Later this month (April 20-26), the International Association of Administrative Professionals honors those who make offices work – secretaries, administrative assistants and those in various support roles in U.S. and Canada businesses. IAAP’s Administrative Professionals Week turns 62 this year, and happens on the heels of its 2013 Benchmaking Survey, which shows that office and […]
A trio of Florida destinations top the list of U.S. cities where travelers incur the lowest tax burden. Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers and West Palm Beach levy the lowest general sales and discriminatory travel taxes, followed by Detroit, Mich., and Portland, Ore. According to the GBTA Foundation, the cities taxing travelers the most are, in […]
Now is a good time to apply for a passport. The State Department is predicting no delays this year, crediting the new passport law, the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), for a decision to hire more employees and add passport agencies in Dallas, Detroit and Minneapolis to handle special requests. The final rule for the […]
Whittle your load, or prepare to pay a fine. Airlines are starting to charge travelers who check more than one bag.
Planners, listen up. Hotels are looking at sluggish growth rates, given diminished demand in a market with increasing supply. But, they won’t be relinquishing the seller’s market mantle or lowering room rates anytime soon.
Attendees traveling to Mexico, Canada, Bermuda or the Caribbean will needs forms of ID to re-enter the U.S. under the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.
Road warriors of the future may be a lot healthier, thanks to hotels giving trans fats the boot.
All passengers traveling by air must have a passport to enter or re-enter the United States. The new regulations went into effect on Jan. 8, 2007.
The National Foreign Trade Council estimates the United States has lost $31 billion in international business between 2002 and 2004 due to tightened entry regulations that went into effect post-9/11. Bloomberg News predicts new U.S. visa requirements will mean even bigger losses as companies abroad choose to meet in countries that are easier to enter. […]
OK, you have a bit more time to get your passport if you’re traveling by air between the U.S. and Canada, Mexico or Bermuda. The official deadline was moved back to Jan. 23, 2007 (originally set for Jan. 1, then moved to Jan. 8).