Monthly Archives: April 2016

Hello from Guangzhou, China –

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I’m writing you today from Guangzhou, China as I am on my last day of a short 6 day business trip to attend the annual Canton Trade Fair in Guangzhou. The Canton Fair takes place twice a year and is the largest trade export fair in the world. Manufacturers from China and southeast Asia come […]

You may soon be required to have a visa to enter Europe –

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In a major step backwards the hot shots of the European Union (EU) are threatening to require American travelers who are traveling to Europe to have a VISA. Currently the U.S. has a reciprocity agreement with the EU that allows EU citizens to enter the U.S. without a visa. The EU in turn allows Americans […]

Is Airline seat width considered “cruel and unusual punishment” by U.S. constitution? –

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Last week Republicans and the Airline lobby defeated an amendment in the U.S. Senate that would have set a minimum size for airline seats. The airlines continue to make airline seats smaller and smaller to fit more and more people in their planes. It is painful today to sit in many coach airline seats. The […]

Hello from Lake Tahoe –

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I am writing you this week from one of the most beautiful places on earth, Lake Tahoe, California (this place is almost as pretty as Pawnee City, Nebraska). I am here attending a meeting of BCD Travel. Executive Travel is part of an exclusive group of travel management companies who are an affiliate of BCD […]