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American Airlines American Way Road Warrior Search

American Airlines is hosting the 6th Annual American Way Road Warrior Search between now and August 31, 2007. Prizes include everything from a feature on the cover of the January 15, 2008 American Way magazine to… “Our readers look forward to sharing their travel stories with us every year,” said Sherri Burns, editor of American Way. “We know some will […]


Wordstock in Portland, Oregon

Wordstock is a book festival held in Portland, Oregon each year in November. It is one of the largest literary events on the West Coast, and well worth a visit if you’re in the area at the time. This year, Wordstock will be held from November 9th to the 11th. The festival “welcomes poets, novelists and journalists of all genres […]


Detroit 3 Days in the D Festival

Detroit is the place to be for Labor Day weekend this year (in Michigan anyway) with the 3 Days in the D festival being held from the Detroit River to Pontiac. The festival promises to offer non-stop jazz, great food, car racing and more. The three big events will be the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix; the Detroit International Jazz […]


The Expatriate Checklist – Good Information for Your Expat Agreement

If you’re planning on moving abroad for work, you will be interested to know Research and Markets has added The Expat Checklist to their list of offerings. The Expat Checklist is a “practical and simple guide to items that should be considered in an expatriate agreement, including hints on developing a successful expatriate agreement.” VERY important when you’re considering working […]


Norhtwest Airlines Flight Cancellations

Northwest Airlines had canceled 189 additional flights today through 5:00 pm. That brings them up to a staggering 500 flights since Friday. That’s a lot of stranded passengers. Detroit alone was subject to 45 cancelled flights, which is the most of any U.S. city, according to Flightstats.com. Northwest spokesman Roman Blahoski blamed Northwest pilots. Gee, I don’t think the way […]


GetThere2Go Mobile Travel Bookings

GetThere has announced a new offering, GetThere2Go, which will give business travelers the ability to book and manage trips from anywhere using their hand-held devices. GetThere2go replicates a corporation‘s corporate travel site on any Web-enabled mobile device, allowing employees to book flights, add an extra hotel night, or rent a car while in compliance with corporate policy guidelines. Pretty cool […]


Loews Regency Business Center Installs Powermat Technology

The Loews Regency Hotel in New York will be the first hotel to install Powermat technology in its business center. I know what you’re thinking. What the hell is Powermat technology and what do I care? Well, Powermat technology is “an innovative new method for transmitting wireless electrical power.” That means it provides cordless electrical power to electronic devices, including […]


Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 Auction

Singapore Airlines will be the first airline to showcase the new Airbus A380 on a flight from Singapore to Sydney, Australia. The airline is offering a seat auction including all 555 seats on the inaugural flight and the proceeds will go to charities including Doctors without Borders, Singapore Community Chest and Sydney Children’s Hospital. Passengers will receive a personalized ceremonial […]


Does Your Company Have a Travel Security Policy?

Control Risks, a company in the business of risk consultancy, recently determined that 80% of U.S. business travelers think their company is obligated to ensure their safety while traveling abroad on business. I wholeheartedly agree. Unfortunately, 46% say they have no clear travel security policy at their firm. That doesn’t sound promising. According to the survey, 52% of U.S. business […]