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The ins and outs of hotel life – Checking in, and checking out

Whether you’re staying for a night or a month, there are some things you need to know about staying in a hotel, to ensure that your stay is as pleasant and as hassle-free as possible! Before you arrive at the hotel When making your booking, be specific about what you want. Whether you want twin [...]

Travelling to some of the world’s busiest airports and how you can survive them

A long airport layover doesn’t have to be a total drag. Don’t think of it as a hindrance on your journey toward your holiday destination – rather think of it as an opportunity to do and see some things that you might not ordinarily get to experience, were you to breeze through the airport briefly [...]

Getting down to business: How to look after your out-of-town clients

Taking excellent care of your out-of-town clients when they’re on your turf is vitally important to the business relationship. While we could sum up the entire philosophy of how to host them with the age-old adage of ‘treat others as you would like to be treated’, it can be helpful to have a few concrete [...]

7 ways to get bumped up to business class

Getting to fly on a plane is a privilege many will never have, and we acknowledge that, but still … flying cattle class, especially on long-haul trips, is just never fun. Your butt gets numb, your legs ache for stretching room, your personal bubble chafes at the enforced compression, and at 4am, when you still [...]

Ditch the downtime

Travelling means being on the go…but it also has its fair share of just hanging around! Waiting for flights can be super-dull, particularly if they’re delayed. Instead of staring at the ceiling and twiddling your thumbs, make the most of it! Check in with the office If you’re managing staff, suppliers, or clients, now is [...]

Co-workers in close quarters: dos and don’ts for travelling with the team

Travelling with your colleagues isn’t the same as travelling with your friends. You usually choose your friends – but you can’t choose your colleagues… Business-related trips have higher levels of stress than a holiday, and there are also professional boundaries to consider. The last thing you want is someone going ‘postal’ because you dozed off [...]