Road Hazards

In A Jam?

A recent study by Hyatt Hotels & Resorts found that frequent business travelers have experienced the following mishaps while on the road:

Problem Percentage

Flight was cancelled 89%

Airline lost luggage 78%

Got snowed in 68%

Plane had in-flight emergency 36%

Went to wrong hotel 27%

Got a traffic ticket 30%

Stranger walked into hotel room 19%

Had to go to hospital 14%

They were robbed 8%

Client got fired 4%

Lost passport 4%

A war broke out in the country

they were visiting 4%

They got fired 4%

Were arrested 1%

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This article was originally published in the November 1997 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Road Hazards.

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