Tag Archives: travel

Bleisure travel shows Orlando parks not just for kids

This 2014 photo shows animatronic bank tellers at Gringotts Bank, part of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando. Orlando’s theme park attractions make it an appealing destination for business travelers as well as leisure tourists. Conventions and conferences often book attractions like the Harry Potter park for exclusive after-hours access for their attendees. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

A helicopter manufacturer landed a new model chopper at Walt Disney World. A tech conference booked Universal’s Harry Potter park. Those are just a few examples of how conventions and conferences take advantage of Orlando, Florida’s theme parks when they ...

Read More »

Bringing a spouse on a business trip? Consider this.

In this photo taken on July 16, David Marszalec and his wife Jill Bong put a saddle on a chicken to protect it at Chicken Armor in Morrison, Colo. Chicken Armor creates saddles and aprons for chickens to protect them from predators and roosters during mating. Bong says her husband "offers ideas and an alternative view" when he travels with her on business. (Seth McConnell /The Denver Post via AP)

NEW YORK — Bringing your significant other on a business trip might sound like a no-brainer. The hotel room and rental car are already paid for. Your loved one can be a companion when you have downtime, as well as ...

Read More »