Blog posts • May 01, 2020 11:16 GMT
For most companies, domestic and international business travel has come to a standstill amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with virtual meetings filling the void.
Blog posts • Apr 30, 2020 15:59 GMT
There’s no rule book for pivoting a business during a global pandemic, but when it comes to innovation, necessity is the mother of invention.
Blog posts • Apr 09, 2020 15:01 GMT
As we continue to navigate the uncharted waters of this crisis, affecting families, business communities, and indeed the very fabric of our society, I am awed by the selfless dedication of so many people to help others less fortunate during this difficult time.
Blog posts • Mar 26, 2020 11:10 GMT
Due to the Coronavirus crisis, millions of us are now working from home for the forseeable future. In case you are not used to it, let me share some tips that work for my fully-remote team, with members spread across different time zones and geographies.
Blog posts • Mar 19, 2020 14:39 GMT
Since coronavirus has led millions of employees around the globe to work from home, some people are wondering how they’re going to cope. Many of us naturally work better away from the chatter of an open-plan office.
Blog posts • Mar 12, 2020 10:59 GMT
There’s a lot of advice out at the moment from different governments around the world, all trying to protect their citizens from Covid-19. The key points from these pieces of advice are to avoid contact as much as possible and to keep washing your hands.
Blog posts • Mar 10, 2020 15:56 GMT
Passengers seem to fall into one of two categories: Those that say nothing to their taxi or ride-sharing driver and those who are unfazed by the prospect of reading out a text message from their love interest to a complete stranger. After all, who can resist a confession box on wheels?
Blog posts • Mar 09, 2020 12:50 GMT
For more than 100 years, March 8th has marked International Women’s Day around the world. It was officially recognized by the U.N in 1977 and has been linked to historical changes in legislation all over the world.
Blog posts • Mar 05, 2020 15:26 GMT
Two armed robbers were arrested for stealing toilet paper in Hong Kong, Europe just experienced its hottest winter on record and the sight of people riding buses with plastic storage boxes on their heads is becoming the new normal.
Blog posts • Mar 03, 2020 07:00 GMT
Traveling for most of us, is an exciting experience that broadens the mind. That said, it is true that some trips can become a headache if you encounter inconsiderate travelers along the way. We share here nine travel etiquette tips from our in-house experts, to observe local customs and help avoid faux pas that might offend other travelers.
Blog posts • Mar 01, 2020 08:00 GMT
You may already know that, according to the Boston Consulting Group, companies with a more diverse management team have 19% higher revenue, or that McKinseyresearch shows that racially and ethnically diverse companies outperform industry norms by 35%.
Blog posts • Feb 27, 2020 07:00 GMT
Despite coronavirus, which has all but isolated China from business travelers around the globe, it is inevitable that organisations will resume their contacts with the world’s second-largest economy in the near future. When that happens, travelers will again be faced with a payment system that can potentially confuse and frustrate them – unless they prepare in advance.
Blog posts • Feb 26, 2020 07:00 GMT
Are you familiar with the term ‘flysgskam’? Maybe not, but if I tell you it is the Swedish neologism that describes the shame we ought to feel about flying, I am sure you will immediately know what I am talking about.
Blog posts • Feb 25, 2020 11:16 GMT
If you asked people thirty years ago for the most unlikely inventions in travel, they might say driverless cars, facial recognition technology or robots. All of these things are here already.
Blog posts • Feb 20, 2020 10:06 GMT
Buying things is pleasurable. Unless it’s for work. Hoarding receipts for coffee and lunch; the finance team picking their way through them and making sure everything squares up at the end of the month: There are no winners when it comes to filing expense reports.
Blog posts • Feb 18, 2020 07:05 GMT
GDPR (the European General Data Protection Regulation) has given rise to a transformational shift in the way companies deal with online privacy, but to some, it is still seen as a regulatory burden. The initial impulse to design and implement GDPR programs has, for a large part, been driven by the fear of massive fines.
Blog posts • Feb 14, 2020 07:00 GMT
We might think business trips are not the most ideal scenario for romantic encounters with stress, fatigue, and jet lag pumping through our veins, but let’s not underestimate the power of love. Dating apps are seeking to connect people in all places and, when it comes to love, the sky is not the limit.