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Five Business Travel Myths That Road Warriors Still Believe

Excerpt from Jacksonville Business Journal

Aug 22, 2013 3:30 am

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There is a big difference in how travel professionals and business travelers perceive the industry, but most experienced and frequent flyers already know these myths are false.

— Samantha Shankman

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Business travel is confusing enough without erroneous urban legends complicating our lives on the road. …here are five other urban legends about business travel that we can dismiss and demolish.

  1. Airlines are solidly profitable businesses
  2. Richard Branson is a travel genius
  3. In-flight WiFi is an inevitable winner
  4. Hotel rates don’t change from day to day
  5. Physical keyboards are dead on mobile devices

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