2013 continues to be a year of change for the business travelers and the airlines, with everything from government funding to in-flight electronics rules in flux. To help understand the implications of 2013 airline industry trends on business travelers, About.com Business Travel Guide David A. Kelly interviewed Mark Murphy, a 20-year travel media industry veteran, for the latest on business travel airline trends for 2013.
Make sure you're doing the right thing when you travel in a foreign country--make sure you have good global business etiquette.
If you're a business traveler about to head off on an international trip, you know you need to have the currency, power converters, and learn the time zone. But do you also realize that you have to understand the culture? If not, you might be in for some uncomfortable situations as well as the potential for a bad business meeting.
To help business travelers avoid potential cultural gap problems I recently interviewed Gayle Cotton, author of the bestselling book, Say Anything to Anyone, Anywhere: 5 Keys To Successful Cross-Cultural Communication. Read the full interview to learn how to avoid cultural mistakes as well as Ms. Cotton's tips for successfully cross-cultural communication.
Heading south soon? Read Emily Saladino's full review of the W New Orleans, a stylish option for business travelers in the center of one of New Orlean's most desirable areas.
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