Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

Every week BostonCoach scours the web for the best business travel tips and news of the week. suitcase-friday-finds-239x300In this edition: the best travel apps of 2014, wearable technology and more.

How Wearable Technology Will Change Business Travel– International Meetings Review. According to UK travel company Thomson, wearable technology will be the real technology game-changer in 2015.

Detroit, Montreal land first Boeing Dreamliner Routes– USA TodayDetroit and Montreal became the latest North American airports to land airline service on Boeing’s new-age 787 “Dreamliner.”

10 of the Best New Travel Apps of 2014– Nomadic Matt. Dave Dean from Too Many Adapters provides insight on the best apps to help manage and save on your trip. 

2 Indian Cities Among World’s 7 Worst Cities for Business Travel– Silicon India. Many cities in the world are facing the traffic ingestion problems. Here is the list of 7 worst cities in the world for business travelling as compiled by Rediff.com.

 

 

 

Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

Every week BostonCoach scours the web for the best business travel tips and news of the week. In this edition: a change in airline fees, travelers points and more.

When Everyday at the Airport Feels like Wednesday Before Thanksgiving– Chicago Tribune.  Crowding at large U.S. airports is reaching dire levels as congestion during peak times on regular weekdays nears what is usually seen during the Thanksgiving period. Fridayfinds_luggage-tag-300x300

Airlines Have Finally Found a Fee They Don’t Like– Huffington Post Politics. Airlines are lobbying against a $4.00 increase to a routine fee that airports charge passengers to fund infrastructure upgrades and other improvement projects.

Travelers Can Turn Airline Points Into Purchases at Airports- PYMNTS. United Airlines has a new payment option that uses Apple iPads to give the airline’s loyalty program members the option to pay for food and drinks through flight miles while waiting for their flight.

Why Airfare Keeps Rising Despite Lower Oil Prices– USA Today. U.S. airlines are saving tens of millions of dollars every week because of lower prices for jet fuel. Why are they not sharing the savings with passengers?

Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

Every week BostonCoach scours the web for the best business travel tips and news of the week. In this edition: getting through security Fridayfinds_luggage-tag-300x300faster, the best business hotels and more. 

Construction at Tampa International Airport to Start in December –The Tampa Tribune. The airport will start the first phase of a $2.5 billion plan after Thanksgiving.

TSA Issues Travel Tips for the Holidays– WTNH News. The TSA released various tips to help get you through security a little faster this upcoming holiday season.

11 of the World’s Best Business Hotels– WPTZ Channel 5. These 11 global hotels prove that business travel doesn’t have to be boring.

Business Travel Spend in China to Grow 18% in 2015– Tourism Review. The Global Business Travel Association predicted that in 2014, China’s business travel spending would increase by 15.9% to $262 billion USD. In 2015, this spending is expected to increase by a further 18%.

American Airlines Expands Its Services to Terminal 6 at Los Angles International Airport– Market Watch. American Airlines customers at LAX will enjoy an improved travel experience when the city’s premier airline begins operations in Terminal 6. 

Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

suitcase friday findsEvery week BostonCoach scours the web for the best business travel tips and news of the week. In this edition: common event planning mistakes, how to beat jet lag and more.

How To Save On Business TravelTTR Weekly  A round-up of cost saving methods for business travelers to take advantage of.

Top Business Travel Expenses for 2013CPA Practice Advisor  Curious what other business travelers are spending their money on? How about where they are eating and staying? Check out this report.

How To Ease The Debilitating Effects Of Jet LagThe National  Here is an in-depth look at the harsh effects of jet lag and what you can do to combat them.

 12 Service Providers That Take the Headache Out of Business TravelHuffington Post   Take a look at these suggestions for travel service providers that other travelers are finding helpful.

20 Event Planning Fails Our Guests HateEvent Manager   Mistakes happen, as all event planners know. Here are a few typical mistakes to try and avoid when planning your next event.

Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

fridayfinds_newsEvery week BostonCoach scours the web for the best business travel tips and news of the week. In this edition: top places to travel this year, healthy travel tips and more.

5 Steps to Being an Effective Independent Travel DirectorVirtual-Strategy Magazine  Check out these top tips to being the best.
 Strong Rise In Demand For Premium Air TravelBuying Business Travel   Travelers are increasingly looking for higher quality service- and are willing to pay the price.
Hooked on Healthy TravelHuffington Post   Don’t let a busy travel schedule derail your healthy living efforts.
How To Be The World’s Smartest Traveler–  USA Today   This interview with author Christopher Elliot explains how he manages to beat the system and travel smart.
7 Places You Should Visit in 2014Huffington Post   This round-up of top travel destinations may convince you to add someplace new to your trip list this year.

Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

fridayfinds_laptopEvery week BostonCoach scours the web for the best business travel tips and news of the week. In this edition: hotels move towards the future, the cultural side of business travel and more.

Avoiding Fees When Changing a FlightHuffington Post   Here are a few different ways to book a smart flight that won’t end up costing you if your plans change.

How Millennials Travel for BusinessInternational Meetings Review   This article takes a look at how young business travelers are changing the way the industry thinks.

How to Turn Business Travel Into a Cultural ExperiencePSKF   Technology today makes it easy to learn about and connect to whatever place you are traveling.

The Hotel Of The FutureSuccessful Meetings   Customer service, personalized experience and name brands are only some of the ways hotels are caputuring business in 2014.

Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

suitcase friday findsEvery week BostonCoach scours the web for the best business travel tips and news of the week. In this edition: the best time to book flights, travel packing tips and more.

JetBlue Posts ‘Record’ ProfitsBusiness Travel News   2013 ended strong for JetBlue, after an up and down year for the rest of the airline industry.

8 Business Travel Packing HacksBusiness Insider   Pack like a pro with these top tips for business travelers.

The Top Four Meeting Trends of 2014Successful Meetings   Check out these trends that may help you plan for your most successful events yet.

Biz Travel Managers Trying To Save Money in 2014Travel Pulse   Travel managers claim their number one priority in the coming year is to save money.

Tips From Skyscanner On Best Time To Book Flights In 2014Web In Travel   Here are a few simple rules to determine the most economical time to book flights this year.

Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

fridayfinds_newsEvery week BostonCoach scours the web for the best business travel tips and news of the week. In this edition: the best food on the road, weathering winter travel and more.

Winter Travel Woes: 8 Things To Do Right Now CNN   The last month has proven that winter travel is always a gamble. Here are a few tips to help when winter weather derails your travel plans.

Need Some R&R on Business Trips? – Travel Pulse   Try a few of these top destinations for relaxing in between business meetings on the road.

Starbucks and McDonald’s Popular With Business TravelersLA Times   It turns out more business travelers tend to keep it low-cost when dining on the road, as these fast-food options topped the list.

The Top 10 Mistakes Companies Make with Events Successful Meetings   When planning meetings, roadblocks frequently pop up. Get a proactive start by avoiding these common mistakes.

How to Get Best Food While Travelling?Travelers Today   “Food is one of the most important parts of the journey.”

 

 

 

Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

fridayfinds_laptopEvery week BostonCoach scours the web for the best business travel tips and news of the week. In this edition: mobile hotel check-in, the most common business travel mistakes, and more.

Delayed Flights Top Business Travel ConcernInternational Meetings Review   This survey gives insight into what business travelers are planning for the coming year and what worries they have on their minds.

The Top 10 Business Travel MistakesMain St   A few important tips on making sure your business travel goes smoothly.

How To Manage Your Event Guest List CorrectlyBizCommunity   You’ve planned a big event and have covered every detail. But the way you handle your guest list can make or break the party.

How Was Your Stay? Post ItNew York Times   Travel trends change with the times and these days reviews are everything. Get on board with rating your hotels and sharing the good or the bad news.

Hotels Expand Mobile Check-In OptionsBusiness Travel News   Skip the front desk altogether? It’s a reality in many hotels already and more companies are joining the trend.

Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

Fridayfinds_luggage tagEvery week BostonCoach scours the web for the best business travel tips and news of the week. In this edition: managing business expense reports, staying safe on the road and more.

Tips To Avoid Being A Target While TravelingTravelers Today   Don’t be the vicitim of a crime while on the road. Here are a few ways to stay safe.

Arctic Travel Conditions Tie Up US Planes, TrainsNBC News   The last week’s worth of weather has made travel a nightmare across the country.

Guide To Tourism Etiquette Around The WorldABC News  Do’s and Don’t’s of social etiquette when traveling in foreign countries.

Why Most Recent Airline Policies Don’t Help When Storms HitFox News   Overfilled flights and pilot fatigue rules are causing storm-related delays and cancellations to hit passengers harder than before.

Tips For Expensing Business TravelPC Magazine   Some helpful tips on managing business expense reports on the road.