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4 Ways Your US Passport Protects Your Identity

By | Dec 25, 2016 at 10:30 am

The first US passports ever used were issued before America even became a country; an official delegation led by Benjamin Franklin carried them on a mission to France. The documents were neither the books nor the cards we use today, but rather single sheets…

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CultureCloud Helps You Avoid Tourist Traps When Traveling

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 8:21 am

Being a tourist sucks. While traveling the world is one of the most rewarding experiences you can enjoy, feeling the judgmental eyes of locals is enough to send you home early. Whether it’s because your camera is too big, or because your Chicago Bulls…

Entrepreneur

5 Important Travel Tips For Entrepreneurs

By | May 5, 2016 at 6:00 pm

As an entrepreneur, travel is a big part of your life. But as entrepreneurs know, wasting time and money on it is not an option. Efficiency and effectiveness are what should always be your top priority in order to succeed. The same applies for…

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Keep the Costs Down When Traveling for Your Startup

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Most startups are actively looking for ways to cut unnecessary costs. One of the best ways to ensure that you have more cash on hand to spend on other critical areas is to cut back on travel expenses. Saving money while traveling is not…

Tips & How To’s

8 Packing Tips for the Business Traveler

By | Nov 18, 2015 at 10:00 am

Are you planning on booking your next business trip? Before you do, you need to give a little more attention to your packing style to help you maximize the space in your luggage. Here are a few packing tips to help you pack better…

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How to Stay Connected on Your Next Business Trip

By | Jan 21, 2015 at 2:31 pm

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by XFINITY.  Entrepreneurs are constantly on the go. Traveling is sometimes a big part of the job, which means trying to stay productive wherever. You see it all the time; people rushing to turn their smartphones on as soon as…

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Golfers: CaddyX Your Clubs Next Trip and Avoid Airline Woes

By | Nov 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Speaking from my personal experiences here, there are two different kinds of people that are always waiting at the oversize baggage claim in the San Diego airport. The first group is the parents who checked their child’s car seat or stroller. The second group…

Android

Tim Hines of Business Traveler Social: Find a Technical Cofounder!

By | Aug 6, 2013 at 8:54 am

I’m an “idea man.” I’m really good at brainstorming remarkable, new thoughts into this world (a TV show about narwhal fairy princesses!). The problem, however, lies in the fact that I’m utterly inept when it comes to actually making these ideas a reality. Paul…

Business

CouchSurfing International Raises $7.6M and Becomes a B Corp

By | Sep 12, 2011 at 1:00 pm

CouchSurfing International, which connects travelers with a place to crash, raised $7.6M in a funding and abruptly switched from non-profit to corporate status. The funding, which came from Benchmark Capital and Omidyar Network, will be used to hire programmers at competitive rates and thus…

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Former Tech Cocktail-Showcased Startups, Gtrot.com and Local Offer Network, Partner to Bring Local Deals to Travelers

By | May 6, 2011 at 11:15 am

We are always proud to hear good news from startups that we’ve previously showcased at our events, and yesterday’s announcement that social travel site Gtrot is partnering with Local Offer Network to bring daily and local deals to travel brought cheers from all of us…

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Inflight Internet Provider Aircell Set to Expand with $35 Million Investment

By | Feb 7, 2011 at 2:58 pm

Great news for business travelers!  Aircell, the leading provider of inflight wi-fi, just secured $35 million in funding to expand service on commercial and private flights. Aircell’s broadband network is currently installed on all AirTran Airways, Virgin America and mainline Delta Air Lines flights…