| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:39 PM
With business travel spending expected to rise this year, American Express Co. announced plans to sell half its business travel division and create a separate venture.
American Express will give up 50% ownership of its global business travel division in...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:08 AM
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'...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 2:12 PM
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.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The busiest travel days of the year will be even busier.
The number of travelers flying for the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to reach 25 million for the 12-day period around the fall holiday, a 1.5% increase over last year, according to a projection...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford paid a visit to L.A. City Hall, but Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was nowhere to be found.
Not because he was avoiding Ford, who got into a political pinch back home after admitting to crack cocaine use, but because Garcetti was...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Yu Chao Liang and his wife saved a few bucks recently by checking into a mid-price chain hotel in Santa Monica for a two-day business trip from Suzhou, China. But they were not impressed.
In the room, they found no slippers, teakettles or...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:52 PM
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — For a group that came here on what its coach called a "business" trip, the Maryland men's basketball team certainly found plenty of opportunities for pleasure during its six-day stay at the Paradise Jam.
| Oct 21, 2013
Spending on business travel is expected to surge in 2014, a sign of continuing confidence in the U.S. economy. But the rosy business outlook could be marred by further feuding in Washington that leads to another government shutdown.
The message of...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 3:38 PM
For years Americans have led the world in business travel spending. That is about to change.
With China's economy surging, business travel spending from the world's most populous country is expected to jump 14% in 2013 and 17% next year, according to...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 8:07 PM
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — This island offers so many visual treats — gorgeous beaches, rugged hills, beautiful churches and majestic historic forts — that dining becomes a virtual afterthought. A hunk of meat or fish, some sides of mofongo...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
According to the Freelancers' Union, a support and advocacy group, one-third of the workforce can be considered independent -- the self-employed, contractors, consultants, temps and sole proprietors. For everyone who received at least one 1099-MISC in the...