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  • Frequent flyer awards: The new standards

    Delta and United have recently devalued their frequent flyer programs for travel starting next spring. United's changes are effective February. Delta, for some reason, decided to make two changes, one effective February 1 and another effective June 1....
  • After 'business' trip, Terps basketball comes back with a winning keepsake

    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. There...
  • More hotels are catering to Chinese travelers

    More hotels are catering to Chinese travelers
    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...
  • Emanuel promotes Chicago in China trip

    Emanuel promotes Chicago in China trip
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in China to promote Chicago business opportunities on a trip paid for by the city's economic development agency. During the two-day trip that wraps up Monday, Emanuel is expected to sign an economic partnership agreement with eight...
  • New airfare search websites

    New airfare search websites
    Developing the "best" airfare search system seems to be the holy grail of the online travel business. At least you'd guess that from the number of "new and improved" search engines announced so frequently. Three of the latest offer some unique features,...
  • JetBlue Goes Premium to Court Frequent LAX, SFO, JFK Business Fliers

    With business travel rebounding, JetBlue Airlways has announced plans to go after the lucrative class of business traveler willing to pay more for comfort -- a move that will help make it even more attractive to passengers in key markets like Los Angeles,...
  • New Online: Visas, Airfare Search

    New Online: Visas, Airfare Search
    You seldom have to wait long for the next online innovation. Here are three recent developments that can make your travel a bit easier or more rewarding. Online Turkish Visa. It's not even June yet, but Turkish Airlines initiated what may become the...
  • How to survive a business trip without sabotaging your health

    Brazen Careerist Do you sometimes feel your health is at the mercy of your hectic jet-setting job? Maybe you're a consultant who wakes up early every Monday to catch that 5:00 a.m. flight. Or you frequently take exhausting cross-country business trips....
  • United's new subscriptions: Good deal or flim-flam?

    United's new subscriptions: Good deal or flim-flam?
    Last week, United launched three new "added benefits for the savvy traveler." But a closer look raises questions about just who benefits the most -- those supposedly savvy flyers or United? Baggage Subscription. Starting at $349 a year, you can "forget...
  • Frequent flyer miles: A close look

    Frequent flyer miles: A close look
    For years, I've proposed four "rules" about frequent flyer miles: -- When used for domestic coach travel -- the most popular use -- frequent flyer credit is worth about 1 cent per mile. -- Frequent flyer credit is worth more for business- and first-...
  • 'Airline loyalty programs should encourage real loyalty.' Really?

    'Airline loyalty programs should encourage real loyalty.' Really?
    A new frequent flyer study from Deloitte and Touche, claiming that airline programs aren't as effective as they could be, has generated a lot of ink and pixels. Set aside the truism that nothing is ever quite "as good as it could be," the conclusions seem...