Category Archives: Travel

How to Plan Your Next Business Trip

I have just got back from my first ever overseas business trip to Hong Kong, I was there for a series of meetings which went very well. What did go quite so well was the way in which I planned my trip there, not everything was bad, my private limo airport transfer from Hong Kong airport was great, the hotel was perfect and my schedule was timed to perfection. With this being said, I really struggled with downtime, I did not plan enough things to do during my wait times, I forgot some vital pieces

Best Places in the World to Unwind – Provence

You have put in the hours and the focus to get the job done and it is now mission accomplished. And you are completely burned out and in need of a vacation someplace where you can unwind and relax. Well we fully agree that you deserve some “Me” time and we have a destination picked out that will allow you to kick back and re-energize (and maybe even meet a celebrity or two). Provence, France is one of the most amazing vacation destinations in the world, and perhaps the best thing about Provence

3 Business Expectations to Consider when Operating in Singapore

Source: http://co-hq.ir/ir/img/larger/metropolis-singapore.jpg For any business owner one of the most fraught things to navigate is working out what the correct guidelines are for doing business - especially when you’re going to be operating within a new country. First of all, you’re faced with setting up your new business and then you also need to be concerned with all of the different nuanced elements of that particular place in the world! Is it acceptable to dive right into business

Tips to Pass Your Time on a Business Trip

Going away on business isn't always fun and games, whether you are connecting with clients or touting for new business they are very often time-consuming affairs that involve a lot of waiting around. Whether you are waiting for flights or other transport, waiting for a meeting to start or passing time in the hotel, you need to find ways to fill this time and avoid boredom. To help you out when you next go away on business here are some ways that I try to fill in my waiting time when I'm away. Get

Want some ways to save big on business travel?

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The Benefits of Using A Corporate Travel Planner

At this point in your rapidly expanding business, you have been traveling more extensively to court clients further afield, to seek out vendors/factory owners in faraway lands that can greatly reduce your costs, and to seek additional financing from venture capitalists that are just dripping with the money that you need to supercharge your growth. One headache you haven't anticipated though is the surprising complexities behind business travel. Much to your surprise, there are many more processes

Great Places to Mix Business and Pleasure – Tamarindo, Costa Rica!

Costa Rica is definitely the most stable and financially well off country in Central America. In fact, they don't even have an army anymore! While many fly to San Jose to take care of business, why not mix in a bit of pleasure as well? This post is about a wonderful destination in Costa Rica that you can escape the busy business life and enjoy the rewards from all of your hard work. Read on to learn a bit more about Tamarindo. Being a famous vacation spot for tourists in Costa Rica, the peak holiday

What are the best business rewards programs for business travelers?

In today's globalized world, firms are doing an increasing amount of business with corporations, vendors, and clients from overseas. While many initial communications can be conducted over the telecommunications that are ubiquitous in this day and age, when the time comes to consummate a major deal, nothing quite seals it like heading over to your client's home territory, smoothing over any bumps in the process face to face, and starting a partnership with a firm handshake. As a result of this,