Necker Island is world renowned for being a favourite of the rich and famous, with the Branson-owned island available to rent exclusively. But during certain times – Celebration Weeks – it’s possible to hire a room as a couple or small family. These times are perfect if you’re interested in hiring the island for an […]
Virgin Limited Edition reveals 2019 Necker Island Celebration Weeks
7 in 10 European corporate travel decision makers expect travel budgets to rise
Seven in ten European corporate travel decision makers (CTDMs) anticipate their travel budget will increase in 2019, with 16 per cent saying they expect their budget to significantly increase. That’s according to a recent study by Cvent entitled ‘The European Travel Manager in 2019. The report reveals that 25 per cent of CTDMs said their […]
Car, bus, bike or train – How do you get to work?
Despite government efforts to get more people on public transport to cut congestion and pollution, Britons would still rather hop in the car. As governments around the world look for ways to get citizens out of cars and onto public transport for health and environmental reasons, a new YouGov survey reveals that it won’t be […]
Best etiquette hacks for business travellers
Our jobs can see us travel around the world to meet with clients and colleagues, from the USA and Japan to places in Europe – business can take us anywhere. As such, Irma Hunkeler from digital marketing agency, Re:signal, shares a selection of etiquette tips travellers need to know. When you are on a business […]
Interview: Enjoy new levels of luxury with My Private Villas
With a variety of villas across a number of locations including South America, Thailand and the Seychelles, My Private Villas can offer corporate guests an experience they will never forget. Since being confirmed as a headline sponsor of the PA Life Club, Jade Burke chats to Paolo Macchiaroli, CEO and founder of the firm, to […]
Top travel stories of the year
As we continue to keep you informed on what’s happening in the travel world and up to date, don’t forget to check us out on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. How to avoid embarrassment when travelling abroad… Travel giant Expedia has published an interactive guide on international etiquette rules. Corporate Traveller’s 5-step guide to saving on business travel As […]
International Exhibitions: Your guide to staying sane when working overseas
Battling through language barriers and unreliable transport when travelling abroad to get to your holiday destination can be tricky enough, let alone if your journey doesn’t end with a relaxing week off but a working trade show instead. Justin Isles, director of The Event Structure talks us through how to keep your sanity when working overseas. We […]
Business travel the truth?
Business travel has become more popular in the cyber-age. This is because the effort of travelling to see someone can often mean more for professional relations than sitting at a desktop while constantly skyping in and out of meetings all day. The personal touch of travelling to a meeting is widely recognised as being a […]
Commuting costs us an arm and a leg in lost items
Many of us that work in the major cities across the UK often find it easier to live outside and commute into work, rather than live amongst the busy cities themselves. In all honesty, no one really likes the commute, it’s tiring and uncomfortable and often leaves you getting in late, if the train arrives […]
Are work trips more pleasure than business?
Work trips are becoming increasingly more common for businesses in the UK with many sending their employees away for meetings, conferences and training events. But how much work actually gets done on one of these trips? Researchers who carried out a detailed study found while many employees will claim the trips are ‘all work and no […]