Articles — Business_Travel(2)

A Checklist for Packing Your Luggage for a Business Trip

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It never fails that when my adult son travels with me, he forgets something. Because of this I always pack an extra tube of toothpaste just knowing that he will show up at my hotel door to see if he could borrow some of mine. Airlines are becoming more restrictive about the weight and number of bags that you can bring with you, so it is important not to over-pack. At the same time, however, you really want to make sure that you have the basics, so you won't have to waste time shopping for necessary items. Perhaps you might...

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Tips for Travelling to Workshops and Conferences

Dr. Linda Hancock Business Business_Travel iStock Travel and Leisure

So often I meet up in elevators as people are hauling their luggage to the hotel desk during a coffee break or stating that they need to miss sessions of their meeting or workshop because they have commitments at home. I always feel badly for them because they are not able to fully focus on or enjoy the event that they are at. Over the years I have probably been at hundreds of conferences and organizational events outside of my city. I have learned a few things that help me to derive full value from my registration fee and time...

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