Here are some articles and links from around the travel world that came across our desk this week. If you’ve got any suggestions, leave them in the comments, post them on our Facebook wall, or send them my way on Twitter.
Every year Business Travel News runs down a list of the most influential business travel executives, and 2013’s list has more newcomers that ever before. See the movers and shakers of the business travel world that helped shape 2013 in to one of busiest years ever.
Framed around the $1 expansion to the Charlotte Douglas airport, this article take a look at the amenities and extras that airports are building out to cater to their passengers. From Yoga studios to new pedestrian tunnels, a lot of thought goes in to airport renovations.
Looking ahead in 2014, although airfares are expected to stay flat, car rentals and hotel rates are looking to slightly increase. Financial Post offers a few tips for the entrepreneurs to keep their travel costs down in the upcoming months.
From the $5.15 we spend on food and beverage to the $3.31 we spend at newsstands (on average), Joe Brancatelli examines trends in consumer spending at airports.
For paleo-followers and others wanting to keep up a healthy lifestyle while traveling, these tips from Chris Kresser, author of Your Personal Paleo Code, can help.
The amount of detail going in to this 1:60 scale replica of an Air India Model 777-300ER made out of manilla folders is impressive! I can’t wait to see the model when it’s complete.