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Title:
Business travel bible
Author:
Hughes, Jo Alice.
Publication Information:
[Boston, Mass] : Aspatore, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
234 pages : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781587622571
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This comprehensive resource for business travelers includes facts, figures, and data designed to provide help and information while on the road. Included are phone numbers--both listed and unlisted--for all airlines, hotels, car rentals, and other frequently used business services.


Table of Contents

Your Business Emergency Contactsp. 11
Travel by Airp. 12
Major Airlines' Phone Numbersp. 12
Most Popular Airlinesp. 12
Domestic Airlinesp. 12
International Airlinesp. 13
Domestic Airlines' Customer Service Numbersp. 17
International Airlines' Customer Service Numbersp. 19
Where to Sit? Most Popular Airlines' Seating Configurationsp. 23
Airport to Downtown Travel Times & Distances by Cityp. 26
Gyms Close to Airportsp. 28
Airports with Massage Salons/Spasp. 29
U.S. Airport Codes and Locations by Statep. 29
Travel on Landp. 44
Amtrak Reservations Numberp. 44
Cities Served by Amtrak--U.S. and Canadap. 44
Train Travel in Europep. 59
Car Rental Agenciesp. 59
Roadside Assistance: AAAp. 59
Roadside Assistance: Car Manufacturers' Numbersp. 60
Gas/Service Stations' Numbersp. 60
Bus Service--U.S. and Canadap. 60
Approximate Distances (in Miles) Between Citiesp. 61
Lodgingp. 65
Hotels, Motels, and Resortsp. 65
Lodging Information on the Webp. 67
Key Products, Services & Resourcesp. 68
Office Machine Operations Numbersp. 68
Cellular Telephones/Pagers/PDAsp. 69
Overnight Package Delivery Numbersp. 70
Major Credit Cards and Travelers' Checks Numbersp. 70
Contact Information for the Biggest Banksp. 70
Major Travel Agencies and Web Addressesp. 71
Travel Information Web Sitesp. 72
Government Agenciesp. 73
Useful Informationp. 74
Best Impromptu Meeting Sitesp. 74
Best Places to Use a Restroomp. 74
Pharmacies' Phone Numbersp. 74
Area Codes by Statep. 74
Area Codes for North America (Outside U.S.)p. 81
Area Codes Worldwidep. 82
Making an International Callp. 85
Making a Collect/Operator-Assisted Callp. 85
Time Zones for Major Citiesp. 86
Metric Conversion Informationp. 87
Country & Currency Informationp. 89
Approximate Conversions to U.S. Dollarsp. 91
Discount Factors/Present Valuep. 93
Rulerp. 95
Country-by-Country Electronic Plugs Diagramsp. 96
Holidaysp. 97
Seasons and Time Change Datesp. 98
Business Travel Emergenciesp. 99
You lose your billfold/credit cardsp. 99
You miss your flightp. 100
You lose your paper airline ticketsp. 100
Your hotel loses/has no record of your reservationp. 101
You lose your laptopp. 102
Your computer diesp. 102
You lose your cell phone/pager/PDAp. 103
You lose your disks/files (the ones containing your presentation)p. 104
You ruin your suit and must replace itp. 105
Your car breaks downp. 105
You're lost, with no GPS, and need directions nowp. 107
You get sickp. 107
Business Travel Tips, Tricks & Techniquesp. 108
Booking Flightsp. 108
Booking Hotelsp. 108
At the Airportp. 109
Traveling with a Laptopp. 109
Combating Motion Sicknessp. 110
Preventing and Coping with Jet Lagp. 110
Key Business Words and Phrases: In 14 Foreign Languagesp. 112
Pronunciation Guidep. 112
Brazilian Portuguesep. 113
Chinese (Mandarin)p. 115
Dutchp. 118
Frenchp. 120
Germanp. 122
Greekp. 125
Hebrewp. 128
Hindip. 131
Italianp. 133
Japanesep. 136
Koreanp. 139
Norwegianp. 141
Russianp. 143
Spanish (Latin American)p. 145
City-by-City Information: Information on airports, taxis, ISP access numbers, emergency numbers, time and temperature numbers, hospitals, and radio stations for major cities in the U.S. and Canadap. 148
Birmingham, Alabamap. 148
Phoenix, Arizonap. 148
Tucson, Arizonap. 148
Los Angeles, Californiap. 149
San Diego, Californiap. 149
San Francisco, Californiap. 150
Colorado Springs, Coloradop. 150
Denver, Coloradop. 150
Hartford, Connecticutp. 151
Washington, DCp. 151
Ft. Lauderdale, Floridap. 152
Jacksonville, Floridap. 152
Miami-Miami Beach, Floridap. 152
Orlando, Floridap. 153
Atlanta, Georgiap. 153
Honolulu, Hawaiip. 154
Chicago, Illinoisp. 154
Indianapolis, Indianap. 154
Louisville, Kentuckyp. 155
New Orleans, Louisianap. 155
Baltimore, Marylandp. 156
Boston, Massachusettsp. 156
Detroit, Michiganp. 156
Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesotap. 157
Kansas City, Missourip. 157
St. Louis, Missourip. 158
Las Vegas, Nevadap. 158
Atlantic City, New Jerseyp. 158
Buffalo, New Yorkp. 159
New York City, New Yorkp. 159
Niagara Falls, New Yorkp. 160
Charlotte, North Carolinap. 160
Cincinnati, Ohiop. 160
Cleveland, Ohiop. 161
Columbus, Ohiop. 161
Oklahoma City, Oklahomap. 161
Tulsa, Oklahomap. 162
Portland, Oregonp. 162
Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniap. 163
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaniap. 163
Providence, Rhode Islandp. 163
Charleston, South Carolinap. 164
Memphis, Tennesseep. 164
Nashville, Tennesseep. 164
Dallas, Texasp. 165
Houston, Texasp. 165
San Antonio, Texasp. 166
Salt Lake City, Utahp. 166
Richmond, Virginiap. 166
Seattle, Washingtonp. 167
Canadap. 167
Calgary, Albertap. 167
Edmonton, Albertap. 168
Montreal, Ontariop. 168
Ottawa, Ontariop. 168
Toronto, Ontariop. 169
Vancouver, British Columbiap. 169
Winnepeg, Manitobap. 169
Maps
Atlanta, Georgiap. 170
Boston, Massachusettsp. 172
Chicago, Illinoisp. 174
Cincinnati, Ohiop. 176
Cleveland, Ohiop. 178
Dallas, Texasp. 180
Denver, Coloradop. 182
Detroit, Michiganp. 184
Houston, Texasp. 186
Las Vegas, Nevadap. 188
Los Angeles, Californiap. 190
Miami, Floridap. 192
New Orleans, Louisianap. 194
New York, New Yorkp. 196
Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniap. 198
Phoenix, Arizonap. 200
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaniap. 202
San Diego, Californiap. 204
San Francisco, Californiap. 206
Seattle, Washingtonp. 208
St. Louis, Missourip. 210
Washington, DCp. 212
United Statesp. 214
Worldp. 215
Business Resource Directory: Phone numbers most commonly used by business travelersp. 216
Notesp. 232