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  • Airline food: Hot or not?

    Airline food: Hot or not?
    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...
  • Healthy travel habits

    Healthy travel habits
    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...
  • The toughest airline critics

    The toughest airline critics
    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....
  • Free Wi-Fi can cost you

    Free Wi-Fi can cost you
    After oxygen, your wallet and cell phone, nothing is more vital to the business traveler than wireless Internet. It is our connection to work, home, fantasy sports teams and shopping. On the hotel, cafe or convention center networks, we flip through our...
  • Shrek and other DreamWorks characters coming to Gaylord hotels

    Shrek and other DreamWorks characters coming to Gaylord hotels
    Shrek and his pals are about to make themselves at home in one of Central Florida's biggest hotels. Gaylord Entertainment announced a deal Wednesday with DreamWorks Animation to bring the studio's characters to Gaylord hotels across the country,...
  • Southwest CEO sees growth, opportunity at BWI

    Southwest CEO sees growth, opportunity at BWI
    Now that Southwest Airlines has completed its $1 billion purchase of AirTran Holdings, executives have launched the longer-term process of merging the two brands, retraining employees, rolling out larger aircraft, giving makeovers to AirTran planes and...
  • Defense: Rana was victim of a con man

    Tahawwur Rana was the victim of a cunning con man who used him to ease his travel abroad as he worked with terrorists on planning the deadly 2008 attack in Mumbai. "Nothing is simple when it comes to David Headley," Rana's attorney, Patrick Blegen,...
  • How to weather vacation season

    How to weather vacation season
    Business travel slows during summer, but it doesn't disappear. It also carries its own unique set of challenges. Chris McGinnis, a travel consultant who writes and blogs for several outlets, including for the Best Western hotel chain as its business...
  • Travel agents, fewer in number, say business on uptick

    Travel agents, fewer in number, say business on uptick
    Whether they're planning to travel to Italy, Tibet or Argentina, Larry and Bonnie Ohler call Lynda Maxwell first. Maxwell, the owner of Destinations Inc. travel agency, has been helping the Ellicott City couple plan vacations for years — booking...
  • Laughs in translation in David Henry Hwang's shrewd new 'Chinglish'

    At the moment in David Henry Hwang's "Chinglish" when Sino-American business relations develop to the point a Chinese buyer and a U.S. seller find themselves in bed together, you get a sudden flashback to "M. Butterfly." That brilliant 23-year-old drama,...
  • Top-flight Singapore

    Top-flight Singapore
    A hotel executive recently told me that flying Singapore Airlines is so pleasant, losing a bag became a positive experience. Airline staff apologized profusely, delivered the bag within a few hours and gave him a free flight. It made him want Singapore...