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Risky business | The Economist

International SOS is the biggest player in a fast-growing industry AT THE centre of a large office in west London sits a raised circular platform with several seats. Screens in front carry international news superimposed on a huge atlas. From here rescue missions are co-ordinated by International SOS (ISOS), the …

New Year’s resolutions for business travelers

For some business travelers, the start of a new year offers an opportunity to take stock of ways to improve travel habits. Here are some ideas for resolutions from and for business travelers in 2016. ___   MAKE TIME FOR FUN   Kat Cohen, a university admissions counselor and founder …

On the road again | The Economist

Companies are spending more on sending their staff out to win deals FOR well over a century, people have predicted that technology will make business travel obsolete. In 1889 Jules Verne imagined that the “phonotelephote”, or “the transmission of images by means of sensitive mirrors connected by wires,” would replace …

Five reasons to consider a serviced apartment on your next business trip | Road Warrior Voices

Serviced apartments are growing in popularity abroad, especially for business travel. Here’s why. Marriott’s opening of 108 serviced apartments in Africa this week provides yet more proof that serviced apartments are a growing trend in the hospitality industry. In fact, one report in Real Estate Gazette claims the serviced apartment sector …

2016 will be the most expensive year for business travel accommodations in a decade | Road Warrior Voices

Will your employer downgrade your hotel in 2016 to save some cash? Business travel accommodations are generally negotiated between corporate travel managers hotel chains long before employees ever learn they are headed to say that conference in the second fiscal quarter. With all of this back-and-forth happening well before business travel …