Tag Archives: corporate travel

City Lodge Hotel Group extends footprint into East Africa

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 [...]

Luggage allowances on domestic and international flights

We’ve all seen that person at the airport; laden down with bags, boxes, suitcases, briefcases, packets, sporting equipment – everything but the kitchen sink as the saying goes! Standing behind that person at the baggage check-in queue can be painful as they take an absolute age to check in all their items and then start [...]

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 [...]

Travel Baggage

Sneak peek inside his suitcase

Are you a high-flying businessman prone to travel and long-haul flights? In addition to clothes and other everyday articles, there are a few indispensable items which really should be inside every businessman’s suitcase. Take a look… A Dopp Bag All travelling gentlemen should own one of these – the Dopp bag is the original men’s [...]

What to do when you’re delayed

There’s nothing worse than missing your flight … except perhaps sitting around the airport when you’re on time, but the airline isn’t! Here’s a quick guide to coping with those annoying travel delays … Minimising the risk of flight delays For a smooth schedule, planning is key – so don’t cut it fine! When organising [...]