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Road Warrior Pulse: Stories You Must Read for Nov. 4, 2015

Business Travel | Gabe Zaldivar | November 04, 2015

Road Warrior Pulse: Stories You Must Read for Nov. 4, 2015

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Get up from your airplane seat and walk around the cabin. In fact, down some water and get yourself an orange juice or three.

Today’s lot of links comes bearing gifts of wisdom as well as gadgetry. The moral here is that business travel is an arduous ordeal that might lead to more than just the sniffles.

Shrinking Confines:  

It might not be your imagination. That hotel room of yours may be shrinking.

Well, not in real time. This isn’t some “Star Wars” compactor we are talking about. However, it seems hotels are providing smaller accommodations, according to a new report.

Read More: NBC News

Moody Blues:

Business travel means dressing with class and wearing a smile along the way. But there is a sad side to all the frequent flyer miles.

In fact, give your road warrior a hug the next time you see them.

Read More: CNN

Follow The Lead:

Speaking of work, Netflix’s CEO is hoping to lead by example, showing his employees the value of taking a bunch of vacation time throughout the year.

Read More: CNBC

Health Risks:

We have a theme here, which is the health of all you intrepid business travelers out there.

From jetlag to stroke, there is a lot to consider in this eye-opening article on the health risks of prolonged travel.

Read More: Harvard Business Review

The Airbnb of Car Rentals:

For those of you who are aware of RelayRides, which has been described as Airbnb for car rental, get reintroduced.

The company has decided to rebrand in order to sidle up comfortably to the tourism industry.

Meet Turo.

Read More: TechCrunch

Location, Location:

What3words cleared a Series A round of funding to the tune of $3.5 million. The company is tasked with making location sharing far easier.

Read More: TechCrunch

Make It So:

Facebook would like to invent transporter technology, sort of.

According to some super cool news, the company is aiming to perfect virtual reality by 2025, when the technology would actually make you believe you were somewhere else.

No need to travel, so get in your miles now.

Read More: Mashable 

Power On:

Today’s awesome gadget is Nomad’s newest: a wallet that also acts as a charger for your fancy new iPhone 6S.

Read More: MacRumors


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