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Big Business Calls for Climate Change Treaty

By: | Date: November 30, 2007 | Categories: Business Travel News

Ahead of next week’s UN summit in Bali, business leaders from more than 150 global companies have “called for a legally-binding and comprehensive international deal on climate change,” reports the BBC. “They believe climate change is a reality, that continued economic growth depends on tackling it and that the costs of inaction are too great,” […]

o Late in his tenure as mayor of New York, Rudolph W. Giuliani billed tens of thousands of dollars in travel expenses to little-known city agencies as he was beginning an extramarital affair, a political Web site reported Wednesday. The report, on the Politico Web site, cited documents obtained under the New York State Freedom […]

On trial for charges of fraud in public office, District 4 Supervisor Jim Terry Wednesday couldn’t account for all of his trips to casinos in 2004 and 2005, but he maintains he did not go gaming in a county vehicle, except on a few occasions, when he gambled before or after conducting county business. Read […]

Packing the right wardrobe will let you breeze through airport security and help you survive a week ? or more ? on the road. Read More at MSNBC…

There’s nothing like the sight of a rapidly sinking ship to get people to reconsider a cruise. Or, at least, that’s the conventional wisdom. Read More at USA Today…

The city’s legal and finance committee on Wednesday rejected a proposal to limit the number of council members who can travel out of state at the same time. Read More at Rapid City Journal…

A local travel agent expressed concern when he heard that Clemson University had created Clemson Sports Travel providing special athletic travel packages in conjunction with Premier College Sports. Read More at The Greenville News…

Last piece of Eurostar high-speed rail in service

By: lisa | Date: November 29, 2007 | Categories: Business Travel News

On Nov. 14, the final stage of the cross-Channel high-speed rail service opened for business. High-speed track is complete from central London to Paris, Brussels and beyond. Eurostar trains can now make it from London to Paris on schedules as fast as two… Read More at San Francisco Chronicle…

Late in his tenure as mayor of New York, Rudy Giuliani billed tens of thousands of dollars in travel expenses to little-known city agencies as he was beginning an extramarital affair, a political Web site reported Wednesday. The report, on the Politico Web… Read More at San Francisco Chronicle…

If sandy beaches, secluded getaways or Mickey Mouse sound good about right now, look no further than New Horizons Travel in Ankeny to help plan a vacation. Branch manager Aaron Groves talks about the 3-year-old Ankeny business that strives to create a memorable trip for all its clients. Read More at The Altoona Herald-Mitchellville Index…