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Grab The Good Will Airlines Are Giving Up

PRIVILEGED POSITION: CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg, who gave a keynote speech at the 2013 International LCT Show, posted a recent article on how the consolidated airlines are cheapskating on perks and mileage rewards. Frequent

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Luxury Rebound, But Frugal Biz Travelers

CHAUFFEURED TRENDS: Two recent Wall Street Journal stories point to wider indicators for the chauffeured transportation,in an economy sending mixed signals. A Feb. 13 article, “What Recession? Americans Regain A Craving For Luxury,” (actual article requires

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Obama's Hometown Has Highest Traveler Taxes

CHICAGO CLIP n' HIT JOB: President Obama's hometown of Chicago, where he earned and learned his political stripes, charges the most taxes to travelers among the top 50 U.S. destinations, according to a recent study by the

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Younger Gens To Spur Biz Travel In 2012

NOT FO YO GRANNY: A Deloitte survey shows that Millennials and Gen Xers (any adults now ages 46 and younger) will be hitting the business travel road more often, driving demand for hotel rooms, transportation, and hospitality

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Luxury Travel Spending Rises Amid Econ Gloom

GOOD NEWS: At LCT, we've been noticing this year that the latest recession scare talk and fiscal dramas do not seem to be spooking the limo industry into a contraction as did the meltdown and recession of 2008-2009.

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The Best Countries For Business

As the U.S. economy struggles to regain its footing, operators would be wise to expand their global reach. See what markets are the best for business. On this year’s list, Forbes has ranked Canada No. 1 out

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Promoting Biz Travel To Your Advantage

MULTIPLIER EFFECT: We hear a lot about this concept in connection with President Obama's failed economic stimulus program, but the principle actually works in the private sector market of business travel. The latest figures show for

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Biz Travel A Bright Spot In Jobless Recovery

NO CREDIT TO BIZ TRAVEL BADMOUTHER PRESIDENT OBAMA: At least something seems to be going right amid the jobs-n-stagnation malaise we last saw in the heyday of Studio 54. Latest projections show 2012 business travel spending worldwide is likely

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A Remedy For Panicky Clients

SPOOKED ECONOMY: The money jitters are spreading again throughout the business world, with some companies wondering if they should clamp down on business travel. If you have corporate/company clients talking about cutbacks, here's a way for them to accurately

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One Of The Worst Limo Airports In the U.S.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION DRAMA: San Francisco is one of the most desirable and scenic cities in the world, and its airport terminals stand out for their 21st Century amenities, internal design and traveler conveniences. But the San Francisco

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Biz Travel Slows For Now But Likely To Keep Growing

A BLIP, A BUMP, OR AN ICEBERG AHEAD? Where business travel goes, so follows chauffeured transportation, which relies heavily on airport/hotel related corporate travel runs and convention-related business. The latest figures show short-term slowdown but continued long

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Airport Transfers For…Pets?

If you don’t mind the clientele and potential hassles (and clean-up) involved, or if you just need to work to fill in slow days during the week, it may be worth calling a couple of pet hotels in your area to see if they could use a transportation provider for their furry guests.