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The most popular cities for business travel

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Business travel doesn't always have to send employees to undesirable destinations. Oftentimes, the international trips can land travelers in some of the world's most beautiful cities.
According to Concur Technologies, more than $50 billion was spent on corporate travel in 2013.
Each quarter, companies are spending more than $700 on each employee for airfare and more than $600 on hotel stays, totaling upwards of $2,500 per traveler each quarter on plane tickets, lodging, dining, entertainment, ground transportation and car rentals.
Top business travel destinations
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PreCheck v. Global Entry: What's the difference?

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Those who frequently go out on business travel , whether it be international or domestic, are likely part of the U.S. Transportation Administration's PreCheck program or the U.S. Borders and Customers Patrol Global Entry.
The two programs have different aspects but allow travelers to get through security lines faster than those passengers who aren't a part of the program.
PreCheck
The PreCheck program through the TSA is a useful investment for those who do most of their travel domestically and who fly with participating airlines. Low-risk travelers who submit an application go through the...
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Electronic devices targeted in new security measures at overseas airports

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Professionals who will be overseas on international business travel may be required to leave their electronic devices behind amid concerns regarding a new security threat. According to Reuters, the Transportation Transportation Administration is not allowing cellphones or other electronic devices on U.S.-bound flights from certain airports in Europe and the Middle East if devices are not charged and able to turn on.
The agency decided to heighten security measures at overseas airports after intelligence officials discovered that al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and its Syrian affiliate...
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Business travel intentions hit 7-year peak, leisure travel on the rise

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A new survey conducted by MMGY Global found that business travel intentions are on the rise in the U.S. According to the source, 30 percent of U.S. adults are planning to take at least one business trip by the end of 2014, a seven-year high.
The results of the survey also showed that business travel intentions are up seven points from the same time period in 2013.
Leisure travel
MMGY Global found that seven in 10 adults plan to go on at least one leisure trip between June and December 2014. Traveler's pocketbooks are also opening, as spending on leisure travel is expected to increase by as...
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