New hotel for businesses travelers close to AirTrain JFK

A neighborhood once plagued by empty storefronts and rundown 99 cent stores scored a major coup in its bid to rebrand itself as a thriving community of shops, restaurants and hotels. A 210-room hotel, geared toward business ….

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In-flight VoIP call gets Delta Air Lines passenger escorted off plane

New technology and an old debate over whether to allow air travelers to make cell phone calls on flights prompted some mid-air tension on a recent Delta Air Lines flight. It ended with Talmon Marco — the founder and CEO ….

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Virgin Atlantic announces cellphone calls from the cabin

The phrase “Can you hear me now” has entered the jet age. Passengers on certain Virgin Atlantic flights are now able to use their cellphones to make and receive phone calls at 35,000 feet, the airline announced Tuesday. The ….

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Business travel settles as US economy lifts

A slight upturn in the United States economy, instability in Europe and slowing growth rates in key markets has weakened the demand for business travel. According to the 2012 American Express/CFO Research Global Business ….

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How to survive your next business trip

We just returned from a week-long buying trip to London. After catching up on some lost sleep, I can already feel the onset of a scratchy throat and achy joints. This always happens. A busy schedule, plus changes in environment ….

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China’s business travel set to soar

The “sleeping giant” is on the move like never before. Chinese business travel, fuelled over the last decade by explosive economic growth, is indicative of the country’s mounting influence on the global marketplace. ….

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Hotels upgrade beauty products

Since she’s been hopscotching hotels across the country for the last six years, touring as the violinist for the Brooklyn-based band Ra Ra Riot, Rebecca Zeller has had ample opportunity to inspect in-room skin care amenities. ….

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