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January 3, 2013
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  • Predicting 2013's trends for passengers
    In 2013, travelers can expect more planes that offer Wi-Fi, streaming content, tablets and other high-tech perks, Scott McCartney writes. Security lines might move a little more quickly as the Transportation Security Administration expands its PreCheck program. Other expected changes include additional ancillary fees and seats with more legroom. The Wall Street Journal (12/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
The Smarter Traveler 
  • Staying productive even when business travel takes you off course
    Return from your next business trip with your work all caught up and your fitness regimen on track. All it takes is a little planning and willpower. "Instead of ending up with a pile of work waiting for you when you get back, check out these productivity tips... on how to keep everything from your workouts to your inbox in check," Prasad Thammineni writes. Small Business Trends (12/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • Set yourself up for smooth business travel
    Life can be hectic if you're constantly on the road, but there are ways to make the experience more enjoyable, writes Ido Leffler. Be polite to everyone you meet while traveling, and reserve some time to explore, he advises. "Even on the most frantic of trips, try to take 60 minutes to check out the city," he writes. "Suck it up and get up early if you have to." Inc. online (free registration) (12/24) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Refuel and Refresh 
  • How hotels are pampering the weary, jet-lagged traveler
    Luxury hotels are appealing to travelers dealing with jet lag. At the InterContinental London Park Lane, the spa offers a flotation bed, which wraps guests in a foil blanket. The DeepSleep Package at the SwissĂ´tel Berlin offers a mix of light therapy, aromatherapy, dietary supplements and more to help guests achieve satisfying rest. HotelChatter (12/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • Newark Liberty in N.J. takes top honors as healthiest airport
    According to the 2012 Airport Food Review conducted by dietitians with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Newark Liberty International tops the list for the healthiest airport in the nation. Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport was ranked second, and Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport came in third. WWJ-TV/WWJ-AM (Detroit) (1/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Spotlight on Meetings and Events from MPI 
  • Can Technology Make You Happy?
    The same advances in computers and telecommunications that have brought about tremendous gains in productivity have also made the work lives of professionals a misery. Think about all the e-mails sitting in your inbox and the text messages on your phone. But what if, instead of creating stress, technology made people enjoy life more? Read more at the MPI site. LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words."
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Austrian medical doctor and psychotherapist

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