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5 Ways to Save Money on Business Travel

5 Ways to Save Money on Business Travel

Being an entrepreneur requires travel either for marketing or research purposes. Whatever your reasons, you don’t have to spend sky-high rates. Here are some tips to save money when travelling: 1. Save on travel expenses Plan the trip in advance so that you’ll have time to search for the best rates of hotel and airfare. You can also try to check peak season of the country that you are visiting ...

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Google Street View invades Mongolia’s famed Naadam Festival

Google Street View invades Mongolia’s famed Naadam Festival

By Nila Sweeney, for CNN | After going underwater, climbing mountains and riding atop trains, Google Street View this month chalked up another achievement. Its first festival. Not just any festival, but Naadam — rugged Mongolia’s annual display of horsemanship, marksmanship and muscle. And CNN got to tag along for the ride. Held each summer in Ulaanbaatar (this year July 11-13), Naadam is also known as the Three Games of Men. It ...

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Not for the Faint-hearted, Crypt Hotel Opens

Not for the Faint-hearted, Crypt Hotel Opens

By Maureen O’Hare, CNN | Here’s one for the bucket list, although for some it might be too close to the bucket for comfort. A hotel in Maine is lifting the shroud on a ghastly new attraction: a crypt room whose last occupant was a Catholic priest whose earthly remains lay there for more than 100 years. The underground tomb is attached to newly opened boutique hotel Inn at the Agora, ...

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Iceland debuts world’s largest man-made ice cave

Iceland debuts world’s largest man-made ice cave

(CNN) Several years ago, a team of Icelandic entrepreneurs dreamed of tourists not just exploring the surface of Iceland’s glaciers, but actually getting inside of one. Four years and $2.5 million later, Iceland’s first man-made ice cave has opened to visitors. Located in the western part of Langjokull (Long Glacier), and 1,260 meters above sea level, the ice cave stretches deep underground giving visitors the chance to see ice that’s been ...

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‘Cheaters’ beware: Adult Dating Site Ashley Madison Hacked!

‘Cheaters’ beware: Adult Dating Site Ashley Madison Hacked!

by Homerun Nievera, Negosentro.com | Your secret is out! Well, at least it’s still a “I hope not” situation as alleged the hackers, calling themselves the “Impact Team,” have not yet exposed personal information of the 37 million members across 46 coutries of Ashley Madison. The hackers have demanded that the site go offline, or else the nude photos, undisclosed sexual fantasies, fetishes and other personal information posted under the company’s ...

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5 travel spots for the corporate millennials, and the curious

5 travel spots for the corporate millennials, and the curious

Millennials may not have much money to spend now, but they grew up during the economic boom of 1990s. Many have already visited popular international destinations like Paris and Rome. They want to travel to “off the beaten path” locations that stoke their curiosity, and are light on their budget. Taipei (ranked #1 here) is increasingly appearing on many radars, along with other Asian cities Seoul, Macau and Manila, according ...

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5 Phones with Long Battery Life You’d Love to Bring When Traveling

5 Phones with Long Battery Life You’d Love to Bring When Traveling

by Jessica Dolcourt  | via CNET | The last thing you want is for your phone to run out of juice when you need it most. Usually, a handset lasts a full work day with moderate use. But if you use them heavily, you’ll find you need to recharge it more often. Batteries also lose steam over time, running down faster the longer you’ve owned it. The specter of losing battery — ...

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New ‘Steve Jobs’ trailer shows why he is Apple

New ‘Steve Jobs’ trailer shows why he is Apple

by Rich Trenholm | A new biopic about the Apple co-founder seeks to answer that question posed by Steve Wozniak (Seth Rogen). The latest extended trailer shows us Michael Fassbender playing the Apple co-founder at different times in his often troubled life. The forthcoming movie is the second to explore the life and character of the man who co-founded Apple in 1976 and built it into the biggest brand in the world. ...

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The Travel Paradigm Shift: From Social to Mobile

The Travel Paradigm Shift: From Social to Mobile

By Frederic Gonzalo | Do you have a trip or special holiday planned for 2013? The process of choosing a vacation or booking a business trip isn’t what it used to be. Thanks to the explosion of social media and the rising use of mobile devices worldwide, travel today is a very different experience for many businesses and travelers. The Travel Paradigm Shift It’s hard to believe that up until ...

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Netflix to be Available in Marriott Hotel Rooms

Netflix to be Available in Marriott Hotel Rooms

by Chelsea Dulaney, via WSJ | You can strike your hotel room from the dwindling list of places you can’t stream Netflix. The online streaming service unveiled a partnership with Marriott Hotels on Wednesday to bring its TV shows and movies to the chain’s more than 300 hotels in the U.S., effectively ending any chance that guests will ever leave their rooms. The partnership means Marriott guests will be able to ...

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How to Make the Most of those Boring Business Trips

How to Make the Most of those Boring Business Trips

by Dick Darlington | Fed up of travelling all the time for business? Your next business trip needn’t be all work, work, work! Our resident business travel expert Dick Darlington shares some ideas that can transform a standard work trip into a more rewarding break than your typical 9-to-5. 1. Stay the weekend If your work takes you on an overseas business trip, then make the most of it and ...

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The Easiest Way to Get That Awesome Paris Vacation

The Easiest Way to Get That Awesome Paris Vacation

by Julianne Mercer, Negosentro.com | Paris is a very popular destination, in 2013 the city had 32.3 million guests based on hotel occupancy rates. It is a city rich in history going back to the third century BC when the area was inhabited by the Parisii, a Celtic Iron age people. There are many well known attractions in Paris; The Lourve is the most visited museum in the world, the ...

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