Monthly Archives: April 2018

Hello from Guangzhou, China –

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I’m writing you today from Guangzhou, China as I am on a short three-day visit to the 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 here to display their goods to buyers from […]

Here are 8 things you need to know about getting bumped by an airline –

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We will soon be entering the busy summer travel season and I thought it would be a good time to explain the process of being denied boarding (bumped from a flight). Most people don’t know the rules and protections they have if a flight is oversold. Below are 8 things you need to know what […]

Hello from Cancun, Mexico –

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I am writing you this week from the Ritz-Carlton Resort in sunny Cancun, Mexico. When I tell people I am going to Cancún for a business meeting they usually laugh and say “sure you are”. But this time it’s true! The weather in Cancun is a hot 85 degrees and sunny. You can never go […]

New business travel study says average per diem is now $325/day –

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The average daily cost for meals, car rentals and hotels for business travel in the U.S. rose to $325 per day according to the recently released 2018 Corporate Travel Index compiled by Business Travel News. The most expensive city is no surprise to many as New York City, which has the highest priced city per […]