| Dec 22, 2013
| 7:00 PM
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...
| Apr 29, 2013
On Demand DVD New Releases April 29-May 5: Act Naturally When two estranged step-sisters learn of their father's untimely death on a business trip, they must travel cross-country to claim his remains. Upon arriving at their father's destination, the...
| May 26, 2011
Escaping the 9-to-5 slog to live in Italy, promote a book, or motorcycle through South America might sound like an impossible dream. But with a little planning, luck, and clever negotiation, it just might be possible. We found five people who managed to...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 2:38 PM
The business traveler in your life has it tough.
Too much time in airports. Too many nights in unfamiliar beds. Too much small talk with clients. Too much unhealthy food.
So why not take advantage of the present-giving season to make things better for...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Mobile devices have had a good run lately. First there was news that more wireless devices are being used in the United States than there are people to use them. Then we learned that accessing the Internet by mobile device doubled in 2011. Now we have the...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Technology couldn't be more pervasive. It is always at our fingertips, meeting every need at every moment, providing constant communication. Right?
Judging by how quickly people fire up their phones after the plane lands, not quite.
One of the last...
| May 8, 2012
| 7:05 PM
Name: P-cubed pants
What they are: A line of adventure and business pants from Clothing Arts of North Woodmere, N.Y., that are pickpocket-proof.
How they work: Large pockets with zippers and buttons make unauthorized access difficult, if not...
| Jul 27, 2011
I might owe the Transportation Security Administration an apology.
But first, the background: in June, the International Air Transport Association unveiled its security "checkpoint of the future." In this space I wrote about its alluring, virtually...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 5:42 PM
What was the last memorable meal you had on an airplane?
Struggling for an answer? Me too.
That is why American Airlines' recent announcement that it is working on in-flight meals with two notable chefs, Richard Sandoval and Marcus Samuelsson, seemed so...
| May 10, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Like many great discoveries, the inspiration for Andrew Rundle's study about the relationship between business travel and health was his own life.
Rundle, an associate professor of epidemiology at Columbia University, was in a North Carolina Research...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 1:11 PM
In its recently released look at the travel industry, the American Customer Satisfaction Index probably didn't surprise too many people by announcing that of the 47 industries it examines, airlines finished last, with a score of 65 out of 100 points....