Close

Not a member yet? Register now and get started.

lock and key

Sign in to your account.

Account Login

Forgot your password?

Travel  // Browsing posts in Travel

The Numbers Behind Global Travel

The Numbers Behind Global Travel

Here is a fascinating infographic of everyone’s second favorite pursuit (the first is happiness, get your heads out of the gutter). Our business travel series Going Global has been informally polling our worldwide audience of elite travelers and the results are fascinating for airlines and hotels. Our viewers are smart, loyal and definitely love to more »

Read more...

Ice Sage: An Expert’s View on Antarctic Climate Change

Ice Sage: An Expert’s View on Antarctic Climate Change

The Antarctic Peninsula, a spectacular 700 mile long peninsula separated from South America by the Drake Passage is one of the most rapidly warming regions of earth.  A decade ago, when I first began my studies as a marine biologist at Palmer Station on the central western Antarctic Peninsula, the adjacent Marr Glacier would calve more »

Read more...

Going Solo: The Joy of Solitary Travel

Going Solo: The Joy of Solitary Travel

Kaila Krayewski, Founder, Managing Director www.BlondeTraveler.com explains the transformational power of traveling alone There is nothing more liberating, exhilarating, and enticing than strapping on a 20kg backpack and a pair of Tevas, jumping on a plane, and experiencing the world on one’s own. As a female, it can be intimidating to go travelling by yourself. more »

Read more...

The Changing Face of Elite Travelers

The Changing Face of Elite Travelers

Asia is the new frontier for Elite Travelers according to a recent study from the Global Business Travel Association. The GBTA is an industry group of 5,000-plus members who manage over $340 billion of global business travel and meetings expenditures annually, so they know what they’re talking about when it comes to elite travel. According more »

Read more...

In Transit: Interesting Survey of Business Travel

In Transit: Interesting Survey of Business Travel

One of the central tenets of our business travel series Going Global is that Elite Travelers (frequent business flyers with a penchant for luxury) from around the world share many common preferences when it comes to international travel. European business leaders are pretty similar to their Latin American colleagues and intrepid American road warriors generally more »

Read more...

Why Are There Only 7 Wonders Of The World?

Why Are There Only 7 Wonders Of The World?

Over the years there have been many lists that chronicle the Seven Wonders of the World from the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World to the more esoteric Seven Wonders of the Industrial World list that curiously enough includes the London Sewage System. I get why the Great Pyramid of Giza or the Taj more »

Read more...

Shopping: Thai Style

Shopping: Thai Style

They say that Bangkok has something for everyone, and never is that more apparent than on a shopping trip. The city has shops to suit every budget – from the bargain stalls at JJ market (aka Chatuchak), to the ritzy Thong Lo shopping area. Sure, there’s the air conditioned malls that populate Ratchaprasong like Siam more »

Read more...

Doing Business in China

Doing Business in China

In this second article on cross-cultural learning and China, Michael Keller takes us through some important considerations when working with Chinese partners, suppliers or customers. No single article could offer the information needed to prepare the intrepid business traveler for his or her first interactions with Chinese counterparts. But there are at least three major more »

Read more...

How Not to Screw Up in China

How Not to Screw Up in China

Our TV series Your Private China celebrates travel in the Middle Kingdom and our business travel program Going Global launched with an episode on China. We think China is an incredibly exciting destination. However China’s traditions and customs may be a little confusing for first time travelers, so we asked writer and Sinophile Michael Keller more »

Read more...

The Science of Business Travel

The Science of Business Travel

Everyone in the global travel industry knows that business travelers are a much sought after clientele. We are more likely to be Elite Travelers, meaning we book higher business class or first class airfares, we are typically devoted to frequent flyer and hotel loyalty programs and we tend to use our expense accounts on entertaining more »

Read more...