrageous -- fees and charges. A new report from the meticulous folks at IdeaWorks tells airline industry professionals what they need to know about...
  • Transparent Airfares Act of 2014: A proposal based on lies

    Transparent Airfares Act of 2014: A proposal based on lies
    Last week, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee marked up a proposed bill that would allow airlines once again to omit taxes and fees from advertised prices and instead add them in later, just before you buy. Make no mistake: This...
  • Greenwich Village retrospectives

    Greenwich Village retrospectives
    "Greenwich Village Stories: A Collection of Memories" Universe/Rizzoli, $29.95 It's the most famous "village" in the world, even though it actually is a neighborhood. In this wonderful collection of reminiscences, editor Judith Stonehill features...
  • Marion C. Cohen, arts patron

    Marion C. Cohen, arts patron
    Marion C. Cohen, a former Roland Park resident and patron of the arts who was a granddaughter of President Grover Cleveland, died Feb. 21 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., of complications from a fall. She was 87. The daughter...