Travel

4 products to help you beat jet lag

March 22, 2013 Categorized in: Travel

On business trips, you and your boss need to hit the ground running, but jet lag can slow you down. Here are four products that can help you arrive refreshed and ready to roll.

4 tips to help travelers beat bed bugs

February 20, 2013 Categorized in: Travel

There are a lot of worries that come with life on the road and one of the most common today is the fear of bringing home bed bugs, says Forbes contributor and frequent traveler Katie Kelly Bell. Getting rid of a bed bug infestation can cost hundreds of dollars, but bed bug elimi­­nation professionals ThermaPro have advice for keeping them out in the first place.

Power secrets of frequent travelers

January 29, 2013 Categorized in: Travel

When the electricity goes out or gets scarce, frequent business travelers like your boss know all the top tricks to power up, discovered freelance journalist Jane L. Levere.

Power tools of frequent travelers

January 1, 2013 Categorized in: Travel

Business travel can be tough, but it’s a lot easier when you pack the right accessories for the journey. Find all the tools, tricks and apps to keep life running on the road.
No matter how much effort you put into creating a travel plan for your boss, something can go wrong at the last minute. Julie Perrine, All Things Admin, has five possible solutions for sticky travel situations.

Boost productivity with a smartphone

May 25, 2012 Categorized in: OrganizingTravel

Does a smartphone make your job more productive and efficient? Is it worth making the switch from a “dumb” phone? The jury is nearly unanimous. Here’s what administrative professionals say:

Tools to help travel warriors

December 19, 2011 Categorized in: Travel

Turlytag.com: Lessen the dread of lost baggage by signing up for this service. Boomerangit.com: Like TurlyTag, this service helps retrieve lost bags via labels. TripIt.com: Admins can keep track of everyone’s travel schedules by forwarding confirmation emails to plans@tripit.com. Autoslash.com: It hunts down the best rental-car deal for your trip.

Check it out before check-in

November 14, 2011 Categorized in: Travel

Travel season is upon us. Make easy work of choosing the right hotel and what’s nearby with these online tools:

2 tools for business travelers

August 30, 2011 Categorized in: InternetTravel

Two nifty tools: one that helps business travelers get more done, and one that helps executives get more done by avoiding travel.

Avoiding the trap of airline fees

February 21, 2011 Categorized in: Travel

These days, you can be slapped with charges for everything from checked luggage to being on the standby list—services that used to be free. In 2009 alone, airlines collected $7.8 billion in fees. Advice for avoiding airline fees:

Escape paying for checked bags

January 19, 2011 Categorized in: Travel

These days, tacked-on fees for airline travel can cost more than the actual ticket. But with planning, it’s possible to escape paying for checked bags. Here are a few strategies to consider.
Become an effective networker even if you’re an introvert, writes Devora Zack, author of Networking for People Who Hate Networking … Know when to use—and when to skip—skycaps while traveling … Track your personal spending with two free online tools … Give your “audience”—the people around you—a new, great story.

Coming soon: a smooth street view

September 29, 2010 Categorized in: InternetTravel

Microsoft is working on a new technology, dubbed Street Slide. And from the looks of the demo, it would revolutionize online maps. The new technology allows users to “slide” along a street—rather than jump from snapshot to snapshot, as in Google Street View.