Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Regulating size of airline seats gaining support

In the current atmosphere of amped-up scrutiny of the U.S. airline industry, lawmakers have begun taking a more favorable view of regulating aircraft seat sizes and seating configurations. Now, advocates say, a recent federal appeals court ruling could serve to further galvanize Congress’ newfound support for such regulations.

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On point: High-end flyers reap benefits of airline loyalty programs

In general, airline loyalty programs continue to erode in value as time passes. But the past year has brought some happy developments for high-end corporate travelers.

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Roundup: Airline staff members’ tips for beating jet lag

Jet lag can be the bane of any frequent flyer’s travel experience. Waking up sprightly and raring to go in the middle of the night or feeling yourself beginning to drift off during that all-important mid-day meeting – being in a new time zone your body is not accustomed to can have significant repercussions if not managed […]

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Five Take-Charge Tactics to Make Business Travel Work for You

As the founder of the largest small-group adventure travel company in the world with offices in 23 countries and employees around the globe, I have to cover a lot of ground to manage my company each year. I’ve climbed Kilimanjaro, spent New Year’s at the South Pole, and I clock thousands of hours a year […]

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Do Travelers Really Need a Travel Rewards Card?

Your itinerary could well determine your rewards. You often hear of travel hackers earning first-class flights, and reposing in four-star hotels, by strategically employing a host of travel reward signup bonuses and limited-time offers. You may also yearn to be as crafty.

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