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  • O'Malley Asia trip was worth the cost

    O'Malley Asia trip was worth the cost
    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. led trade missions to Singapore, China and Israel. His lieutenant governor, Michael S. Steele, went to Ghana, South Africa, Paris, Barbados and Israel. Former Gov. Parris N. Glendening took overseas trips with an aide who...
  • The psychology of travel

    The psychology of travel
    Michael Brein says he created the notion of a "travel psychologist" while earning his psychology doctorate at the University of Hawaii, and it's not hard to believe. I haven't heard of another one. Though Brein acknowledges that his take on the...
  • JFX jammed? Try these alternate routes to downtown

    JFX jammed? Try these alternate routes to downtown
    Attention, Baltimore commuters: The JFX has been reduced to two lanes in each direction. That means, come Monday morning, it's going to be extra-crowded on the expressway. To get to work on time, check out the directions below for alternate routes into...
  • Travel updates for 2012

    Travel updates for 2012
    Think of what follows as a travel tapas buffet — tidbits that just might whet your appetite for more. Here are a dozen pieces of information for the 2012 traveler. 1. You will know how much you'll pay to check your bags when you're flying. The...
  • Great cuisine on the fly

    We understand why you eat at Outback Steakhouses during your business travels. You're tired. It's close to the hotel. You know exactly what you're going to get. But with a little effort, that business trip can be a culinary adventure. Why not find the...
  • One less for the road

    One less for the road
    Last year in this space, dietitian Judy Caplan had a message for business travelers: Eat better. Think ahead so that in airports you're eating healthy snacks, such as fruits and nuts, and decent meals, such as a turkey sandwich on whole-grain bread,...
  • Genders and the road

    Genders and the road
    A few months ago I wrote about "gay business travel" and the fact that it is a substantial enough demographic for the hospitality industry to track it. Little wonder, then, that there also are people mulling "female business travel." Judi Brownell, a...
  • Hotel body language

    Hotel body language
    If it seems hotels have become better, they have. Maybe not the economy motels of the world, but from Holiday Inn on up, hotels seem to be performing better than five years ago. Nowhere is the reason for the ascent clearer than in the efforts of Affinia,...
  • Hold the pillow mint, send up the yoga mat

    Hold the pillow mint, send up the yoga mat
    Room service? I'd like to order a treadmill. Hotel chains are delivering everything from yoga videos to recumbent bicycles to guests who prefer to work out their jet lag, or shape up for that business meeting, in the privacy of their rooms. "Probably...
  • Hot spots lead price leap

    Hot spots lead price leap
    One of the oldest and most comprehensive business travel forecasts predicts that the cost of doing business on the road will rise in 2012, but, in general, modestly. American Express' annual Global Business Travel Global Forecast says airfares and...
  • Four Seasons Baltimore offers luxury, boost for tourism

    Four Seasons Baltimore offers luxury, boost for tourism
    As the Four Seasons Baltimore opened to its first guests Monday, the city's newest waterfront hotel looked forward to many more. Over a dozen couples have booked weddings, companies have set up corporate accounts, and business is strong for year-end...