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Look back with angst
A short history of hotels
THE lobby of the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok, regarded as one of the world’s finest hotels, smells of orchid...
WITH 2014 heaving into sight, this is a fine time for the arrival of a set of predictions about the distant future of business travel. Indeed, “Business Travel 2060”, a report (download here) from AirPlus, a payments company, is manna from 36,000 feet.The report is a rather strange mix of standard futurology and more fanciful projection. So its business-travel timeline predicts, reasonably...