Friday, September 4, 2015

The column: A guide to better cultural awareness

Posting on the Winging It blog resumes today after a week off. First up, today's column that appeared in print this morning looks at a topic that's fascinated me for years: How should business travelers (and vacationers, too) behave in other countries if they want to go beyond being simply observers? Start with knowing basics of etiquette and cultural habits of the country or countries where you're doing business, as explained by the Philadelphia-area authors of the leading guide on the topic. Read the full column here.

The column: A guide to better cultural awareness

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Posting on the Winging It blog resumes today after a week off. First  up, today's column that appeared in print this morning looks at a topic that's fascinated me for years: How should business travelers (and vacationers, too) behave in other countries if they want to go beyond being simply observers? Start with knowing basics of etiquette and cultural habits of the country or countries where you're doing business, as explained by the Philadelphia-area authors of the leading guide on the topic. Read the full column here.

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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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