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January 24, 2013
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  • Hotels take steps to protect guests from flu
    The Newport Harbor Group of Rhode Island is taking preventive measures to protect staff and guests from the flu at its locations. Joe McInerney, president and CEO of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, said many hotels are being proactive and there haven't been any major issues. Hotel Interactive (1/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • FAA group launches study of personal electronic devices
    A Federal Aviation Administration group has started a six-month-long study of personal electronic devices, this feature says. The group is examining the FAA's in-flight ban on use of the devices. "The group's goal is to help operators decide if they can allow more widespread use of electronic devices in today's aircraft and make sure tomorrow's aircraft designs are protected from interference," the FAA said in a statement. Air Transport World (1/21) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
How Much Do You Really Need to Make? The Answer May Shock You
Rather than focus on what you can afford to pull out of the business to cover your living expenses, you need to focus on how much you need to earn at your business in order to afford the lifestyle you want to have. This is where the Personal Earnings Goal, or PEG, comes into play. Learn how to calculate your PEG and find out how much you really need to make.

The Smarter Traveler 
 
  • Smart strategies for spending credit card rewards
    If you've racked up a lot of rewards on your credit cards, using them for travel can be a smart decision, Melanie Pinola writes. "It is also, however, often very frustrating and complicated to try to take advantage of, thanks to eligibility restrictions, expiration dates, and limited award seats on airlines," she writes. Depending on the situation, it might also be wise to use your rewards to get gift cards or cash back. Lifehacker (1/17) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
The ROI of Privacy with TRUSTe Solutions
Investment in a Data Privacy Management Platform can deliver significant, positive financial returns for corporate bottom lines. The "Total Economic Impact (TEI) of TRUSTe" Study explains how Forrester Analysts calculated a 151% ROI for TRUSTe customers. Download the study now.

Refuel and Refresh 
  • Air France adds meals for business fliers on long-haul flights
    Starting 1 Feb., Air France will debut six new in-flight meals by Michelin-starred Chef Michel Roth on all business-class long-haul trips from Paris. The dishes "include veal simmered with verbena and vegetable fricassee, and glazed duckling with rare peppercorns and citrus honey, caramelized mango and pineapple, and vegetable batonnets," this feature says. Frequent Business Traveler (1/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • Order an ale -- and artwork -- as you fly
    During February, first-class fliers on Virgin Atlantic Airways will be able to purchase artwork as they travel between New York and London. Travelers will also be able to buy British artist Ben Eine's works in the carrier's clubhouses at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey and Heathrow Airport in London. USA Today (1/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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Spotlight on Meetings and Events from MPI 
  • Best Travel Brands Using Social Media
     
    SkiftSocial allows you to know which companies have it together when it comes to social media and can help you identify industry trends. Read more at the MPI site. LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Travel Pulse 
  • Would you use "extended-stay suites" to take a nap at an airport during a long layover?
    I'd give them a try  68.07%
    No thanks  27.10%
    I already use them  4.83%
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--Kahlil Gibran,
Lebanese-American artist, poet and writer

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