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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...
  • 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,...
  • More for Your Money: The quest for transparent airline fees

    More for Your Money: The quest for transparent airline fees
    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...
  • Signs of health returning

    Signs of health returning
    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...
  • 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...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: A step-by-step guide to the South Bay

    Southern California Close-Ups: A step-by-step guide to the South Bay
    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...
  • Aviation security hassles, weaknesses persist

    Aviation security hassles, weaknesses persist
    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 thatĀ there stillĀ ...
  • Our daily 9/11 reminder

    Our daily 9/11 reminder
    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...
  • 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...