International Business Trip Planning

http://www.squidoo.com/BusinessTripPlanning

GENERAL TRAVEL INFORMATION

http://www.travelocity.com

General travel information.

 

http://www.frommers.com

General travel information.

 

http://www.fodors.com

General travel information; good place to search for restaurants and hotels by area and/or price range.

http://www.roughguides.com/

What to see, expect , and do in a variety of coutnries.

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations
What to see, expect , and do in a variety of coutnries.

http://www.tripadvisor.com/
Read reviews and opinion ane/or book your travel

WORLD WEATHER
http://www.wunderground.com/

Find the weather for any City, State, ZIP code, airport code, or country.


THE WORLD CLOCK
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/
Find the current local time in counttries and cities throughout the world.

RAIL TRAVEL

http://www.ricksteves.com/plan/tips/db_tips.htm
Rick Steves' Europe Train Schedules. Good information and it takes you to the Deutsche Bahn website
 http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en which is very good.


http://www.tgv-europe.com/en

French Train Schedules 

 

http://www.eurostar.com/dynamic/index.jsp

Check rates for the Eurostar, a train that travels from Paris to London, Brussels, and a few other stops.  Also has travel information.

   

http://goeurope.about.com/cs/maps/l/bl_euro_dist.htm

Information about the distances between European cities

   

http://www.freedom-tour.com/mall/kmeurope.htm

Information about the distances between European cities

   

http://www.raileurope.com/us/rail/point_to_point/triprequest.htm

Rail schedules and ticket prices in Europe

   


CURRENCY CONVERSIONS

http://www.xe.net/currency/full

This site show you the currency of your destination country and the exchange rate.

 

http://www.oanda.com/

Another currency conversion site.

 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CULTURE, BUSINESS ETIQUETTE, CUSTOMS AND PROTOCOL

http://www.executiveplanet.com/

Guide to international business culture, business etiquette, customs and protocol in over forty countries. Each guide contains advice on gift-giving, negotiating tactics, business entertainment, cross-cultural communication and more. 

CURRENT TRAVEL WARNINGS

http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html

Trouble spots from the U.S. Department of State

FOREIGN LANGUAGES 

http://babelfish.yahoo.com/

Translates text you input or a webpage from one language to another.

http://www.travlang.com/languages/

Learn about a foreign language


COUNTRY INFORMATION 

http://www.nationmaster.com/country/sz-switzerland

Detail Country Information Switzerland

 

http://www.initaly.com/

Hotel and Travel Information for Italy


http://www.franceway.com/

A travel site dedicated to France

   

http://www.geneva-tourism.ch/index.php

Discover Geneva

 

http://travel.state.gov/

U.S. Department of State information on countries and travel advisories.