Talk:Business travel

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What exactly is the point of this article?

- To provide useful information for business travellers? - To provide info on travel-related careers for those interested in travel?

I don't mean to criticize past contributions, but right now the article could do a lot better on either front - if we can decide what it's topic really should be. (WT-en) SONORAMA 10:34, 21 September 2007 (EDT)

Quite clearly, the article tries to do both, which I don't see as a bad idea. Obviously, it is useful to someone considering a career that will involve much travel. It is also a place for hardened business travellers to share information. — (WT-en) Ravikiran 12:08, 21 September 2007 (EDT)

Clean up and restructure[edit]

There seems to be a good deal of cleanup needed here. I'm going to make a wild assumption and suggest that Astronauts are not going to be using this article to understand how to do their job better.

What I'm thinking is less 101 description of business travel ("you can use planes and trains!"), and more useful conduct about how to conduct business internationally (handshake conventions, business attire, etc). --Andrewssi2 (talk) 19:46, 21 December 2016 (UTC)

Sound like a good idea. How about topics such as tips on Frequent flyer, hotel, car hire member schemes; packing tips (what and how); obtaining work visas; managing travel costs and travel expenses; medical preparations; connectivity (internet and phone); legal issue; security (personal and data)... --Traveler100 (talk) 20:32, 21 December 2016 (UTC)
Yes definitely. Work visas may be problematic if only the situation changes in each country constantly, but the high level approach can be discussed. Linking through to other articles such as Frequent_flyer_programmes with some additional notes around business use could be useful.
I'd also like to get rid of the "High-travel jobs" and "Get around" sections because they are pretty much content for the sake of content rather than anything useful. --Andrewssi2 (talk) 21:28, 21 December 2016 (UTC)
Is there any good reason for frequent flier programs to be spelled the British way? Hobbitschuster (talk) 23:59, 21 December 2016 (UTC)
Nope, just personal preference of the original author I guess. You can move it to American with a redirect if you really want. --Andrewssi2 (talk) 02:06, 22 December 2016 (UTC)