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Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Copyright © 2000, MCB UP Limited
Berlitz Business Travel Guide to Europe
Berlitz1999ISBN 2 8315 7009 3432 pp.£4.95
Keywords National cultures, Travel
This pocket-sized book gives a wealth of practical information on 38 European nations, covering everything from trade fairs to social customs.
Thousands of useful facts and tips have been packed into one volume, from baggage codes for principal European airports to international direct dialling. Hints in Denmark, for example, include:
punctuality is a must for Denmark;
most office workers take a half-hour lunch;
business travel should be avoided between mid-June and the beginning of August;
Danes regard their weekends with their families as sacred.
New to this edition are sections on using laptop computers and accessing the Internet abroad; a chart of computer terms in 24 languages; and detailed currency information with tips on the Euro.