Smart stops on the Web.




General

Travel
http://www.webnights.com
Make online reservations for hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts worldwide through this site. Passport Travel Guide also provides room rates, hotel descriptions and reviews.

http://www.biztravel.com
bizTraveler's site allows users to make online hotel and airline reservations and check frequent-flyer miles. Also included are detailed destination maps, hotel reviews, daily online business news items as well as a recommended reading list for quick reference.

http://www.dt.com
DirectLink offers 24-hour access to booking and information services formerly exclusively for travel agents.

Design a Web Site

If you're ready to create a site for your organization, these sites offer free advice, free and low-cost tools and references to other resources:

http://business.auracom.com/wurld/
Mike Lindsay's site contains a basic HTML tutorial that's informative, easy to understand and witty. Note the links to Web site authoring tools, including Lindsay's reviews.

http://www.meat.com
The best part of the L'Industrie De Meat site is a downloadable inexpensive shareware program called the "color manipulation device" for choosing the colors of your Web site.

http://icount.com
There are a lot of ways to keep track of how many people visit your site. Go to Internet Cunt's site for an especially easy-to-download free application.

Business and Industry

Professional Liability Resources

http://www.execrisk.com
The Executive Risk site includes an online newsletter for buyers and sellers of liability insurance for directors, officers and professionals.

Interactive Geography

http://www.worldtime.com
Worldtime provides a wealth of geographic information on every country from time zones to national holidays; it's useful for international business.

Internal Auditors Online

http://www.rutgers.edu/accounting/raw/iia
The Institute of Internal Auditors site includes association news releases on ethics, professional standards and membership options.



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