| Jun 19, 2011
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:26 PM
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,...
| Jul 10, 2011
If you think flying is tedious, try figuring out what your flight will cost. Fees for bags and optional services, such as seat selection, extra legroom, Internet access, onboard entertainment and other choices can plump up airfares by $100 or more. And...
| Jul 13, 2011
By most indications, business travel is becoming healthy once more.
Among the most telling signs come from the TravelClick North American Hospitality Review, which tracks hotel reservation and group sales data. The report tracks business travel through...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 12:41 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2011
We'll call the movie "Three Beaches and an Airport." It'll star Hugh Grant as a buttoned-up business traveler who is separated from his job, money and luggage at LAX, then befriended by a team of wise-cracking Olympic volleyballers who introduce him to...
| Sep 6, 2011
Major vulnerabilities persist in the decade since air travelers sacrificed convenience and privacy for the promise of heightened security in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, and the message from the government and security watchdogs is that there still ...
| Sep 8, 2011
Hyperbole has a way of taking root and sticking around, but 10 years on, it's inarguable that Sept. 11, 2001, was indeed "a day that changed everything," at least on these shores. On that Tuesday morning, the United States was forced to look at itself...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 12:47 PM
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...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 1:26 PM
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,...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 11:12 AM
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.