Women business travelers encounter hazards and hassles many male road warriors don't have to consider, Keith L. Alexander writes in the Washington Post. Author Kathleen Ameche offers women advice to maximize safety and avoid common pitfalls in her new book, "The Woman Road Warrior: A Woman's Guide to Business Travel." Among her suggestions: Never stay in a hotel room on the ground floor, and let the hotel concierge know where you're going and check in when you get back.

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