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Travel News

OMB to agencies: Cut travel, conference spending

The Office of Management and Budget issued new guidance Friday, directing federal agencies to cut travel spending by 30 percent starting in October and prohibiting more than $500,000 to be spent on conferences. Acting OMB Director Jeffrey Zients called the latest move "another important step forward" in cutting inefficient federal spending.

Friday - 05/11/2012, 09:25pm EDT

GSA increases feds' mileage reimbursement

The General Services Administration increased the reimbursement to 55.5 cents per mile, up from 51 cents per mile.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 09:13am EDT

Travel security

STRATFOR Vice President for Intelligence Fred Burton will tell you what you can do to protect yourself when traveling abroad.
March 30, 2012(Encore presentation April 13, 2012)

Friday - 03/30/2012, 11:25pm EDT

STRATFOR - The hacking incident & annual forecast 2012

STRATFOR Vice President for Intelligence Fred Burton and Roger Baker, vice president for Strategic Intelligence, join host Derrick Dortch, to talk about what they are working on in 2012.
January 20, 2012

Saturday - 01/21/2012, 01:37am EST

Mileage reimbursement rates for personal vehicles remains unchanged

Federal employees who use their own vehicles for official business will see no change in their reimbursement rates this year, according to a bulletin from the General Services Administration.

Monday - 01/16/2012, 03:26pm EST

Survey: Could telework harm office dynamics?

Telework is growing in the federal government but what will that mean for office dynamics? Take our survey.

Sunday - 10/16/2011, 11:15pm EDT

GSA leaves mileage reimbursement unchanged

GSA will leave the standard mileage reimbursement at 51 cents for government travel, even though the IRS has raised its rate to 55.5 cents.

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 06:00am EDT

The Bathroom Diaries: Not just potty humor

Finding a clean bathroom while on the road just got a little bit easier.

Saturday - 06/18/2011, 05:13pm EDT

Disney increases prices at its parks

Starting Sunday, Disney will raise ticket prices at both the Walt Disney World resort in Orlando and Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif.

Tuesday - 06/14/2011, 12:54pm EDT

Traveling smart with money

If you're making plans for a trip abroad this summer, you've probably given some thought to how you're going to pay for expenses. But are you really prepared?

Monday - 06/13/2011, 12:30pm EDT

Cybersecurity tips for travelers

Airports are hotbeds for identity theft, and from rogue Wi-Fi hotspots to new wirelessly accessible e-passports, travelers have never been at greater risk.

Wednesday - 05/18/2011, 10:30am EDT

Traveling with kids

Traveling with children can be great fun, as well as stressful. Careful planning will make the trip more enjoyable for everyone.

Monday - 05/16/2011, 12:34pm EDT

How to avoid Spring Break travelers' germs

Spring Break can be a tough time for germaphobes, particularly when traveling by air. Fortunately, there are some easy tips to stay healthy while sharing tight quarters with those bound for Cancun.

Monday - 03/07/2011, 07:15am EST

Traveling with Elderhostel/Road Scholar

Elderhostel has changed its name. Bryan DeLeo of Elderhostel (now Road Scholar) tells the show why. We also hear from Zora Camp, a frequent traveler with Elderhostel.
March 7, 2011

Thursday - 03/03/2011, 04:35pm EST

Looking to travel? Cheap deals are out there

You can get cheap rooms in Miami and Las Vegas.

Tuesday - 02/15/2011, 10:19am EST

Roadmap needed to change Defense travel rules

The troubled Defense Travel System may never be fixed unless there are drastic changes in the rules themselves about DOD travel. DTS director Pam Mitchell explains.

Thursday - 04/29/2010, 10:40am EDT

Travel Industry asks Congress for a little more hospitality

Industry asks for help to redefine the ethics of business travel.

Monday - 05/18/2009, 08:16am EDT

Homeland Security: Inside & Out - March 15th, 2009

The challenge of managing DHS, and the state of travel safety.

Sunday - 03/15/2009, 06:36pm EDT
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