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Road Warriors

  • Wired for Travel Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 4:28 PM ET
    Passengers are pictured at Check-In desks at London's Heathrow airport.

    Twenty-first century road warriors are a lot different from frequent fliers of years ago. They're constantly connected, more nimble, and almost always at the forefront of technology.

  • Essential Gadgets for the Business Traveler Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 4:18 PM ET
    There's something a lot of travelers overlook when they're searching for a new gadget: No matter how flashy or popular an item may be, it ultimately needs to have two characteristics: It needs to be portable and it needs to be functional.Simplicity is key to people on the road. Tech tools need to help them save time, find some sort of serenity, or make a complicated procedure painless. Otherwise, the gadget is just taking up space in the suitcase. Here are 10 examples of things the road warrior

    Tech tools need to help road warriors save time, find some sort of serenity, or make a complicated procedure painless. Here are 10 great examples of items that do just that.

  • Top Apps for Road Warriors Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 4:18 PM ET
    Today's business traveler has plenty of essential tools, but none is more critical than the mobile phone. Once just a tool for communication, these devices began to morph into mobile offices over a dozen years ago with the introduction of the first Blackberry.Today, with the app explosion, they've become even more important – and developers have created hundreds of applications to help road warriors become more efficient and better able to navigate unfamiliar towns. We've dug up 10 apps for iPho

    There are hundreds of applications to help road warriors become more efficient and better able to navigate unfamiliar locales. Don't leave home without these 10.

  • Taking the Fast Track to the Boarding Gate Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 4:28 PM ET

    For harried business travelers, time is money. Many products and services are billed as ways to get you to the airport gate sooner. But does it pay to spend a few extra dollars to save time in the TSA security line?

  • Unique and Exclusive Airport Lounges Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 4:17 PM ET
    It’s safe to say Nicholas Kralev has spent a fair chunk of his life waiting in some of the world’s best airline lounges. As the former correspondent for the Financial Times and Washington Times, Kralev learned how to play the road warrior’s version of musical-chairs game – otherwise known as booking air travel. He earned enough miles and learned enough tricks to stretch his travel budget to from around four international trips a year to ten. A key perk of accumulating miles is access to some of

    Save those travel miles and check out which airline lounges offer special perks — including one lounge that’s (egads!) open to the public and affordable!

  • How to Make Your Air Travel Green Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 4:23 PM ET

    The carbon offset market enables business travelers to balance their impact on the planet by purchasing tax-deductible credits toward a project that reduces carbon dioxide emissions elsewhere.

  • More Warriors on The Road Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 3:12 PM ET

    A industry survey shows travel agents anticipate business bookings to increase by three to five percent in 2012, compared to a year ago.

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  • Most Walkable Cities Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011 | 6:50 PM ET
    With the birth of the automobile came suburban sprawl, but today, there’s an increasing movement toward more walkable cities.“I think people would rather not be in their cars,” said Jim Chrisman, senior vice president of development at  a highly walkable neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. “There are plenty of cities that are very walkablebut they’re not always pedestrian-friendly. If you can make it pleasant, that’s a place people will want to go.”So what makes a city walkable?“Typically, there i

    With the birth of the automobile came suburban sprawl, but today, there’s an increasing movement toward more walkable cities.Here are the 10 most walkable cities in America.

  • America's Happiest Cities Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | 1:25 PM ET
    If the recession or life in general has got you feeling down, you may want to consider moving to a happier place to live.

    A new study reveals the happiest metro areas in the United States. Is your metro area on the list? Click to find out!

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